Crimson staff writer
Laura E. Hatt
Wedding Bells Class of 2018
These five couples in the Class of 2018 are tying the knot.
To be honest, it’s probably not accurate to call them the “most” interesting. At the risk of being maudlin, sorting through your thoughtful and many, many nominations made us wonder if every senior couldn’t be somewhere on this list.
Laura Goes To IHOP
Heat and fluorescence and red-blue-yellow cleanliness spilled out across the sidewalk in a broad half-moon. IHOP glowed with silent vulgarity.
Meg G. Panetta
Meg G. Panetta ’17 is a gentle soul. Her voice is very quiet. “I was a strange little kid,” she says. “I feel like most people are.”
Thanks, Sorry, I Have To Go
It is 2 a.m. in Cannes and I am alone on a dark boardwalk. Well—not alone.
Nancy F. Cott
Cott is one of the country’s leading gender historians, and she’s spent the last half-century researching, documenting, and testifying against gender-based injustice.
Building a Field of Dreams: Henry Louis Gates Jr. and the Afro-American Studies Department
When Department Chair Nathan I. Huggins died in December of 1989, it looked like the end of Afro-American Studies at Harvard.
LBJ Wants Your GPA: The Vietnam Exam
In 1965, a college education was no longer a get-out-of-jail free card for the Vietnam War.
I approach the bar and sit next to an older man with an empty bowl. “What’s in the New England clam chowder?” I ask him. “Blood. Sweat. Clams,” says the man, with a thousand-yard stare.