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Alexandra Jacobs

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Taking a Bite Out of Hollywood

J udging from my behavior this spring break (didn't "go anywhere", lots of "popular culture" some anxiety about my lack

In Jarman's 'Edward II,' the Emperor Has No Closets

Edward II directed by Derek Jarman at the Brattle Theatre on December 2 Derek Jarman's ostensibly hip 1992 rendering of

Books Not-So-Heavy Petting

Jennifer Berman; Pocket Books; $8 An interesting proposition. Are dogs better than men? A friend of mine and I recently

Not Quite Love at First Sight

"Un Coeur En Hiver" is an indefatigably French movie, filled with minute conversation, coolly beautiful women, pensive silences and an

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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