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Finishing Touches on Dunster
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Finishing Touches on Dunster

Harvard Police officers stand outside Dunster House on Monday afternoon. The house, which is undergoing renovation as part of Harvard's more than $1 billion House renewal project, is slated to re-open to students this fall.

Avik Chatterjee
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Avik Chatterjee

Avik Chatterjee, a BGLTS, race relations, and pre-med tutor in Dunster House, poses before attending the Dunster Senior Dinner on Thursday.

Avik Chatterjee
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Dunster Students Push for Tutor’s Return

At least 160 students have signed a petition for the reinstatement of Dunster resident tutor Avik Chatterjee amid concerns over BGLTQ support in the house.

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In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

Spring Showers
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Spring Showers

Students brave spring showers as they trudge towards the Dunster dining hall in the former Inn at Harvard.

Dunster Floor Plan Level 1
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Dunster Floor Plan Level 1

Dunster Floor Plan Level 1
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New Dunster House Floor Plans Show Mix of Suites, Hall Baths

New floor plans for Dunster House, currently undergoing renovation, feature the elimination of walk-through bedrooms and a shift away from in-suite bathrooms toward shared hallway baths.

Dean Khurana's Cabot Pride
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Housing Day 2015

Housing Day 2015
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Housing Day 2015

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<p>Currently undergoing major renovations, Dunster is the biggest wild card in the Housing Games 2015. The hopes are big and the stakes are high.<p>

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Burst Pipe in Hampden Floods Rooms

A burst pipe in a room on the top of floor of Hampden Hall—Dunster House swing housing in Harvard Square—caused flooding in rooms below it on Saturday night.

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In The School of Tyrannus

If you haven’t heard of Nathaniel Eaton, Harvard’s first head of school, it’s not because he’s one of the University’s buried treasures. Described by one student as “fitter to have been an officer in the inquisition, or master of an house of correction, than an instructer (sic) of Christian Youth,” Eaton’s disastrous year-and-a-half-long tenure, from 1638 to 1639, ended in a court case in which he was ordered to step down and pay a fine. The school closed down for the subsequent academic year. The affair was such a scandal that in 1940, some students argued that 1640 should be seen as the real founding year of Harvard College. Here are just a few things that made Nathaniel Eaton and his regime, well, shitty.

Dunster Construction
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Dunster Construction

Dunster House has been under construction since June 2014 and is slated to reopen in September 2015.

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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.

On Campus

Uncovering the D-Hive

Prescott St. between Harvard St. and Broadway is quiet, unassuming. Nestled between the large Barker and Carpenter centers and smaller buildings, the street is half-shaded in the early afternoon.

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter