Robert S Samuels


Zen and the Art of Vehicular Navigation

Naturally, then, it came as quite a blow when I realized that I wasn’t a good driver. Okay, perhaps that’s kind. I was a terrible driver, Godawful in fact.


THE BOOK OF SAMUELS: Crimson Lets Perfection Slip Away

For the past year and a half or so, no school has tormented Harvard sports quite like the Princeton Tigers.


BOOK OF SAMUELS: Football Continues on Historic Path

In 2011, Colton Chapple and the Harvard football team cruised to an easy 42-3 victory over Bucknell. Before the teams’ rematch on Saturday, I was expecting a fairly similar story.


BOOK OF SAMUELS: Harvard Has the Look of a Champion

In the Harvard football team’s 13-game winning streak, now the longest in Division I football, Saturday’s win over Cornell was the most impressive yet.


The Inside Scoop on Cornell Football

With the Harvard football team hosting Cornell on Saturday afternoon, we caught up with The Cornell Daily Sun’s Quintin Schwab ...


Football Faces Big Red in Offensive Showdown

Pinball fans will be in for a treat Saturday as the top two offenses in the Ivy League square off at Harvard Stadium. But the matchup between the Crimson football team and Cornell will offer more than a meaningless arcade-corner duel: it could decide who wins the Ancient Eight.


BOOK OF SAMUELS: Football Shows Dominance in Rout

In Friday night’s contest against Holy Cross—the last team to beat the Crimson—Harvard did far more than just avenge that ...


PARDON THE COLLABORATION: A Rough Year So Far For Yale Football

Harvard’s rival in New Haven is engaged in what has become a year-long comedy of errors on and off the field.


BOOK OF SAMUELS: Offense Continues to Dominate in Victory Over Brown

On just the Bears’ second play from scrimmage, Crimson sophomore Norman Hayes stumbled and fell, giving Brown wide receiver Jonah Fay enough open space to create crop circles. Six plays after that 43-yard gain, and 3:59 into the contest, and the Bears had blitzkrieged into the end zone. Just like that, Brown 7, Harvard 0.


Murphy Fields Scandal-Related Questions at Press Conference

The post-game press conference was more crowded than usual following the Harvard football team’s season opening win over San Diego ...

Men's Basketball

Debating Impact of Casey, Curry

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, the two captains of the Harvard men’s basketball team—seniors Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry—have withdrawn from Harvard for the 2012-13 school year after being implicated in the Government 1310 cheating scandal, according to the New York Times.


Murphy Builds Dynasty on the Field

The Harvard football program had slowly slipped into middle-of-the-pack status over the previous decade before Tim Murphy was named the head coach at the end of 1993.


BOOK OF SAMUELS: Football Avoids Repeat of 2011 Opener

It was nearly déjà vu all over again for the Harvard football team.


Great Expectations

The Harvard football team unleashed one of its most dominant performances in program history in 2011, rolling unscathed through league play en route to an Ivy League title. In the process, the Crimson scored 374 points, tops for any Harvard team in the modern era.


Harvard Football Picked To Finish First

Following a historic run through the Ivy League in 2011, the Harvard football team is the heavy favorite to take ...

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

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture


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