Harvard Medical School

With New Licensing Agreement, Harvard Hopes to Improve Cancer Treatment

Harvard has granted the Cambridge-based technological startup Magenta Therapeutics access to a suite of technologies partly patented by the University.

Square Business Prepares for Harvard-Yale
Harvard Square

Square Businesses Prepare for Harvard-Yale Game

Harvard Square businesses are preparing for thousands of alumni and Yale students to descend on Cambridge for the annual Harvard-Yale game Saturday.

Harvard Square

Sweetgreen Prepares for Tuesday Opening

After months of anticipation, eager Sweetgreen fans flocked to the chain’s new Harvard Square location last week to attend “soft opening” events in preparation for the salad chain’s official opening Tuesday.

Tarot Cards
Harvard Square

The Witching Hour

"I've never heard a pagan proselytize."

Map of Fort Norumbega

Norse Code

It was Harvard professor Eben Norton Horsford who commissioned all 40 feet of the tower to be built and wrote the immense plaque commemorating the Viking fort of Norumbega.

On Campus


Protesters march down Massachusetts Avenue on Wednesday protesting Donald Trump’s presidential election the night before.


Democrats Poised to Dominate Election in Cambridge

Voters in Cambridge Tuesday have the opportunity to both determine policy with four Massachusetts ballot questions and also reinstate a number of incumbent Democrats running in uncontested races.

Government Gourds
City Politics

Government Gourds

Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons prepares for Monday evening’s city council meeting at City Hall. Public commentary consisted of concern for biker safety as well as preserving the historical nature of Harvard Square.

The Final Week

The Final Week

Despite the FBI’s renewed look into Hillary Clinton’s emails, many Cantabrigians remain devout supporters of the Democratic nominee. Though the Democrat has a solid lead in Massachusetts, Republican candidate Donald Trump has been narrowing Clinton’s edge in some polls within past days.

With the Band

With the Band

The Second Line Brass Band joined the Safe Streets, Safe City initiative at City Hall Monday to help promote bicycle safety outside the city council meeting. The group played a variety of tunes and donned festive Halloween costumes.


Politicians, Experts Optimistic About Local Autonomous Vehicles Testing

Executive orders from the Massachusetts and Boston city governments allowing and regulating autonomous vehicle testing in state could ultimately improve road safety, experts say.


‘Extreme Drought’ Forces Cambridge to Purchase $3.6 Million of Water

Reduced rainfall in Massachusetts and parts of the Northeast since May has pushed Cambridge’s local reservoirs to their lowest volume in at least 10 years, driving the city to purchase millions of dollars of water.

Harvard Law School

‘Food is Medicine’ Symposium Attracts Dozens

Dozens gathered at the Law School Friday to discuss the importance of nutrition and to consider how people can gain access to healthy food in the United States.

Cambridge Cycling
Cambridge City Council

Following Fatal Crashes, Cambridge City Council Passes Bike Safety Reforms

The Cambridge City Council on Monday unanimously adopted eight separate resolutions aimed at increasing bike safety, as dozens of avid cyclists crowded into Cambridge City Hall.

Sights From the HUDS Strike
Food and Drink

11 Arrested in Dining Services Protest

Cambridge Police officers arrested 11 people Friday who were blocking traffic in protest of recent labor negotiations between Harvard and its dining services workers.