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Soman S. Chainani

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Self-Righteous Rejection

By Soman S. Chainani March 17, 1999. One year, five months, 26 days into my Harvard career—and I was a

Soman's In the (K)now

In the (D)ark: Soman Missing! CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (AP)—In what appears to be a bizarre example of life imitating art, pop

Soman's in the (K)now

And the saga continues… Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 15:06:09 EDT From: Portmanbook@cs.com To: schainan@fas.harvard.edu Dear Soman, Thank you for

Soman's In the (K)now: A Pop Culture Compendium

Last week, I showed you an e-mail that was circulating around Lowell House from a would-be Natalie Portman biography. And

Soman's In the (K)now: A Pop Culture Compedium

Hm, it seems that this e-mail is appearing in lots of Lowellian residents’ inboxes these days. But why won’t anybody

Soman's In the (K)now

Someone once said my column reminds them of Joan Rivers and I nearly puked in horror. Come on now. Joan

In the (K)now

Overheard in Kirkland Dining Hall... GIRL 1: Are you going to the formal? GIRL 2: What's the point? Formals are

Soman's In the [K]now

Dear Dad, $chool is $o much fun! I'm enjoying my$elf and having a $uper time. I knew that $enior year

In the (K)now

A SPECIAL BEN-NETH EDITION OF IN THE (K)NOW! TREND-O-RAMA: BEN AFFLECK SIGHTINGS Up until last Saturday, I had avoided certain

In the (K)now

A letter my friend received from an, uh, let's just say "eager" parent: Dear -, I enjoyed talking to you

In the (K)now

Overheard in an Ec10 section... TF: So what do you think about this trend? FIRST-YEAR: (stammering) Uhh, well I think

In the (K)now

Did you know that "embargo" spelled backwards is, "O, grab me?" Just a thought. Overheard in Adams Dining Hall... BOY:

Soman's in the (K)now

Lines from a drunken freestyle rap overheard in the Tikki Lounge at Jungle Boogie: "If I was from Spain /

In the (K)now

Scandal! Check out this link! Scandal! HTTP://WWW.GEOCITIES.COM/DEATH_TO_CHRISTINA/PISS.HTM WHAT A TROLL WANTS In between thesis research, Ec 10 problem sets, and

Food Fight

FOOD FIGHT By CHRISTINA B. ROSENBERGER and SOMAN S. CHAINANI CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS "Space! Money! Resources! Cash!" Four Harvard Students

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization