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Julia E. Kete

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Fifteen Questions With Baratunde R. Thurston '99

Fifteen Minutes sat down with Baratunde R. Thurston ’99, author of How To Be Black, and a former news and photography editor of The Crimson. He is the digital director of The Onion and co-founder of “Jack and Jill Politics”.

Pinker, Conley, Sterritt Read 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie'

Professors Steven Pinker and Tom C. Conley and Dean D. E. Lorraine Sterritt read 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie' by Laura Numeroff.

Past Tense: Finding a Place

The Harvard Kennedy School was not always so proudly named. In the 1930s, Harvard considered the school more like an unidentified flying object that had inconveniently landed near the Yard—they just didn’t know what to do with it.

Jessica O. Matthews ’10 and Julia C. Silverman ’10

Jessica O. Matthews ’10 and Julia C. Silverman ’10, co-founders of Uncharted Play, Inc., are not engineers—they’re inventors.


Hey there Harvard! How was your summer? Wait, don’t tell me. Was it “awesome?” I’ll bet it was “short.” But was it also “crazy?” FM asked around for the words that best captured students’ summers. Bigger words were said more frequently than smaller words. Sometimes people even invented words, like “nature-y.” You get the idea.