MIT’s Legendary Libero

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After four years, there is no doubt anymore: Eugene Jang is simply the most experienced volleyball player in the history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds the school record for games played, both in a season and a career. Four years, 472 games—a whole lot of volleyball. Jang has accomplished it all by [&hellip
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‘Heroine’ Hoopster Wraps Up College Career

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Three years ago as freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, Kelly Scott took the court or showed up at practice only with a sense of reluctance. Despite her skills, she felt that she couldn’t ignore one paramount obstacle: neither the Horace Mann School nor the Upper East Side is much of a breeding ground for [&hellip
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Three-Ring Binder

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My 13-year-old son is pressing me to get him a new three-ring binder. I see this as a positive sign that he cares about his schoolwork, that he no longer sees sloppiness as something either uncontrollable or as a virtue—his own eccentric quirk. His cracking binder is stuffed full of every single paper, every worksheet, [&hellip
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Skin Deep

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After the long spell of seasonal confusion, we’re all counting the days to when we can face a full sun—no peek-a-boo. Since winter has beaten our faces dry, it will be essential to give our skin some TLC for the summer. Here are some tips for the healthy maintenance of a summer glow
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A Balanced Food Philosophy

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What you’ll first notice when you enter Rouge Tomate is how utterly spotless every sparkling surface is. The unusually spacious and gently lit main dining room, which seats 120, is outfitted with graceful bare wooden tables, cream leather booths and crimson candleholders at each table—a small splash of color in an otherwise mostly beige space
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The Untouchables

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When David Paterson was the State Senate minority leader, I wrote a column about him and his so-called conference. Clearly, neither party owns the franchise on greed, stupidity, insanity or self-destruction. But now, after the Democrats waited years to show what they could do as top dogs, some Democratic members of the State Senate appear [&hellip
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New York Neighbors

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To the Editor: Ben Krull seems to typify many of us (“Strangers Among Me,” According to Ben, May 7). New Yorkers are bombarded with demands. “Can you spare a quarter,” or “This train will now be making express stops.” City noise keeps us awake. The cost of living makes us spend more hours at work [&hellip
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