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Open Forum on Race Relations
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Open Forum on Race Relations

Mather 1
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Mather 1

Harvard Square at night
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Hey Professor: What Was Your Harvard Nightlife Like?

Ever wonder what your professors were like during their college years? What about the former Harvard undergrads? Were they Saturday night party-goers or Lamonsters? Bar-hopping or Widener stack-shopping? FM inquired into the social lives of a few professors during their years as Harvard undergrads.

Take Back the Night
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Take Back the Night

Peggy S. Mason ’82 says she saw Harvard’s need for the march, which could serve as a space for women and targets of sexual assault to find empowerment and support.

Adams House Exterior
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Adams House to be Renovated After Lowell

​Harvard is expected to renovate Adams House as the sixth installment in the more than $1 billion project to modernize and renovate the College’s upperclassmen Houses.

Beauty and the Beast
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Beauty and the Beast

A rose ice sculpture sits on the table at Adams House's Beauty and the Beast Formal Sunday night.

HUPD at Quad Formal
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During Deadline-Packed Reading Period, Students Take House Formals

​With the end of classes, many Harvard undergraduates have traded textbooks for tuxedos for the beginning of a time-honored tradition that doesn’t involving cramming: House formal season.

FRESHMAN FORMAL FUN
On Campus

How To: Formal Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year...formal season! We know you're using formal preparation as a procrastination strategy, and we have the tips you need to make the most of the season.

Winthrop Reconstruction
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Winthrop Reconstruction

Winthrop House is currently undergoing reconstruction as part of Harvard's house renewal project.

Dorm Crew
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Dorm Crew

The Freshman pre-orientation Fall Clean-Up Program is likely to go under adjustments in the next year.

On Campus

Asbestos ‘Everywhere,’ But Risk is Minimal, Administrators Say

Presence of asbestos in the Houses is largely not a concern to administrators, who say that it is unlikely the chemical will pose any sort of health risks to students.

House Masters Linger
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House Masters Linger

A designated parking sign outside Leverett House’s McKinlock Hall reads 'House Masters' more than a year after the position was renamed 'Faculty Deans'.

Quad Parking
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Quad Parking

Eliot House Faculty Deans' Residence
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Eliot House Faculty Deans' Residence

House Masters Linger
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A Year Later, 'House Master' Title and Royall Seal Linger

The words “House Master” still adorn the doors of some Faculty Deans’ residences, parking signs for their cars, and emails sent by at least one Faculty Dean.