“Harvard cannot hope to have strong departments in everything,” the University is reported; to have said. In any case, Geography was gone for good. Or so it seemed.
Toni Morrison, author of 11 novels and recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, delivered a series of lectures on race and identity as the Norton Professor this past year. She spoke to The Harvard Crimson during her stay in Cambridge.
Crimson photographer Derek G. Xiao explores Allston, where two-thirds of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is scheduled to move to in 2020.
Another year passes, and another series of bizarre, contradictory, yet oddly poignant speech acts have been enunciated by our faculty members and section kids.
As a pre-med freshman, Merrick B. Garland ’74 likely did not see himself going to law school, let alone standing at the side of the United States President in 2016 as the most recent nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.
I approach the bar and sit next to an older man with an empty bowl. “What’s in the New England clam chowder?” I ask him. “Blood. Sweat. Clams,” says the man, with a thousand-yard stare.
At some point, perhaps halfway through college, I realized I didn’t need to fall head over heels in love because I already was in love.
For me, it’s all about finding the right cast of characters. If I can find a group of people who lived through an extraordinary time and bring those people alive, then I feel I’m doing my job.
Just over an hour by car or commuter rail, Rockport, MA is an easy escape from the throes of daily Harvard life. Be overwhelmed by the crashing waves and sprawling rocks of Halibut Point State Park, enjoy scrumptious local fish, explore the culture on Bearskin Neck, and find your own adventure during a one day excursion. Getting the energy to leave the Harvard Bubble is the hard part, but your experience in Rockport will leave you refreshed, grounded, and stuffed.
Unlike Scarbrough's book table in patrician Cambridge, which sits just opposite an expensive chocolatier and a pricey Italian clothing shop, the outlet is located in an economically depressed neighborhood, inside the yawning abyss of what clearly used to be a factory floor.
Bodega’s culinary woes are not due to a lack of customers or poor inventory, since Bodega is not, in fact, a functioning bodega. The grocery store is a front for a much cooler operation.
Johnson’s Movement Lab is one of many classes offered this year as part of Harvard’s newest concentration: Theater, Dance, and Media.
Bariagaber ran the full Boston Marathon on Apr. 18, over 30 years after making an overseas voyage from Eritrea to the United States.
Few have heard of the man behind the seals: Pierre de Chaignon la Rose, a celebrated heraldry expert and member of the Class of 1895.
Though they are nearly invisible and technologically advanced, my hearing aids fail to adjust to this romantic setting.
Electronic, House and Trance are the typical genres heard at raves, and while there aren’t any raves in Cambridge proper, venues around town frequently put on events featuring these types of artists
NeW’s mission to “educate and train the next generation of conservative women leaders."
“There’s a strong sense of wonder which we tend to associate with youth,” he tells me. “But honestly, I’d say that in my case it’s just gotten better with time.”
Most players believe that football should make a space for both safety and zeal.
After speaking in the Kirkland House Senior Common room, Attorney General Healey sat down with FM to chat about her first year in office.
We were lying in my bed and I began to feel an urge to run away.
But for Agassiz, the trip to Brazil was about more than science. Not only was evolution—a process not immediately observable to the human eye—deeply antithetical to Agassiz’s staunch empiricism, evolution was profoundly at odds with his perceived world order.