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Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Zoning Board Delays Decision on Campus Center Plans

Cambridge residents and members of the board at a public hearing on Thursday expressed mixed opinions of the plans.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center Plans

The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.

Waxahatchee
College

Photos of the Day (05/13/2015-05/14/2015)

Crime

Homeless Man Assaulted in Harvard Square

A homeless man was reportedly kicked and punched by several other homeless men who fled the scene before police could arrive.

Chess in the Square
On Campus

Chess in the Square

Multiple people play chess on the tables outside Au Bon Pain in Harvard Square on a warm Sunday evening.

Mother's Day
On Campus

Mother's Day

Multiple stores in Harvard Square, including Origins, participated in Mother’s Day, providing deals and discounts to customers.

Chess in the Square
On Campus

Photos of the Day (05/11/15)

Mayfair Festivities
College

Mayfair Festivities

Cambridge residents and visitors enjoy food from local businesses, games, free samples, and other activities at the 32nd Annual Mayfair held in the streets of Harvard Square on Sunday afternoon.

Mayfair Festivities
College

Mayfair Festivities

A man kneels over his chalk drawing at the 32nd Annual MayFair in Harvard Square. The Rotary Club of Cambridge’s annual Chalk on the Walk took place on Church St. Sunday.

Faculty Bows
Student Life

Photos of the Day (05/04/15)

Shake Shack
Food and Drink

Shake Shack Student Promotion

Calling all Shake Shack-loving Harvard students!

Students for a Free Tibet Protest in the Square
Politics

Students for a Free Tibet Protest in the Square

Members of the group Students for a Free Tibet wave flags and chant at their weekly Tibet Freedom Vigil. The group has held vigils in Harvard Square every Wednesday since March 2008 to raise money and awareness for Tibetan independence.

Candle-Light Vigil for African Lives Lost
College

Photos of the Day (04/22/2015)

Y2Y Kickoff
Harvard Square

Y2Y Kickoff

Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, speak at the Y2Y youth homeless shelter launch event outside First Parish in Cambridge Monday. The shelter is set to open this November.

Harvard Square

Breaking Passover

I was assigned to write a piece about breaking Passover. In case you don’t know, “leavened” products (most bread, pasta, and pastries) are prohibited during the holiday. As someone who eats an egg and cheese bagel for breakfast, cereal in between meals, and is constantly rewarding herself with cinnamon rolls (I deserve it for writing the header on my paper, don’t you think?), abiding by the limits of Passover was something I could not do. Even for the sake of journalism. Sorry, FM. To make up for it, I scoped out some of the best places to grab a meal once Passover is over.

Beauty After Ruin
Highlight

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Highlight

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
Highlight

Year in Sports 2015

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers