Education: Campus in a Cruel Month

Harvard in the spring is usually a beguiling vision of academe as it ought to be. Blossoms and youthful aspirations flower under the warming sun; the beauty of old buildings and young people complement each other in striking harmony. This year is different. TIME'S Boston Bureau Chief, Gavin Scott, offers this description of the concerned, uncertain and defiant mood of the Cambridge campus a week after the occupation of University Hall.

HARVARD Yard was a mosaic of confused activity as the university moved into its second week of crisis. The throb of rock bands...

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