Sarah J. Howland
Hurricane Earl is expected to arrive in the Boston area around 2pm today, bringing a welcome drop in temperature and a less welcome deluge of rain, plus some potentially nasty wind. But have no fear! Even if you're already sequestered in your House basement, we're here to bring you up-to-the minute information on the storm.
Over the past few days, we've been pulling snippets from The Crimson archives to commemorate the coming class reunions. You'll see selections from the graduation year of each class celebrating a reunion next week. Today we look back at 1975, the year the Vietnam War ended and Bill Gates founded Microsoft. This ad for Kodak, published in The Crimson in the spring of 1975, highlights still-simmering racial tension, something Harvard was also addressing in a critical review of minority representation in its classrooms.
Over the next few days, we'll be pulling snippets from The Crimson archives to commemorate the coming class reunions. You'll see selections from the graduation year of each class celebrating a reunion next week. The above image of a "modern" young man cramming for a language exam by listening to tapes of French indicates that Harvardians in the 1950s considered themselves on the cutting edge. But they still had a long way to go.
This week, we asked graduating seniors to answer four different questions about their Harvard experiences: we've asked about their regrets, memories, and most scandalous moments. Here's our fourth and final installment of their reflections. What have you learned at Harvard, or what about Harvard has taught you the most?
This week, we asked graduating seniors to answer four different questions about their Harvard experiences: yesterday we asked about what they will remember about college, and on Monday we inquired about their regrets. Here's the third installment of their reflections. What is the most scandalous thing you have done at Harvard?