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Matt B. Hoisch

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A Good Ole Venny D
Levity

A Good Ole Venny D

A spicy new Venn Diagram stock image
Levity

Venn Diagram: Gender vs. Gerrymander

Arbitrary lines?

No More, America
Retrospection

No More, America

The transcript of the debate was published as a small booklet shortly after. It is one of the only debates for which the entire transcript is available in the Harvard Archives.

Robot and human
Student Jobs

Fifteen Jobs That Will Still Be Around Once the Robots Take Over

Will you be out of a job once the robot apocalypse hits? Probably, unless you're Coach Brady.

Memorial Church
Religion

Godless Harvard

At the time, attendance at Harvard’s religious services was harshly enforced. Monitors sat in the back of the church, checking for absentees. According to the second chapter of the Laws of Harvard College, those who were late to Prayers were subjected to a “one Penny” fine and those who missed Prayers were fined “two Pence.”