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Though they are now focused on the political arena, Massachusetts’s Governor-elect Charlie Baker ’79 and Attorney General-elect Maura Healey ’92 have past experience in a different type of arena—the basketball arena.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported last week that the homeless population in Massachusetts has experienced the third highest increase of the 50 states in the past year.
Steven Poftak, of the Rappaport Institute, moderates a conversation between veteran reporters Gabrielle Gurley and Jim O'Sullivan. The pair discussed the upcoming Massachusetts elections and referenda Monday at the HKS.
With Election Day just ten days away, polls show Republican Charles D. Baker ’79 with a narrow lead over the veteran Massachusetts Democrat and Attorney General Martha M. Coakley in a heated race for governor.
Harvard will contribute a third of the $25 million needed to build the new West Station in Allston, MBTA officials announced at Beacon Park Rail Yard.
Wilson W. Kuhnel '16 explores the geological features of the Squantum Head coastline. Earth and Planetary Sciences 21: "The Dynamic Earth" took a field trip to North Quincy to identify minerals and sketch rock structures.
Primaries for the state of Massachusetts take place on Tuesday.
With the first community meeting regarding the Massachusetts Turnpike realignment scheduled for next Thursday, Allston residents said they hope the $260 million construction project will produce positive changes in the community.
Charles D. Baker ’79 clinched the Republican nomination for governor at the party convention Saturday, edging out Mark Fisher, a more conservative Republican candidate, for the gubernatorial nomination.
With the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial caucuses coming to a close, Harvard students have thrown their early support behind Juliette N. Kayyem ’91, volunteering for her campaign and backing her in last month’s caucuses in Cambridge’s seventh and eighth wards where she gained the support of most delegates.
The Democratic candidates for Massachusetts governor met at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening for a discussion moderated by Harvard College Democrats President Daniel Ki ‘15.
The candidates, who include Joseph Avellone, Donald M. Berwick ’68, Juliette N. Kayyem ’91, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha M. Coakley, and State Treasurer Steven Grossman, fielded questions from students and discussed campaign details at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics Tuesday night.
Leland Cheung canvases Cambridge neighborhoods for his City Councillor re-election bid. Cambridge City Councillor Leland Cheung, a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, launched a campaign for lieutenant governor Friday morning in Central Square.
Just in time for the World Series, Norwegian band Ylvis has released a perfect paean to the Massachusetts loyalty that Harvard students harbor. In their new music video for “Massachusetts,” the long-tressed, Euro-pop trio—famous for their zoological philosophizing in “What Does the Fox Say?”—go on a Bay State road trip that takes them to the Boston Library, Nelson Mandela’s home, and a homoerotic moment in a truck near Massachusetts Bay.