Thomas B. Cotton

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Remembering Greatness in Full

Pedestrian lists of the "Century's Greatest" are all the rage these days, but yesterday we celebrated truly the greatest man

Editorial Notebook: All Glory to the Golfers

If you paid undue attention to your classes last week, you unfortunately neglected the greatest event in sports: the Ryder


In my years at Harvard, I have been called many things, few of them pleasant. If you think I have


Repoliticizing Politics (and Sex)

Regardless of personal or partisan opinion, one must admit that President Clinton has fostered a "national dialogue" superbly. Talk shows


Liberals Phone Home

The small things in life often matter most, for they lack the frivolous and the superfluous that can obscure the


Defining Diversity Down

Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis '68, made a most peculiar statement in The Crimson last Friday (March 13)


Compassion Gets the Trophy

ESPN recently launched a new venture in cable television, the Classic Sports Network (CSN). The premise of CSN seems strikingly


One Cheer for Apathy

Walter Rathenau called the great wave of humanity that is each generation "the vertical invasion of the barbarians." Every 20

The Lesson of Lewinsky

Bill Clinton's latest imbroglio carries a valuable lesson in self-government. This lesson speaks to the fundamental presumption of democratic self-government,

Gridiron Honor

S ince my thesis writing was less than prodigious this past fall, I spent last week at Harvard while my


No Reason to Complain

I t's amazing how much influence the annual college rankings from U.S. News and World Report have. Last year, Harvard

Promises and Covenants

Men are simple creatures. It doesn't take much to please us. The problem is women. How does an utterly simple


Socratic Drinking

W e often forget that Socrates was more than a philosopher. He was also an honored warrior and a prolific

A Message From Your Personal Shopper

E xcluding presidential elections, legislative redistricting is undoubtedly the most important event in American politics. If state legislators work diligently

Keep Tasty, Add Others

The staff is correct to be concerned about the future of The Tasty. It has many loyal patrons, and its