Robert S Samuels

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Where I Learned

At a school known best for and, in large part ruled by, academics, the most enriching learning experiences of an undergraduate’s career can often come in a different place entirely.

The Reason I Wrote

Often times, things turn out exactly as planned. But sometimes, the unexpected or, to paraphrase Vin Scully, the impossible happens. The hero becomes the goat, or the goat the hero; the heavily-favored defending champion allows 29 unanswered points in the fourth quarter and, inexplicably, loses.

Froyo Throwdown: A Case for J.P. Licks

America, you steely-eyed beauty, nothing better captures your greatness than the city of Boston. And there’s no frozen yogurt establishment in Beantown quite like our very own J.P. Licks.

University President Drew G. Faust (center) congratulates Harvard University Police Department officer Michael Rea for distinguished service during the week of the Boston Marathon bombings at a ceremony on Monday. Another honoree, HUPD officer Ryan J. Stanton (second from right), reacts after receiving a medal of valor.

Nineteen Football Players Earn All-Ivy Honors

Though the Harvard football team didn’t capture the Ivy League title, a number of players will be bringing home some ...