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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

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.

Harvard in the City

MBTA To Offer Free Fare Day Next Month

In response to multiple shutdowns of services this winter, the MBTA will offer a free fare day on April 24 and a 15 percent discount on monthly passes in May.

MBTA Extension
City Politics

Boston City Councilors File Resolution in Support of Late-Night T

A one-year pilot phase of late-night T service, which keeps the T open Friday and Saturday nights up until 3 a.m., is set to expire in June unless the Massachusetts Department of Transportation decides to continue the service.


Escape the Room

The two of us meander up West Street in Boston, looking around for any hint of building number 33. Behind us is Tremont Street and Boston Common. In front of us is Macy’s, and general signs of civilization. On this street, though, there appears to be nothing.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial

Remembering Marathon Attacks, Students Grapple with Death Penalty

Students from Boston or who were at Harvard said they felt the Marathon attack to be more personal.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial

Harvard Law Professors Weigh In on Tsarnaev Trial Venue

While both the U.S. District Court and the Court of Appeals have rejected the requests to relocate the Tsarnaev trial, Law School faculty members see reason behind them.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial

The trial of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began on Wednesday morning at the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse in South Boston. The trial is expected to last several months as the defense attempts to persuade the jurors to forgo the death penalty.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial

In Opening Statements, Defense Admits Guilt of Tsarnaev

Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev’s legal team openly admitted the defendant’s guilt in the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings during the first day of Tsarnaev’s trial Wednesday.

Tsarnaev Jury Finalized

Jury Selected in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Eight men and 10 women will determine the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has plead not guilty to 30 charges in connection with bombings that killed three and injured more than 260 on April 15, 2013.

Goldsmith Book Awards

Photos of the Day (03/03/2015)

Boston Ballet Photos

Boston Ballet Premieres "Lady of the Camellias"

The Boston Ballet premiered the twentieth anniversary run of Val Caniparoli's "Lady of the Camellias" at the Boston Opera House last Thursday, to poignant effect.

In Anticipation of Liquiteria
Harvard Square

New York Juice Vendor Liquiteria is Coming to Harvard Square

Liquiteria will open in Harvard Square this spring, at the former site of The Body Shop on Massachusetts Avenue.

A view of Boston from the Bunker Hill Monument

A Visitor’s Guide to Cambridge and Boston (Cheatsheet for Junior Parents' Weekend), Part 2

Snow covered Harvard
Central Administration

Boston-Area Schools Differ in Snow Day Decisions

Despite shutting down operations three times this semester in what has been Boston’s second snowiest season on record, Harvard has remained open more often than some other area schools.

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction

Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
Visual Arts

Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'