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Track and Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Hansen Sets Heptathlon Mark

Sophomore Madison Hansen took the the heptathlon title at the LSU Alumni Gold meet this weekend, setting not only a personal best, but also posting the second-best mark in Harvard history.

Softball

Athlete of the Week: Ricciardone Key to Crimson's Success

Named to the second team All-Ivy in her sophomore campaign, Ricciardone has pitched at an even higher level in 2014. The Slidel, La., native is 11-5 in the circle this year and has posted a team best 1.90 ERA.

Gabriel Mendola
Men's Lacrosse

Gabriel Mendola

The senior won 20 of 26 faceoffs in the Crimson's 14-9 victory over the Big Red.

Gabriel Mendola
Men's Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Mendola Propels Crimson Past No. 2 Cornell

The senior midfielder helped secure 20 of 26 faceoffs and led his team to arguably one of the biggest wins in program history, snapping a nine-game losing streak to the Big Red.

Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week: Emba Propels Women's Rugby to Big Victory

Cheta Emba—who also splits time as a goalkeeper for the varsity women’s soccer team—helped spearhead the Harvard rugby team’s offensive charge against Boston College with four first-half tries.

Worldwide Wes
Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Saunders Leads Men's Basketball in NCAA Tournament

Perhaps no player answered more of this season's questions than junior wing Wesley Saunders, who helped the team duplicate last season’s NCAA success by dispatching No. 5 seed Cincinnati last Thursday

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Wrestling

Athlete of the Week: Preston Captures EIWA Championship

A season of hard work, grueling training and dedication finally culminated for the Harvard wrestling team this weekend at the EIWA Championships in Philadelphia. But no season came to a more illustrious fruition than Todd Preston’s.

Men's Swimming

Athlete of the Week: Satterthwaite Sets Records, Propels Swimming to Ivy Crown

Despite not arriving in Cambridge as one of the top high school recruits in the country, men’s swimming and diving co-captain Chris Satterthwaite showed this weekend why he is now considered one of the best swimmers in the conference.

Nick Madden - Men's Volleyball
Men's Volleyball

Nick Madden - Men's Volleyball

SIYIN' TRIPLE
Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Chambers Motors Harvard Into First Place

Chambers made his presence felt on Friday and Saturday as Harvard travelled to face the Quakers and Tigers, averaging 11 points and nine assists in each contest.

Rockin McLaughlin
Men's Squash

Rockin McLaughlin

Captain Brandon McLaughlin defeated Trinity’s Karan Malik in five sets at the CSA Team Championships to help the Crimson bring home the Potter Cup. The crown is Harvard’s first since 1998.

Women's Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Andersen Leads Women's Water Polo in Scoring

Sophomore attacker Yoshi Andersen scored eight goals for the Harvard women's water polo team on Saturday.

Au Rivard
Men's Basketball

Au Rivard

Laurent Rivard celebrates the weekend's victories over Princeton and Penn. The senior connected on 11-of-17 three-pointers across both games, and had a season-high 22 points against the Quakers.

Au Rivard
Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Rivard Carries Men's Basketball in Weekend Sweep

For two nights in a row, Harvard men’s basketball co-captain Laurent Rivard was on fire, raining three-pointers and leading the Crimson to a weekend sweep over two Ivy foes at Lavietes Pavilion.

FOX ON THE LOOSE
Wrestling

Athlete of the Week: Fox's Pin Propels Wrestling to Victory

No match was more crucial to the Crimson's comeback than junior co-captain James Fox’s first period pin of BU’s Kristian Meyer in the penultimate battle of the day.

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Visual Arts

Art House

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