Nathan J. Heller

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Seeing Red

In a city like Cambridge, red areas aren’t about home cooking, gun-toting and moral values-loving. Red Cambridge means hammers, anvils

Harvard Bucks Trend of Fewer Foreign Students

The number of international students enrolled at U.S. universities nationwide has declined for the first time since 1972, a recent

Government Rep Touts Visa Gains

Visa problems prevented six students—four fewer than last year—from making it to Cambridge in time for enrollment this semester, according

Film Review

Directed by Peter Chelsom Miramax Films Director Peter Chelsom’s new movie, Shall We Dance?, has a dance card full

Ig Nobel Awards Take Sanders

As students, scientists and enthusiasts filed into Sanders Theatre last night for the Ig Nobel award ceremony—“honoring achievements that first

Student Visa Delays Decline

Nine members of Harvard’s international community still have not arrived in Cambridge because of visa delays. But officials in the

Sen Sets Sights On World Poverty

This afternoon, new graduates of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government will be sent into their public-service careers with guidance from

Students Hit the Sheets ‘Animal House’ Style

One of University’s most idiosyncratic social trends from the late 1970s took a cue from Harvard stereotypes of Dartmouth frat

'Poon to Pulitzer, Updike Runs On

John H. Limpert ’55 wrote for The Harvard Lampoon, a semi-secret Sorrento Square social organization that occasionally used to publish

Foreign Scholars Hindered

All Harvard applicants are accustomed to waiting by mailboxes, but long after receiving his acceptance letter, Kooi L. Pang was

Harvard’s Man Wades Through Washington

Kevin Casey, Harvard’s senior director of federal and state relations, speaks in a tense barrage of language, as though disastrously

Libraries Juggle Privacy Issues

What may be one of the most important pieces of paper installed in the Harvard University Library over the past

For Science, Red Tape Follows Greenbacks

It’s a warm October evening in Washington, D.C., and some of the nation’s top biological researchers mingle in the ballroom

Harvard Grapples With Patriot Act

Late last month, University President Lawrence H. Summers sent two letters to Washington. One was addressed to U.S. Secretary of

Education Secretary Calls for Equality

The U.S. education secretary identified education equity as the remaining front of the civil rights battle and cast his own