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Adams Dining Hall Returns to Normal
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Adams Dining Hall Returns to Normal

A student places a glass onto the dish return in Adams's dining hall. After a broken pipe interfered with the dining hall’s disher washers, Adams residents were left using plastic cutlery for several days this week.

In Preparation
House Life

Mather House Grants Lassonde ‘Rampant Lion’ Award

​In light of his recent departure from the Office of Student Life, Mather House Masters have awarded former Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde the “Rampant Lion Award”—an award which they created for Lassonde—to commemorate his commitment to House life.

Adams Dining Hall Returns to Normal
House Life

Adams Dish Room Reopens Following Odor, Repairs

​The pungent odor that had greeted students in Adams House dining hall since late last week was eradicated Tuesday following a sequence of repairs over the weekend.

Lowell Construction
College

Lowell Construction

Construction on Lowell is set to begin June 2017 and continue through August 2019.

College

Hutchins Challenge Raises $50 million for House Renewal

A fundraising challenge established by prominent Harvard donor Glenn H. Hutchins ’77 has earned more than $50 million for House renewal at the College.

House Life

Masterful dialogue

A particular area in which house-centered dialogue would prove fruitful is in a more open discussion of Harvard's often distressing history of exclusion.

Love Story Stars
On Campus

Love Story Stars

Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw, co-stars of the 1970 film “Love Story,” applaud during their discussion in Kirkland House. The event marked their first return to Harvard in over forty years.

Another News Story
College

Another News Story

Ryan O'Neal and Ali MacGraw, co-stars of the 1970 film “Love Story,” get situated in the Kirkland Senior Common Room in preparation for an interview. The preceding discussion in Kirkland House marked their first return to Harvard in over forty years.

Ignacio's vacation in Argentina was warm and sunny. Cambridge is not. The transition was hard.
House Life

Getting Over Your Post-Vacation Woes

You’re well rested, well fed, possibly a little tanner if you went somewhere warm; you just got back from a vacation.

Cabot Junior Common Room
College

Cabot Streamlines Party Registration

The introduction of a streamlined “Fast Track” party registration pilot program at the start of the semester means Cabot undergraduates can now register parties on shorter notice and with laxer requirements.

Bowie Tribute Night
College

Bowie Tribute Night

A projector in Quincy dining hall plays the 1986 film Labyrinth during the house’s community dinner Thursday evening. The movie was screened in a tribute to singer-songwriter David Bowie, who starred in the film and died of cancer earlier this month.

Winthrop House Renewal
House Life

College Renames New Winthrop Hall

The five-story addition to Winthrop House, previously dubbed “Winthrop East,” will be named in honor of longtime Harvard donor Robert M. Beren ’47, who gave an undisclosed sum toward the College’s House renewal project.

In Preparation
House Life

Lassonde Will Stay on Campus To Teach

​Stephen Lassonde, who publicly stepped down from his role as Dean of Student Life effective Feb. 1, will remain on campus as a lecturer this spring, although early signs indicated otherwise.

There’s Something In The Water
College

Harvard Dining Introduces Flavored Water

​Students returning to campus after winter break were greeted by new flavored-water machines in many of Harvard’s undergraduate dining halls.

Extracurriculars and Academics Town Hall
College

College Has Yet To Replace House Master Title

​After unanimously agreeing to change their collective titles last December, Harvard’s House masters have yet to agree on a replacement. However, that has not stopped speculation on potential replacement titles.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes