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Visitors at the Harvard Art Museums provide inspiration for Lily Calcagnini '18, who has added fashion to her concentration of history and literature.

Scholar’s eye for fashion

For Lily Calcagnini, Harvard ‘is a place where students with intellectual curiosity can study precisely whatever they want’

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Nobel Prize-winning Toni Morrison enjoyed a sustained standing ovation before beginning her first Charles Eliot Norton Lecture. Speaking from a wheelchair, she described her return to Harvard as “comforting,” then launched into the human tendency “to separate and judge those not in our pact.”

Slavery’s chilling shadow

In her first Norton Lecture, novelist Toni Morrison quotes standard historical passages to drive home the depths of evil

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