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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.
As the snow piled on top of snow (on top of ice), and there became nowhere to put the stuff, like all New Englanders the CAS faculty got a little loopy last month. And what better way to express that zaniness and lighten the mood of a dismal month than with a "largest (or most interesting) icicle competition"? Read More