Nathan J. Heller


Official Defends PATRIOT Act

The Department of Justice official who assembled the USA PATRIOT Act said in an Institute of Politics debate with an


Bio-Research Stance Presented to Faculty

In a presentation to the Faculty Council on Wednesday, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Dean for Research and Information


Foreign Students Now Face Identity Checks

A new system designed to cross-check the identities of foreign visa-holders entering the country became operational on Monday, slowing reentry


Musicians Underground

The December sky darkens as a stream of commuters in the Square tramples snow into slush and crowds the slippery


Street Musicians Looking To Protect Subway Stages

When Stephen Baird tries to communicate something important, his voice drops to a tremulous murmur and his eyebrows bounce excitedly


Sorting Through ‘The Count’

Avid onlookers cram into the hallway of the Cambridge Senior Center to make room for ballot boxes as election staffers


Processing Fee Proposed for Int’l Students

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed charging international students $100 for mandatory registration in a national tracking database,


Activist Decries Patriot Act’s Abuses at Student Meeting

The USA Patriot Act threatens the civil liberties of all students, particularly protesters and dissenters, an American Civil Liberties Union


Government Approves Planned Biodefense Lab

A proposal to bring a high-level biodefense research facility to Boston received federal approval on Tuesday, creating a new opportunity


Students Blocked By Visa Troubles

About 10 of Harvard’s international students have not received visas and most likely will not join their peers in the


Summer Director Retires After 19 Years

Every August for the past 19 years, Elizabeth Chapman Hewitt has seen her students pack their belongings and leave Cambridge


Lack of Research Monkeys Could Slow Studies

A nationwide dearth of research monkeys has forced vaccine researchers at Harvard to scale back their studies, potentially compromising their


Summers, Cambridge Mayor Celebrate Recent Donations

University President Lawrence H. Summers joined Cambridge Mayor Michael A. Sullivan at the Cambridge Ringe and Latin School (CRLS) last


Study Criticizes Alcohol Policy

A report by a researcher at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) that claims to debunk an increasingly popular


File-Sharing Suits Pass Over Harvard

University officials said Harvard has not received any subpoenas from legal representatives of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA),

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