Last July, only one Harvard athlete qualified for multiple events at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Her name was Gabby Thomas. At the time, she was barely finished her freshman year in Cambridge. “It’s something that’s hard to do when you’re at her level," said freshman and fellow sprinter Karina Joiner. "Being able to come back to college, after national meets and all the events, and still being so chill.”
Thomas, pictured here at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, holds Harvard records in the indoor 60-, 200-, and 300-meter dashes, as well as in the 4x400 relay. The Florence, Mass., native has competed for the podium all outdoor season and even captured the Ivy League's 100-meter record at the Florida Relays.
With Boston snows hindering the outdoor practices of the golf teams, the group makes use of the school’s indoor facilities to prepare for the upcoming Ivy League Championships.
Less than 48 hours after Harvard bowed out of the Frozen Four, Malone received the opportunity of a lifetime—a chance to suit up for his hometown team, the Buffalo Sabres.
A number of students are working on campus and locally as part of larger movement around the nation to address women’s health and hygiene issues.
Results of a recent Crimson survey indicate that most students are generally satisfied with House resources, although they may not be involved with their residences day-to-day.
While College students account for only 96 seats in classes at MIT, more students could be inclined to go the mile down Massachusetts Avenue for classes in the future.