Frozen Fenway

Frozen Fenway

In photos: Harvard Women's Hockey takes on Boston College under the lights of Fenway Park.

Kennedy School's Shorenstein Fellows Will Study Press, Politics

Six new fellows—including several prominent journalists, an MIT professor, and a former adviser to Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign—will join the Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy this semester to study the influence of the press on governments.

&pizza Eyes Harvard Square Location

The Cambridge zoning board will consider a bid this week to replace Harvard Square’s family-run newsstand and gift shop Crimson Corner with Washington, D.C.-based eatery &pizza.

Alumni Association Nominates Eight for Overseers Election

​Harvard has nominated eight alumni to fill five spots on the Board of Overseers, the University’s second highest governing body, that will become vacant later this year.

Chance the Rapper to Headline Boston Calling at Harvard Facilities

​Harvard’s athletic facilities will host Chance the Rapper, Mumford and Sons, Bon Iver, and dozens of other artists at this year’s Boston Calling music festival from May 26 to 28, its organizers announced Thursday.

Ryan Reynolds Named Hasty Pudding’s 2017 Man of the Year

​Ryan Reynolds, a producer and Golden Globe-nominated actor known for his roles in many box office hits, will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2017 Man of the Year.

Immigration Law Experts Advise Undocumented Students

As Trump prepares to take office, immigration law experts clarified definitions of “sanctuary” spaces and offered legal advice to Harvard’s undocumented students.

Faust Launches Law School Dean Search

Twelve Harvard Law School professors will advise University President Drew G. Faust and University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 in the search for the next dean of the Law School, the University announced Thursday.



Generic Inspiration

I want unfiltered answers, not a pat on the back or another consolatory sandwich from some OCS event.


Action, Not Labels, Needed on Immigration

The “sanctuary campus” label has an unclear meaning, and it unnecessarily puts the University—and by extension its affiliates—at risk.


Dissent: ​Undocumented Students Deserve Better


Peau Brune, Masques Blancs


On Freedom

Sheehan Scarborough Appointed BGLTQ Office Director

Sheehan D. Scarborough ’07 will serve as the College’s next BGLTQ Student Life director, following the departure of previous director Van Bailey in July.

Karvonides’s Departure Surprises Some Students

The upcoming departure of Mia Karvonides, the University's Title IX Officer, has surprised some Harvard undergraduates, who say that Harvard's response to sexual assault has become more urgent in the current national political environment.

'Groundbreaking' Architectural Historian James Ackerman Dies at 97

​James S. Ackerman, a Harvard architectural historian who specialized in Renaissance architecture, died Dec. 31 in Cambridge. He was 97.


Carrie Fisher Accepts Humanist Award

In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher

After the loss of Carrie Fisher, staff writer Caroline reflects on the actress's role in her life—through middle school bullies and college applications.