Dan E. Markel

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An Alternative Class Day Address

The following speech will not be delivered at a Class Day ceremony any time soon... F ellow Graduates, today's address


Atilla and Me

The three strikes proposal needs to be reconsidered. Governor William F. Weld '66 has always had sharp political instincts, but


Filling Up the Core

Harvard's vaunted core could use some Great Books. Like the majority of students in The Crimson's poll last week, I'm


'Getting to Yes' Redux

Two years ago this month, my first piece for The Crimson appeared. It was an editorial entitled "Getting to Yes:

Himmelfarb Pushes Post-structuralism Into the Abyss

On Looking into the Abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society by Gertrude Himmelfarb Knopf $23.00 192 pp. E very

Reading Between the CUE Guide Lines

An Open Memo To: Undergrads, Members of the Committee on Undergraduate Education (CUE), Dean for Undergraduate Education Lawrence Buell From:

No Flowers for Rushdie

T oday is Valentine's Day. It does not appear marked in either my Filofax or my calendar from the United

Educating Harvard

I 'm nearing the end of my sophomore year now and like some others, I wonder if Harvard thinks we're

The Soft Scourge of Sacrifice

P anic is in the air, fueled by too much talk about sacrifice, the S-word here in the Land of

Boring, But Still Free

A funny thing happened last month when I went home for intersession. It occurred to me that the news in

Can We Call You Al?

I don't know about you but I'm tired of this professor crap. Day in, day out, we have to call

An Open Letter to Bill Clinton

Dear Bill, Now that the election is over, the feeling of What next? is certainly lodged on your mind. During

MBA Student Allegedly Rigs B-School Club Vote

Harvard Business School officials are currently investigating a student's alleged attempt to rig the elections of the school's prestigious Finance

Sex at Harvard: Getting to Yes

S EX. Everybody wants it, but nobody at Harvard knows how to get it. Historically, sex at Harvard has been