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College

Gillett Assumes Role as Lowell Interim Dean

Rachel A. Gillett, an assistant director of studies for the Committee on Degrees in History and Literature, became interim House dean on Nov. 3 after the current dean took a maternity leave.

Who's Next?
College

Lowell, Eliot, and Kirkland Surveyed for Renewal

Surveyors are actively evaluating three houses to determine which one will follow Winthrop House in undergoing a complete renovation, likely to begin in 2017.

Currier House
College

Currier Dean Takes BU Job, Will Depart at Year's End

Currier House Dean Laura K. Johnson will leave her position at the end of the semester, Currier House Masters Richard Wrangham and Elizabeth Ross wrote to the House community Monday evening.

House Life

HUDS 'Traffic Light' Labels Raise Concerns

A senior thesis project introducing color-coded labeling into dining halls has raised concerns among some undergraduates who said that the system may cause additional eating-related stress.

Melissa Harris-Perry
College

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry, a professor of Political Science at Wake Forest University, spoke Thursday afternoon at the 'Who's Choosin' Who?' lecture at the Knafel Center.

House Life

Kappa Sigma Grows, Awaits Chapterhood

The "colony" currently boasts about 60 members, according to Director of Chapter Services for the Kappa Sigma National Chapter Leo J. Brown.

Scott Poulson-Bryant
House Life

Tutor, Journalist, or Grad Student?

I meet Scott Poulson-Bryant in Kirkland dining hall as he’s finishing up lunch with a couple of students. He lingers for a few seconds, offering his final words to the conversation before directing his attention to me.

Lowell Tutor Couple
House Life

Meet Lowell’s Cutest Tutor Couple

Most anyone you’ll meet can gush about the adorable tutor couples—we’ll call them “touples”—in their House, and to supplement all the squealing, Flyby decided to profile one of the cutest.

House Life

House Ale

It started in the spring semester of 2009 with a bet between House masters: which house could brew the best batch of beer before commencement? It became a Kirkland House fixture. Lead by advisor and Kirkland House tutor Luke Walczewski, the Brew Club is exactly what it sounds like.

anthorphouse
House Life

Cribs: Apthorp House

Tucked away in Randolph Courtyard, removed from the chaos of Cambridge, Apthorp House is one of the city’s oldest surviving houses. FM was granted an exclusive tour from the current Housemasters of Adams, Judith “Judy” S. Palfrey ’67 and John “Sean” G. Palfrey VI ’67. Come with us as we check out the Palfreys’ crib (literally).

Annual HoCo Expenditure per Capita by House
House Life

Annual HoCo Expenditure per Capita by House

Annual HoCo Expenditure per Capita by House
College

Analysis Reveals Disparity in House Committee Budgets

Eliot’s House committee plans to spend about $120 per every undergraduate resident this year, while Adams’ House committee intends to spend about $70, a Crimson analysis of recently disclosed House budgets found.

Lowell Tutor Couple
House Life

Lowell Tutor Couple

Ian B. Seiple and Michaela P. Danek are Lowell House's cutest tutor couple.

Eliot House Courtyard View
Undergraduate Council

Following Dispute, Eliot Strikes Last-Minute Accord with UC on HoCo Funding

Eliot House Committee leaders agreed midday Thursday to allow their proposed budget to be published by the Undergraduate Council alongside other House committee budgets, but only after a tense back-and-forth.

House Life

Two Generations of Tutor Babies

Jack puts his frosted mini-wheats one by one into his bowl, an American flag bib protecting him from small splashes of milk. Across the table, his sister Kate, in an understated red rose headband, lets her eyes wander over the Kirkland House dining hall.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads