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Tutor Time
On Campus

Tutor Time

Gregory Davis, a tutor in Dunster House, introduces himself as students look on at the Tower Relighting on Tuesday evening.

Dunster Relit
On Campus

Dunster Relit

The Dunster House Tower is relit at the House's Tower Relighting ceremony on Tuesday. According to House Master Roger B. Porter, the tower has not been lit for the past fifteen months due to renewal.

New Residents
On Campus

New Residents

Dunster House resident tutors Jordan and Katie Anderson introduce themselves at the Tower Relighting on Tuesday evening.

House Meeting
On Campus

House Meeting

Students look on as Dunster House staff introduce themselves at the House's Tower Relighting on Tuesday.

Construction Complete
On Campus

Construction Complete

Construction workers who renewed Dunster House left a thank-you note in the House entryway on Tuesday.

Mihi Parta Tueri
On Campus

Mihi Parta Tueri

The Dunster House gate sits in front of the newly renovated house on Tuesday evening. The phrase "Mini Parta Tueri" translates to "I will fight for what is mine."

Resident Dean
On Campus

Resident Dean

Carlos E. Díaz Rosillo, the Dunster House dean, addresses House residents at the House's tower relighting event on Tuesday.

Housing Day 2015
College

Mather Pilots Sophomore Orientation Program

Mather House sophomores were placed into small groups meant to connect them with peers outside their blocking and existing friend groups.

Resident Dean
College

Fully Renovated Dunster House Opens Its Doors

Dunster is third in the line of College House renovations—a more than $1 billion project, largely funded by Harvard’s ongoing $6.5 billion capital campaign.

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.

The View of Convocation
College

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

Sorry, Dorothy
Highlight

Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
Highlight

The Fan in Kazan