Harvard Square

After Hours in Harvard Square
Harvard Square

After Hours in Harvard Square

Construction
Harvard Square

Construction

Construction on Mass. Ave storefront facades does not obstruct passersby, thanks to a stylish pink walkway.

Nadeem Mazen at danger!awesome
City Politics

Call Him Nadeem: Cambridge's Unconventional Politician

One thing is certain: Nadeem A. Mazen is not a traditional politician.

The COOP
Harvard Square

After Low Turnout, Coop Board Moves to Application

​After years of low voter turnouts during its board elections of student representatives, the Harvard Coop changed its board recruitment process last year from open elections to formal applications.

Honor System Table
Books

Cantabrigian Hustle: Behind the Honor System Book Table

Unlike Scarbrough's book table in patrician Cambridge, which sits just opposite an expensive chocolatier and a pricey Italian clothing shop, the outlet is located in an economically depressed neighborhood, inside the yawning abyss of what clearly used to be a factory floor.

Honor System Table
Books

Honor System Table

Spare Change
Harvard Square

Spare Change

A seller of the Spare Change Empathy Project sits in the Harvard Square T Station with his newspapers.

Pulitzer Prize winner at Bookstore
Books

Pulitzer Prize winner at Bookstore

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks at Harvard Bookstore about his books, which center around the Vietnam War or, as it’s called in Vietnam, the American War. His debut novel The Sympathizer was just awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Taking Care Of Business
Harvard in the City

Square Businesses Gear Up for Visitas

​As students prepare to welcome the Class of 2020 on campus for Visitas, Harvard’s weekend for its admitted students, local businesses are likewise gearing up for their arrival.

Taking Care Of Business
College

Taking Care Of Business

Anticipating around 1,300 prospective freshmen, some local businesses have been preparing by offering special discounts. The Harvard Square Business Association will hold the first “Harvard Square Street Fair,” which will showcase a wide variety of Square businesses.

A Crowd For Cones
Harvard Square

A Crowd For Cones

Cantabrigians pack The Garage in search of free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Neither rain nor long waits deterred denizens desiring dessert Tuesday.

Construction Continues
College

Construction Continues

Construction continues on the Smith Center, with various amenities unavailable for use.

Construction Continues
Student Life

Posters Critique Impact of Smith Center Construction on Homeless

​Posters inquiring “Who took our space?” and “Where is Brian?” littered the temporary construction fences surrounding the Smith Campus Center this weekend as part of a Harvard Graduate School of Design student’s efforts to start a conversation about how current renovations may affect life in Harvard Square.

April Showers
Harvard Square

April Showers

After a long day of rain showers, rush hour commuters in Harvard Square faced slippery roads and more vehicle traffic than usual. Students were equally dismayed by muddy sidewalks and wet clothing.

The Drop-Off
Allston

Harvard-Allston Shuttle Bridges Expanding Campus

The Allston Campus Express shuttle's daily journey bears witness to Harvard’s recent expansion into Allston.