Jeremy N. Smith

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The Long and the Short of It

There are two ways of looking at the world: the long view and the short view. In the long view,


What Would Juliet Do?

What if Abby from "Dear Abby" married Cliff from Cliff's Notes? What if somebody spiked Chicken Soup for the Soul


What Thoreau Don't Know

Near the beginning of Walden , Thoreau writes that "it would be some advantage to live in a primitive and


Alas, Poor Trapper Keeper

In thirty years, more or less, we will be the age our parents are now. We will have children. These


Just Say Uh-Oh to Drug Testing

Drug testing in the workplace is a bad idea, and it isn't hard to see why. America's legal work force


Psst! Let's Talk Postmodernism

Some of my best friends are scientists. Naturally, I take this is as an opportunity to settle the grand issues


Chatting With Our Brightest

"Are you really smart or really rich?" strangers ask when I tell them I go to Harvard. Last week's grade

U-Hall Takeover: Take 2

When Dean of Students Archie C. Epps III retired after last semester, Harvard announced his administrative position would go with

Lamont Officials Take Playboy Out of the Closet

Reading it for the articles just got a little easier. Playboy Magazine joined Time, Sports Illustrated and Esquire among the