9/11 Memorial

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Four years after the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’ reinstatement on campus, the challenges of reuniting two long separated institutional and bureaucratic giants—Harvard University and the United States military—remain.


Hist and Lit Concentrators Near Thesis Completion

Hist. and Lit. concentrators will celebrate submitting senior theses on Friday with champagne, cookies, and camaraderie.

As Winter Dampens Students’ Moods, Harvard Experts Offer Advice

As short, cold days drive students indoors, experts advise socializing to combat seasonal loneliness and sluggishness.


Faculty Council Approves New Concentration, Discusses Schedule Changes

The Faculty Council, FAS's highest elected body, approved the proposed concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media on Wednesday.

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Updated Grant Application Platform Rolled Out

While the updates streamline the process by which faculty members submit letters of recommendation, students have experienced glitches on the new version of the interface.

Despite Snow, Junior Parents Weekend Will Proceed as Planned

Students and the University alike have prepared for the arrival of the parents of the Class of 2016 for the annual Junior Parents Weekend.

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The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall





Bettering our Academic Approach to Snow Days

While the university’s safety-centered response to this year’s record-breaking snow was the right one in all respects, it has also revealed the need to develop policies to counter the academic challenges that snow days present.


Controversy at the Law School

The events of the past two months have been regrettable at essentially every step of the way. WLA and LIDS were mistaken to honor Steinberg while her organization was under scrutiny, and were also wrong to withdraw their award simply because of public pressure and with an inadequate explanation.


Why Is “Anti-Colonial” a Dirty Word?


Do You Think I’m Pretty?


Build the Keystone XL Pipeline

Former Tunisian PM Describes Country’s 'Start-Up Democracy'

Former Prime Minister of Tunisia Mehdi Jomaa spoke at Harvard’s Institute of Politics Thursday about his country’s sometimes tumultuous but ultimately successful transition into a fledgling “start-up democracy.”

College Begins Redesigning Bias Reporting System

Spurred by racially charged death threats that were emailed to hundreds of students last semester, the College is beginning the process of redesigning its current bias reporting system.

Ahead of Policy Change, All Houses Offer Mixed-Gender Suites

The policy change, which came after students lobbied for the effort, will officially take effect with the spring’s upcoming rooming lotteries, according to Associate Dean of Student Life William Cooper ’94.


FM Imagines: Extracurriculars to the Real World

FM imagines where Harvard’s premier talent is most likely to end up. Today we bring you a guide to your futures based on your choice of student group. And let’s be honest: We all know Harvard students only join these clubs for the career opportunities. So when you consider what to comp next semester, keep this list in mind.


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Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Splits Weekend Set

For 11 points in the fourth set of Harvard’s home contest against the Nittany Lions (6-9, 4-0 EIVA), a volleyball match became a game of tug-of-war. Between a 17-17 deadlock and a 23-22 Penn State lead, the two teams traded every point, maintaining the suspense of whether the Crimson (9-5, 3-2) could force a fifth set. But it was the visitors who gave the decisive tug. By stringing together three consecutive kills, the Nittany Lions grabbed the match and remained unbeaten in EIVA play.


On Campus

"Stranger" Expects to Be No Stranger to Success

"Stranger," described as “really exciting, really intense, and really psychological," tells the story of two people on an airplane together. The show runs from Feb. 27 to March 7 in the Loeb Ex.