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Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg Expecting Baby Girl, Couple Shares Openly About Miscarriages

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday they’re expecting a baby girl. In a very poignant Facebook post, the couple also shared openly about several miscarriages Priscilla Chan had in her attempt to have a baby. “This will be a new chapter in our lives,” Zuckerberg wrote in the post. “We’ve already been so fortunate for the opportunity to …

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Natalie Portman On Proving She ‘Wasn’t Just a Dumb Actress’ at Harvard

Natalie Portman has revealed that when she began her Harvard College career in 1999, she was determined to prove that she “wasn’t just a dumb actress.” On Wednesday, Natalie Portman provided the keynote speaker at Harvard College’s Class Day ceremony, an honor she referred to as “one of the most exciting things I’ve ever been asked to do.” “When I …

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Natalie Portman Says Harvard Prepared Her for Her Best Film Work

Natalie Portman’s latest movie was shot entirely in Hebrew. Even though Portman herself is Jewish, shooting A Tale of Love and Darkness was a challenge. To be up to that challenge, which she calls “the deepest and the most meaningful” experience of her career, called for some training and background that doing films like Star Wars: Episode 1 could not …

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Satanic Mass Finally Stopped at Harvard

A Harvard student group held on for as long as it could in its effort to stage a Satanic Mass on the campus. But in the end, opposition proved to be too great. The Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club had planned to stage the Black Mass on campus as a way of learning about the cultural impact of the ceremony. …

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Satanic Mass at Harvard Cancelled After Outcry

The provocative “Black Mass” planned to take place at Harvard Extension School this week has been officially cancelled. The event had caused an outcry from Boston’s significant Catholic community. According to a WCVB Boston report, the event has now been cancelled. Event organizers had reportedly been unable to find a venue to perform the Black Mass. The Black Mass is …

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Harvard Bomb Threat Suspect Was “Under Pressure” With Finals

Harvard was forced to evacuate several buildings on Monday when a bomb threat was sent in via email, and the perpetrator was quickly identified and arrested. However, his attorney says he was under enormous pressure during finals week and was grieving the loss of his father on the anniversary of his death. 19-year old Eldo Kim emailed the threat–which said …

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Harvard Bomb Threat Was, Indeed, To Get Out Of Finals

The bomb threat called in to Harvard on Monday seemed awfully convenient, given that it occurred during finals, so it’s not much of a surprise that the entire thing was a hoax. 20-year old Eldo Kim admitted to FBI agents that he had sent an email to campus officials claiming that there were two shrapnel bombs in four possible locations, …

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Harvard Bomb Threat Forces Evacuations On Campus

Harvard has been forced to evacuate several buildings on campus after a bomb threat was conveniently called in during finals. According to an emergency alert issued by the school, no explosions have been reported but authorities are taking all necessary precautions and have evacuated four buildings: the Science Center and Thayer, Sever and Emerson halls. Several final exams have been …

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Kanye West Harvard: Kanye Gives Lecture To Harvard’s School Of Design

In case anyone needed another shocking moment of the day, Kanye West was the speaker at Harvard’s School of Design on Sunday. The controversial rapper spoke to a packed lecture hall as a part of the DONDA Design Lecture Series. West does not seem like the typical choice for such a lecture, but Harvard may have simply been trying to …

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Real Lightsaber: Science Has Made Star Wars Reality

Thanks to scientific advancements, humans on a planet in a galaxy not so far away have developed a device that bears a striking resemblance to the famous lightsaber that everyone knows from the Star Wars film franchise. What used to be science fiction is now starting to become a reality, due to the hard work being done by professors at …

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Stanford Tops Forbes List Of Top Universities

For at least this year a west coast school can claim supremacy over what is usually viewed as eastern academic superiority. Stanford university in Palo Alto, CA has been named the top university in the country by a recent Forbes list. The list focused on the areas of Student Satisfaction, Post-Graduate Success, Graduation Rate, Nationally Competitive Awards, and Student Debt. …

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Skipping Breakfast Has Been Linked to Heart Attack

Skipping breakfast is so easy to do. You wake up, running late, and rush out the door without grabbing a bite to eat. It doesn’t seem like that big of a deal at the time, except for maybe the rumbling noise in your stomach, but not eating breakfast could lead to lifetime health problems. A new study suggests that skipping …

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