Adam A. Sofen

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Thomas’ Letter Mischaracterizes Debate

To the editors: For Professor of Latin and Greek Richard F. Thomas to imply that Frankfurter Professor of Law Alan

Cornel West's Low Blow

Is Cornel West a bigot? Depends on whose standards you’re using. A professional victimologist would immediately red-pencil a statement like

Coming Out to What?

To the editors: I told my parents I was gay in the ninth grade—which made for a scared fourteen-year-old and

The Ghosts in The Walls

As colleges confront a new century, many of their leaders have proclaimed distance learning the wave of the future. Last

Listen to Yo' Mama: Ghartey-Tagoe Wants Seniors To Stop, Smile and Say Hello

By now, many seniors recognize the name of their new first class marshal, Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe '01, who was chosen

Religion and Politics

This has been a banner week for American Jews. When Al Gore '69 announced Tuesday that he had selected Connecticut

Navigating the Perils of an Upperclass Romance

In ninth grade, I had a crush on my high school's entire senior class. The seniors I knew were so

A White Elephant By the Bay

SAN FRANCISCO--As Widener Library slumbers in the dimness of a year-long renovation, the new San Francisco Public Library shines in

The Names in the News

B. J. Averell '02 Sophomore B. J. Averell can teach would-be activists a thing or two about standing up to