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Jarret A. Zafran

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Questions and Answers

As members of the Class of 2009 preparing to leave Harvard, it is fairly natural for us to reflect upon

Reforming Ad Board Reform

Harvard students complain about a lot of things. But one of our grievances deserves to be addressed immediately: The Administrative

She's Not a Robot!

Pundits should probably just pack it in. They were wrong about Senator John McCain (R.-Ariz.) when they pronounced his campaign

Change Plus Experience: Governor Bill Richardson for President

The lesson of the results at the Iowa caucus is that Democrats are hungry for a new kind of politics.

Mike and the Chocolate Factory

Hope, Ark., a town of just over 10,000 people, is known for its prize-winning watermelon. This town near the Louisiana

Enough With Electability

Some of the most interesting things to observe as we near the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary are

The Politics of Xenophobia

Xenophobia is sweeping the nation, and the response to the recent Democratic presidential debate has continued the pervasive focus on

On Ideologues and Weathervanes

In the 2008 presidential elections, candidates may fall on either side of the ideological spectrum. Not the left versus right,

Senator Evasive for President

Last week, Robert Redford was on campus to screen his new movie, “Lions for Lambs,” in which one of the

What’s So New About Obama?

People throughout the nation are going ga-ga for Barack Obama. Many see his novel politics of hope as the cure

Cooperative Injustice

On Tuesday I went to the Coop for a biannual tradition: comparison shopping. I take a look at the books

That Constant Gnawing Guilt

For years now, I have felt the nagging and gnawing of my own conscience telling me something I don’t want

Sacrifice, Not Martyrdom

If you need to score political points fast, calling for personal sacrifice is a pretty sure bet. Sacrifice is, after

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization