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Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Echelman string sculpture

One of Janet Echelman's string sculptures.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Public art is getting bigger in Boston. Throughout Beantown, artists are taking to the streets, creating large-scale works that encourage citizens to embrace the city’s public spaces.

EPS Field Trip
College

EPS Field Trip

Wilson W. Kuhnel '16 explores the geological features of the Squantum Head coastline. Earth and Planetary Sciences 21: "The Dynamic Earth" took a field trip to North Quincy to identify minerals and sketch rock structures.

Harvard Medical School

Longwood Campus Evacuated Due to Nitrogen Leak

Students, faculty, and workers were forced to evacuate three building on Harvard’s Longwood campus after officials reported a nitrogen leak in a research facility at 655 Huntington Ave. at 7:10 a.m. Monday.

College

Poetry by the Charles

Afternoon sunshine twinkles off the Charles River’s tiny blue waves and warms the grass on its shores. Beneath the nearby trees, students lay out on towels with their laptops and textbooks. Some people on the walking path seem hurried, others are enjoying a leisurely jog or stroll. Several, however, have stopped to read the mysterious string of poems stapled to a nearby tree.

Charles River Run
Boston

Charles River Run

Residents run along the Charles River on a leisurely Sunday morning as the previous week's intense humidity abated.

At Water's Edge
Boston

At Water's Edge

A boat rests at Long Wharf-North in Boston in June.

Sand Sculpting
Visual Arts

Sand Sculpting

A sand castle stands at the annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival, which lasted from July 18th to July 20th. The Festival attracted a wide variety of locals and tourists throughout the weekend.

Reading on the Bank
Boston

Reading on the Bank

Yohann Jouin-Sellez reads a book on the Boston side of the Charles River in mid-July. A french native, he now lives in Boston.

Winter in the Summer
Boston

Winter in the Summer

The view up of the intersection of Tremont and Winter streets near Boston Common on a hot Sunday afternoon in July. Many tourists and locals visit Boston Common during the summer to walk the Freedom Trail or sit in the park.

Winter in the Summer
Music

Summer in Boston 2014

Harvard Club
Boston

Harvard Club

The Harvard Club of Boston is located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood.

Boston

Suspect Apprehended After Alleged Sexual Assault at Arboretum

A 23-year-old man was arrested last Friday on charges of aggravated rape and armed robbery in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the grounds of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain.

Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

National Union Members Descend on DoubleTree for Protest

Hundreds gathered last Wednesday to advocate for the unionization of the hotel’s workers. Many on hand noted that the rally was by far the largest yet in support of the workers.

Allston

Plans for Potential Allston Rail Station Tabled

Citing budgetary concerns, MassDOT spokesperson Mike Verseckes told The Boston Globe on Tuesday that the proposed rail station, “West Station,” has been delayed, but not cancelled entirely.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board