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The Matchmakers of Harvard Magazine

“I like the idea of personal ads, because that is exactly what they are — they’re personal,” says celebrity matchmaker Bonnie Winston, who has placed ads in Harvard Magazine since the late 2000s. “It’s a very good way for me to find quality bachelors and bachelorettes to match my clients up with."

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The Harvard-NEC program is a five-year dual degree program that allows a student to earn a bachelor’s degree at Harvard and a master’s of music at the New England Conservatory.

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Balancing Acts: Coordination Difficulties in Harvard's Music Dual Degree Programs

Though dual enrollment students value the opportunity to combine studying music with their other academic interests, they also cite issues with the structures of their programs. Students say that there are difficulties with coordinating schedules between the two schools, transportation costs and financial aid, and feeling socially disconnected.

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Chronicling ‘The Good Life’

Despite the way it is often discussed, the study hasn’t always been so focused on happiness. In fact, the goals, methods, and analysis of the research that form the history of the study have varied dramatically, from defining the “normal” man and justifying certain “breeding” practices to understanding the causes of delinquency.

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In 2008, the Department of Homeland Security implemented the STEM Optional Practical Training extension program, a policy that allows international students who graduate from U.S. universities with degrees in an approved science, technology, engineering, or math field to remain in America for three years instead of one after graduation.

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Optional Practical Training, But A Compelled Concentration Choice

“If it wasn’t for the STEM OPT and I didn’t have to worry about work visas or anything at all, I would have done Hist and Lit or History and done a secondary in something else,” Sunshine Chen ’27 says. Instead, she is considering adding Economics as a double concentration.

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The ‘Wild West’ of Aging Research

Aging research helps people age more gracefully as lifespans increase globally, but in anti-aging research, which looks into extending the human lifespan, a slew of other problems arise.

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Buildings Come ALivE at GSD

The Adaptive Living Environments project was the first time that Bechthold collaborated with bioengineers, a perspective that allowed the team to approach problems backward.

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The Caffeine Comeback: Cabot Café Poised to Open Despite Administrative Challenges

Run by undergraduates and open until 1 a.m. Saturday through Thursday, Cabot Café is a centerpiece of undergraduate life in the Radcliffe Quadrangle. This year, however, the cafe has yet to open.

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Cabot Cafe

Cabot Cafe is a centerpiece of undergraduate life in the Radcliffe Quadrangle. Nestled in the basement of Cabot House, it is staffed and run by undergraduates and open until 1 a.m. Saturday through Thursday, making it a perfect late-night study or hangout spot.

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Taylor Swift: Harvard’s Version

“We are lucky enough to be living in a time when one of our major artists is also one of the most famous people on the planet,” Burt says. “Why would you not have a course on that?”

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The principle of time banks is straightforward: you complete a task for someone, and the number of hours it took to complete the task is deposited into your account. You can then “cash in” those hours whenever you want for a task someone else is offering.

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