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Typically held in Boston, the freshman formal for the Class of 2018 will be held in the Science Center Plaza following a banquet in Annenberg on April 29th this year.
The move will mark the first time that Harvard has hosted freshman formal on campus since at least 2007. In the past, the College has hosted the event at hotels throughout Boston.
If you’ve ever wondered exactly what types of people make up the freshman class, look no further:
Although Harvard admits student from around the world and offers generous financial aid to help them get here, some students who matriculate from under-resourced high schools struggle to find their footing once on campus.
Freshmen blocking group submissions were due at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, ending what was—for some—a time of drama and frenzy, despite efforts by freshmen proctors and Peer Advising Fellows to clear up misconceptions and offer advice throughout the process.
With stricter regulations during River Run, Harvard students sometimes resort to hopping the fences of upperclassmen houses, such as those behind Lowell.
Administrators will increase security presence relative to typical levels across the College next Wednesday night in anticipation of the pre-Housing Day celebration known as "River Run."
Stories from students reveal that, despite ramped up efforts and investment from many places within the University, some problems with the advising system persist. Many advisers are able to give the time and attention to students necessary, but others are too busy with their full-time jobs; either way, advisers face challenges guiding students through a vast curriculum on which no one has complete expertise.
Martha Coakley, the first woman Attorney General in Massachusetts, smiles at a question asked by a Freshmen Luncheon and Discussion participant. The event, held on Wednesday, was lotteried with 15 freshmen attending.
While there is a need to protect the right of the press, the former state attorney general argued, media coverage can influence the actions of both juries and attorneys.
Freshmen brave freezing temperatures at the Class of 2018 Ice Skating Party on Thursday evening in the Science Center Plaza. The event was put on by the Freshman Dean's Office with free skate rentals, hot chocolate and s'mores.
Elana P. Simon '18 grabs a bite to eat with Crimson staff writers C. Ramsey Fahs '18 and Ben G. Cort '18 to share her incredible story about her unique battle with cancer. Simon was diagnosed with a form of rare liver cancer several years ago and has developed methods that are leading to faster treatment.
The presentation, which was was organized by the First-Year Social Committee, the Undergraduate Council, and the Freshman Dean’s Office, featured entertainment and speakers including Dean of College Rakesh Khurana.