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Pussy Riot + IOP

Pussy Riot Members Speak of Protest, Imprisonment at IOP

Two founding members of the Russian punk rock protest group Pussy Riot spoke out strongly against Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday night at a forum at the Institute of Politics, raising awareness of what they consider to be oppression propagated by Putin in their country.


Cambridge Police Investigating Church Street Robbery

Cambridge Police are investigating a Harvard staff member’s report that he was robbed by two men early Tuesday morning on Church Street.

Authorities at Holworthy

Authorities at Holworthy

Local authorities leave Holworthy Hall in Harvard Yard after sweeping the building for potential bombs early Saturday afternoon.

Authorities at Holworthy

Campus Given ‘All Clear’ After Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuations

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.”

Puppet Protest

Demonstrators Protest Pro-Putin Violinist’s Sanders Performance

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.

Divest Action

Undergraduate Protester Arrested for Blocking Entrance to Mass. Hall

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.

Incident at Lamont

Police Detain Man in Lamont Implicated in Domestic Dispute

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.


Undergraduate Assaulted Early Monday Morning North of Campus

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.


3/2 - 3/30: Disturbing, Unsolicited Serenaders

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.

Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Policies By Comparison

Op-Ed Draws Attention to 20-Year-Old FAS Policy

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.

House Life

Increased Police Presence Expected Once Again For Housing Day Eve

University administrators plan to dissuade freshmen from participating in Housing Day Eve 'traditions' by keeping them out of upperclassmen houses and providing alternative activities.


HUPD Reports Unarmed Robbery Near Leverett Saturday Morning

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.

William James Hall

William James Hall

A 2006 College graduate fell to his death from the top of William James Hall, pictured above, on the morning of Feb. 6.

William James Hall

Alumnus Jumps to His Death from William James Hall

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
Breaking News

Eldo Kim

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.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven


Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out