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Adam I. Arenson

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Snapshot Harvard

On this pleasant morning, with the wind blowing a quiet melody through the trees and the dappled green of Tercentenary

Making Harvard Better

At Harvard, reading period tends to be a time focused on the past and the very near future. Despite your

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History and Change at Harvard

In the final chapter of his 1990 book The University: An Owner’s Manual , former Dean of the Faculty Henry

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A True Guide to Concentrations

Elite seminars, with no room for falling behind. Lots of students, with room either to hobnob your way to great

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You Need To Get Away

My first week here, a tenured professor told me to get lost. In the keynote speech of the "Hub of

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A Thesis Diary

As of March 1, I have successfully completed my thesis. After a little laundry, a lot of rest and a

Editorial Notebook: Intolerance and School Violence

On Monday, Santana High School was rocked by the sort of tragedy that has occurred with alarming frequency in the

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Columnist Outtakes

As a child, being slowly weaned off cartoons, my favorite part of the newspaper was the columns. Not editorial colums--these

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The First Section

"Hello, and welcome to the first section of Literature and Arts D-16: 'The Image of Heraclitus in Democratic America and

Taking It All In

Retroactively, I have found I had a real winter break this year. I didn't think of it as a vacation.

Deeply Divided Supreme Court Rules for Bush

A bitterly polarized U.S. Supreme Court effectively ended the presidential hopes of Al Gore '69 last night, reversing a Florida

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What Are House Libraries For?

It is a time not long ago, in a place quite like our own. Our hero, despite all her efforts

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Harvard vs. Yale 2000--Bingo Style

Midterms? Interviews? Thesis deadlines? Please. This weekend is about fun--getting the whole elite-school family together around a pigskin, before getting

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The Nader Lie

Ralph Nader seems a respectable enough individual. A Harvard Law School alum, he let his conscience lead him away from

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A Harvard Civic Responsibility

Perhaps October is the cruelest month. With the happy reunions over and the summer a faded memory, the realities of

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith