Joshua A. Kaufman

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On the Brink

Then, on August 6, 1945, an American aircraft dropped an atomic bomb...on the city of Hiroshima. --A History of the


Toward A More Perfect Union

New York magazine wins the contest for stupidest headline of the week: "Is Israel Still Good for the Jews?" The


Hitting The Bricks

The bricks of Harvard Square hold a certain allure. They more resemble the color of the rich earth than does


The Thesis

You don't even have to use The Word anymore. Just ask the usual, "How's it going?" and you'll get the


A Game for the Leisure Class

The official date of completion is April 30. But already one can see elements of finality in the beautiful new

Viva La Crossword

Earlier this week, the Postal Service dedicated an array of new stamps to "celebrate the century" in yet another nationwide

To Write

F or this, the final issue of The Crimson published under the 124th Guard, I would like to offer some

Berkowitz v. Harvard

R emember Bonnie Honig? She was the associate professor of government who's tenure denial last spring by President Neil L.


Committee Declasse

"L adies and gentlemen, I am honored to be able to present this year's Class Day speaker. Born in Lexington,


In Memoriam: Isaiah Berlin

W hen I read last week of the passing of Isaiah Berlin, the British philosopher, I instantly thought of a


We were especially pleased to have our veritas -embossed press pass last week for the official Jiang visit. Otherwise, we


It's a Tab, Tab World

M arvin Kalb, the eminent critic of journalism and director of the Shorenstein Center on the Press, asked the best


Rhythm Of Life

Riding, riding, riding. Riding, riding, riding. Riding, riding, riding, crash. Just going along, on two wheels yet. Just going along

To a Runner, From the Charles

"J oin me, and don't breath so hard. I am with you if you just follow me. Come along downstream,

Cops Just Doing Their Jobs

The staff would like cops to enact nobly their virtuous civic functions while refraining from profanity and without threatening to