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Ira E. Stoll

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Open Letter of Dissent

We, as Crimson alumni, are writing in support of Harvard's Jewish community and the many others at Harvard who believe in the state of Israel’s right to exist, and to express our dismay at the current editorial direction of The Harvard Crimson, an institution to which we have all been devoted.


To the Editor: In Response to ‘In Support of Boycott, Divest, Sanctions and a Free Palestine’

In general I think the content of the Crimson should be up to undergraduates not alumni, and in the almost 30 years since I was president this is the first time I can remember that I am furious enough to write with a complaint.


In-Your-Face and On the Right

Barrels of ink have already been spilled by and about self-described "arch right-winger" Robert K. Wasinger'94. He's been variously attacked


A Parting Shot: The Moral Sense at Harvard

I was, when I was younger, a Boy Scout. The program appealed to me because it involved chopping down trees,


Justice Dept., MIT Settle Antitrust Suit

The Justice Department and MIT have settled an antitrust suit charging the institute with joining the eight Ivy League universities


Revel in Violence

The staff takes Harvard to task for being excessively concerned about its image. I disagree. Harvard ought to be concerned


New Book on Conant Questions His Stand On Academic Freedom

A new biography of James Bryant Conant '13 suggests the Harvard president at times caved in to anti-Communist hysteria after


Risky Business

P resident Neil L. Rudenstine released his plan for Harvard's future in October, and it landed with a thud. The


The Fall (and Foliage) of Cambridge

I t's autumn. That may seem obvious, but it's less evident than you might think. In fact, the average Harvard


Serve Yourself

H ooray for self-service! Harvard Dining Service's new self-service pilot program, where students take their own portions of the food