Emma M. Lind

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Rethink TFA

The truth is, TFA teachers within their two-year corps commitment window do not, by and large, have tangible positive impacts on their classrooms. The natural extension is that if you join TFA, you will most likely have a neutral or negative impact on the academic gains of the students that you teach.



As storm clouds roll across the sky, I gesture wildly at the front of my classroom, mimicking the smooth rise and fall of a Gaussian curve with my flailing arms.


Last week, I went to Widener to retrieve an essay for my tutorial and found myself (a displaced history and

The Great Divide

Inequalities in American public schools indicate one of our nation’s greatest failings. The massively disparate educational opportunities available to children

I ? NY

Come June, hordes of Harvard students and recent graduates will descend upon New York City. Their reasons for settling there

The Right To Choose (and to Protest)

While Harvard’s Class of 2009 issued a collective “Huh?” on Tuesday when it was announced that television personality Matt Lauer

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Housing Day

Winthrop House

As Housing Day approaches, FlyBy will serve as your personal rating agency with a complete rundown by a resident of

Annotations: Change of Place

A Sophomore Year Abroad? My study-abroad experience is currently a headache of deadlines, paperwork, and endless trips to the registrar.

Men Are Dogs

I’ve experienced few things more nerve-wracking than the minutes I spent awaiting the results of a rapid HIV test .

Hypocrisy on Tap

The most exciting event since the expedition of Lewis and Clark recently hit the state of Oregon. Sam Adams—the openly


Emma M. Lind ’09 Editorial chair emeritus Forced to lower its dues because of the financial crisis, the Porcellian Club

Total Request Lived

On Sunday, MTV’s Total Request Live issued its swan song, and I wasn’t listening. Dubbed TRL by its hordes of

Demise of the Prize?

It’s no surprise that the Swedish Academy awarded this year’s Nobel Prize for literature to a Frenchman, Jean-Marie Gustave Le

Simple is Best in Postcolonial

Against all odds, I found my literary heaven in Jamaica, England, and India on an all-American road trip. I normally

Hearing a Culture of Silence

Flying from the United States to West Africa and back is surprisingly easy if you’re lucky enough to have the