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Charles N.W. Keckler

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Blasting Into a New Age

T HE coincidence of two events often reveals connections usually hidden. At the same time Gorbachev was visiting the country,

An `Animal Farm' Referendum

B ALLOT Question 3, which calls for new restrictions against "cruel and inhumane treatment" of farm animals, appears harmless and

In the Country of the Blind...

R OBERT Wright, now senior editor at The New Republic, appropriately begins his "search for meaning" by taking us on

Water on the Rocks

W ATER is the most spectacular possession of this planet and an essential ingredient of all living things. It's amazingly

Reagan's Starry-Eyed Idealism

D ONALD Regan, in the latest of the kiss-and-tell books on the Reagan Administration, revealed the regular use of astrology

Adding Fuel to the Fire

T HE AIDS epidemic is a truly modern dilemma in which the political, ethical and scientific parts of the problem

New Age Biology

I n the last two decades, people have begun to look to biology for answers to social and philosophical questions.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

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