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Politics

Former Tunisian President Reflects on Arab Spring, Transition to Democracy

“We have proven that Islam and Democracy are compatible. Secularists and Islamists can work together,” the former president of Tunisia said.

Crime

Panel Discusses 'Moral Outrage' of Mass Incarceration

“There is no more glaring threat to human rights or testing of democracy than our current punishment crisis," a Graduate School of Education professor said.

Berryline
College

Harvard Square Businesses Call Datamatch 'Good Advertising Tool'

As pairs of students flock en masse to Harvard Square eateries after Datamatch, employees say the dates bring in welcome traffic.

Infrastructure: Labor, Social, Political, and Economic Issues
Politics

Policy Experts and Union Leaders Scrutinize Infrastructure Decline

Experts spoke about the intersection of public infrastructure and labor at a Law School panel, emphasizing the need to invest more federal dollars in infrastructure projects.

Events

Journalist Presents App to Help Children With Autism Communicate

At the Graduate School of Education Thursday Pulitzer-winning journalist Ron Suskind discussed his experience raising his son, who has autism, and the creation of an app to help children with autism communicate.

Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder
Race

Evolutionary Biologist Puts Agassiz’s Views on Race Under Microscope

Evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves examined the controversial history of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz’s views on race and human evolution.