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Poetry by the Charles

Afternoon sunshine twinkles off the Charles River’s tiny blue waves and warms the grass on its shores. Beneath the nearby trees, students lay out on towels with their laptops and textbooks. Some people on the walking path seem hurried, others are enjoying a leisurely jog or stroll. Several, however, have stopped to read the mysterious string of poems stapled to a nearby tree.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
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Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar
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Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar

Michael P. Burke is the Registrar: he manages everything from enrollment issues to the course catalog.

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For Many UC Hopefuls, Humor Is a Touchstone

For a growing group of UC candidates—fueled by the surprise victory of UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 last year—humor has become the go-to strategy to separate themselves from this year’s field.

Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar
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With New Catalog, Admins Hope To Re-Invent Browsing Experience

Administrators hope a new course catalog tool will spur students to reflect on their educational goals when searching for courses, even as some professors worry that more targeted search tools will limit exploration.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
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This Is CS50.

CS50 is exceptional for its size, its resources and the cult of personality around its charismatic leader. It is more than just a class at Harvard; it is a cultural touchstone, a lifestyle, a spectacle. This is CS50, and it’s here to stay.

Kristof
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Kristof

New York Times columnist and Harvard overseer Nicholas D. Kristof ’81 questions University President Drew Gilpin Faust about divestment, the hierarchy of higher education, racial diversity, and a number of other pressing issues on Tuesday.

Drew and Nick
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Drew and Nick

New York Times columnist and Harvard overseer Nicholas D. Kristof ’81 asked University President Drew G. Faust about divestment, racial diversity, and other campus issues in Sanders Theatre on Tuesday.

Faust Responds
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Faust Responds

University President Drew G. Faust responds to a question from New York Times columnist and Harvard overseer Nicholas D. Kristof '81 in an opening of the year conversation in Sanders Theatre on Tuesday.

Inspiration at the i-lab
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I Saw You I-Lab

Welcome to the i-lab.

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Gen Ed Review Committee To Hold Town Hall Meetings

The meetings will contribute to a report assessing the state of the Gen Ed Program.

Dunster Construction
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Dunster Renovations Incorporate Student Feedback

Student responses have informed changes such as enlarging shower spaces and adding study niches in residential halls.

Student Group Travel
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Student Group Travel

Student Group Travel
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College Ups Funding for Student Group Transportation Following Student Death

The College will offer an additional $30,000 in grants for domestic student group travel this academic year in response to recommendations from a working group convened last spring.

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All Houses To Restrict Inter-House Dining on Thursday Nights

The new policy, which is slated to take effect today, was announced in an email sent to the student body by Dean of the Office of Student Life Stephen Lassonde.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
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This Is CS50.

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Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
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Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven