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On May 1, the Lowell House Poemical Society held its annual May Day Poetry Reading in Lowell’s Senior Common Room. With recitations ranging from Sanskrit verse to e.e. cummings, from Keats to student compositions, the reading formed a part of Lowell's traditional May Day celebrations.
Lowell House will undergo renovation as part of Harvard's more than $1 billion House renewal project in 2017-2018.
Pending funding approval, planners will begin full construction on Lowell House in the summer of 2017, and administrators hope to finish the project the next summer, in 2018.
Goyal expressed his desire to achieve a balance between fulfilling broad imperatives like inclusion and empowerment and also delivering tangible items to the student body.
<p>Lowell is located right on Mt. Auburn Street, making it a close walk to the Yard, the MAC, Insomnia Cookies, and all the other River houses. Lowell also has a beautiful courtyard to study in, once it finally warms up, and their famous bells. In addition to those bells, Lowell has some interesting history to it. The Lowell House Opera, established in 1938, is the longest continually running opera company in New England. More importantly, Matt Damon and Natalie Portman are both former Lowellians so #starstruck.</p>
Until last April, HUDS had been purchasing water machines from a company recently acquired by SodaStream, an Israeli company that specializes in do-it-yourself soda and water machines.