Arianne R. Cohen

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Hamsters? What Hamsters?

The Handbook for Students’ policy on student pets is succinct: “No student may keep an animal in a building owned

Speechless in Shushland

George W. Bush and Tony Blair are working hard to convince the Iraqis that their new occupiers are not occupiers

Sandstorms and Sandy Beaches

Last week, the simultaneous start of the war and Spring Break left many feeling uneasy. As the last classes met

Cambridge Needs a Giant Lava Lamp

The citizens of Soap Lake, Wash. have found the solution to their economic woes: a Giant Lava Lamp. The tiny


The Thesis Club

I have just founded yet another Harvard group: Ari’s Thesis Club (ATC). My thesis-deprived friends thought we were kidding. “Wait,


The V-Day Dialogues

A few weeks ago, I announced our Valentine’s Day plans to my boyfriend: we were going to throw a party.


An Office of One's Own

Academia is difficult when one is utterly unprepared. Thus, the need for a place to do work. Finding this place


The Buzz on Fair Trade Coffee

Before college, I didn’t drink coffee. I found the brown brew to be an unconvincing substitute for the sweet creamy


'Little Natalie': A Poster Fetus for Intimidation

The elevator opened on my floor, revealing the bulletin board. “Welcome to Sonia and Paul’s 7/8!” This was normal. It


Fostering Parenthood at Harvard

Freshman year, I visited my roommate’s home in Quincy, Mass. I hung out with her family, talked to Katie until


Must-Flee TV

My annual winter slump is about to arrive. It is timed perfectly to correlate with the due date of my


World's Greatest University, World's Worst Teachers

I have stumbled upon a dirty secret: our teachers need teaching lessons. Except it’s not a well-kept secret, because I


Pythons and Rats

The signs of senior year are everywhere. Campus is a sea of young faces I don’t recognize, the first-years look


Applying Ourselves

This year’s overwhelming dread of fall move-in came in late July. It wasn’t Harvard I feared—who can wait to return


Where Are My Inflated Grades?

Fall semester course reports are now available, once again proving that Harvard doesn’t have a “grade inflation problem.” A small