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Alec P. Kahn

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Hungry for Manna from Heaven

We wanted answers about where to find spiritual orientation for ourselves and for others like us — those who aren’t exactly sure what they’re looking for, or if they’re even looking.

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What Are Sports? An Intrepid FM Reporter Inquires

"Players circle the stick without a second thought. But I see you, stick. Your wood is scuffed with the markings of love and life, beauty and pain, paint worn along the edges. Some days, I am you. And others, sadly, I am the player. As I face the rink, a single tear rolls down my rosy cheek."

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Harvard Underground

“I think the argument of this class is that way more people made Harvard ‘Harvard’ than just the guys in the starch suits in the 1886 photographs,” Nowak explains.


“Totally Random” GenEd Lottery Questionnaire

Have you ever looked into the sky on a Tuesday afternoon and fallen out of existence, because the universe is SO BIG and you are just so, so small?

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A Writer on the Water

“If you're a writer,” Boyne asks, “how can you be authentic by just really relaxing into your own personal comfort zone?”

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Around Town

The First Amendment in Permanent Ink

Considering the hustle and bustle of the convention, it’s hard to believe that as recently as 2000, creating body art of any kind was illegal in the state of Massachusetts.