Crimson staff writer

Alyza J. Sebenius

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Rocks

This week, our protagonist follows Collin to discover a secret about their family land.

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4. Sister

This week, our protagonist discovers new facts about Royella's shady past, leading to more questions about her hidden motives at Foxglove.

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3. Owls

This week, our protagonist and her family discover the existence of a protected bird on family property, possibly complicating the schemes of Aunt Taylor and Royella.

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2. Button

This week, our protagonist reunites with Aunt Taylor only to find a concerning letter.

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1. Foxglove

A teenager begins adjusting to divorce and familial tensions while visiting her dad in the Sierra Nevadas and discovers the mystery surrounding the family cabin "Foxglove."

Sciences Division

Study Suggests Video Games Can Help the Blind Navigate

A recent study from Harvard’s Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary suggests that audio-based video games can help blind individuals to navigate physical spaces.

Research

Researchers Measure Global Carbon Dioxide Levels

Using data generated by planes that traveled between the North and South Poles, Harvard researchers generated the first set of highly detailed measurements of greenhouse gas levels across the globe. This comprehensive data set is now available to the public.

FAS

Construction Sign on Conduct Removed

A sign encouraging construction workers to “Show Respect for Harvard” has been taken down following student protest. The sign was posted by Shawmut Design and Construction at the construction site on the Science Center plaza and contained both Shawmut and Harvard logos.

Audra McDonald Accepts Tony Award
Theater

ART's "Porgy and Bess" Brings Home Two Tonys

"The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," a production that was created and produced at Harvard's American Repertory Theater, won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical on Sunday night.

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Commencement 2012

Student Council Controversy Reflects 1960s Politics

The creation of the Harvard Council for Undergraduate Affairs, touted as a governing body that would better represent its undergraduate constituents, embodied the shifting campus political sentiment.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
IOP

Brazilian President Speaks at IOP

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited Harvard Tuesday to take part in the signing ceremony of a five-year fellowship agreement between her government and Harvard University.

Villa I Tatti
Research

Villa Houses Scholars, History

In a time of continual change in the Harvard community, I Tatti serves as a living time capsule, upholding the vision and traditions of its founder, renowned art critic Bernard Berenson, Class of 1887.

Harvard in the World

Faust Travels to Davos

University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Davos-Klosters, Switzerland to attend two days of the World Economic Forum’s proceedings and meet with Harvard alumni earlier this week.

Computer Science

Two Harvard Computer Science Department Members Named Association for Computing Machinery Fellows

Margo I. Seltzer and Susan Landau were recognized for “contributions to data management and computing systems,” and “public policy leadership in security and privacy,” respectively.

College

Harvard Students Recall IDF Days

Israel Defense Forces veterans studying at Harvard say that they have encountered a diverse array of American perspectives on Israel since coming to college in the U.S. At a panel at Harvard Hillel Wednesday night, four Harvard students who served in the IDF spoke of the importance of engaging in open discussions on issues surrounding Israel.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School