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Coop Election

Low Voter Turnout in Coop Elections is Concerning but Familiar

With a week left until the end of elections for the Harvard Coop’s board of directors on April 24, candidates and Coop management remain uncertain whether enough members will ultimately vote in the elections.

Student Life

With Pressures from Administration, InstaNomz Closes Doors

After a conflict with the Office of Student Life, the student founders of the food delivery start-up will seek to expand their business to other schools.

Undergraduate Council

UC To Ask College To Pay for Summer Storage in Renovated Houses

The Undergraduate Council called on College administrators to cover summer storage costs for students during their weekly meeting.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

For the Harvard affiliates running in the Boston Marathon a year ago today, it was a picture-perfect mid-April morning and a pleasant, if difficult, run through Boston’s suburbs. Then, shortly before 2:50 p.m., two homemade explosives detonated near the finish line.


If Approved, New Credit System Could Diversify Course Offerings, Standardize Accreditation

A proposal before the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to convert the College’s current course unit system to a more nationally recognized credit system could lead to an increase in the number and variety of nontraditional course offerings and a University-wide standardization of Harvard’s accreditation system.


Tyrrell Named New Men’s Swimming Coach

After leading the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team to one of its most successful seasons in recent memory, Kevin M. Tyrrell—who served as interim head coach for the 2013-14 season following Tim D. Murphy’s departure last fall—has been named the permanent head coach, Director of Athletics Robert L. Scalise announced in a press release Tuesday.

Yardfest 2014

Students Praise Monáe’s Yardfest Performance

Monáe’s headlining performance addressed diversity at Harvard and elicited praise, particularly in the wake of last year’s controversial artist selection.


Africa Week Wraps Up with Faces of Africa Show

Students danced, sang, and performed spoken word during the annual Faces of Africa show in Lowell Lecture Hall on Friday.


2012-2013 Ad Board Stats Reflect Three-Fold Spike in Academic Dishonesty Cases

According to the statistics, 97 students involved in academic integrity cases were required to withdraw in 2012-2013, the year that saw Harvard’s largest cheating investigation in recent memory.


Former Harvard Professor Cornel West Talks Black Politics

Cornel R. West ’74, American philosopher and former Harvard professor spoke Thursday afternoon in Emerson Hall about black political thought, philosophy, and religion at an event hosted by the Harvard Black Men’s Forum.

David Royce

David Royce



David Royce ’56 stands atop the Lampoon Castle ready to claim the organization’s treasured ibis.

Crimson Presidents

David Royce, Stealer of Thresky Ibis and Drawer of Crimson Presidents, Dies at 82

David Royce ’56—a sharp-penned cartoonist, controversial political activist, and the “alleged purloiner of the [Harvard Lampoon’s] Thresky Ibis”—died April 4 in Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn. after a two-year bout with lymphoma. He was 82.

Gregg A. Peeples
House Life

Winthrop Resident Dean Takes Medical Leave

Adams House tutor Meghan Lockwood, who has previously served as acting resident dean in Adams and Quincy House, will serve as Winthrop’s acting resident dean until Peeples’ return.

Our Harvard Can Do Better
Student Groups

Our Harvard Can Do Better Teaches, Recruits Students at Teach-In

The teach-in follows more than a week of campus discussion regarding sexual assault and the creation of a presidential task force on the issue.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture