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Cambridge Schools

Will MacArthur
Cambridge Schools

Will MacArthur

William H. MacArthur '20

Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge City Council

Sophomores Come Up Short in Municipal Elections

By the time the Cambridge City Council preliminary election results came out early Wednesday morning, Nadya T. Okamoto ’20 said, she hadn’t slept for four days.

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Cambridge City Council

Preliminary Vote Count Shows Six Incumbents Re-Elected to City Council

A preliminary vote count shows Cambridge electing six incumbents and three new officials to City Council.

Pre-Meeting
Cambridge City Council

Sophomores Seek Spots on Cambridge Municipal Boards

Will H. MacArthur ’20, a candidate for the School Committee, and Nadya T. Okamoto ’20, a candidate for City Council, launched their respective electoral efforts this year.

Harvard Square

'A Gap to be Bridged': Harvard Freshman Eyes Seat on Cambridge School Committee

Now a student two blocks down the street at Harvard, MacArthur is eyeing a return of sorts: He is planning to run for the Cambridge School Committee, a body that oversees school policies and budgets for the district of roughly 6,500 students.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge FY17 Budget Includes Millions for Local Renovations

Cambridge city councillors lauded a recently proposed $574 million city budget for the 2017 fiscal year that appropriated millions of dollars for projects in Harvard Square, and increased educational funding while holding property taxes relatively steady.

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Cambridge Schools

Students to Step Into Shoes of Homeless Newspaper Vendors

Two local high school students are planning the Empathy Project, an initiative to raise awareness of homeless newspaper vendors on May 7, with the support of the Harvard Square Business Association.

Toni Morrison Delivers the First of Her 2016 Norton Lectures
College

Ruminating on Race, Toni Morrison Gives First Norton Lecture

Nobel prize-winning author Toni Morrison captivated a packed Sanders Theater with her first lecture as the 2016 Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry Wednesday evening, discussing race and racism, rape, and migration through a series of personal anecdotes and literary selections.

Cambridge City Hall

Cambridge City Council Elections 2015

When they take to the polls for the upcoming Cambridge City Council elections on Nov. 3, voters across Cambridge will use their ballots to take sides on a number of issues. The Crimson breaks down the issues and the 23 candidates vying for spots on the Council.

Ian Reynolds
Cambridge Schools

Ian Reynolds

Ian Reynolds
Cambridge Schools

Ian Reynolds

Cambridge City Council

Ahead of City Council Election, Seven Incumbents Team Up

​Twenty-three candidates are running for nine available Cambridge City Council positions in the city’s biennial elections, with seven of the nine incumbents joining together for a shared campaign platform.

New Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge Schools

Science Festival Features Collaborations with Area Schools

The annual Cambridge Science Festival, which features events such as the Science Carnival, Robot Zoo, and an exhibit on Black Holes, began last Friday and will run through this Sunday.

Ferguson Protest Part 2
Harvard in the City

Ferguson Protest Part 2

Die-In
Race

Protesters Blockade Mass. Ave. in Response to Ferguson Decision

The mass of protesters blockaded the streets, halting traffic, ultimately coming to a stop by the T stop in the center of the Square.

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