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Ready To Serve

BOSTON—It was, by general consensus, the most important speech of John F. Kerry’s life. Speaking to an over-capacity audience of

Existential Moments at the DNC

BOSTON, Tuesday, July 27—It was Tuesday night, and Teresa Heinz Kerry was addressing an enthusiastic audience in the FleetCenter, describing

Obama Stars at Convention

BOSTON—“What is Obama Barack?” a well-shaven man in a pinstriped suit asked me in the hall of the FleetCenter early

Clintons Stay at Charles Hotel—But Together or Not?

Boston’s FleetCenter may have been the venue meticulously converted into a staging space for the 2004 Democratic National Convention (DNC),

Under the Lights: Summers Addresses National Audience

When former University President Neil L. Rudenstine first appeared on the cover of a national magazine, Newsweek, it was for

Mixed Reviews

Munching on Noch’s pizza at a Dunster House study break in early March, University President Lawrence H. Summers prophesied that

Searching for a College in Allston

Top Harvard administrators embraced plans this year to shift the University’s center from the Yard to the Charles River by

Crimson Colleagues Reunite at Newsweek Magazine

When Jonathan Alter ’79 began his sophomore year at Harvard, he enrolled in a general education class called “Space, Time

Summers Blasts Visa Policies

The U.S. government needs to make immediate revisions to its national security policies to improve the current visa application process

Up to 8 New Houses Suggested for Allston

A draft of a report to be released at the end of the month proposes that the University should build

Corporation Names New Treasurer

The Harvard Corporation yesterday appointed James F. Rothenberg ’68, president of the Los Angeles-based Capital Research and Management Company, to

Report Proposes 4-1-4 Calendar

First semester exams would conclude before winter break and January would be kept open for a potential “alternative term” under

Summers Discusses Grade Scale Changes

Instituting A-pluses and A-plus-pluses into the grading scale could be one way of ameliorating the problems caused by grade inflation

Summers Discusses Revised Curriculum

The revised undergraduate curriculum will lessen the burden of academic requirements on students and offer more electives, University President Lawrence

Faculty Complain Allston Planning Proceeding Without Consultation

Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) professors seized on a science planning meeting yesterday to voice again their complaints about