Sue Meng

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Our Better Selves

With pre-frosh weekend around the corner and the last two weeks of classes just beginning, I have started to wax

Rethinking Diversity

It’s an interesting time to be a columnist these days: with war abroad, the threat of SARS infiltrating our borders

The Linguistics of War

Knowing that this column may appear on the eve or morning of war makes it hard to write about anything

The Poet-Activists

Poets are the new pundits. As the debate over Iraq mounts, verse more than ever is the genre of choice.


A Modest Proposal

As part of the merry band of seniors who still have a Core to go (in my case, Science B,


Imaginary Lint

On average, Harvard students will probably attend 10.5 interviews before they graduate. Not that this is an official number, by


What Is Possible

I came across something the other day that struck me: an essay by Joyce, on the subject of epiphanies. He

What Is Possible

I came across something the other day that struck me: an essay by Joyce, on the subject of epiphanies. He


The Gossip Column

I am a celebrity junkie. My favorite magazine is Vanity Fair, I occasionally make forays into Entertainment Weekly and, in


A Tale of Two Cambridges

Last semester I was on hiatus over at the other Cambridge, the one where pants are referred to as trousers


The Cost of a Living Wage

Perhaps it was the euphoria still trickling in from Harvard-Yale, perhaps it was the unseasonably high temperatures, or perhaps it


United We Remember

This past Sunday was the annual New York City Marathon. As helicopters flew overhead and police barricaded street corners, painful


The Vanishing Life of the Mind

Once upon a time the summer after senior year meant packing a Volkswagen and driving cross country with three of

A Breath of Fresh Air

Terry Gross, host of National Public Radio’s long-running “Fresh Air,” switched hats Friday afternoon as she fielded questions from a


Our Town

Have you ever noticed that everything in Cambridge is just a little bit off? Hailing as I do from New

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

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
Visual Arts

Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'