Burton F. Jablin

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Banging the Drum Slowly

Last Saturday's overtime victory by the men's basketball team over Princeton was hard-fought and very, very close. So close, in

An Athletic Demotion

Harvard athletic officials this week criticized last week's vote by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to demote the football

Troubles in Toyland

The Santas we see on corners and in department stores are apocryphal. Many are quite up front about their imposter

Harvard Says No

Harvard and the State Department are at odds over a recent State Department request that universities reveal information to the


The spirit of the Harvard-Yale rivalry pervades both college campuses during the week before The Game. Of course, football is

'There Is No Animus Here'

From time to time, this space has been devoted to idle speculation on what it would be like to be

Baseball on the Gridiron

The days are getting shorter; the leaves are fast falling from the trees; it's colder outside; and stores are already

Holding On For Dear Life

Here are the facts: What: A double-racing wooden roller coaster with the world's longest vertical drop--147 feet. Where: An amusement

Wednesday at the White House

P RESIDENT REAGAN did not go horseback riding in the Virginia countryside last week, signaling that something was very wrong