Original Publication Date: April 13, 2009
Legendary documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvard historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Sportswriter and National
Baseball Hall of Fame honoree, Peter Gammons and moderator Robert Behnof the Harvard Kennedy School address a packed forum at the Institute of Politics.
Original Publication Date: September 2, 2009
President Drew G. Faust speaks to the Class of 2013 during the Freshman Convocation Ceremony yesterday in Tercentary Theater.
Original Publication Date: January 21, 2009
Because of the changes to the Jan. 20 final exam schedule—including moving Government 1540: “The American Presidency” to a week earlier and pushing up the time of the morning exams—many more Harvard undergraduates were able to celebrate the inauguration of President Obama.
Original Publication Date: September 16, 2009
A filming crew member adjusts various pieces of lighting equipment during the shoot for Ben Affleck's new movie, The Town. The tarps serve to separate the cast from the prying eyes of the public, waiting along JFK Street.
Original Publication Date: April 23, 2009
Rachel Wagley '11 stands outside of the Science Center along with other Harvard Republican Club members calling on the University to allow ROTC to return to campus several decades after the organization was forced off Harvard's campus.
Original Publication Date: May 20, 2009
Justin Cosby, 21, was shot sometime before 5 p.m. on Monday, May 18 in J-Entry of Kirkland House. The Harvard University Police responded at approximately 4:48 p.m., and Cosby was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he later passed away.
Original Publication Date: November 22, 2009
Harvard defeats Yale 14-10 in 126th playing of The Game.
Original Publication Date: April 29, 2009
Harvard Hillel holds a memorial ceremony to commemorate Israeli Memorial Day and honor the veterans and fallen soldiers of Israel.
Original Publication Date: November 20, 2009
Senior corner Derrick Barker, shown here making a shoestring tackle, has anchored the Crimson secondary for the last two years. He seeks one final win before chasing his dreams in business and education.
Original Publication Date: October 23, 2009
Children spilled into the main aisle of Memorial Hall yesterday to hear Yo-Yo Ma '76 perform with the Silk Road Ensemble and Harvard student musicians.
Original Publication Date: September 17, 2009
Harvey G. Cox Jr. celebrates his retirement by exercising his right as the Hollis Research Professor of Divinity to graze his cows in Harvard Yard. A band of tubas dubbed “Udderly Tuba” played “Old McDonald” as they led Cox and the cow to the Divinity School.
Original Publication Date: May 20, 2009
Police officers rope off access to Dunster Street after a shooting occurred in J-Entryway of Kirkland House on Monday May 18, 2009. Justin Cosby, a 2005 Cambridge Rindge and Latin graduate with no known ties to Harvard University, died after being shot in the abdomen shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday.
Original Publication Date: November 16, 2009
Mainly Jazz Dance Company and TAPS presented a variety of jazz, tap, funk, lyrical, and modern styles at their show iDance on Friday and Saturday nights in the Harvard Dance Center this past weekend.
Original Publication Date: March 2, 2009
Members of the Harvard Wushu Club perform during Cultural Rhythms 2009. Emmy award winning comedian Dan Aykroyd, honored as Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year, hosted the event.
Original Publication Date: December 14, 2009
The Harvard Museum of Natural History, which hosts a myriad of exhibits including the Hall of Mammals, received a sizeable donation.
Original Publication Date: March 16, 2009
Westboro Baptist Church pickets Cambridge Ringe and Latin High School on Friday March 13 in protest of the school's gay and straight alliance, while others protested the Church's actions.
Original Publication Date: September 28, 2009
Thousands of students gathered at the Harvard Stadium Friday night for the first game of the year.
Original Publication Date: January 30, 2009
Budgetary issues have forced the Barker Center to stop offering free coffee to students in the morning.
Original Publication Date: November 10, 2009
Harvard witnessed success at home this weekend, with the women’s team taking first place in the Horn Trophy Team Race—the squad’s first and only experience with the team race format all year heading into next week’s championship regattas. The co-ed team placed sixth as a whole at the Hap Moore Team Race, which was hosted by Boston College.
Original Publication Date: March 19, 2009
General Education: Kicking the Core to the Curb. Beginning with this year's freshman class, the class of 2013, all incoming Harvard students will be required to take eight courses within the Gen Ed curriculum.