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Demographics by House, 1964
House Life

Demographics by House, 1964

Demographics by House, 1964
House Life

A Debate on Housing

Starting in 1988, Harvard’s administrators debated a major alteration to the University’s House system. Originally created in the 1920s and later tweaked in the 1960s, the housing system was leading to “preppy ghettos” and racially imbalanced communities by 1988-1989.

Housing Market
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Housing Market

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Random, But Unequal

As the Houses undergo a decades-long renewal project aimed, in part, at equalizing their facilities, not all housing experiences will be the same.

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Undergraduate Council

Interactive Feature: The Class of 2014, By the Numbers

The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.

Emily-Stokes Reese
House Life

Cabot Resident Dean To Leave Harvard

Emily W. Stokes-Rees, resident dean of Cabot House, will leave Harvard this summer for a tenure-track position at Syracuse University.

Academic Integrity Panel
House Life

Committee Recommends Changes to Resident Dean Position

The review committee, which was convened last summer, has submitted its recommendations to Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister for approval.

2036
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2036

Briggs Hall's Cupola, from Cabot House, sits in the Radcliffe Quadrangle for restoration. The cupola will be host to a time capsule filled with contributions from students, to be opened in 2036.

2036
College

Cabot House to Place Time Capsule in Cupola

Renovations on the cupola of Cabot House’s Briggs Hall have prompted the creation of a time capsule, which current students will fill with reflections on their college experiences and letters to future generations of Cabot residents.

The New Resident Dean
On Campus

The New Resident Dean

Brigitte Libby will be the next resident dean of Pforzheimer House. Libby will be joining the House next semester along with her partner, Melissa Hancock, and a seven-month-old daughter, Lucie.

House Life

Faculty Votes In Favor of New Course Credit System, Gender Neutral Housing

Starting in the fall of 2015, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will adopt a course credit system that will open up the possibility for a wide range of new course offerings worth fewer than four credits each.

Swing Housing
College

8 Prescott Will Serve as House Master Swing Housing

The Victorian house will be converted into temporary lodgings for the house masters whose residences are scheduled to undergo renovation during the House Renewal process.

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Venn Diagram

Both Huge chunk of your life gone before you know it Empirical and Mathematical Reasoning required The closer you are to being done, the more you play with your phone in class Causes mass hysteria Won’t be relevant in two months

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Sharon Howell, Longtime Adams Resident Dean, Will Depart at Year’s End

Sharon L. Howell, longtime Adams House resident dean, will depart Harvard this summer.

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Visual Arts

Art House

Harvard’s residential housing system is currently in the midst of a massive overhaul––Quincy and Leverett have already undergone extensive renewal, and Dunster is slated to go under the knife next year. But this focus on modernization only tells part of the story. Each of Harvard’s twelve residential houses is home to artifacts that attest to its singular history.

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

Heidelberg
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Saudade, or Nostalgia

Unlocking the Map
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Unlocking the Map