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Unveiling West Station
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Allston Residents Frustrated Over West Station Revelations

Allston residents express frustration over the lack of transparency in the state's discussion with Boston University over its potential funding of a new commuter rail station in the neighborhood.

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Allston Committee Discusses Harvard Construction Demolitions

Harvard University Construction Mitigation Director Edward G. LeFlore estimated compliance with the University’s new construction worker parking program at around 97 to 99 percent out of 220 workers.

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MBTA To Offer Free Fare Day Next Month

In response to multiple shutdowns of services this winter, the MBTA will offer a free fare day on April 24 and a 15 percent discount on monthly passes in May.

MBTA Extension
City Politics

Boston City Councilors File Resolution in Support of Late-Night T

A one-year pilot phase of late-night T service, which keeps the T open Friday and Saturday nights up until 3 a.m., is set to expire in June unless the Massachusetts Department of Transportation decides to continue the service.

HUDS Food Donations
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HUDS Food Donations

Harvard University Dining Services staff member Mayra C. Urquiza labels food donation bags on Monday evening in Quincy House.

HUDS Food Donations

New HUDS Initiative Donates Leftover Food to Local Organizations

HUDS initiated the program with Food For Free, an organization started in 1981 dedicated to collecting food that would otherwise be left to waste and distributing it to shelters and pantries.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

For 16th Year in a Row, Cambridge Receives AAA Credit Rating

Cambridge is one of only 34 municipalities across the country to earn the AAA rating from all three major U.S. credit rating agencies this year.

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Working toward the goal of creating “the best bagels in Boston and the world, [making] everything from scratch, [and taking] no short-cuts,” Bagelsaurus’s owner, Mary Ting Hyatt, is an artisan of the highest order. And her breakfast sandwiches, made from as many locally-sourced and all-natural ingredients as possible, are equal parts creative and simple.

A Dynamic Speaker
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Ed Portal Celebrates Opening of New Location

More than 200 people joined on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston’s new location at 224 Western Avenue.

East Asian Languages and Civilizations Housed at 5 Bryant St.
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East Asian Languages and Civilizations Housed at 5 Bryant St.

Language offices in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations are housed in a re-purposed residential home at 5 Bryant Street. Department administrators said the space does not have the capacity to accommodate approximately 40 instructors and administrators.

Little Space in Offices at  Bryant St.
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Little Space in Offices at Bryant St.

Around 40 instructors and administrators share office space in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations offices at 5 Bryant Street, often four or five to one bedroom-size room. The department previously requested space upgrades.

Interview with President Faust
Harvard in the City

Faust Says No to Fundraising for Boston 2024

Following Boston’s 2024 bid, University President Drew G. Faust says Harvard will not divert fundraising to the Olympics.

Divest Harvard from 2013
Harvard in the City

Students Prepare For Hearing To Dismiss Lawsuit Urging Divestment

In November, seven students argued in an 11-page complaint that Harvard’s continued investment of its endowment represents “a breach of [Harvard’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”

Harvard in the City

Harvard Today: February 4, 2015

Harvard Stadium for 2024
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Harvard Could Benefit from 2024 Olympic Bid

If current plans hold and the International Olympic Committee picks Boston, Harvard could host up to 10 events in the 2024 Games.

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

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

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction

Freshman Advising: Under Construction