Perhaps not since the Puritan era has Harvard assumed such a posture of authority over the beliefs and associations of its students.
I n the third book of his Confessions, Augustine offers a penetrating observation on the nature of compassion. He writes,
The staff's endorsement conveys its confusion both as to the facts of this election and the role of the Undergraduate
D r. Henry Jones (a k a Sean Connery) had a point in "Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade" when he
C arl Reiner just couldn't believe that Mel Brooks was 2000 years old. In the pair's famous 1960s comedy routine,
O n Friday night, we marked a holiday that almost always manages to pass without comment. Every kid loves Halloween,
New Yorkers have never been more bored with politics. Love him or hate him (and indeed, most New Yorkers revel
A ristotle urges us to remember that "one swallow does not make a summer," and this is surely sage advice.
Moses has been elected vice-president of the National Riffle Association (NRA), and his career move has significantly disrupted my peace
"Did he smile his work to see?" -William Blake, "Tyger" People were not happy with Tiger Woods. Three weeks ago,
Writing in 1807, William Wordsworth caught a glimpse of the future in the making. In one of his most celebrated
Without terribly much fanfare, one of the dozen-or-so most powerful people in America came to Harvard this past week. The
Luke Skywalker: "My uncle says he's dead." Obi-Wan Kenobi: "Oh, he's not dead; not yet." I was without a doubt
My mother, like almost every other mother alive today, still remembers exactly where she was when she heard. She was