Stephen Lassonde, who publicly stepped down from his role as Dean of Student Life effective Feb. 1, will remain on campus as a lecturer this spring, although early signs indicated otherwise.
Graduate student Jemila C. Kester and her daughter Sarah M. Kester play in the snow in Mather House Yard on Sunday evening. Winter storm Jonas, which passed over campus Saturday afternoon, left 4-8 inches of snow in its wake throughout the Boston area.
Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde’s imminent departure has left many undergraduates in Mather questioning his sudden exit and praising his involvement in the House, where he currently lives.
Results of a recent Crimson survey indicate that most students are generally satisfied with House resources, although they may not be involved with their residences day-to-day.
The 48 seniors elected last week to the College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa hail from all twelve of Harvard’s houses, with the strongest contingent from Mather House at eight.
Paavali Jumppanen, an internationally renowned pianist, performs Claude Debussy’s 12 Preludes, Book I on Monday as part of the “Mather Music” concert series.
Christie McDonald, a Mather House master, introduces pianist Paavali Jumppanen as part of the “Mather Music” concert series.
Alicia Oeser, left, OSAPR director, discusses the Mather Clothesline Project with Christie McDonald, Mather House Co-Master, and Ann Gaylin, an associate dean of undergraduate education.
Though undergraduate houses are now assigned randomly, each has maintained idiosyncrasies from the good ole’, pre-90s days when students could self-select. Flyby asked around campus to find the top three wackiest house traditions—both well-known and otherwise—that have long endured.
Mather House sophomores were placed into small groups meant to connect them with peers outside their blocking and existing friend groups.
In solidarity with the BGLT students, many students hung pink triangles outside of their windows following the Mather incident.