While You Were Away
17 Mayor Dies
Cambridge Mayor Leonard J. Russell, 52, died June 13 after a long bout with cancer. Russell, a city councilor for 10 years before his election to the higher office in 1983, was the first Cambridge mayor ever to die in office.
The mayoralcy passed to Francis H. Duehay '55, another city councillor, and Alfred W. LaRosa was elected to fill the remainder of Russell's city council term.
19 Pink Elephants
Lost? Confused? In need of guidance? To aide the crowds that mill around Harvard every day, Cambridge has constructed its answer to the Johnston Gate Guardhouse: a Disneyland-style information booth in the heart of Harvard Square. The $35,000 pink and blue structure, funded and operated by a non-profit group called Cambridge Discovery, is primarily aimed at helping tourists with their information needs.
20 Moving Up?
The Reagan Administration raided the Kennedy School of Government, appointing two prominent scholars to government posts. Dean of the K-School Graham T. Allison '62 was named special advisor to Caspar W. Weinberger '38 and Assistant Professor of Public Policy William Kristol '73 was selected by Secretary of Education William J. Bennett to a top advisory post.
Harvard Benefactor Pforzheimer Dies at 89Carl H. Pforzheimer Jr. '28, one of Harvard's most prominent benefactors and head of a family renowned for three generations
Faculty Debate How To Best Use Bully PulpitAfter the selection of Lawrence H. Summers to be Harvard's next President, professors on the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
South AfricaPRINCETON, N.J.--Princeton University will seek to enroll Black South African students and plans to hold seminars on issues relating to
A Conflicted RelationshipAt a speech at the Institute of Politics (IOP) in 1985, South African Bishop and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond
A Moment of CrisisI N THE WAKE of several successes this year, divestment activists at Harvard face a perilous crossroads. The movement is
Anti-Apartheid VictoryB LACK SOUTH AFRICANS under the guns of the apartheid regime would be glad to hear that apartheid agent Abe