Shira H. Fischer


Middle East Crisis Does Not Constitute Race War

To the editors: I was disgusted by the piece you ran suggesting that the nature of the conflict in Israel


A Time to Reflect

When I think about what I have learned in the past four years, the lessons that come to mind do


Library Lockdown

I know Harvard doesn't trust me. It hires proctors to watch my every move during final exams and provides me


Jamison Discusses High Rates of Depression at Universities

Speaking to a crowd of 500 people last night in Sanders Theatre, Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, a leading expert and


Hollis Gets a New Look, Address

In addition to its physical renovations over the summer, Harvard also underwent some virtual changes. The HOLLIS website, formerly known


Flat-Screens, G4s Arrive in Labs

Macintoshes around campus have gone on a diet. Twenty-four new thin-screen Macintosh G4s can be found in the computer lab


Clinton Awards Galbraith Top Civilian Medal

WASHINGTON--Warburg Professor of Economics emeritus John Kenneth Galbraith was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony


One Small Step For Man

WASHINGTON--Lately, I've been disappointed with the world. Disgusted, perhaps, is a better word. I spent the month of June in


Three's a Crowd: New Student Groups Struggle To Carve Niche

Harvard's 268 student groups cover nearly every imaginable aspect of college life, often many times over. There are 23 organizations


Conference Questions Internet's Role

A who's-who of executives, technology gurus and economists debated the implications of a wired world last week, joining Harvard educators


FAS Asked To Cover Computer Kiosks

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Computer Services (FASCS) reluctantly covered and turned off the Science Center's iMac computer kiosks last


Harvard Launches New Personal Web Pages, a customizable web portal for Harvard undergraduates, graduate students and Faculty, has been officially released and is ready for


ILOVEYOU Virus Hits University Computers

A virus that has so far infected 45 million computers worldwide has circulated widely at Harvard, prompting Harvard Arts and


FAS Server Failure Slows Campus

The entire Harvard computer network went down for nearly three hours Friday following a routine system update by the Faculty


Biotech Event Draws Scientists, Protesters

BOSTON--More than 10,000 scientists, educators and businesspeople gathered last week for the largest biotechnology conference ever, while thousands of counter-demonstrators

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

Unloading the Ad Board