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Daniel B. Baer

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Appiah Will Be Missed

To the editors: Re: “Appiah To Leave Harvard” (Jan. 30) Caswell Professor of Afro-American Studies and of Philosophy K. Anthony

Lessons from Columbine High

L ittleton is a sleepy town, really. My friends and I used to refer to it as "Little-fun" during high

Close to Home: The Story of Four Families

Leaving for college has long been an American rite of passage. A time when newfound hopes, expectations and independence tend

The Lessons Harvard Hasn't Taught Me

I hope that the people who were heading west from Denver on I-70 enjoyed my best efforts to entertain them.

A Teacher Learns a Lesson of His Own

It was a great conversation starter. The discussions began to arise in January or February, and by April, every time

Why Us Versus Them Still Matters

T HE West watched the East last week: the U.S. watched the U.S.S.R. And different people saw different things. We

Scenes From the Class Struggle

H ARVARD'S most intense class struggle happens twice per year, for about a week each time. It's called shopping period.

Reading During the Revolutions

M OST Harvard students are so thoroughly primed in the rigors of dishonest politeness that when asked "How was your

Student Pressure and Faculty Diversity

"I THINK there's a lot of good will toward Blacks in America generally." Ronald Reagan? Ed Koch? Dan Quayle? Nope.

Why in My Backyard?

I HAD a job last year sorting articles for a sociologist who was writing a book on New York City.

A Defense of COCA's "Shock Activism"

N OT thinking about politics is easy for people whose daily survival is never seriously threatened. When I feasted on

Can't Help Being Bourgeois

W HEN the Berlin Wall effectively came crumbling down over a week ago, the reforms in East Germany suddenly became

Where is Faculty Hiring This Fall?

A FTER working together all of last year, the Minority Students Alliance (MSA) and the Undergraduate Council's Ad Hoc Committee

Israel's Next Plan of Attack

A s it has become more acceptable to speak critically about Israel during the last two years, critics have worked

The Politics of Phony Solutions

I hear that the politically correct response to the ongoing. NYNEX strike--the way that we students can best express our

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization