Emmeline D. Francis

Parting Shot

Ticket to Ride

What began in the fall of 2007 and ends now was, for me, an avowed departure from the pitfalls of British university culture and embrace of the liberal arts system espoused by Harvard.


The Art of Diplomacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Until Labor Day, an altarpiece from the Italian region of Abruzzo will be on display at the


The Art of Contrast

VENICE, Italy — Venice presents a visual marathon, hinting at a city that can never hold enough examples of different



Emma M. Lind ’09 Editorial chair emeritus Forced to lower its dues because of the financial crisis, the Porcellian Club


In Bittersweet Memory

Yesterday was the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War, as well as American citizens’ annual opportunity


Welcome to the City

NEW YORK — I have become a native American. No, not that kind. Merely, I feel like I have been


Theater of Politics

You can play in the hay, Hillary, but enjoy it while it lasts. Barack Obama said as much when he


Marking British Values

In a presidential address to the Church of England’s national assembly earlier last week, Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, apologized


Harvard Anthropology Leader Dies At 78

Noted anthropologist David Maybury-Lewis died at home last Sunday. The death of the former Henderson Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus came


The News in Brief: Harvard Names New Yenching Institute Head

Elizabeth J. Perry, a Chinese politics specialist, was named director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute last week. Perry begins her new

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

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