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Seth M. Kupferberg

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The Oh, Mama, Can this Really Be the End? Quiz

Another quiz? Well, why not? We've come a long way since the "Know-Your-President-Warts-and-All Quiz," and if we couldn't stop the

An Academic in the War

Edward F. Chamberlain, superintendent of Kirkland House, tells a story about a Kirkland celebration that took place some years back,

Introduction: Remembering Vietnam

The Vietnam War meant different things to the different people whose lives it affected. For the peasants of Vietnam, who

Ersatz Bertrand Russell

T HE PRAISE WITH WHICH some critics have greeted Celebration probably has more to do with their respect for its

The Going of the Americans

I N ONE OF KAFKA's short stories, an explorer arrives in a small, poor, and remote country, garrisoned by soldiers

The Joyce-Maynard-is-21,-The-Sixties-Are-History Quiz

The reading period quiz is a little premature this term, but so was Joyce Maynard's autobiography. She's off in the

The Last War Dispatches

Suddenly the war in Vietnam was a big story again. --Time, March 31 A MERICAN NEWSPAPER accounts of the Saigon

The Men Behind the Guinness Book

*Cleverest Grandfather Norris and Ross McWhirter acknowledge no limits to their distrust. In 22 years compiling 13 editions of the

Choosing A Heavyweight

T HE NICEST thing about Class Day is that it only comes once a year. Its high point is supposed

Third Force Comes to Boston

N GO CONG DUC speaks English haltingly, and he sometimes verges on seeming embarrassed at taking up his listeners' time--as

Trouble in Laputa

O NE OF THE nicest things about exams is the way they cut through convention and go right to the

The Guess-What's-Just-Around-the-Corner Quiz

Traditionally, The Crimson has provided a reading period Oldies Quiz. As an austerity measure, this service was cut back this

New Hearing Set For Demonstrators; Reporter Expelled

Judge John C. Geenty '55 again continued the case of seven students arrested in October's anti-Chilean Junta demonstrations at Boston

A Christmas Cavil

Since Christmases don't come but once per annum, When shortages of oil itself don't ban 'em, So charmed is Christmas

The Queens Comet

Every time I go home these days, all these people keep calling me up all the time to play basketball.

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In Search of Lost Time

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Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
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Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
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Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization