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Simon W. Vozick-levinson

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Gadfly

We last longer than the Indy. FOR REAL? The slide-ruling Sy Hershes at MIT’s student paper, The Tech, led their

Robbins Takes on Pudding With Politics, Humor

My guides are full of hushed enthusiasm as they usher me down a winding staircase to the basement on Feb.

Twister Tim

Tim Robbins, Man of the Year

Tim Robbins, who has dramatized the injustices of the American legal system on film, was confined to an on-stage prison

Grizzly Bear Feeds on Psych-Folk

Let’s play a game of name-that-indie-act. Stop me when you know who I’m talking about: They’re a Brooklyn-based duo, recording

Gadfly: The Week in Buzz

FLY ON THE WALL Badass political theorist Michael Sandel was spotted heading into Border Café with his family on Saturday,

Director Presents ‘Sideways’ View of Life

Punning on the name of an interview subject is one of the lowest tools available to the lazy critic, the

Gadfly: The Week in Buzz

PUNCHED UP When it comes to fashion, Cambridge has never quite achieved that Parisian je ne sais quoi. They have

Harvard Ties For Top Ranking

High-schoolers gearing up for the college admissions circus have a new sheaf of stats to spend the next eight months

Puns, Politics and Lots of Flying Balls

Last week, as the Democratic National Convention filled Boston’s FleetCenter with four straight days of platform-pounding and strategic maneuvers, a

That '60's Show: With Barack Obama in the Starring Role

BOSTON, Tuesday, July 27—Democrats are fond of talking about the future these days, but walking on the floor of the

'Wealthy' Protesters Make Case Outside DNC

BOSTON—As the nation’s top Democrats put on their rigorously on-message pageant in Boston this week, a wide variety of protesters

Convention Doors Lock Out Delegates on Final Evening

BOSTON—They came by the thousands from across the country, filing into the FleetCenter for three straight days and nights to

Ready To Serve

BOSTON—It was, by general consensus, the most important speech of John F. Kerry’s life. Speaking to an over-capacity audience of

Former HBS Prof Blasts Bush

As the race for the White House heats up and the nation’s left-leaning heads come together to unearth potential skeletons

Semisonic Drummer Pens Memoir

When alums run through the luminous list of famous names who have passed through Harvard’s ivied halls, a few rockers

Free Time
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In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
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Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization