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Hugging a House-Master
College

Hugging a House-Master

Jordan Mann '15 hugs Kirkland Co-Housemaster Verena A. Conley before entering Memorial Church preceding the Commencement Exercises on May 28.

'Pink Triangles Show Solidarity'
House Life

'Pink Triangles Show Solidarity'

In solidarity with the BGLT students, many students hung pink triangles outside of their windows following the Mather incident.

Courtyard, 1965
House Life

Despite Overcrowding in Houses, Most Students Elected To Remain

In the fall of 1964, about 140 Harvard students made the switch to off-campus housing, with many of them making the choice “out of the College’s convenience” to spare much-needed space in the House system. Meanwhile, at Radcliffe, 32 students did the same.

Courtyard, 1965
House Life

Courtyard, 1965

Harvard house courtyard, 1965 From Crimson "Crimson Guide to Harvard Houses" March 27, 1965

Police Guard Thayer
College

Thayer Evacuated After Wastebasket Fire

“The smoke tripped the water abatement system, which released water that then flooded the building from the 5th floor down to the basement,” Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde wrote. “Yard Ops is cleaning all the water out and will get the electrical inspectors to go in afterward to declare the building safe for students to re-enter.”

Leverett Senior Dinner
College

Leverett Senior Dinner

Students gathered for the Leverett House Senior Dinner on Thursday.

Avik Chatterjee
College

Avik Chatterjee

Avik Chatterjee, a BGLTS, race relations, and pre-med tutor in Dunster House, poses before attending the Dunster Senior Dinner on Thursday.

Avik Chatterjee
College

Dunster Students Push for Tutor’s Return

At least 160 students have signed a petition for the reinstatement of Dunster resident tutor Avik Chatterjee amid concerns over BGLTQ support in the house.

Waxahatchee
College

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

On Campus

Lowell Holds Annual May Day Poetry Reading

On May 1, the Lowell House Poemical Society held its annual May Day Poetry Reading in Lowell’s Senior Common Room. With recitations ranging from Sanskrit verse to e.e. cummings, from Keats to student compositions, the reading formed a part of Lowell's traditional May Day celebrations.

Signs of Summer
House Life

Signs of Summer

A wrapped pallet of students’ boxes waits outside Leverett House for storage on Tuesday afternoon. After the McKinlock Hall renovation, house storage was eliminated, thereby forcing students to find alternative means of storage for the summer.

Out With The Old
House Life

Out With The Old

Parents and relatives help students move out of Eliot House. Underclassmen must be moved out by Sunday, May 17th, while seniors must be moved out by Friday, May 29th.

Out With The Old
Books

Photos of the Day (5/11-5/12/15)

For Sale
On Campus

For Sale

Shaiba Rather '17 inspects some of the items for sale in Currier House on Saturday. As the academic year ends, many departing seniors seek to sell much of their used goods, ranging from furniture to clothing.

Dunster
College

In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

You Are a Tourist
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You Are a Tourist

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015