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Allston

DoubleTree Hotel Workers Approve Unionization

Workers at the Soldiers Field Road DoubleTree Hotel, a Hilton Hotels enterprise housed in a building owned by Harvard, have organized with the UNITE HERE! Local 26 union, according to workers and union representatives.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting

Harvard Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications Kevin Casey speaks during the first meeting of the Harvard-Allston Task Force in over 100 days.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting

Representatives from the Boston Redevelopment Authority, left, including Gerald Autler address members of the Harvard-Allston Task Force during its first meeting in over 100 days to discuss the North Allston/North Brighton Housing Stabilization Program, ongoing construction and demolitions at the SEAS complex and Charlesview apartments, and the renewal of Everett Street.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Discusses Housing, Construction

The Harvard-Allston Task Force met on Wednesday to discuss the North Allston/North Brighton Housing Stabilization Program and the renewal of Everett Street.

Graduate Student Council Election
College

Photos of the Day (04/08/2015)

Allston Home Damage
Harvard in the City

Allston Residents Hope To Restart Conversation at Task Force Meeting

The Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting next Wednesday will mark the first time that the advisory body convenes in more than 100 days.

Plans for Allston Develop
Allston

Five Questions You’ve Got About Allston, Answered

While the influx of cash from Harvard could help Allston develop, many citizens are frustrated with the way the University has handled many topics.

Harvard in the Olympics
Harvard in the City

Residents Voice Concerns Over Boston Olympic Bid

Many residents expressed concerns about Boston's 2024 Olympics bid, such as financial transparency and the impact on affordable housing, at a public meeting Tuesday.

Unveiling West Station
Harvard in the City

Allston Residents Frustrated Over West Station Revelations

Allston residents express frustration over the lack of transparency in the state's discussion with Boston University over its potential funding of a new commuter rail station in the neighborhood.

Harvard in the City

Allston Committee Discusses Harvard Construction Demolitions

Harvard University Construction Mitigation Director Edward G. LeFlore estimated compliance with the University’s new construction worker parking program at around 97 to 99 percent out of 220 workers.

Unveiling West Station
Allston

BU Was Prepared To Fund Allston 'West Station'

Boston University had pledged to fund the final $8.33 million needed to build a new commuter rail station called "West Station" on Harvard-owned property in Allston, according to The Boston Globe, but the deal was never finalized.

Lab of Innovation
Interfaculty Initiatives

Jodi Goldstein Tapped To Lead I-Lab

Goldstein will assume her new position at the end of the academic year following the departure of current i-Lab director Gordon S. Jones.

Packages in Leverett
Crime

Police Respond to ‘Uptick’ in Package Thefts

The Harvard University Police Department has observed an increase in reports of missing items, particularly at graduate apartment-style housing, according to spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Allston

Harvard Ed Portal Opening

Harvard University President Drew Faust, seated next to Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, smiles at a presentation from Harvard professor Thomas F. Kelly at the opening of the Harvard Ed Portal at its new location in Allston. Held on Saturday, the opening celebration featured talks from Faust and Walsh and performances from the Harvard community.

A Dynamic Speaker
Allston

A Dynamic Speaker

Harvard Professor Thomas F. Kelly demonstrates a scene from Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" in the opening of the recently relocated Harvard Ed Portal.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard