I’d like to thank the editors for their kind attention to my criticisms of Harvard’s curriculum, which appear in the
Ever since my first Harvard spring, when I was still a bashful, beardless freshman, I’ve cultivated a passionate dislike for
Here is some useful wisdom: If you happen to be a God-fearing Harvard Christian, and you (like me) have a
Human beings require hope, even in seasons of darkness. We survive on the belief that today’s nightmare will be redeemed
Two weeks ago, I earned my first-ever speeding ticket. It was an educational experience: I learned, for instance, that police
In 1937, as part of a program of academic exchange with German universities, Harvard named Albert Speer as a visiting
Everyone has their own story about Suzanne M. Pomey ’02, the well-known Winthrop senior accused of stealing a hefty chunk
There are many marvelous professors here at Harvard, many glittering luminaries of the academic world. But there is, alas, only
Last week, amid much fanfare, a company called Advanced Cell Technology announced that they had successfully cloned a human embryo.
One of the fringe benefits of being the president of a major university, one supposes, is that one no longer
Last winter, I had dinner with my parents and two of my roommates at Legal Seafood in Kendall Square. During
We are not at war with Islam , we have been told repeatedly by pundits and preachers and the President
Historical analogies are a ticklish business, especially when they are proposed while a fine, cruel dust still blankets the desolation
Maybe I’m the only person in America who’s sick of Timothy McVeigh’s long-chinned mug. It certainly seems that way, now
I died last Friday. It happened just outside my doorway, in the long carpeted expanse of New Quincy’s third-floor hallway.