Francis J. Connolly

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Of Chicken Little and Major Blizzards: The Show Must Go On

February 7, 1978. The sky was falling. Outside, the Blizzard of '78 was dumping 28 inches of snow on Cambridge

The Strike as History

The Crimson had originally planned to publish a special supplement this month to examine the events and outcomes of the

The Rites of Spring

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the police raid on student demonstrators occupying University Hall--an event that triggered the historic

Home to Roost

Swallows return to Capistrano, and pigeons come home to roost. Even lemmings find something of a home on the wrong

Updike Unloosed

S OMETHING HAPPENS when you stay too long in the suburbs. Those inclined to harshness see it as a kind

Appeasing Bakke

The Medical School's admissions process--for months a focus of debate over the extent of affirmative action procedures at the school--will

Remembrance of Things Past

It started with snow. Most years do; this one was just unusually cooperative. Snow filled January, floating softly through reading

A Moderate Success

O H, FOR THE DAYS when big business was so much fun. All those pleasant corporate execs used to caper

Part-Time Help Banned From Kitchens

A key part of the College's effort to isolate the current salmonella infection includes a moratorium on the hiring of

Aggressive Mediocrity

New York politicians have rarely been accused of promoting a rational discussion of important issues and critical choices, and this

It Happens Every Autumn

For almost a decade, each fall has witnessed the curious ritual of the University administration's attempt to entice undergraduates to

A Papal Surprise

George H. Williams, Hollis Professor of Divinity, was probably the only person in the country who wasn't surprised last week

A New York State of Mind

T O GET THERE you take the Southern State Parkway out of New York City, running east along the coast,

Everybody Seems to Love Ec 10

Time magazine likes to call it the "New Mood on Campus"; those of a less charitable bent might refer to

The Amazing 'Doctor K'

Henry Kissinger is tough to take before breakfast. Not surprising, really: bad news is most unsettling to an empty stomach,