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Updike does death, R. Crumb does God, Vanity Fair does Proust
Trying to reach as broad a range of tastes and pocketbooks as possible, we this year scavenged everything from the front pages of the Onion to R. Crumb's genesis, to valedictory Updike. Stuff to read, stuff to look at, glossy pages and matte. Remember
Gift books to savor
| December 11, 2009
The road not taken
Shooting Star , by Steven Deitz, got its title from a Bob Dylan lyric that speaks of poignant regret.
A brief encounter in Trinity’s Shooting Star
| October 30, 2009
Guys just start dancing, and gals — no matter how many women's-studies classes they took in college — have to counter with appropriate reflexes.
It takes two to tango, but apparently only one to lead a good Lindy Hop
CHRIS FARAONE AND SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| November 05, 2008
Ideas and optimism, plus more reports!
Last Friday, at the annual GrowSmart summit held at the Augusta Civic Center, more than 500 people checked in on Maine’s progress.
| October 16, 2008
Graphic novels are an acquired taste.
People’s history in graphic format
| July 01, 2008
Eating bugs can help a troubled planet
So why the Western taboo?
| October 31, 2007
Things haven’t been going well as of late for Needham-based chronic-pain specialist Dr. Joseph Zolot.
The DEA’s bad-faith war on pain doctors
| September 26, 2007
Why the Imus cave-in is bad for free speech, radio, and the whole society
I was never a fan of Don Imus.
| April 19, 2007
Exchange student challenges the high cost of textbooks
When he encounters an injustice — no matter how small — Dustin “Dusty” Pfundheller takes action. Pfundheller, 20, arrived at Rhode Island College this fall on an exchange program from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls.
Straight outta Wisconsin
| December 29, 2006
Remember that South Park episode where Cartman froze himself for 600 years so he wouldn’t have to wait for the release of the new version of Nintendo Wii?
Sports blotter: "It's in the game" edition
| December 06, 2006
The Summers putsch goes awry
The Harvard presidential putsch, engineered by a minority faction of the Arts and Sciences faculty, may yet fail to accomplish the second half of its goal: to determine Lawrence Summers’s replacement.
| March 16, 2006
There’s one word that Philip Altbach really wants you to understand: massification .
Boston College’s Philip Altbach offers five ways to keep Massachusetts on top in higher education
RICCO VILLANUEVA SIASOCO
| January 25, 2006
With Boston bursting at the seams with colleges and conservatories, music knowledge can get you quite far in this town.
Wayne brings his wax to school; a VFW house party
| January 23, 2006
Live Fast, Die Young celebrates Rebel’s 50th
| October 24, 2005
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