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Op Eds

Latin Lovin'

Thinking of Valentine’s Day as a Day of Love and Friendship wouldn’t equal adopting a different holiday or destroying a tradition. On the contrary, it would represent being more open and considerate to the people we spend time with, and would encourage us to demonstrate our affection to those we love, which is the whole point of Valentine’s Day in the first place.

Service in Progress
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Service in Progress

A sign requests that visitors remain quiet stood in front of the congregation area of Memorial Church on Monday evening during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service.

Singing Along
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Singing Along

From left, MJ Richardson '17, Chloe B. Do '15, Karen-Alexandra Nogues '18, and Sarah C. Angell '18 sing along during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service in Memorial Church on Monday evening.

Reading Along
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Reading Along

MJ Richardson '17 reads along during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service on Monday evening in Memorial Church.

'Silent Night'
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'Silent Night'

Memorial Church Choirmaster Edward E. Jones conducts the Harvard University Choir as it performs "Silent Night" on Monday evening in Memorial Church. The performance was part of the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service.

Conducting the Choir
Memorial Church

Conducting the Choir

Memorial Church Choirmaster Edward E. Jones conducts the Harvard University Choir as it performs "Silent Night" on Monday evening in Memorial Church. The performance was part of the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service.

Conducting from Above
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Conducting from Above

Memorial Church Choirmaster Edward E. Jones conducts the Harvard University Choir during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service on Monday evening.

Listening to the Service
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Listening to the Service

Attendees of all ages gathered in the pews, crowded in the aisles, and stood at the back of Memorial Church as the Harvard University Choir alternated between carols, hymns, and psalms read by community members during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service on Monday evening.

Watching the Service
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105th Annual Christmas Carol Service

Filling the Pews
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Filling the Pews

Attendees of all ages gather in Memorial Church for the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service on Monday evening. According to the event program, the liturgy has remained largely the same as when the carol service began in 1910.

Peshawar Vigil
Student Groups

Today in Photos (12/16/2014)

Watching the Service
Student Groups

Watching the Service

According to the event program, attendees were invited to join the choir in singing "Silent Night" to commemorate the centenary of the Christmas Truce of 1914, when British and German soldiers fighting in World War I temporarily halted attacks in acknowledgement of the holiday. As the choir readied to begin singing "Silent Night," some attendees closed their eyes, others looked straight ahead, but all were silent.

Thanksgiving at Harvard
College

For Students on Campus, Thanksgiving Brings Rest, Feasting

Surrounded by the golden tones of Adams House and the din of conversation, students found a warm, comfortable atmosphere for Thanksgiving dinner on campus. Others hit the books.

Singing in the Square
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Today in Photos (12/1/2014)

Veterans Day
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Veterans Day

While not an official university holiday for many students and faculty, Veterans Day was still observed by many on and off campus.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

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

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction