Mark N. Templeton


Counter Should Resign

The staff clearly expresses its concerns about S. Allen Counter's insensitive statements, and its doubts that Counter should fill the


Brown Is a Serious Contender

The 800 number...The Indian gurus...The $100 limit on campaign contributions...The turtleneck-and-flannel chic...Zen Buddhism...The visit to Mother Teresa's mission...California. Some people


Fire the Crook, Not the Scholar

L EONARD JEFFRIES should indeed be fired. Not because of the moronic things he says, but because, in threatening the


Lila Is Rife with Philosophical Ramblings

Pop philosophy has a certain appeal. It's easy to read. It's easy to understand. It has a self-assured simplicity that


Sorry Competitions

Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing --Vince Lombardi H ARVARD STUDENTS are a bit above this, although you might


Moral Fixation

My friends and I get our fix every Thursday night at 9 p.m. As the appointed hour approaches, we file


The Earth's Nuclear Future

I T IS TIME TO rethink American nuclear strategy. For more than 40 years, American nuclear policy focused on deterring


Inside the UC

I DIDN'T PLAN to run for the Undergraduate Council last fall. I didn't want to get involved with what is


The Last Laugh Is Dean Clark's

What a difference a year can make. Last June, the future seemed bright for student activists at the Law School


100 March to Celebrate Rebel Victory in Ethiopia

Approximately 100 people marched from MIT to the Cambridge Common yesterday to celebrate the victory of Ethiopian rebels over the


Love Is in the Air . . .

Like Muslims in their annual pilgrimage to Mecca, or the swallows returning to Capistrano, the hippies migrated from their usual


No More Closed Ranks

D URING the Gulf Crisis, the Bush administration tried to convince Americans that it had developed a flawless plan for


Nix Overlap for Good

S INCE THE 1950s, the 23 colleges that make up the Ivy Overlap Group have met annually to adjust financial


Good Riddance

E VER SINCE Lee Atwater died last week after a yearlong battle with a brain tumor, politicians have lined up


A Very Modest Proposal

W HEN I VISITED Harvard during prefrosh weekend, I travelled with the herd from one lecture class to another. I

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

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