Lamont's New Self-Checkout Option

Lamont, Cabot Libraries Introduce Self-Checkout

The two machines—one at each location—stand near the circulation desks at both libraries.

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MSNBC Host Advocates Political Inclusivity

Nearly 400 attendees crowded into the Radcliffe Institute’s Knafel Center to hear Harris-Perry’s talk, given as this year’s Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture.


Former NBA Star Lays Out Philanthropic Goals for Democratic Republic of Congo

Towering over the podium, the seven-foot two-inch 18-year NBA veteran discussed the hospital he founded in the DRC’s capital Kinshasa, as well as efforts to improve education and prevent Congolese brain drain.

UC Ups Club Sports Funding But Alleges Athletic Dept. Cuts

Despite a near 60 percent increase in the number of club sports that applied for Undergraduate Council funding this semester, the Council is expected to, on average, fund organizations at higher rates than last year.

Faust Travels to Mexico, Dallas for Speeches and Donor Events

Faust’s Dallas speech marks the conclusion of a major international trip that saw her spend most of this week in Mexico, where she met with Harvard affiliates and alumni.

New Initiative May Be 'Game-Changer' for Public Service Recruiting

The new initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Public Interest Careers, the Institute of Politics, and the Office of Career Services.

Free Time

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization



All the World’s a Stage

The fact that the faculty is creating a new concentration to respond to demand shows an admirable openness to the intellectual desires of students.


What Title IX Does

We write as alumnae who have witnessed the law school’s failure to serve survivors, and who believe that our professors’ willingness to outrightly reject an improved-but-imperfect policy perpetuates that unacceptable legacy.




Bridge and a Troubled Water


In Defense of Facebook Official

Campaign Roundup: Baker Has Slight Lead in Gov. Race

With Election Day just ten days away, polls show Republican Charles D. Baker ’79 with a narrow lead over the veteran Massachusetts Democrat and Attorney General Martha M. Coakley in a heated race for governor.

Dumbarton Oaks Opens New Fellowship House

The opening of the fellowship house comes after 18 months of construction and more than three years of planning.

HUPD Officer Assaulted on Mass. Ave.

Peter Harris, 47, was arrested on Oct. 18 for assault and battery on a police officer and disorderly conduct after he allegedly hit a HUPD officer outside 1300 Mass. Ave.


Quiz the Quizmaster

Summer in Three Words

Reina A.E. Gattuso '15
Food and Drink

Four Dollar Wine Critic: AMERICA!

This week I am so many emotions that a book about a lost bunny rabbit I read while babysitting made me cry. In order to drink and forget midterm season/impending autumn and its attendant anxieties—Is it now too cold to go braless? Does my neck look weird in this? Do you want to snuggle with me tonight?—I and my posse are off again to Cambridge Wine and Spirits for more jugs of cheap, industrial-sized wine. May this harvest season bring you autumnal Sam Adams dioramas and rivers clogged with rowers, and may all your commodity fetishes be pumpkin spice.


Epp Epp and Away

Around The Ivies: Plot Twists Ahead

The truth will come out over the next five weeks, starting Saturday when Harvard travels to Princeton. But the full diagnosis might not be clear until the final week of the year. The Ancient Eight schedule sets up for as much drama as any primetime show on FOX, writes columnist Jacob D.H. Feldman.


On Campus

'23rd Floor' a High-Spirited Comedy

Playwright Neil Simon understands comedy. Through his cherished works—including “The Odd Couple” and “Brighton Beach Memoirs”—Simon shows his ability to write a myriad of jokes based on the human condition. “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” playing at the Loeb Experimental Theater until Oct. 25, is no exception. In all, the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club presents a winning production of Simon’s play thanks to the strong direction of Boyd I.R. Hampton ’16 and most notably, an impeccably cast, very talented group of actors.