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Ryan M. Rossner

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Marriage: Anna R. McKenney ’13 and Shawn W. McKenney

"Long-distance relationships are tough, but they can be worth it. They can work out. Initially, we weren’t going to date because I was going to college, but it ended up working out."


Engagement: William N. W. Forster ’13 and Racheal S. Epstein

There are going to be times when you hurt each other, and there are going to be times when you’re crazy. You just have to work on it. People don’t really get that anymore.


Engagement: Nicholas B. Waldo ’13 and Hannah M. Hostetler

In high school in Alaska, we lived 90 miles apart. The only way to see each other was by flying or ferrying. But you should never write anything off because it seems like a long shot.


Marriage: Lauren E. Faraino ’13 and Kleber P. DeSouza

Kleber was bartending at Grafton Street, and I was a regular there, I guess, and we just met then. So romantic. Should we make up a really romantic story?


Engagement: Esther S. Wu ’13 and Matthew G. Tung ’12

We spend a lot of time together. We’re usually deep in discussion or lost in thought. We also almost always know where the other person is and what they’re up to.


Engagement: Carolina R. Beltran ’13 and Christopher H. Weber ’13

A good friendship makes for a great relationship. That could be a fortune cookie.


Engagement: Allie K. Wunderlich ’13 and David L. Gray

After knowing me for three days, he told me I would make a great wife and mother someday. It wasn’t creepy; it was...a really nice compliment.


Report Outlines HMS Researcher Misconduct

An internal investigation by Harvard Medical School into scientific misconduct by one of its former stem cell researchers used information from the researcher’s colleagues and computer hard drive searches to confirm a breach of academic integrity, according to the investigation’s official report.

Quincy Furniture

Flirting With Furniture

Are you worried that courtship is dead at Harvard? Have you been friend-zoned? Do you spend all of your time waiting to be called out on "I Saw You Harvard?" Has this ever happened to you?


War of Terror

This past weekend, however, a great line has been crossed—and a great sacrifice made—in America’s seemingly never-ending “War on Terror.”

Summer Postcards 2011


A woman pays her respect to a statue of Confucius at Beijing’s Temple of Confucius.

Summer Postcards 2011

Faith and Testing in Beijing

As I walked around, silently begging for better rote memorization abilities, I caught sight of a middle-aged woman audibly crying and praying in front of a large statue of Confucius, which had been adorned with red prayer tablets by students hoping for supernatural academic assistance.

Roving Reporter: Early Action Returns to Harvard

Roving Reporter: Early Action Returns to Harvard


The Unilingual Americans

New Jersey educational budgets were hit hard in 2010, and amidst the frenzy of necessary spending cuts, there was a ...

Roving Reporter: ROTC

Roving Reporter: ROTC

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes