Across the Country, Students Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage

Throughout the weekend, students celebrated the decision many miles away from Washington, marching in gay pride parades and attending rallies nationwide.

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Kennedy Key to Same-Sex Marriage Decision, Law Profs Say

Following the Supreme Court’s landmark same-sex marriage decision, Harvard Law School professors said Justice Anthony M. Kennedy played an extraordinary role in advancing the cause.


Two Years After Bombings, Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spoke in court for the first time since he entered a “not guilty” plea at his arraignment hearing two years ago, expressing remorse for his actions.


'Timely' Gift Will Lend SEAS Momentum in Era of Transition

​The record $400 million donation from hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson that renamed the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences comes during a transitional phase of a school whose enrollment has fast outgrown its resources.


Education Department Backs Away From College Rating System

The U.S. Department of Education now plans to release a data tool for prospective students and their families to compare colleges this summer.

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Harvard Investigates IT Security Breach

The security breach to Faculty of Arts and Sciences and central administration information technology networks may have compromised email login information.


City Council Hears Plans for Potential Cambridge Skyscraper

Representatives from the Cambridge City Planning Board unveiled a potential plan to build a skyscraper in Kendall Square on Monday.

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Zoning Board Delays Decision on Campus Center Plans

Cambridge residents and members of the board at a public hearing on Thursday expressed mixed opinions of the plans.

Beauty After Ruin

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown

Year in Sports 2015

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers


Summer Postcards 2015

Rebuilding History

With the temples gone and the palaces defaced, the tourism industry has been affected. At the same time, Kathmandu has lost icons its residents cherished.


Down With the Dichotomy

It's a statement that tries to reconcile do-gooder inclinations and the economic theory learned in an intro class.


Mount Auburn Cemetery

Summer Postcards 2015

Viva Chile


Live Authentic

Boston 2024 Downsizes Harvard’s Role in Olympic Bid

The change in plans represents a dramatic change from bid documents submitted to the U.S. Olympic Committee in December.

Paul Choi, Chicago Lawyer, Will Head Alumni Association

Paul L. Choi ’86, a Chicago-based lawyer, takes the reigns of the association during a University-wide $6.5 billion capital campaign—the largest in Harvard’s history that would be a record in higher education.

Harvard No Longer Slated as Boston 2024 Tennis Host

Dorchester’s Harambee Park, not Harvard, would host Olympic and Paralympic tennis if Boston is selected as the host city of the 2024 Summer Games, yet another sign that Harvard’s relationship with the bid is evolving.

Year in Review

Allston, as FM Imagines

This year Harvard further detailed its plans to move parts of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to North Allston. Additional improvements will be made to athletic facilities already across the river. Here at FM, we’ve come up with suggestions for additional projects that we think Harvard could actually use in the barren tundra of Allston.



Elizabeth Alexander at the Cambridge Public Library

Making art was my way of moving through grief.… I continually engage with various art forms in the book because that’s how I know that I’m alive, and that’s what I care to live on.