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Amanda Schaffer

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On Plants and Poems:

W. S. MERWIN--PULITZER PRIZE-winning poet and author of over 30 books--is standing on Dunster Street talking about garden equipment. A

The Heart of the Matter

Two years ago, when Dana Gioia published the title essay to his collection Can Poetry Matter? in the Atlantic Monthly,

Laughing at the Klan

In a week in which the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan may well become governor of Louisiana,

An Enchanted Evening

In the depths of the Adams House basement, Austin Grossman shares his vision of one man's mid-life crisis. His humorous,

No Sex Please, We're Athenian

Imagine ancient Athens with a dash of Mae West, ancient Sparta with a touch of Katherine Hepburn, the Pelopanesian War

Innovative Menagerie

To the backdrop of "hot swing music and liquor...and movies," the Working Title Repertory Company has presented a remarkable production

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.