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Talia H. Kahan

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The Scoop

Half a Million Fish

After the museum processes its newest donation, the collection will include half a million skeletons of three-spined stickleback fish alone. Now, the Harvard Ichthyology collection at the MCZ is in the middle of a year-long process to curate and catalog these fish that, once completed, will help inform ichthyology and evolutionary research at large.

Wintersession Boat
The Scoop

‘More Tools, Less Books’: How 12 Students Built a Boat In Near Silence

Over this year's wintersession, 12 students undertook a two-week-long project to build a honryōsen, a type of Japanese flat-bottomed river skiff, in the basement of CGIS South.

Hide Your Wealth!

How to Hide Your Wealth: A Guide to Cosplaying as a Commoner

For those of you who share a last name with a hall or house on campus, change your Instagram handle from your first and last name to your first and middle. And, of course, have your roommates sign nondisclosure agreements.

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Student Life

Need a Friend? Meet Jay M. Judge

“I got the idea that if there are other people like me, I could create a way to find them and talk to them.”

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Christopher Nowinski on Concussions

Part of the reason Nowinski cares about this advocacy is that he did not receive adequate education about concussions when he was younger. “I had likely been getting concussions throughout my whole athletics career, I had just never said anything because I didn’t think that the symptoms were worth mentioning,”