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Gina K. Hackett

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Classes Crowded On First Day Back

Between 2 and 4 p.m., Sever 113 was supposed to host students shopping Government 1093: “Ethics, Biotechnology, and the Future of Human Nature.” But by 3:30 p.m., Sever 113 was empty. Three words were written in chalk on the blackboard: “Go to Sanders.”


Shop Gen Ed Courses Through Vimeo

As you toil over the decision to study modernism or climate change, the Program in General Education has assembled a series of trailers that allows you to combine your love of Vimeo with the necessity to course shop.


Jodi Picoult Explores Gay Rights in Memorial Church

Esteemed author Jodi L. Picoult advocated greater reproductive rights for gay couples, a theme explored in her latest novel, in an appearance Thursday at Memorial Church.

Writing Narrative Journalism
On Campus

Writer Gay Talese Defends 'New Journalism'

Esteemed writer Gay Talese—considered one of the fathers of the “new journalism” style in the 1960s—spoke to a crowd of fans and writers about narrative journalism in Boylston Hall on Friday.


Student Launches Petition to Ask Occupy Harvard to Move

The petition suggests that the protesters relocate to an adjacent area, where they would not be out of sight or mind. such as the grass in front of the Science Center.

House Life

Campaign Advisors Talk Election Tactics

Senior political advisers for opposing campaigns in the 2000 presidential election spoke frankly to students at Kirkland House on Thursday ...


Dershowitz Defends Israeli Prisoner Exchange

Harvard Law School Professor Alan M. Dershowitz defended on Thursday Israel’s decision to secure the return of captured soldier Gilad ...

Laura Linney

Actor Laura Linney Offers Tips to Fans

Emmy Award-winning actor Laura L. Linney came to Cambridge Thursday and taught her fans how to act.

Harvard Kennedy School

Charafeddine Discusses Arab Awakening

Raed H. Charafeddine, the first vice-governor of the Lebanese central bank, said in a speech Thursday that the Arab Spring has presented the opportunity for serious reform within Middle Eastern governments, a change that he argued would be instrumental in solving some of the region’s long-standing economic difficulties.