The Ivy and the Occult

  Harvard’s history with the Supernatural   By CHIDAMBARAM “CID” THILLAIRAJAH   Harvard is old. Properly old in a way that very few places in this country are. Three hundred and eighty three years is plenty of time for all manner of strange things to happen. The occasional macabre event is bound to occur from time to time, adding to the ever-growing body of stories told late at night by overworked students. Occasionally a strange and ill-advised field of study rises briefly to the forefront of the cultural zeitgeist, resulting in researchers conducting experiments that attempt to test for the …

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