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UC Elections
Undergraduate Council

Number of UC Hopefuls Increases by 20 Percent

One hundred and five undergraduates have declared candidacies for 44 open spots on the Undergraduate Council, marking a nearly 20 percent increase from the number of candidates in last year’s elections .

Dunster Construction
College

Dunster Renovations Incorporate Student Feedback

Student responses have informed changes such as enlarging shower spaces and adding study niches in residential halls.

House Life

Tiffanie Ting Appointed House Dean in Cabot

Tiffanie L. Ting, who served as acting dean in Currier House last spring and as a tutor there since 2008, was appointed as Cabot House’s new dean on July 17.

On Campus

Uncovering the D-Hive

Prescott St. between Harvard St. and Broadway is quiet, unassuming. Nestled between the large Barker and Carpenter centers and smaller buildings, the street is half-shaded in the early afternoon.

Dunster Dining Hall
College

Dunster Students Praise Renovated Inn

As scaffolding rises over Dunster’s iconic tower, members of the Dunster House community praised the renovated Inn at Harvard.

Composting Initiative
College

Composting Initiative

Compost bins, like the one shown above in Thayer Hall, have been placed in all of the freshman dormitories as part of a new waste-diversion program.

House Life

Dunster Residents Return After Toilet Overflow Forces Them to Relocate

Six students will be returning to their rooms in Dunster’s swing housing on Prescott Street Thursday after large amounts of toilet water spilled out onto their bathroom floor just four days earlier, forcing them to relocate to other Harvard housing.

HUDS Grill Makeover
House Life

HUDS To Begin Saturday Brunch Service, Other Changes

The addition of Saturday brunch comes as HUDS is rolling out the latest round of changes to its menu and services.

Dunster Common Spaces
College

Dunster Common Spaces

Common space is abundant in the Inn at Harvard, the "headquarters" of Dunster House while its iconic building is being renovated.

Dunster Dining Hall
College

Dunster Dining Hall

Residents study in the dining hall at the Inn at Harvard, the "headquarters" of Dunster House while its iconic building is being renovated.

College

Semester Brings New Name, Clarifications to Resident Dean Position

The recommendations were the work of an FAS committee that was convened last summer to review the resident dean position.

New Leverett Dining Hall
College

McKinlock Renovations Draw Praise from Leverett Community

The building is the largest completed renovation to date in the College’s more than $1 billion House Renewal project.

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
College

Housing Market

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out