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Federal State Relations

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
Crime

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
Boston

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
Crime

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
Crime

Photos of the Day (03/03/2015)

Boston Ballet Photos
Dance

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
Museums

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.

Urbanity Photo
Dance

Urbanity Photo

Courtesy of http://www.emilyobrienphoto.com.

A Dynamic Speaker
Harvard in the City

Ed Portal Celebrates Opening of New Location

More than 200 people joined on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston’s new location at 224 Western Avenue.

College

Asian American Students Discuss Intersectionality at Conference

The Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Association hosted the East Coast Asian American Student Union annual conference this weekend, the largest Asian American student conference in the U.S.

Cambridge

Shelters Scramble to House Displaced Long Island Homeless from Winter Storms

With the closing of Boston’s largest homeless shelter on Long Island last October, local and temporary shelters are working to get displaced guests out of the winter weather.

Crime

Employee Robbed in Longwood Medical Area

A Harvard Longwood campus employee was attacked from behind and robbed of his wallet as he was unlocking his bike from a rack on Friday night.

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

The “powerful and very dangerous” storm, the National Weather Service reported, will develop Saturday night through Sunday morning.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall