Madeleine S. Elfenbein

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Women Prefer Activist, Not Political, Approach

To the editors: Lia C. Larson’s Nov. 7 column “Attracted to Apathy” makes a good point about the gender imbalances

Old Rabbits Die Hard

Since the dawn of civilization, aspiring minds have been writing papers that read more or less like the following: The

Join the Club

Now that Harvard has buckled down and set its bureaucratic wheels whirring to take rape seriously, the administration is ready

Crimson Tide

After two-and-a-half years adjusting to the way things go around here, it is still a shock to pick up the

Hot and Heavy

I know that today, being Friday, April 4, is likely to be chill and wet, but I ask you to

Let's Do the Time Warp

Some mornings, as I sit in the dining hall gobbling my grits and cheese and dropping chunks on whatever campus

Harry Lewis and the News

Monday evening brought good news in the form of a personal e-mail from one Harry R. Lewis ( that reads


Fighting Words

In these troubled times, let us be thankful for House listservs, which are the Birthplace of Democracy. If you thought


Unjustified Outrage

To the editors: Boy, am I tired of The Crimson’s endless moralizing and trite commentary regarding Suzanne Pomey and Randy


Still Waiting on A Fair Deal

Last Thursday marked a quiet watershed in labor relations at Harvard University. After a delay of several weeks past the

Straight Talk on Sweatshops

The winter chill is beginning to pierce through our fleeces in fair Cambridge. Thousands of miles away in warmer climates,