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Meredith S. Steuer

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Top Five Things About Texas

Although I only lived in the great city of Houston, Texas for the first four years of my life, I

Ludacris

My junior year English teacher, a Cambridge-educated Ph.D., once told my British literature class that “Ludacris is a genius. He’s

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Putting Art to the Task

Over one year ago, University President Drew G. Faust christened the New College Theatre, prefacing the venue’s first performance in

Festival Displays Palestinian Films

In one of the first scenes of “The Roof,” directed by Kamal Aljafari, the camera pans slowly over an unfinished

New Rivers Flow in Ol' Welty

Eudora Welty’s stories rank among my favorite works that I read in my high school English class, partially out of

Martha Wainwright

In “Bleeding All Over You,” the first track on Martha Wainwright’s new album “I Know You’re Married But I’ve Got

Deep-ish Thoughts

I once read a study of what different cultures found funny. The author claimed that Brits love puns and the

The Heavy

It’s not a new thing—quintessentially American types of music migrate to England and come back sexier and more palatable. Co-ed

'Love' Blends Old With New

“The intersection of war and love is a strange place,” says the narrator of “Love Marriage,” the debut novel of

The Brian Jonestown Massacre

The Brian Jonestown Massacre (BJM) knows its rock and isn’t afraid to reference. Their second album was entitled “Their Satanic

Spending One Final 'Night at the Fogg'

“Oh, Harvard has a Picasso?” This is the sort of epiphany that Lynne A. Stanton wants Harvard undergraduates to have.

Brazillian Filmmaker Discusses Craft

In Brazilian director Jorge Furtado’s 2002 film “Houve Uma Vez Dois Verões,” the character Roza repeats the phrase “I’m pregnant”

BY IT'S COVER

Duma Key, by Stephen King The cover of Stephen King’s “Duma Key” can’t be more clear. There is a beach.

Fogg Art Museum Deputy Director Bowen Dies of Cancer at 54

Craigen Weston Bowen, deputy director of the Straus Center for Conservation at the Fogg Art Museum, died of cancer at

Béla Fleck Plays New Film, Banjo

“I smell banjo,” Béla Fleck says to his camera crew in his new documentary, “Throw Down Your Heart.” The banjo

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In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
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What We Forget About School: School