Marina N. Bolotnikova

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Letter to the Editor

I am not among a minority but a silent majority of progressive Jews growing increasingly uneasy with Israel's administration.

Summer Postcards 2013

Religious Geography

It’s not that cities in Israel are extremely close together so much as that the distinction between city and natural world is strikingly ill-defined. If in America you are never in both at once, in Israel you can rarely be sure which one you’re in—at least, not for long.

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A Better Way to Give Thanks

Thanksgiving should be an occasion for us to express awe and gratitude for the beauty and abundance that the Earth offers us, as intended the New World’s first English settlers four centuries ago. Yet we are often loath to admit that many of our contemporary practices are in stark opposition to this aim.


The Logic of Divestment

While we are not yet accustomed to viewing climate change as a structural issue, Harvard can begin to shift public discourse on the source of and solutions to the crisis by holding fossil fuel suppliers accountable for environmental damage and interference in the democratic process.

Summer Postcards 2012

Postcards This Week from Turkey, Argentina, and Beyond!

Check out our new postcards for this week!

Summer Postcards 2012

Postcards This Week from Belgium, Greece, and more!

Check out this week's batch of postcards, as well as postcards from previous weeks, on this interactive map!

Summer Postcards 2012

Crimson Summer Postcards 2012

Follow Crimson editors as they explore the world this summer! Use this interactive map to browse through postcards. In our ...

Student Groups

Common Spaces Program Returns to Yard

With the return of cheerful, multicolored chairs to the Yard and a line-up of lively performances by Harvard community members and outside artists, The Harvard Common Spaces Program launched last week for the 2012 season.

Breaking News

Students Temporarily Evacuated from Eliot House

Students were evacuated from Eliot House at around 1 a.m. tonight and found fire trucks outside their House. After about half an hour, emergency response personnel gave students permission to return to the House.


James Wood Named Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Harvard English professor James Wood joined a list that includes writers Samuel T. Coleridge, William B. Yeats, and J. K. Rowling when he was designated a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature last week.

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Rape and The Gatekeeper Narrative

Social narratives surrounding sex create spaces and situations where predators can operate without fear of punishment.

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Mansfield’s Myth of Manliness

Harvey Mansfield propagates outdated, demeaning, and utterly unsubstantiated views on women.

Columnist Conversations

Student Perspectives on Occupy Harvard

A selection of Crimson editors respond to Wednesday’s night’s Occupy Harvard protest.

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Gen Ed Must Go

With its senselessly rigid criteria the Program in General Education betrays the aims of the liberal arts.

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Why Cage-Free Won and Why It Matters

Months ago, I decided to participate in a project that would push for 100 percent cage-free eggs in Harvard dining halls.