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Valerie J. Macmillan

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Poet, Traveler Brown Ain't Chicken

"I Ain't Chicken," dares the poem Tammy L. Brown '98 chose to lead off the collection of her poems she

Wrestling Her Way to Harvard

L auralee Summer '98 never had many toys. But the girl who moved 20 times before her mid-teens did have

Is the World Flat?

T here's a Hal Ketchum song about life in small-town America that has haunted me throughout my time at Harvard.

A Cowboy's Kind of Girl

I magine you're listening to a male country-western singer describing his ideal woman. Take a guess as to what he'd

passage to india

L ooking ahead to Commencement, most seniors realize that it's imperative to keep their families both entertained and out of

SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY

Ah, the Harvard vocabulary. In this week's plea for our money, Dean of the Faculty Jeremy R. Knowles noted that

hoppin

Bathed in blue light, musical legends gaze down in bas relief from the ceiling at House of Blues, welcoming a

Parting Shot

M ajor Henry Higginson must be lonely. One of the all-time best friends of undergraduates is stuck presiding over the

Penalty Not Revenge

In accusing the Curley family of looking for revenge, the staff is making assumptions it cannot be sure are true.

Airy Barker Center Replaces Union

T he antler chandelier remains. It now hangs in a light and airy central stair hall which is decorated in

Two Sides of America's Favorite Pastime

W hen I enter Boston's Logan airport and emerge in Boise's Beeson airport, the differences usually strike me first. The

Hillerman Interweaves Mystery and Mysticism

The age-old advice given to aspiring writers is to "write what you know." In one sense, New Mexican author Tony

Female Enrollment At B-School Drops Below 25 Percent

The number of female students at Harvard Business School (HBS) is expected to drop below 25 percent in January, its

CYBER Prof

G regory Nagy, Jones professor of classical Greek literature, check his e-mail hourly. He's also been known to e-mail his

Focus

Christianity Cannot Be Simply Defined

T his past week, the Veritas forum discussed Christianity at Harvard. As a practicing Christian at the College, I was

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization