Kate L. Rakoczy

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The Day After Tomorrow

As University President Lawrence H. Summers welcomes the Class of 2004 into “the company of educated men and women” this

The 5 A.M. Moment

At 5 a.m., the sky begins to turn that pale shade of gray that heralds the rising sun. The birds

The Iron Curtain Lowers Over U. Hall

No journalist is ever satisfied with the level of access and information provided to him or her, and indeed, during

Students Protest Ashcroft at Talk

BOSTON—Standing before a painting of Daniel Webster’s famous speech in defense of the power of federal laws, Attorney General John

Tapping the Heartstrings

ARLINGTON, Va.—Every night, without fail, a faint but familiar sound floats into my apartment. You have to strain to hear

Crashing the Club

When University President Lawrence H. Summers locked horns with members of the Afro-American studies department earlier this year, Harvard’s commitment

'The Couples Problem'

Stephanie Jamison and Calvert Watkins share a marriage, a love of languages and academic aspirations. But for the last year,

Men Rule These Walls

Studying in the Widener library or eating in Annenberg Dining Hall, Harvard scholars are forever in the company of men—men


Look Before You Speak

In my two-and-a-half years at Harvard, I’ve read many an op-ed here on the pages of The Crimson about the

Gates Will Stay, Declining Offer From Princeton

Ending a year of uncertainty over the future of Harvard’s Afro-American studies department, DuBois Professor of the Humanities Henry Louis

Gates To Remain at Harvard

Ending a year of uncertainty over the future of Harvard’s Afro-American Studies Department, DuBois Professor of the Humanities Henry Louis

Gates Considers Options

When DuBois Professor of the Humanities Henry Louis Gates Jr. went house-hunting in New York and New Jersey this summer,

Faculty Discusses Curricular Review

The full Faculty gathered for the first time yesterday to set forth the big questions it would like to address

Faculty Examines Hiring Practices

A Faculty committee charged with reviewing the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ (FAS) appointments process launched an examination into the


Going Public

He stands slightly hunched over the pulpit, cloaked in his trademark three-piece black suit, his wide eyes staring out at

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction

Freshman Advising: Under Construction