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World Pistachio Day

Pistachios are a reliable source of vitamins, minerals and beneficial phytonutrients. These nuts have been present in the human diet for years, and alone or mixed with other nuts and dried fruit, they have multiple benefits for our body. 302 more words


Braid: The goverment's latest trial blimp - remove cap on university tuition

Our scare-a-day government now dons another fright mask. The province may no longer cap increases to post-secondary tuition.

Asked Thursday if this might happen, Premier Jim Prentice fell into his now-familiar stance, not quite saying yes but not saying no, either. 556 more words

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The State and Fate of Community Banking

The State and Fate of Community Banking
Source: Harvard Kennedy School, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government

This working paper focuses on the plight of community banks in the United States.

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Business And Economics

Seeing red? Here’s how much anger increases your risk of heart attack

Your heart starts racing, your face flushes red and you clench your fists. Angry outbursts can be unsettling, but new research is now warning that they could increase your risk of heart attack. 573 more words


12 Harvard students form united front against solitary confinement

23 hours a day in a cell, with no exposure to the outside world.

This idea seemed so unfathomable to Harvard freshman Sarah Blatt-Herold that she decided to do something about it. 900 more words



On April 14th MURAL SPEAKS! rolls into Harvard Square:


On May 3rd I will be shaking the branches at Arnold Arboretum with the assistance of “Team Lilac”: 8 more words


Who has influenced you the most in your life?

I read in the newspaper a touching story happened in New York.

Brandon Stanton, a pretty famous American photographer, has created an exhaustive catalogue of New York City’s inhabitants on his blog called “Humans of New York”. 434 more words

Crazy New York