Z. SAMUEL Podolsky

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Timely Details?

The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston is showing a fascinating and disturbing new photography exhibit--one whose poignancy and

Father of Necessity

English concentrators will tell you that one of the most attractive features of Harvard’s English department is that it boasts


It's All Greek to Stallings

It may seem odd that A.E. Stallings, who by many accounts is one of America’s best young poets, resides in

Terrorism is Terrorism

After the Sept. 11 massacre, President George W. Bush assured his outraged nation that the United States’ government would not

Visual Arts

Books Worth a Thousand Pictures

The thoroughly hackneyed apothegm “never judge a book by its cover” takes on a whole new meaning in the artwork


Hard Core

These days, criticism of Harvard’s Core Curriculum seems to be the vogue on campus. Unfortunately, most of the complaints regarding


Life After Death

On August 25, 2001, a late summer night with only the slightest chill hinting at the impending autumn, one of


The Rap on West

By now, the feud between Harvard President Lawrence H. Summers and Fletcher University Professor Cornel R. West ’74 has become


A Modest Proposal

Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, students and faculty, alumni and parents, lend me your ears, for I have come


No Beer, No Work

The “Pub” (as I will refer it) is a subterranean enclave unremarkable in nearly every respect, offering an entirely un-unique


A Red Herring?

Since Kenan Professor of Government Harvey C. Mansfield ’53 made his notorious comments last spring, grade inflation at Harvard has

A Meeting of Presidents

German Pres. Visits Harvard, Bestows Awards

German President Johannes Rau made a quick swing through Harvard yesterday, meeting with President Lawrence H. Summers and presenting high

Mayorial Laughter

Mayors Call For Cooperation

Friction and miscommunication between federal agencies and city authorities makes it more difficult for local governments to respond to potential

Environmentalists Seek Campus Unity

Members of the Harvard community discusssed what they see as the apathetic attitude toward environmentalism on campus in a discussion

Visual Arts

Nest Not Best

If Harvard Square has struck you as a bit strange, a bit different or a bit off in the waning