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Andrew S. Holbrook

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Taking Care of Square Business

The bookcase is bare, except for a thin volume called An Introduction to Logic, as Andrew A. Jantz leans his

Right on Track: Crist Finds Joy in Being a Players’ Professional

"Copy!” a reporter hollered across the clatter of The New York Times newsroom. Steven G. Crist ’78 ran to the

City Picks Superintendent

The Cambridge School Committee last night tapped a veteran superintendent who improved minority student performance and turned around a fiscally

Victorian House Hits the Road

An eight-ton Victorian house rolled past Memorial Hall and traveled along closed-off city streets in a four-hour spectacle Saturday, attracting

Controversial Clown Gave Laughter, Life to Square

Pink high-top Converse sneakers sit next to a pair of patchwork plaid winter overalls and a skinny rubber chicken in

Afghan Captive’s BU, Harvard Ties Probed

Last Monday, Clark R. Bowers called his wife and told her he had been kidnapped by an Afghan warlord. She

Afghan Captive’s BU, Harvard Ties Probed

Last Monday, Clark R. Bowers told his wife he had been kidnapped by an Afghan warlord. She immediately alerted the

Report: City Schools Disorganized

The Cambridge Public Schools lack a coherent plan for improving student performance and the district’s central administration is disorganized and

BIG DIG

City Residents Criticize Harvard Tunnel Proposal

The center formerly known as Knafel came under fire again last night—this time for a tunnel crucial to its current

GRILLED

Tailgaters enjoy the show—on and off the field

A little before 10 a.m. on Saturday, just as the Crimson football team sat down for a final motivational speech

New VP Stone Pledges To Work With City

Harvard’s last chief community relations officer left his post after only two years. The man below him in the office

LAST CHANCE

Unassuming Pitkin Quietly Campaigns On Last Day

A tall, thin man in a red turtleneck hustles down the sidewalk wrapped in a dark overcoat, hauling a bag

THANK THE COOK

Julia Child Turns in Her Apron

It’s hard to believe the old-fashioned kitchen at 103 Irving Street fed a revolution in American cooking. The mint-colored cabinets

THE SITE

Budgeting a Building

Sidney R. Knafel ’52 thought he was giving a lot when he gave $15 million to fund a new Harvard

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Increase Pell Grant Funding

Maximum awards to undergraduates through the federal government’s Pell grants program would increase by $250 to $4,000 per year under

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith