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Local authorities leave Holworthy Hall in Harvard Yard after sweeping the building for potential bombs early Saturday afternoon.
HUPD Spokesperson Steven G. Catalano announced that campus buildings were safe in an email to the University community shortly before 1 p.m. Catalano wrote that “no information was found to substantiate the threat” but that buildings were nevertheless searched “out of an abundance of caution.”
A crowd of about 40 people held banners protested violinist Vladimir T. Spivakov, who performed there that evening, for his support of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine.
Roche had been guarding the door throughout the night as part of Divest Harvard’s Day of Action to demand an open meeting with the Harvard Corporation on the issue of divestment.
No charges were ultimately pressed, according to Jeremy Warnick, director of communications for CPD, though the man in question was removed from the scene in handcuffs.
A female undergraduate was assaulted by an unidentified man early Monday morning as she walked on Beacon St. in Somerville, several blocks north of campus.
HUPD has their hands full with us Harvard students over the past few weeks. As part of our Securitas Series, we've combed through recent HUPD logs and published some of the more colorful entries below.
Criticism is nothing new for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences policy on sexual assault and misconduct, which governs the handling of incidents of assault within the College.
University administrators plan to dissuade freshmen from participating in Housing Day Eve 'traditions' by keeping them out of upperclassmen houses and providing alternative activities.
The Harvard University Police Department issued a community advisory Saturday evening after a female unaffiliated with the University reported that she was attacked and robbed while walking near Leverett House on Memorial Drive early Saturday morning.
A 2006 College graduate fell to his death from the top of William James Hall, pictured above, on the morning of Feb. 6.
The incident is “not considered to be foul play or a suspicious death,” according to MaryBeth Long, a spokesperson for the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. She clarified that the case is no longer a criminal matter in a phone interview.
Eldo Kim poses in Quincy House courtyard during the season's first measurable snowfall on Dec. 9. Kim, a sophomore in Quincy, will appear in court on Wednesday for charges related to the bomb scare that disrupted final exams on Monday.
A student walks by Sever Gate after Harvard Yard had been closed Monday afternoon. The University locked down the Yard after reports of explosives in four Harvard buildings.
Massachusetts State Police officers wait on Kirkland St. Monday afternoon after reports of explosives in four Harvard buildings. CORRECTION: Dec. 16, 2013: An earlier version of this caption incorrectly identified the street where the Mass. State Police were were waiting. In fact, it was Kirkland St.