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Michael A. Peters

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Civil Rights Milestone Observed

Fifty years after becoming one of the first black students to attend Little Rock Central High—opening the door for the

Peers Promote Safe Drinking

There were no multi-billionaire CEOs or former U.S. presidents on hand, but a graduating class of 17 Harvard students was

Facebook Fiasco

Facebook.com addicts, listen up. Fielding another friend request? Ogling a gorgeous profile? Be careful: though unconfirmed, rumors have been circulating

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Sebelius Calls for National Unity

A day after being named Leader of the Year by the Harvard College Democrats, Kan. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius packed the

HMS Prof Promotes Medicinal Pot Use

Today is “4/20,” a day celebrated by marijuana smokers across the country—and here at Harvard, Lester Grinspoon is continuing his

Water Found in Planet's Skies

CORRECTION APPENDED Water has been detected in the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet, but a team of Harvard researchers hesitates

Study: Trans Fats Triple Heart Risk

A Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) study to be published next week establishes the strongest link yet between coronary

Currier House Braves Sewage ‘Lake’

Currier House residents who battled their way home to the Quad during last Friday night’s snow expecting warmth and shelter

Profs Find New Link To Cardiac Disease

Researchers at two Harvard teaching hospitals have uncovered a link between the most common form of prostate cancer treatment and

Siestas May Help Health

A nap a day may just keep the doctor away, according to a study released this week by the Harvard

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

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Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time