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Ivy Film Festival Unites Student Filmmakers

PROVIDENCE, R.I.­—The glitterati of student film descended on Providence last weekend, drawn by panels with industry bigwigs, complimentary hotel rooms,

BOOKENDS: GIs Passed Over by History

William J. Shapiro is a retired obstetrician who now lives alongside a golf course in a gated community like so

As He Tracks His Parents’ Path, Ex-Times Editor Stumbles

A classic flaw that plagues the memoir genre is that of self-indulgence. The writer certainly has the authority to relate

‘Sponge’ Creator Talks Bob

What’s the difference between the stars of the two biggest movies opening this weekend? One is an inanimate object (National

Balkan Feast

“Sabur” is a word tantalizingly close to meaning “yummy” in just about any language, although in Bosnian it means “relax.”

Arts First Through the Years

Arts First Associate Project Manager Ingrid Schorr wants to know who “doesn’t need a celebration.” “I think that’s the key

A Grand (Prose) Slam

Kublai Khan might have built a pleasure dome in Xanadu—but Jim Weatherall ’05 and Runal Mehta ’03-’04 have their own


REVIEW: Photo Club Shows Off Fresh Exhibit

Harvard Photography Club Spring Show Adams House ArtSpace, April 25-27 The quality of the photographs varies greatly in the Harvard

Adams Presents Artistic Afrostraction

Based on its name, it would be natural to think that “Afrostraction,” last week’s show in the Adams House Art

Memoir Resurrects Ghosts of Harvard’s Past

Jay Cantor ’70 says that “nine-tenths of the people in your Harvard class who are acting like self-important little monsters


Noted Historian Visits Harvard

“Whenever my wife and I travel to Germany,” he said, “we bring an empty suitcase with us. We designate it

For The Moment

Section Leaders of the Silver Screen

One might say it’s impossible for an anthropologist to get too much hands-on experience in the field. Ramyar Rossoukh, teaching

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Southern Ghosts

The Heaven of Mercury is a tale of luckless love. This first novel by Brad Watson, former Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on


Poets Honor Book Shop Anniversary

For 75 years, Grolier Poetry Book Shop has been a site for poetic pilgrimage. Last night, its devotees ventured away

Art in the Yard

Harvard Yard had some new additions this weekend: a forest of tree stumps, a surreal playground and a giant hamster