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Adrienne Y. Lee

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Hoarders Anonymous

It happened unexpectedly a few weeks ago. From the pile of dented-beyond-repair storage boxes, along with other moving-in detritus destined ...


Why We Argue about Amy Chua

Walking by the Harvard Book Store the other day, I noticed that the Tiger Mother from Yale—Amy Chua—was coming to ...


The Miners and the President

Oct. 13, 2010 was a joyous day for the 33 miners who were finally rescued from a collapsed mine shaft in northern Chile and reunited with their families.


Dissent: Advantages for the Advantaged

Providing an admissions boost to applicants who have a close relative who attended Harvard is, in effect, affirmative action for individuals who already enjoy many advantages—a practice that should be officially discontinued.


Exclusivity by Any Other Name

Final club members should just enjoy their good fortune and stop pretending that the minor reforms they make are steps toward the advancement of civil rights.


The Name Game

Humanities concentrators come from a range of science backgrounds, so it is appropriate to review certain science and math concepts for those of us who haven’t touched a calculator in a few years.


Harvard To Host First Asian-American Summit

Harvard Asian-American alumni from around the world are slated to fly to Cambridge this fall for the first-ever Harvard Asian American Alumni Summit, an event sponsored by the Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance.


POSTCARD: Disconnecting the Dots

I sat awkwardly, trying to think of an answer to a question I had now been asked one too many times: “How are you going to integrate your summer experience into your life at Harvard and beyond?”


POSTCARD: A History Lesson

The more I learn about Chile, the more I see that it is in many ways trapped by its past, and that history can function as a barrier to progress.