“I believe the intellectual life of the whole of Western society is increasingly being split into two polar groups,” lectured C.P. Snow at Cambridge in 1959.
Kirill Medvedev is a Russian poet and political activist who has forgone his copyright and denounced his position in the Moscow literary world.
I’m not someone with an extensive collection of stories. If you’ve known me for a year, you’ve probably heard all of mine. And you’ve definitely heard one of my favorites.
After Tom’s funeral, there is a small gathering at his wife Lisa’s house. She made potato salad and a honey baked ham, and she wants everyone to grieve together. When they are all settled in her living room, Lisa puts on one of Tom’s tapes and his voice fills the house.
The poet Charles Baudelaire once defined modernity as “the ephemeral, the fugitive, the contingent.” A walk through the Met’s “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity” exhibition, on display until May 27, reveals these qualities in the wispy brushstrokes and lace of Monet and Tissot paintings next
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At this point in our college careers, we’ve come to terms with the fact that the qualitative and quantitative are separate—that there are some aspects of the human experience we simply cannot express numerically, and some we have no choice but to label with a number.
There is an automated message awaiting anyone who tries to call the Lenox Lounge on its original telephone number, coldly and generically informing the dialer that the number has changed.
Apr 19, 3:15pm
This is the first in a two-part series on the NYC apartment struggle. Part I will cover looking for housing and visiting. Part II will cover finding roommates and settling... Read More
Apr 19, 12:50pm
Towering tanks of liquid nitrogen and carts of chemicals are wheeled in and out of labs in Havemeyer and Chandler, but what’s really behind the locked doors of these research... Read More
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