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Politicians Ask Univ. to Pay Nearly ‘Entire Cost’ of West Station

Unveiling West Station

Massachusetts politicians called on Harvard to pay “almost the entire cost” of a nearly $100-million proposed transportation station in Allston in a public letter released Wednesday.

#MeToo

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Paul Rudd Named Hasty Pudding’s 2018 Man of the Year

Paul Rudd

Rudd is widely known for his roles in movies like “Ant-Man,”“They Came Together,” “Clueless,” “The 40 Year-Old Virgin,” and “Anchorman 2.”

Professors Gates and Tatar Win NAACP Image Award

July 2009

The Image awards, presented each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, acknowledge “outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts."

Following Delays, Blue Bottle Coffee to Open This Winter

Blue Bottle Coffee

​Blue Bottle Coffee will soon open its liege waffle and avocado toast-filled doors at 40 Bow St., though the opening comes nearly six months later than store had initially planned.

Mila Kunis Named Hasty Pudding’s 2018 Woman of the Year

Mila Kunis

The Hasty Pudding will honor Kunis on Jan. 25 with a parade she will lead through the streets of Cambridge.

Cardullo’s Plans Boston Expansion

Cardullo's

Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe, a Harvard Square icon since 1950, is planning to open a second location of its specialty food store in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood.

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Following Delays, Blue Bottle Coffee to Open This Winter

Blue Bottle Coffee

​Blue Bottle Coffee will soon open its liege waffle and avocado toast-filled doors at 40 Bow St., though the opening comes nearly six months later than store had initially planned.

Mila Kunis Named Hasty Pudding’s 2018 Woman of the Year

Mila Kunis

The Hasty Pudding will honor Kunis on Jan. 25 with a parade she will lead through the streets of Cambridge.

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Gillespie to Join IOP as Spring Fellow

“The fellows are really great because they bring perspectives that do not necessarily exist within the academic sphere,” Abigail P. Bloomfield ’20 said.

OPINION

Op Eds

The Myth of the "Common Man"

Trump did win rural voters, and Clinton did fail to connect with everyday Americans. But the common man, as portrayed by nearly every political analyst, is more myth than fact.

Op-Eds

Revisiting Voluntourism

As long as we treated local communities with respect, owned up to the limited difference we made, and did not pretend to be doctors, maybe we offered a sense of legitimacy that benefited all parties involved.

FM

Solange N. Azor (top)

Solange Azor

A self-described natural storyteller, most of Azor’s humor is derived from her own experiences, “but I’m also a black woman, so a lot of that experience is inherently political.”

Wyatt M. Robertson (top)

ARTS

Cristin Milloti in "USS Callister"

A Comprehensive Guide to 'Black Mirror,' Season Four

Just in case 2017 was too light on existential fear, “Black Mirror” handed us one last dose of technology paranoia before the year was over.

"Metalhead"

'Black Mirror': In 'Metalhead,' Bleak Survival is No Fun

The final image is meant to a kind of symbolic Turing test, but it’s a tough sell after forty minutes of bloodlust.​​

"Black Museum"

'Black Mirror': 'Black Museum' Rehashes Old Tropes, But Nothing New

“Black Museum” seems to be “White Christmas” Part II, an unwanted sequel.

SPORTS

Men's Squash

Men's Squash Sweeps Cornell, Records First-Ever Loss against Columbia

Just one day after strolling to an easy 9-0 win at Cornell, Harvard suffered its first defeat of the 2017-2018 season at the hands of a fellow Ancient Eight competitor in No. 4 Columbia, 5-4.

Skiing

Skiing Contends with Icy Course at Colby Carnival

Junior nordic skier Nina Armstrong snagged ninth place out of 90 competitors in the women's 5K, and Harvard placed eighth overall in a field of 13 teams in Waterville, Maine.

Women's Ice Hockey

Cornell Hands Women's Ice Hockey First Ivy Loss

Finishing up the second half of a road trip, Harvard women’s hockey headed to Ithaca, N.Y., to face old foes No. 6/6 Cornell. Several things were on the line for the Crimson: remaining undefeated in Ivy League play, and snapping a two-game losing skid.