A Look into the Arts

BY MICHAEL LUO A selected preview of happenings near Harvard. An Evening with Champions September 19 at 8:00pm & September 20 at 7:00pm Bright Hockey Arena www.aneveningwithchampions.org An exhibition of champion figure skaters for the purpose of fighting cancer. Student-run and non-profit, this showing of world-class figure skaters “is motivated to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund as they seek new methods of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.” This year’s show includes 2-time Olympian Johnny Weir, 2014 Olympians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, 2-time US Champion Alissa Czisny, and many others. Watch beautiful people dance on ice …






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Campuses Past

BY ANDREW LIN A brief recitation of the history and development of the American college campus. With the conclusion of another summer, scores of fresh-faced new freshmen and grizzled veteran upperclassmen are now streaming through the variegated buildings, green spaces, and common areas of Harvard’s various educational domains. The basic portrait of these spaces, as conceived by students and the public alike, is one that seems almost archetypal: ivy-bedecked brick-and-marble Colonial and neo-Classical shrines to learning, with the occasional Richardsonian gem or concrete modernist edifice thrown into the mix. Amidst the hustle and bustle of choosing courses and extracurriculars (COMP …






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The Art of Loving Oneself Off-Campus

BY THEODORA K POWERS The hardships and benefits of alternative college housing So much attention is focused on the lives of Harvard students living within the boundaries and “safe houses” of Harvard campus. Their day-to-day struggles revolve around their studies, social life, and sleep: they can only pick two to focus on for their remaining years of study. On-campus residency is convenient and full of benefits; the school provides room and board, and the houses catalyze social interaction. There are friends and nemeses on every floor and a strong community for support and communication. Outside of the houses, but still …






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