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Mather Tutor Will Advise First-Generation Students

Mather House has designated resident tutor Jason B. Munster ’07 to serve as the House’s first first-generation tutor, formalizing an advisory role that other tutors across the College have also played to address concerns of first-generation college students.

Richard W. Wrangham

Currier House Master Takes Spring Sabbatical

Remaining in residence in the House to author a book, Currier House Master Richard W. Wrangham said that co-master Elizabeth A. Ross will perform most formal House master duties.

Widener Sledding

On Rare Snow Day, Students Sled, Assist Dining Staff

Many Houses hosted their dining hall workers overnight, whether in House masters’ residences or on couches, and students enjoyed a rare day off from classes.

Robert C. Meisner
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Robert C. Meisner

Robert C. Meisner, a former Dunster House resident tutor and a 2008 graduate of Harvard Medical School, will replace former Currier House dean Laura K. Johnson.

Robert C. Meisner
House Life

Currier House Names Meisner Acting Dean

Currier House Masters Richard W. Wrangham and Elizabeth A. Ross informed Currier affiliates of Meisner’s appointment in an email late last week.

House Life

Widespread Campus Internet Outages Resolved

HUIT issued an alert on its website about the outages, which it said began at 10:30 a.m., at around 11 a.m. Friday.


Gillett Assumes Role as Lowell Interim Dean

Rachel A. Gillett, an assistant director of studies for the Committee on Degrees in History and Literature, became interim House dean on Nov. 3 after the current dean took a maternity leave.

Who's Next?

Lowell, Eliot, and Kirkland Surveyed for Renewal

Surveyors are actively evaluating three houses to determine which one will follow Winthrop House in undergoing a complete renovation, likely to begin in 2017.

Currier House

Currier Dean Takes BU Job, Will Depart at Year's End

Currier House Dean Laura K. Johnson will leave her position at the end of the semester, Currier House Masters Richard Wrangham and Elizabeth Ross wrote to the House community Monday evening.

House Life

HUDS 'Traffic Light' Labels Raise Concerns

A senior thesis project introducing color-coded labeling into dining halls has raised concerns among some undergraduates who said that the system may cause additional eating-related stress.

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry, a professor of Political Science at Wake Forest University, spoke Thursday afternoon at the 'Who's Choosin' Who?' lecture at the Knafel Center.

House Life

Kappa Sigma Grows, Awaits Chapterhood

The "colony" currently boasts about 60 members, according to Director of Chapter Services for the Kappa Sigma National Chapter Leo J. Brown.

Scott Poulson-Bryant
House Life

Tutor, Journalist, or Grad Student?

I meet Scott Poulson-Bryant in Kirkland dining hall as he’s finishing up lunch with a couple of students. He lingers for a few seconds, offering his final words to the conversation before directing his attention to me.

Lowell Tutor Couple
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Meet Lowell’s Cutest Tutor Couple

Most anyone you’ll meet can gush about the adorable tutor couples—we’ll call them “touples”—in their House, and to supplement all the squealing, Flyby decided to profile one of the cutest.

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House Ale

It started in the spring semester of 2009 with a bet between House masters: which house could brew the best batch of beer before commencement? It became a Kirkland House fixture. Lead by advisor and Kirkland House tutor Luke Walczewski, the Brew Club is exactly what it sounds like.

Black Lives Matter Protester

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"

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