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If You Were Cool, Your Weekend Would Entail All This...

Howdy folks, here's your weekend roundup of all things arts. You'll be so cultured, you'll be like yogurt. On Campus:


“I want to start a fire / in your heart tonight / Oh tell me why do I so yearn

PBHA Hosts Environmental Justice Events

Throughout the University’s weeklong sustainability celebration, the Phillip Brooks House Association sought to bring global environmental problems down to the

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Students Flock to Theatre as Harvard Unveils New Sustainability Office

With temperatures an inconveniently cold 43 degrees, global warming wasn’t very evident in Cambridge yesterday when over 8,000 people packed

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Back at Harvard, Gore Envisions Green Future

Former Vice President Al Gore ’69 spoke to a massive crowd in Harvard Yard yesterday about both the dire risks

Fowler-Finn Suddenly Resigns

In a surprise statement, Cambridge Public Schools Superintendent Thomas D. Fowler-Finn announced Tuesday night that he will step down in

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Teaching for American in Iraq

What can one American do in Iraq—a civilian who may be ambiguous about the war, but feels an obligation to

Square Shelter Celebrates 25th Birthday

When James Shearer arrived at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, he was without a job and living on the streets.

Moses Takes Long View of Race History

Civil rights luminary Robert P. Moses gave his audience a lesson in constitutional history yesterday, tracing the expansion of American

Pudding Roasts Walken

Even when asked to dance wearing a pointed brassiere, a wig, and heels, actor Christopher Walken kept his cool at

Schools Superintendent Gets New Contract

In a vote that reflected divisions among Cambridge residents, the city’s School Committee narrowly approved a contract extension for Superintendent

Simmons Elected Cambridge Mayor

Denise Simmons won the Cambridge mayorship in a unanimous vote this week, becoming the first African-American woman to hold the

Students, Faculty Pledge Aid for Kenyan Victims

As violence in Kenya continues in the wake of last month’s disputed election, Kenyan students and faculty are putting aside

Influential Harvard Epidemiologist Dies

Brian MacMahon, who served as chair of epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health for 31 years, died last

Students Abroad Hurt by Slumping Dollar

Harvard may have invented its own currency, but Crimson cash won’t get you far in Europe. This semester, students studying