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Heather B. Long

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Finding A Lasting Peace

When I woke up last Tuesday morning just in time to watch the second World Trade Center tower burst into

UHS Notice Surprises Illness Victims

When Kate E. Sharaf '01-'02 of Cabot House spent the night in Stillman Infirmary for viral gastroenteritis last month, she

UHS Approves Abortion Pill

Harvard students can now receive the abortion drug RU-486 through a referral from University Health Services (UHS). But UHS Director

Yale Approves RU-486 as UHS Evaluation Persists

Yale students facing unwanted pregnancies will now be able to obtain the controversial abortion pill RU-486 through their student health

Apathy Plagues Special Council Elections

This Sunday, six new representatives will be named to the Undergraduate Council, but only one will have won an election.

HUDS Learns From Experience

Last Thursday afternoon, Peter Dougenik, a cook in the Lowell House dining hall, moved quickly and expertly through his newly-renovated

Pledging His Life To Fight Slavery

When Gerald L. "Jay" Williams '03 first came upon a clearing where hundreds of newly freed Sudanese slaves sat under

A Pyrrhic Victory For Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--On the day of the Republican primary in Kansas, my cousin adamantly ushered his wife out of the

A Tale of Two Cities

KANSAS CITY--The city is in Missouri. My suburb, Prairie Village, is in Kansas--and no, it's not a farm. As I

Foreign Journalists Join Neiman Fellows

Twelve international journalists who have reported on issues ranging from Mexican social concerns to the treatment of Saudi Arabian troops

Rudenstine Timeline

1991 March 21: Neil L. Rudenstine appointed the 26th president of Harvard University. Faculty enthusiastic: hes an academic. Overseers excited:

IOP Survey: Service. Not Politics Tops Students' Agendas

Harvard students want to change the world and see community service--not politics--as the most effective way to do so, according

Kuumba Celebrates 30 Years

Last year, Adey K. Delbridge '00, president of the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, was on tour in Trinidad with

Cuban Americans Divided Over Elian

Early this week, the Cuban-American Undergraduate Student Association (CAUSA) launched a postering campaign to protest the government's forceful removal of

Ethnic Studies Campaign Ready To Take Action

Two months after proponents of an ethnic studies concentration initiated a new wave of activism with a panel discussion, campaign

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