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Allston

New Ed Portal Initiative Combines Online Courseware, In-Person Lecture For Allstonians

The new initiative was formalized and kicked off by Peter K. Bol during a lecture Monday night.

City Politics

Allston Community Calls for Neighborhood Improvements through Mass. Turnpike Realignment

Approximately 200 community members, transportation officials, and elected representatives gathered to voice their opinions and goals for the $260 million Allston interchange project Thursday evening. The project will impact Harvard-owned land.

Allston

With Turnpike Project Meeting Approaching, Allstonians Hope for Positive Changes

With the first community meeting regarding the Massachusetts Turnpike realignment scheduled for next Thursday, Allston residents said they hope the $260 million construction project will produce positive changes in the community.

March
Student Groups

March

Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students joined workers and local community members in protesting the Doubletree Hotel in Allston on Thursday, March 27.

DoubleTree Hotel Protest
Student Groups

DoubleTree Hotel Protest

Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students help posters to protest against the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston.

DoubleTree Protest
College

DoubleTree Protest

Alex L. Chen ’16 leads a chant across the John W. Weeks Bridge for protesters on Thursday March 27. Students from Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School called for a boycott for the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston.

Calling for Support
College

Calling for Support

Alex L. Chen '16 chants in front of the John Harvard Statue on Thursday March 27. Chen was part of an organized protest against the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston.

Tom Menino at Boston Calling
City Politics

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Diagnosed With Cancer

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who has worked closely with Harvard on its projects in Allston and the Longwood Medical Area, has been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

City Politics

With Construction Underway, Allston Residents Take a Second Look at Task Force

Allston residents have voiced concerns about the makeup of the Harvard-Allston Task Force, particularly concerning the age, gender, and race of its members.

Allston

Bok Center To Double Staff, Expand to Allston

The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning will more than double the size of its staff and open a number of satellite offices across the Harvard campus, including one in Allston, with funds raised in the Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences, the center’s faculty director, Robert A. Lue, said Tuesday afternoon.

Barry's Corner Rendering
Allston

‘By Default’: Harvard Proposal Sparks Doubt in Allston, Praise Elsewhere

With construction beginning in Allston this spring, the verdict on Harvard’s multimillion dollar investment in the neighborhood across the Charles is still out.

Ceramic Studio Opening
Allston

Ceramic Studio Opening

Members of the Harvard University band perform at the opening of the new ceramic studio in Allston.

Ceramic Studio Opening
Allston

Ceramic Studio Opening

Jack Megan, the director of the Office for the Arts at Harvard, provides the introductory speech for the opening of the new ceramic studio.

Ceramic Studio Opening
Race

Today in Photos (02/27/2014)

Ceramic Studio Opening
Allston

Ceramic Studio Opening

University President Drew G. Faust cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the opening of the new ceramics studio in Allston. The new studio building is part of the Allston redevelopment plan that has been approved last October.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

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