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Virginia R. Marshall

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Reader Redux: Read “Persuasion” on Your Deathbed

So here is my logical proposition: wait until you are weeks from the end of your life, when you are wrinkled and your bones are more brittle than the pages of “Persuasion.”

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Frightened Rabbit Find Their Courage

"Pedestrian Verse" creates strength from melancholy

On Campus

Revolutionary Photojournalism

At Lesley University last Wednesday, three journalists discussed the risks and rewards of working in turbulent Arab countries.

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The Sinclair, Harvard Square's newest concert venue, opened this past week with a few shows over the weekend.

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The Sinclair is located at 52 Church Street, right above Dado Tea.

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The Sinclair also houses a restaurant called American Kitchen.

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Snack offerings on tables in American Kitchen are meant to attract curious Cantabrigians for The Sinclair's opening week.

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The bar in American Kitchen is low-key and classy, perhaps geared more toward an older crowd instead of college students out for a cheap drink.

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A Look Inside The Sinclair, Harvard Square's Newest Venue

A Look Inside The Sinclair, Harvard Square's Newest Venue
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A Look Inside The Sinclair, Harvard Square's Newest Venue

Harvard Square’s newest concert venue, The Sinclair, opened its doors at the end of last week.

Health

Study Says Longer Lifespans Plagued by Disease

A new study authored in part by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health claims that while people worldwide are living longer, they are living more of those years in poor health.

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House Life

Which House Has the Best Tree?

It's hard to say for sure which house has won Christmas this year. Eliot and Pfoho wowed judges with draped Christmas lights, and Quincy proved to be a real charmer with hand-cut paper snowflakes hanging from the ceiling and a blow-up penguin near the entrance. Currier put up a modest tree, dwarfed perhaps by its massive rooted mascot. (One hesitates to say that Currier's poor Christmas decoration performance is purposefully protesting the deaths of so many of its pine-y brethren.) As part of our own effort to dole out the holiday cheer, Flyby's giving awards to the best houses in each category.

Books

McEwan's Latest a Complex Metanarrative

McEwan devotees will see a similarity between the endings of “Sweet Tooth” and that of “Atonement,” but McEwan does not pull off “Sweet Tooth” as gracefully as he finished “Atonement.”

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In the event that you survive the apocalypse on December 21, 2012, look out for...

10 things to live for in the new year

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