Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation

Class of 2020, By the Numbers

From first-generation status and admissions statistics to gap years and interest in campus social life, The Crimson's fourth annual survey of Harvard's incoming freshmen breaks down the Class of 2020.

'Out of Town News' Planned Renovations Provoke Local Outcry

Out of Town News’ potential removal and plans for the iconic kiosk’s renovation have sparked outcry among some Cambridge residents.

CS50 Moves Away from Traditional Lectures, Toward Virtual Reality

Students enrolled in CS50 this fall will only be asked to attend two lectures in person, among other changes announced for the popular course.

Buoy Lee, Founder of the Hong Kong Restaurant, Dies at 90

Lee's son said he thinks she would most like to be remembered in her role as hostess at the Hong Kong restaurant and a friendly face for the customers entering over the decades.

Dean for Diversity to Depart Harvard in October

Emelyn A. dela Peña, the College’s assistant dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion, will leave her position this October, adding to recent administrative shakeup within the Office of Student Life.

Ruling on Grad Student Unionization Sparks Mixed Reactions

Last week’s National Labor Relations Board decision has spurred a variety of reactions as classes begin and the prospect of a union election nears reality.

At Convocation, Faust Cautions Against ‘Vile’ Public Discourse

Prominent Harvard administrators, including University President Drew G. Faust, challenged freshmen to make the most of their nascent college careers and pursue truth in what they called a toxic political culture.

Fall Semester Brings New Businesses to Harvard Square

​Students returning to campus for classes were welcomed by several changes to the local business landscape.



​Hookie Culture at Harvard

Harvard students travel from every corner of the globe for the opportunity to study in Cambridge—why can't we take a stroll across the Yard to class?


Getting Over the Fear of Missing Out

Granted, college is all about trying new things and exploring interests you never knew you had, but not every interest is worth the opportunity cost that comes with exploring it.


The Right to Unionize or Not

Summer Postcards 2016

Five Stars


Preserving the Harvard Square Kiosk

Faust Again Calls for Social Groups To Accept Women

University President Drew G. Faust redoubled her criticisms of Harvard’s all-male final clubs as exclusive, discriminatory, and inconsistent with the values of a liberal arts education, making the case for penalizing members of the social groups in a video for The Atlantic.

IOP Executive Director Resigns to Work on Election

Her departure comes just after the Clinton campaign announced that IOP Director Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams would help lead the Democratic nominee’s White House transition team

Several Alumni Call for IOP Director Resignation

A group of University alumni have called for the resignation of Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams, calling her appointment to Hillary Clinton's transition team a "conflict of interest."

Jeffrey Toobin
Fifteen Questions

15 Minutes with Jeffrey Toobin

Toobin swung by the Harvard Crimson to talk about his new book, “American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst," his reporting process, and the profession of journalism.


Yuga J. Cohler '11

Artist Spotlight: Yuga J. Cohler

In support of Tanglewood’s upcoming 50th anniversary celebrations on Aug. 6, Yuga J. Cohler '11 sat down with The Crimson to talk about music, interdisciplinary thinking, and art in the age of the Internet.