House Life

Adams K Space
House Life

Adams House Institutes Temporary Alcohol Ban in House Party Spaces

Adams House staff have seen a decline in students’ use of “the Molotov” and “K Space” following the ban.

Yalegate
House Life

Yale Bans Outside Alcohol, Shortens Tailgates for The Game

​At this year's playing of The Game, tailgates sponsored by both schools will be shortened to two hours and more stringently restrict students’ access to alcohol.

College

Adams Drag Night

While scores of students enjoy Drag Night each year, many remain unaware of the history behind the event until they are told by others.

Haunted Houses
House Life

Haunted Houses

A haunted house is set up in the basement of Quincy House for Harvard students to enjoy. According to Quincy HoCo, it is the only haunted house in the area.

The Kirkland Shield
House Life

The Kirkland Shield

The Kirkland Shield and the Confederate flag are officially unrelated.

Superhero Group
College

Superhero Group

Make sure your squad looks ~super~ this Halloween.

Gender Neutral Restroom
House Life

Quincy Residents Add Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Quincy House students and staff have celebrated students' decision to designate all hallway bathrooms on their floor as gender-neutral.

Hotel Glowtel Holiday Inn
House Life

Hotel Glowtel Holiday Inn

Lowell Ho-co organized a free party for undergraduates in their dining hall this weekend. Many HoCos have been hosting similar events this semester, which are open to all undergraduates and free of charge.

Lowell Renovation
Scrutiny

A Social Blueprint: Harvard's Houses, From Randomization to Renewal

Amid campus-wide debate on Harvard’s social landscape, some hope that the time is ripe to breathe life into a tired social scene stifled by a socially fractured student body.

Grille Wars
House Life

With New Winthrop Grille, Mozz Stick Market Heats Up

“If you want to add Nutella, peanut butter, and Oreos to your milkshake, go ahead. If you wanna add Nutella to your grilled cheese, possibly also go ahead.”

Grille for Vegas
On Campus

Grille for Vegas

The Eliot Grille on Wednesday night. Eliot Grille donated their proceeds from Monday night to support the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting.

General Education Updates
College

Dunster, Mather House Faculty Deans Settle Into New Positions

​After their arrival this summer, new Faculty Deans in Dunster House and Mather House say they are delighted with their homes and are enjoying a transition to House life.

Roach
House Life

Roach

A large cockroach sits on a desk in Canaday Hall.

Roach
House Life

With House Renewal, Students Move In and Cockroaches Move Out

According to Zachary M. Gingo ’98, Senior Director of Operations for the Building Operations group, cockroach sightings around the River Houses have been declining as Harvard has renovated older buildings.

Winthrop's Renovations
House Life

Winthrop Fixes Swipe Restrictions for Non-Residents

After Winthrop reopened for the school year, some non-residents found themselves unable to swipe into certain areas of the building where students live.