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Monica S. Liu

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BSO Takes Tentative Lead in Season Debut

A master conductor can guide a symphony to reach its full potential. An electrifying soloist can compensate for uninspired programming. ...


Education 2.0: The Case for Universal Broadband Access and Meaningful Use

Our end goal is to make universal broadband as consistently accessible and meaningfully used as telephone service. Today, the average American might have ready access to a phone, uses the device regularly and knowledgeably, and enjoys service that is comparable to what individuals across the country receive.


Levine Reclaims Symphony Hall Stage

This past Saturday, the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) commenced its 130th season with an all-Wagner program of symphonic overtures and ...


Editor's Picks 2009

Arts execs take a break from ranking Radiohead vs. Spoon to rank... whatever they feel like.


Guests Bring Flair To Traditional BSO

Visiting conductor and pianist added vibrancy to a typically understated BSO

Momentum: Loeb Mainstage

Pointe of Departure

Turning and Leaping in “Momentum,” Harvard Ballet Company stretches the limits of extracurricular dance.


HRO Goes Back to the Future

New conductor Federico Cortese leads rousing annual debut

'Ash' is Dust on the Page

“Part detective novel, part scientific investigation, and part journalistic exposé with a dark, destructive love story at its center.” It’s

How To Deal with Big Intro Classes

Your local Harvard marketeer has probably touted the College’s thousands of course listings as a perk of being a member

Nieman Programs Suspended

The Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism and the Nieman Seminar for Narrative Editors will be suspended for the 2009-2010 academic

Nieman Fellows Announced, Boasting More Freelancers Than Ever Before

Twenty-four journalists from the U.S. and abroad have been selected for the 2009-2010 class of Nieman Fellows, the Nieman Foundation

New Director for HRO Appointed

The Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra will get its first new leader in 45 years on July 1, the Office for the

Saturday in Dixieland on the Charles

Find yourself wanting to just whistle some Dixie? Jonesing for some jazz? Then, get your fix during Arts First weekend

Michael L. Schachter ’09

Senior theses are notorious for being time-consuming and frustrating, yet ultimately rewarding. Music concentrator Michael L. Schachter ’09 took this

Racial Gap Persists In School Scores

The achievement gap in education between white and minority students has not narrowed significantly since 2004, according to data released