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Politics

Mass. Students Rally for DREAM Act

More than 150 Massachusetts students gathered yesterday afternoon to raise awareness for a bill that would grant amnesty to undocumented students.

SEAS

Harvard Scientists Create New Fuel Cell

Harvard researchers have developed a fuel cell that utilizes methane gas, a significant breakthrough that promises longer-lasting battery life and a more environmentally friendly power source for mobile devices in the future.

Student Groups

Annual Elevator Pitch Competition Awards Website

Conor White-Sullivan, a former student at UMass Amherst, won $500 yesterday from the fourth annual Elevator Pitch Competition for his website, localocracy.org, which provides a platform for registered voters to voice their opinions on town issues.

Research

Psych Study Determines Language Affects Test Results

The language used to conduct psychological tests might need be reexamined, Harvard researchers say.

College

Riz Khan Visits Harvard to Discuss Newsworthiness in Media

Rizwan “Riz” Khan discussed newsworthiness in American and Middle Eastern media outlets last Friday at the Barker Center.

Harvard Focuses on Africa
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Committee on African Studies Holds Symposium

Highlighting an interdisciplinary approach to studying Africa, the Committee on African Studies last Friday held “Africa in Motion,” a day-long symposium that featured Harvard faculty, journalists, and current and former fellows.

College

CEO Speaks on Education

The Akanksha Foundation’s chief executive Vandana Goyal stressed the importance of creativity and student participation in the classroom—teaching methods her nonprofit uses in educating children living in the slums of India—yesterday afternoon at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Research

Nobel Laureate Retracts Two Academic Papers

Nobel laureate Linda B. Buck, a former professor at Harvard Medical School, retracted on Friday two academic papers about olfactory receptors.

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Transatlanticism

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I Am Not at a Cafe

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Away in Argentina

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Land of Fog