Indy on Ince

BY MILLY WANG One night with champions. The 44th annual An Evening with Champions ice skating show was held this past weekend, on Friday September 19th and Saturday September 20th, at the Bright Hockey Arena in Allston, Massachusetts. The money raised from this annual event goes to the Jimmy Fund, which is the fundraising arm of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, to help support the development of new ways of diagnosing, treating, preventing cancer. The very first An Evening with the Champions show took place in 1970, and started with an idea conceived by John Petkevich, a junior who lived in …






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Travel Tips

BY MILLY WANG How to get around successfully With summer and good weather coming to an end, I thought that this would be a good opportunity to reflect back on those sunny days and all the travelling, in various different modes, that I had done! 1. Always wear good, comfortable shoes when walking Okay, well, if all you’re are going to do is walk a couple of meters outside to get in a car, walk a couple of meters after you get out of a car, and sit for the rest of the time, then it wouldn’t really matter what …






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YardFest 2014

BY MILLY WANG An interview with College Events Board Harvard’s annual campus-wide spring event, YardFest, took place last Sunday, April 13th, 2014, from 5:00pm to 8:30pm. This event featured two opening bands selected via the annual Battle for YardFest competition hosted earlier on March 28th, a featured singer — Janelle Monae, several long, self-serve food tables to accommodate the flow of students, a couple ice cream desert booths scattered all over Tercentenary Theater, and drink stands. This year’s meal consisted of vegetable burgers, pulled pork burgers, potato salads, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and a variety of fruits. Interestingly, peaches and …






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Big Minds, Big Thoughts

BY MILLY WANG Harvard Thinks Big inspires once again. Each year, the Harvard College Events Board organizes an evening event where six faculty members are invited to share their ideas and research with the Harvard undergraduate community in only ten short minutes. This annual event occurred on Wednesday February 5th – a night of heavy snowfall, which could have explained the fewer than usual members in attendance. But despite the slightly sparser numbers in attendance, this year’s Harvard Thinks Big event was just as action-packed and inspiring as the years past. With a lineup of professors and lecturers ranging from …






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The Art of Transnational Cinema

BY MILLY WANG A Conversation with Ang Lee and James Schamus. On Friday, October 25th, The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies in collaboration with the CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for Sinology, Harvard Film Archive, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Harvard University, and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office invited Ang Lee and James Schamus to a symposium at the Sackler Museum focused on Lee’s numerous cinematic works ranging from his first renowned success with Pushing Hands (1992) to his latest blockbuster hit, The Life of Pi (2012). Lee is well known as the first person of Asian heritage to …






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To Keep from Sp-Oiling

BY MILLY WANG A Norwegian how-to for avoiding the oil curse. On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013, His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, gave a public address at the Institute of Politics on Norway’s economic success at avoiding “the Oil Curse.” Stoltenberg has served two terms as the Prime Minister and has a background in economics and finance, having worked as a lecturer in economics at the University of Oslo from 1989 to 1990 and as the Minister of Finance from 1996 to 1997. He is a strong supporter of the United Nations and believes …






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