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Crime

Police Investigate String of Armed Robberies in Boston Area

Cambridge Police are investigating two armed robberies that occurred early Friday morning near Harvard Square.

City Politics

City Council Hears Plans for Potential Cambridge Skyscraper

Representatives from the Cambridge City Planning Board unveiled a potential plan to build a skyscraper in Kendall Square on Monday.

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Harvard in the City

Zoning Board Delays Decision on Campus Center Plans

Cambridge residents and members of the board at a public hearing on Thursday expressed mixed opinions of the plans.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Crime

Two Years After Bombings, Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spoke in court for the first time since he entered a “not guilty” plea at his arraignment hearing two years ago, expressing remorse for his actions.

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Harvard in the City

Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center Plans

The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.

City Politics

City Council Talks Rental Properties and Snow Removal

Residents raised concerns about snow removal and the forced evacuation of rental properties on 295 Harvard Street at the Cambridge City Council’s weekly meeting on Monday.

Anti-Vietnam Post Office March, 1965
Cambridge

Anti-Vietnam Post Office March, 1965

Anti-war pickets struggle to stuff postcards into the Central Square post-office box in February, 1965.

Nepal Vigil
On Campus

Nepal Vigil

Over 40 participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. CORRECTION: A version of this caption incorrectly stated the date of the vigil. In fact, it was held on Thursday.

Vigil to Honor Lives Lost in Nepal
On Campus

Vigil to Honor Lives Lost in Nepal

"I'm here to honor the victims that have lost their lives, and I'm just here to support the community," said Esha Pillay, 24, a student at the Kennedy School. Over 40 participants gathered for a candlelight vigil cosponsored by the South Asia Institute and Students for Nepal.

Participants Gather at Nepal Candlelight Vigil
On Campus

Participants Gather at Nepal Candlelight Vigil

Participant Esha Pillay lights her candle at a candlelight vigil to honor victims of recent earthquakes in Nepal Thursday on the steps of Memorial Church. The vigil was cosponsored by Harvard's South Asia Institute as well as Students for Nepal, a group of students and professionals in the greater Boston area working to support Nepal's recovery.

 Nepal Candlelight Vigil
On Campus

Nepal Candlelight Vigil

"Let's keep this light spreading--not just for a couple of months, but until all the work that needs to happen there gets done," said Anuraj Jha, a student at the Kennedy School from Nepal. Over 40 Harvard participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. CORRECTION: A version of this caption incorrectly stated the date of the vigil. In fact, it was held on Thursday.

Vigil Memorializes Victims of Nepal's Earthquakes
On Campus

Vigil Memorializes Victims of Nepal's Earthquakes

Over 40 participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. CORRECTION: A version of this caption incorrectly stated the date of the event. In fact, it was held on Thursday.

Vigil for Nepal
On Campus

Vigil for Nepal

Over 40 participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Harvard's South Asia Institute Co-sponsors Vigil
On Campus

Harvard's South Asia Institute Co-sponsors Vigil

Participants hold a "Students for Nepal" banner at a candlelight vigil Thursday. The vigil was cosponsored by Students for Nepal, a Boston-based organization, as well as Harvard's South Asia Institute.

Crime

Homeless Man Assaulted in Harvard Square

A homeless man was reportedly kicked and punched by several other homeless men who fled the scene before police could arrive.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers