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Drew C. Pendergrass

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Andover Hall on a Snowy Day
Scrutiny

The New Gods: Reforging Harvard Divinity School

From the magazine: Just past its 200th year, the Divinity School must now grapple with questions of identity as its faculty and student body move ever further from its original Christian purpose.

Constance Applebee, 1903
Field Hockey

'Ladies Armed with Clubs'

Field hockey in the United States began with Constance Applebee, an Englishwoman who taught Harvard students the game—and called them "one-legged turnips."

The Boys in Crimson
Boston

The Boys in Crimson: Boston's Police Strikebreakers

The fall semester had not yet started, but in response to Boston Police Department strike, University President A. Lawrence Lowell, Class of 1877, encouraged students to volunteer as replacement officers.

Flag of Alabama
Introspection

The Word: State

My story is an Alabama story. I grew up with its names on my tongue, whispers of something untouchable: Sipsey, Black Warrior, Little River.

College

Scavenger Hunt: Graveyard Edition

An eerie wind chills us to the bone. The souls not yet at rest gently moan. We stumble upon the occasional late 17th century breastmilk motif.

Sarah Isgur Flores
Conversations

Back to Her Roots

This week, the Harvard Texas Club hosted Sarah Isgur Flores, the deputy campaign manager for Carly Fiorina's 2016 presidential run. FM sits down with her and talks about Texas, 'The West Wing,' and the fast-paced world of campaign politics.

Society of St. John the Evangelist's Monastery Chapel
Religion

Compline on the Red Line

I had hoped to observe the morning prayer ceremony at the Society of St. John the Evangelist from a distance, but I do not go unnoticed.

Abraham Rebollo
Conversations

Sting Operation

Rebollo’s trip to Cambridge was more difficult than most: Not only did he and his family drive all the way to Massachusetts, they did so with a live beehive in the back of the car.