Writer

Jeremy N. Smith

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The Long and the Short of It

There are two ways of looking at the world: the long view and the short view. In the long view,

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What Would Juliet Do?

What if Abby from "Dear Abby" married Cliff from Cliff's Notes? What if somebody spiked Chicken Soup for the Soul

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What Thoreau Don't Know

Near the beginning of Walden , Thoreau writes that "it would be some advantage to live in a primitive and

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Alas, Poor Trapper Keeper

In thirty years, more or less, we will be the age our parents are now. We will have children. These

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Just Say Uh-Oh to Drug Testing

Drug testing in the workplace is a bad idea, and it isn't hard to see why. America's legal work force

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Psst! Let's Talk Postmodernism

Some of my best friends are scientists. Naturally, I take this is as an opportunity to settle the grand issues

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Chatting With Our Brightest

"Are you really smart or really rich?" strangers ask when I tell them I go to Harvard. Last week's grade

U-Hall Takeover: Take 2

When Dean of Students Archie C. Epps III retired after last semester, Harvard announced his administrative position would go with

Lamont Officials Take Playboy Out of the Closet

Reading it for the articles just got a little easier. Playboy Magazine joined Time, Sports Illustrated and Esquire among the

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

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities