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Allston

Boston College Opens Applications for Neighborhood Improvement Fund

The program is intended to finance public projects that may include benefits to public parks, open space, neighborhood beautification, transportation improvements, and public art.

Marathon Runners Approach Finish Line
Harvard in the City

Marathon Runners Approach Finish Line

Serena Eley of Los Alamos, New Mexico, approaches the finish line of the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Runners Celebrate Near End of Marathon
Harvard in the City

Runners Celebrate Near End of Marathon

James Dixon of San Jose, CA, waves as he nears the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Runners Celebrate At End of Marathon
Harvard in the City

Runners Celebrate At End of Marathon

Lisa Howley celebrates with her medal and a bottle of water after finishing the Boston Marathon.

Lucas Carr and Matt Brown Near Finish Line
Harvard in the City

Lucas Carr and Matt Brown Near Finish Line

Former Army Ranger Lucas Carr, right, and Stonehill College student Matt Brown, who has been a quadriplegic since he was 15, celebrate as they near the end of the race. The two have run multiple marathons together for charity since 2012.

Runner Fistbumps Marathon Volunteer
Harvard in the City

Runner Fistbumps Marathon Volunteer

Carl Tourigny of Victoriaville, Canada gets a fist bump from a volunteer after passing the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Boston Police at the Marathon
City Politics

Boston Police at the Marathon

A Boston policeman looks on as runners approach the end of the race. Security was high at the race, with all bags subject to search and many policemen on standby.

Lucas Carr and Matt Brown Near Finish Line
College

Bombing Memories Still Lingering, Harvard Affiliates Run Marathon

Two years after two bombings left the Boston Marathon’s finish line in chaos in 2013, more than a dozen Harvard students, faculty, and affiliates took to the 26.2 mile Marathon course on Monday.

In Anticipation
Harvard in the City

Boston Marathon 2015

Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary
Crime

Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

Wednesday was the two-year anniversary of the beginning of the Boston Marathon bombings. In this file photo, a woman writes on the "Boston Strong" wall placed in the Science Center Plaza in April 2013. The wall was intended to provide a space for Harvard affiliates to write notes to those affected by the Marathon Bombings, and to give thanks.

Y2Y Kickoff
Harvard Square

Y2Y Kickoff

Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, speak at the Y2Y youth homeless shelter launch event outside First Parish in Cambridge Monday. The shelter is set to open this November.

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.

Graduate Student Council Election
College

Photos of the Day (04/08/2015)

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