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Schoolhouse Rock

John T. Hamilton has the studied look of the stereotypical Harvard professor. But for Hamilton, academia was an afterthought—during the first fifteen years of his adult life, he wrote, performed, and recorded rock music.

Obituary

Feminist Poet Adrienne Rich ’51 Dies at 82

After a writing career that spanned more than six decades, feminist poet and activist Adrienne C. Rich ’51­ died Tuesday at the age of 82.

Harvard Square

Marry Me? Show Me Your Resume.

The self-styled “hottest star from China” extended Harvard men an offer of marriage on Monday—but the choosy husband-hunter said that Asians and those without a Masters degree need not apply.

Music

Paine Hall Opens After Renovations

Harvard’s Music Department celebrated the recent renovation of Paine Hall Friday with a performance by a string quartet of a ...

Alumni

Medals Honor Humanities

Harvard affiliates took home three of the nine National Humanities Medals awarded for 2011, in a ceremony earlier this week at the White House.

FAS

History and Literature Boasts Highest Satisfaction Rating

The 2011 concentration satisfaction scores for history and literature edged past those of the English department, which had the highest satisfaction score among large concentrations in 2010, according to the FAS records of the 2011 Exit Surveys.

Humanities Division

Homi Bhabha Receives Civilian Honor From India

Harvard professor Homi K. Bhabha won a Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honors this week, according to an announcement made last Wednesday by the Indian government.

Central Administration

Ed Forst, Former Harvard VP, Leaves Goldman

Former University vice president Edward C. Forst ’82 will retire from his position as co-head of investment management at Goldman ...

Political Groups

AIDS Activists Call For Merck to Join Patent Pool

The “pool party,” which coincided with World AIDS Day, urged Merck to join the program that is designed to reduce the costs of AIDS drugs in developing countries.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Research Links Creativity and Cheating

Creative individuals are more likely to rationalize their behavior through ethical shortcuts, according to a new study by Harvard Business School Associate Professor Francesca Gino.

Politics

At HLS, Editor Calls For Freedom in Bahrain

Bahraini newspaper editor Mansoor al-Jamri called for freedom of the press and human rights in Bahrain following the recent release of an independent report that accuses Bahrain’s government of torturing protestors and dissidents earlier this year.

On Campus

Wintersession Activities for the Upcoming January Break

You could spend J-term lounging at home, pretending to enjoy the gaudy sweater Aunt Gertrude made you for Christmas, or you could spend it skiing, playing music with Yo-Yo Ma, and setting world records. Students returning to campus between Jan. 16 - 23 will have a chance to do all this and more during Optional Winter Activities Week (OWAW).

College

Football Team Absent from Pep Rally

On the night before thousands of Harvard students will journey down to New Haven for the annual Harvard-Yale football game, the College Events Board organized a pep rally to fire up the student body. But oversights and natural obstacles kept the event from going off without a hitch.

Yale

Harvard Beats Yale ... When It Comes to Trademark Rules

Harvard denied Yale the satisfaction of printing one snarky t-shirt as the Yalies wanted, scoring a Crimson victory in the world of trademark restriction before the victory that we all know is coming on the football field on Saturday.

IOP

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley Named IOP Visiting Fellow

Richard M. Daley, the longest serving mayor in Chicago history, will come to Harvard later this month as a visiting fellow at the Institute of Politics, according to an IOP press release.

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression