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Mark J. Chiusano

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Seniors

The Lamont Garden

I did get to the Lamont garden once. I’d just come out of an exam, last term, in the winter.

In The Meantime

Pawn Shop

I went down to the pawn shop the other day. Casa de empeños, it said. Can I have the belt buckle back, I said? It used to be my father’s, and I never told him I pawned it. I didn’t tell them that.

College

Jazz and the Past

Instead of ending with Chuck Berry, let’s let Mr. Marsalis talk to us too about Radiohead and the Roots. Let’s let him demonstrate his beliefs and knowledge in a positive, and therefore constructive, sense.

J Term

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For The Moment

The Tree

I thought I remembered always going to Marine Park to get our Christmas tree—sawdust on the ground, a pile of old cut-up trees in the corner of the parking lot, which would stay there until spring, when the Parks Department trucked them away: same weekend they dragged the baseball fields—but I guess we hadn't been there in a year or two, and three's a pattern for my mother, a math teacher.

911 Ten Years Later

A Story

I was walking through City Hall Park the other day, just to stretch my legs.

Men's Basketball

Losing, in Three Parts (continued)

Crimson FM Chair Mark J. Chiusano offers the fan's perspective on last Saturday's loss to Princeton.

Men's Basketball

Losing, in Three Parts (continued)

Crimson FM Chair Mark J. Chiusano offers the fan's perspective on last Saturday's loss to Princeton.

Men's Basketball

Losing, in Three Parts

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In The Meantime

Final Fantasy: An Imaginative History

Let’s imagine (briefly, briefly) that there comes a month reeking of better weather when the graduate boards of all the ...

For The Moment

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

I’m starting to feel just a little abused like a coffee machine in an office. This is pathetic and sardonic. ...

In The Meantime

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It was one of those days with the rain off the river.

In The Meantime

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The mist accumulated in your hair so that when you went to swipe it back, I got the droplets in my face. We were walking, but with the water down our noses it felt like swimming, like we were doing laps. You were a faster swimmer than I was.

In The Meantime

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The cars on the highway sounded like waves.

In The Meantime

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You could smell the rain from here, the water on the window, people going by in heavy coats and windbreakers and inside-out umbrellas. You said wouldn’t it be a great idea to invent one that could be blown inside-out and still work. I said that was your million-dollar idea. You put your feet up on the table and said, billions.

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0