Samuel J. Rascoff

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Share Crimson Cash

"Welcome to SUNY Cambridge," reads the sign that might as well greet Harvard students at the entrance to the new,


A Tale Of Two Israels

The assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a rightwing extremist was not intended as a symbolic act. Yigal

Reflecting on a Hero's Death

P rime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel is buried today in the hills of Jerusalem. He was born in Jerusalem


West 'Brackets' Morality

I suppose there are those out there who found Professor Cornel West's apology for his participation in the Million Man


Moral Certitude Isn't Easy

John Paul II did not need to stage a Million Man March in order to solidify his claim to spiritual

Post-Partisan George

In politics, as in poetry, tone is fundamental. Citizens expect their governments not only to govern, but to do so


Why Do We Point To Arabs?

It will be some time before federal authorities determine conclusively who was responsible for Wednesday afternoon's gruesome bombing at the


Foreign Policy, At Last

Conoco's decision this week to cancel a potentially lucrative oil deal with Iran bodes well for American business and American


Peninsula Fails Its Audience

There is much to say for the idea of a campus conservative journal. Sanctimonious liberal hypocrisy still prevents Harvard from


Trying to Teach Creativity

Call me a philistine, a Cambridge Newt-onian. I am upset by the headline in last week's Crimson which announced that


Justice On Trial

Leafing through the Babylonian Talmud recently--you know, that famously racist, sexist and God only knows what else Aramaic magnum opus


Losing Life's Game

Curtis Gates is getting sentimental. The "athlete of the decade" at his inner-city high school, he once dreamed of becoming


What Dewey Read?

Those of you who are particularly attached to the Dewey Decimal System should stop reading here. Now then, for those

A Latter Day Prophet

The first thing one remembers about Yeshayahu Leibovitz is his magnificent vigor. Well into his tenth decade, one could spot


Algiers On Battle St.

Swept away as we are by recent events in Haiti and Cuba, we risk forgetting that American foreign policy is