One Weekend, Three States

One Weekend, Three States Harvard Track & Field Competes Across the Country By ELIZABETH GUMMER   This past weekend the Harvard track and field team competed in four meets, split across the country over Texas, North Carolina, and Lowell, Massachusetts. Sending 32 members to Austin for the Texas Relays track meet, the cohort came away with a few personal bests and many sunburns under the Texan sun. The Crimson had just returned 3 days earlier, from their week long spring break training trip in Houston, when they headed back south on Wednesday. Kicking off the competition Thursday evening, 400 meter …

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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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A Muzungu Among Ugandans

My summer eating, traveling, and finding true love in the Pearl of Africa. How do I even begin to describe life in Uganda? I guess I could try describing it the way books do: Uganda is incredibly diverse in terms of people and of geography. Uganda is home to sixty-five indigenous communities and boasts a landscape as varied as the stereotypical African savannah; rife with lions and other wildlife, with rainforests and swamps. And then there’s the pessimistic perspective: Uganda’s equally known for its diversity of problems, from poverty to AIDS to corruption. But after spending nine weeks in Masaka, …

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