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A man kneels over his chalk drawing at the 32nd Annual MayFair in Harvard Square. The Rotary Club of Cambridge’s annual Chalk on the Walk took place on Church St. Sunday.
A man allegedly exposed himself to a Harvard Student at about 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday on Mt. Auburn St. near the corner of JFK St.
Jonathan B. Losos ’84, professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, explains the ecological significance of islands and their role in understanding evolution. The talk took place in a packed Geological Lecture Hall and was part of the Cambridge Science Festival, happening from April 17-26.
Members of the group Students for a Free Tibet wave flags and chant at their weekly Tibet Freedom Vigil. The group has held vigils in Harvard Square every Wednesday since March 2008 to raise money and awareness for Tibetan independence.
At a Cambridge Science Festival event, Ivan Sigal, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, answers questions on the formation of his documentary and installation project that shows the Karachi Circular Railway in Karachi, Pakistan, which is displayed at the Lightbox Gallery of the Harvard Art Museum
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.
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.
Organizers of the youth homeless shelter, which will be located in the basement of the First Parish in Cambridge and hold 20 beds, have raised more than $950,000 for the center, slated to open in November.
Carpenter Center Director James Voorhies introduces "Staging Ground for the Visual Arts: A Conversation with Martin Beck and Liz Lerman" on Thursday night. The discussion included renowned artist Beck and choreographer Lerman, who drew from their personal artistic experiences both in and out of the Carpenter Center to discuss the role of the arts in exhibition and education at Harvard.
A federal jury found Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev guilty Wednesday on a slate of charges in connection with the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A jury will soon decide whether to sentence him to death.
The trespass was reported by Christian J. Floyd ’18, who said he encountered a “mysterious man” standing at the bottom of the stairs on the first floor of Grays Middle entryway Saturday.
The Commission heard two cases on the campus center, which Harvard administrators expect to undergo construction from 2016 to 2018, at a public hearing on Thursday.
After working out logistics and considering financial impacts, the congregation voted 65-2 in favor of housing the shelter in the parish this past Sunday, according to Fred Small, a senior minister at First Parish.
The law makes Cambridge the largest city on the East Coast to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, Cambridge City Councillor Dennis Carlone said, and follows similar legislation in Brookline and Newton.
Due to historically snowy weather conditions, local food pantries have dealt with transportation and distribution challenges this winter as they faced fewer deliveries and a smaller volunteer workforce.