Lucas Carr and Matt Brown Near Finish Line

Bombing Memories Still Lingering, Harvard Affiliates Run Marathon

Two years after two bombings left the Boston Marathon’s finish line in chaos in 2013, more than a dozen Harvard students, faculty, and affiliates took to the 26.2 mile Marathon course on Monday.

Harvard Faculty Weigh In on Emerging Presidential Candidates

Although the 2016 presidential election is more than a year away, several faculty members stressed that the early stages of a presidential election can serve as a critical time for candidates looking to secure their party’s respective nomination.

Harvard Business Publishing To Relocate to Brighton

Harvard Business Publishing will relocate its headquarters from its current location in Watertown to Boston Landing, a new complex in Brighton, to achieve more space for its expansion.

PETA Urges Investigation Into Harvard Primate Center

PETA argued that the inadequate care at the center violated Massachusetts’s cruelty-to-animals legislation and urged the district attorney to “pursue charges against the experimenters responsible for overseeing the animals’ care.”


Students Discuss Campus Social Life In Off-Record Meeting

Dozens of undergraduates piled into Winthrop House Junior Common Room on Monday for a nearly two hour-long discussion about exclusivity in social spaces at the College.

UC Pushes Annual Student Shows To Look Elsewhere for Funding

The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee recently chose to cap funding for annual student performances at $1,000 this semester in an attempt to push student groups hosting the events to search for funding sources outside the UC.

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison To Deliver Six Campus Lectures

As the Norton Professor, Morrison will give a series of six free lectures called “Baring Witness, Bearing Views” to begin next year on March 2 in Sanders Theatre

Students Plan Involvement in 2016 Elections

Students involved in the Institute of Politics and political groups such as the Harvard College Democrats and the Harvard Republican Club said that they plan to connect their members to the election through internships and other programming.

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard



Real Justice at the FBI

The scope of wrongdoing—and the possible complicity of agency higher-ups in the evidence manipulation—is yet to be fully established. But this much is abundantly clear: Repeated abuses of power deserve sunlight and full accountability.


Safeguarding Our World From Nuclear Weapons

It is not too late to reverse our course.


Scatter Plot


More Substance, Less Money


A Case for the Hard-to-Handles

Freshman Enrichment Program Wins ‘Harvard Project’ Grant

The Freshman Enrichment Program, which was one of three finalists chosen last week by the Council’s Student Initiatives Committee, aims to help students from under-resourced high schools transition to life at Harvard.

UC Reps Discuss Visitas Event Fair Application

"Check In" will allow admitted students to use the camera on their smartphones to scan barcodes assigned to individual clubs, which will automatically register them for emails.

Science Festival Features Collaborations with Area Schools

The annual Cambridge Science Festival, which features events such as the Science Carnival, Robot Zoo, and an exhibit on Black Holes, began last Friday and will run through this Sunday.

Piper Kerman Receives Humanist Award

Scene and Heard: Piper Kerman

I have never seen the show. I have never read the book. And, in case anyone was wondering, I have never been to a women’s prison. So why did I choose to go hear Piper Kerman, author of the book “Orange is the New Black,” speak on the busy Monday night of March 30? To be completely honest, I just wanted to get my newly purchased copy of the book signed. Luckily, I got much more out of it than just a signed book.



Athlete of the Week: Timoney Tosses Gem to Lead Harvard to Series Split Against Yale

When the Crimson took O’Donnell Field on Saturday afternoon looking for its second win of the day against its archrival, the team turned to senior right-hander Matt Timoney to do what he does best—lead his team to victory.



The Don Draper Complex

The second and final installment in the Arts Blog's retrospective on Don Draper in honor of the conclusion of "Mad Men."