Brian J. Bolduc

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Bin Laden's Death

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The Harvardian’s Guide to the Real World

Seniors, assuming you acquit yourselves well during finals (I’d say odds are 50-50), almost a quarter of you will join ...

Commencement 2010

A Few Good Men of Harvard

In short, you see people who are so busy trying to save the world that they forget to take care of it.


And You Went to Harvard?

To maintain an interest in politics while living outside it is to be a rather self-controlled junkie. And to remain a conservative after four years at Harvard is to be a very stubborn thing.


The Intellectual Goes to Washington

I consider Mr. Ryan a model because he is serious. He does not simply oppose President Barack Obama’s agenda; he offers a better one in its place.


A Defense of Ethnic Studies (Sort of)

We study other cultures because we know the West is inadequate.


Oh, the Money You’ll Blow!

The problem, therefore, is that the market for higher education is rigged. Schools block cheaper competitors from entering, and government encourages prices to rise.


Yes, I Want Fries with That

Zoning laws reveal an unpleasant truth: Government by the people is government by the vocal. The



To recognize ROTC would not be to violate the University’s policy against discrimination.

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Kill Obamacare

President Obama should drop his plans for health care and focus on the economy, which remains Americans’ main concern.



You can buzz without a beerfest.


I Go to Harvard. FML.

Harvardians have their privilege and hate it too—or at least many of them try.


How to Lose Friends and Irk People

It is unnerving to think that each time you meet someone, he is placing your name in a mental Rolodex.


The R-Word

On Halloween, if you donned a headdress and dubbed yourself Squanto, you may have committed racism.


Put A SOCH in It

James Madison defined tyranny as the “accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands.”