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Ryan J. Kuo

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PBS Documentary Will Revisit 150-Year-Old Med School Murder

In 1849, a doctor was brutally murdered at the Harvard Medical School in a crime that is still remembered by

Show Turns Lens on Harvard Staff

After years of capturing Harvard janitors, dining hall workers and security guards on film as they toiled in empty hallways

Medical School, UAE to Collaborate on Center

If all goes according to plan, Harvard will be leading a new healthcare initiative in the United Arab Emigrates in

SARS Travel Ban Lifted

The University lifted its ban on travel to mainland China last week, ending the last of its restrictions on travel

Summer School Ranks Down by 300 This Year

Harvard summer school students moved in last weekend, their ranks thinner than last years class by roughly 300, a decline

First History of Science Department Chair Dies

I Bernard Cohen ’37, a Harvard professor who founded the Department of the History and Science in 1966, died June

In The Meantime

Scales of Justice

Named after a coalition of comic book superheros, Justice League, a hip-hop group consisting of Kwame Owusu-Kesse ’06, Brandon M.

Food and Drink

The Strange Sound of Music

On Sunday, Nov. 17, an anxious crowd waited in a line starting from Science Center D—and extending into Oxford Street—before

Food and Drink

up from underground

Credit where credit is due: before Paul Oakenfold’s mug and shades graced MTV’s cotton candy airwaves, the man was a

Food and Drink

Fresh Air

Slug of hip-hop group Atmosphere wants to change the world. “We are attempting to get children to stop wearing visors,”

Music

Hip Hop: More Than Thugs and Gangstas

By RYAN J. KUO CONTIRBUTING WRITER Catching a primetime exposé on hip hop music last month, it was tempting to

Music

Plaid’s Music Gets You Twisted Up

Avant-garde musicians are spooky types, as proven by the recent show at the Middle East featuring Plaid, Nobukazu Takemura and

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Tommy’s Market Suffers Slow Start

After its first month in business, Tommy’s Value convenience store has yet to see the financial success that its owner

University of California Examines SAT Testing

The University of California (UC) held a major conference this weekend to explore the possibility of eliminating the SAT as

State Fires Logan Security Firm

The Massachusetts State Police revoked a major Logan Airport security firm’s license to operate in the state on Thursday, following

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School