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The Quad
College

The Other Housing Lottery

Early Thursday, with fanfare, the College will welcome freshmen into one of its 12 residential Houses. But by this time next year, some of those students, dissatisfied with their assignments, will have made attempts to relocate.

Leverett SCR
College

An Intellectual Renewal: Academics in the Houses

Administrators are still working on strengthening the role of learning in residential life as part of the House renewal program.

Activities Fair
College

From Entryways to Extracurriculars

Even as Harvard pumps hundreds of millions of dollars into renewing the College’s residential House system, many students find it difficult to balance their extracurricular commitments while also participating in House life.

W. Powell Eddins
College

Recruiting Efforts Seek To Expose BGLTQ Students to Business

Increased efforts to expose BGLTQ-identified students at Harvard to business and corporate careers this year from student organizations and the Office of Career Services have been embraced by students and companies alike.

The Other Field of Study
College

Walking On, Trading Off: Athletes Reconsider Varsity Life

The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.

Scott McCloud
Books

Scott McCloud Discusses Comics, Love, and "The Sculptor"

“Those who can’t do, teach.” It’s an age-old mantra and one commonly rejected by artists who double as educators. But for award-winning cartoonist and comics theorist Scott McCloud, the saying has always rung a little true.

College

Video: Top 10 Stories That Shaped 2014

2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014
Central Administration

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014

Features

Bain Makes Her Mark in Cambridge

The First Team All-Ivy setter has demolished the Harvard and Ivy League record books in just two seasons.

On Campus

'Three Sisters' Talks Tragedy and Truth

Art imitates life, as life imitates art. This is especially apparent in “Three Sisters,” which runs on the Loeb Mainstage from Nov. 7 to 15. In this particular production, directed by Anna A. Hagen ’15 and co-produced by active Arts Executive Emma R. Adler ’16 and Andrew P. Gelfand ’15, renowned contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl takes the classic Chekhov play and gives it a modern twist.

Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar
College

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.

Going Home
Features

Going Home

Perfect pitch
Features

From the Harvard Library to Fenway, Red Sox Organist Says He's Ready for Opener

When Joshua Kantor is not playing the Organ at famed Fenway Park, he works as a Harvard librarian.

Early Admissions By the Numbers
Features

As Early Admissions Rise, So Does Pressure

With more students applying and being accepted early, admissions counselors and experts say that the admissions process has been pushed earlier and earlier in recent years.

The Harvard Law Review
Features

Despite Alternatives, Student-Run Law Reviews Here to Stay

With so many barriers to entry and a functioning, but imperfect system, legal experts say that the student-driven law review model is here to stay.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction