In one week, Harvard will lose a man who blurred the lines between his roles as teacher and lawyer, trademarking what colleagues call “the aggressive argument.”
Today, it is said that there are three things every Harvard student must do before graduating: pee on the John Harvard statue, run in Primal Scream, and have sex in the Widener stacks. Yet the lore of Harvard's "Three Things" only developed recently, with nude primal scream being unheard of just 20 years ago.
Goffard, a representative from Currier House, defeated unexpected challenger and outgoing UC Secretary Meghamsh Kanuparthy ’16 by a vote of 28-14, with exclusively Council members casting the secret ballots.
Student interest and satisfaction have both increased since the restructuring of concentrations and advising within the life sciences. In 2012, the life sciences concentrations graduated 52 percent more students than in 2006. Concentration satisfaction—a major concern before the restructuring—has also risen significantly, according to the report.
Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, the Undergraduate Council Vice President-Elect, will not resign as previously planned, he said late Monday night, a move that is expected to elevate him to the UC presidency.
For the first time since the Boston-area bike-sharing company Hubway was founded two and a half years ago, Cambridge will keep its Hubway bikes on the road this winter season.
Waiting for Harvard in the final is TCU, which prevailed over Tulsa in the other semifinal, 72-65, after upsetting Indiana State in the first round.
Harvard cruised to victory in the final of the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout against TCU on Saturday night, becoming the first Ivy League team to win the event.
Harvard won its seventh straight over Yale, 34-7. With Princeton losing to Dartmouth later Saturday, the Crimson earned a share of the Ivy title.
The news of the President’s death was a crushing blow to a campus that felt a unique kinship with the young leader.
On Harvard's physical campus and in institutional memory, President John F. Kennedy '40 looms large 50 years after his assassination. This online feature brings together news, reflections, and archival material from The Crimson's coverage then and now as Harvard remembers one of its own.
Restaurant owners in the former Holyoke Center said the University gave them little notice of its plans to overhaul the building at the center of the Square, but said they still hope to be part of the site’s future after part of the building becomes a new campus center.
After Vidal changed his will in the final year of his life to bequeath the entirety of his fortune to the University, his half-sister Nina Straight is now challenging the will.
This past April, language preservation activist Daniel Pedro Mateo was found dead near his home village in Guatemala. While the reasons are unknown, his story still speaks to the political potency minority languages can have as strongholds against assimilation.
BOSTON—After losing its lead for the first time since the half with just under six minutes to play, the Harvard men’s basketball team fought back and clinched its first win of the season under the lights of TD Garden.