Crimson staff writer

Alexander E. Traub

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Music

Lil’ Wayne

It comes as a shock that on his newest album, “Rebirth,” Wayne leaves rap music behind altogether in favor of an as-yet uncharted genre: rock

Bat Boy
Theater

Theater Previews

Student performances of Grease, Bat Boy, and Shulamis

Junebug
Women's Squash

Harvard Keeps Rolling With Easy Sweep

The No. 2 Harvard women’s squash team (3-0) stayed undefeated in convincing fashion last night, routing ninth-ranked Dartmouth, 9-0.

Film

Ninja Assassin

To say “Ninja Assassin” is “so bad it’s funny” is to misunderstand the extent to which this violent and confused baboon of a movie is “bad.”

Higher Education

Tufts President Calls For Less Risky Investments

In light of the investment losses suffered by the nation’s wealthiest universities this past year, schools with large endowments should ...

Music

50 Cent

“Before I Self Destruct” (Interscope) -- 3 STARS

Crime

Going Underground: Biggers’ New Exhibition Explores Slavery

“This piece is...a little more surreal in context and performance,” Sanford Biggers, the 2009 Marshall S. Cogan Visiting Artist, says ...

Film

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant

“Can I turn into a bat and stuff?” wonders starry-eyed Darren Shan (Chris Massoglia), the newest vampire-adolescent to hop aboard ...

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith