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Serbian Official Offers Economic Advice

By Alex Konrad + April 29th, 2009

EXCERPT: For those Americans and Harvardians mired in the gloom of the global financial crisis, a top Serbian politician offered some much-needed optimism at Harvard yesterday. Amid a global downturn, Serbia has fared comparatively well, and Deputy Prime Minister Mladjan Dinkic, also the Minister for Economy and Regional Development, said the United States needed to […]

HMS Prof To Lead Dartmouth

By Alex Konrad + March 3rd, 2009

EXCERPT: Harvard Medical School professor Jim Yong Kim was selected to be the 17th president of Dartmouth College yesterday, making him the first Asian American to ever lead an Ivy League institution. Speaking from a car on the way back from his introduction at Dartmouth, Kim—the head of the Medical School’s Department of Global Health […]

Princeton Coffers Take 11 Percent Hit

By Alex Konrad + January 13th, 2009

EXCERPT: Princeton’s endowment has declined 11 percent from July 1 to the end of October, President Shirley M. Tilghman announced in a university-wide letter last Thursday. Tilghman wrote that it was “prudent” to anticipate a decline of possibly 25 percent for the year, from a June 30 value of $16.3 billion. Over the same period, […]

EXCERPT: Three laptops and several lockboxes were stolen from Harvard Law School’s Hauser Hall last weekend, according to the Harvard University Police Department’s public logs. Officers dispatched to the scene spoke to an unidentified member of the Law School staff who reported that two lockboxes containing keys and small amounts of cash were taken off […]

Will the Youth Vote Come Out for Obama?

By Alex Konrad + November 2nd, 2008

Co-written with Clifford Marks

Quad Security Questioned

By Alex Konrad + October 23rd, 2008

EXCERPT: A new petition created by the Pforzheimer House Committee executives calls for increases in security around the Quad. The petition, which as of yesterday evening had over 100 signatures, calls for an increase in the number of Harvard University Police Department officers on duty in the Quad area, more blue phones on Garden Street, […]

Quincy Thief Apprehended

By Alex Konrad + October 5th, 2008

EXCERPT: While the alleged perpetrator of one Harvard dorm theft was arraigned Friday in the Middlesex County Courthouse, a new theft committed the previous day remains unsolved: three laptops, a motor vehicle key, and money were stolen from a Cabot House suite. The car of one of the suite’s residents was stolen and later recovered. […]

Bail Set for Quincy Burglary Suspect

By Alex Konrad + October 3rd, 2008

EXCERPT: The alleged perpetrator of the Quincy House burglary last Sunday was arraigned on one count of breaking-and-entering and three counts of larceny at the Middlesex County courthouse this morning. Somerville resident Sean Driscoll arrived in court from custody and entered a not-guilty plea. In response, the District Attorney prosecutor alerted the judge to several outstanding […]

Spate of Robberies Extends to Quincy

By Alex Konrad + September 28th, 2008

EXCERPT: For a few Quincy House residents, their suite offered small comfort from the rain this weekend as they awoke Saturday to the sound of a male intruder robbing their room. The thief was stealing what amounted to be the third laptop that was snatched from Quincy students in the past week. One victim of […]

Apple Store to Open in Boston

By Alex Konrad + May 7th, 2008

EXCERPT: After next Friday, Bostonians will finally have their own outlet for their Apple woes and whims. A new Apple Store, expected by some online bloggers to be the largest in the world, is set to open on Boylston Street, where local businesses expect it will have an impact on neighborhood commerce. FOR MORE SEE: […]

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