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Students gather in Adams dining hall in anticipation of room assignments from the housing lottery. Many housing lotteries have taken place this week.
Adams House turns its upperclassman rooming lottery into a pseudo game show, complete with desserts and cheering and jeering as desirable rooms are taken by competing groups.
Harvard University Dining Services staff member Hector A. Santizo embraces his co-workers during his first visit back to campus since fracturing his leg while traveling to work in early February. Santizo, 64, has worked at Harvard in Adams House for 25 years. “I was so shocked when they told me,” said Teodora Lara, far right, smiling at Santizo. “Because, you know, we appreciate him a lot. We do.” Santizo’s co-workers tried to convince him to stay to eat dinner with them, but he had to leave as his wife, Myriam, who also works at Harvard, was on the way to pick him up.
Harvard University Dining Services staff member Hector A. Santizo fractured his ankle on Feb. 2. Santizo visited his co-workers in Adams House for the first time since the accident on Wednesday afternoon. After receiving hugs and questions about his recovery, Santizo remarked in Spanish, “I like Harvard because for me it’s a big family.”
A sophomore bedroom in Adams House. In this suite one roommate sleeps in this room and the other sleeps in what could be used as a common room.
<p>It is widely accepted that Adams is one the most desirable upperclassman houses on campus. A variety of frequent and unique House specific events, amenities galore, supportive House Masters, and strong community spirit inspire a sense of passionate loyalty within the 450 undergraduates who proudly call Adams home. Not to mention that it is literally a minute away from the Yard. It seems as though Adamsians may have struck gold after all.</p>
Students huddled around TVs and projectors across campus Sunday night to snack on free wings and watch the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24.
Harvard Campus Services custodian Ramon Casas plows snow outside Adams House on Monday evening. He will spend Monday night on campus with other staff members as a blizzard descends on the Boston area.