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Nadeem A. Mazen
City Politics

City Councillor Leads Effort Advocating $15 Minimum Wage

Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem A. Mazen is spearheading an effort to raise Cambridge’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, though it remains unclear whether such a policy shift would affect Harvard.

Students Evacuate Harvard Yard

Bomb Threat Investigation Remains ‘Active and Ongoing’

Last Monday, four Harvard buildings were evacuated and searched after Harvard Police received a report of a bomb threat that proved to be unfounded.


Crimson Complies With Subpoena After Emailed Threat

The Crimson complied with a subpoena to turn over a “narrow” span of traffic logs to its website on Wednesday after one of its reporters received an emailed threat that referenced the unfounded bomb scare in and around Harvard Yard earlier this week.

City Sports Closing Sale
Harvard Square

A Boston Fixture, City Sports Closing Its Doors

City Sports will close all 26 stores including its Harvard Square location.


Campaign Seeks Donations To Fund STEM Mentorship Program

The crowdsourcing endeavor, #StemtoShine, aims to raise $5,000 to support one of the organization’s mentorship programs.

Police Restrict Access

With Bomb Threat, Echoes of Paris and Eldo Kim

The eerie familiarity of the threat, together with the recency of fatal bombings in Paris and Beirut, imbued the series of evacuations and investigations on Monday with particular weight.

Special Response Team at Sever

Police Continue Investigation Into Unfounded Bomb Threat

Police have not yet identified the source of Monday's unfounded bomb threat in Harvard Yard.

Students Evacuate Harvard Yard

Unfounded Bomb Threat Prompts Police Investigation

In a scene strikingly similar to a scare two years ago, students evacuated Harvard’s Science Center and Sever, Emerson, and Thayer Halls around 12:30 p.m. on Monday after police reported receiving an unconfirmed bomb threat.

Harvard Hackathon
Computer Science

Harvard Hackathon

Takashi Wickes, a student at the University of Florida participating in Hack Harvard, works on graphics and code for his group’s creation. Hack Harvard was a 36-hour hackathon that brought together computer programmers and tech companies.

Food and Drink

Harvard Square Welcomes El Jefe’s Taqueria

El Jefe’s owner John Schall said he wants to create a higher quality dining experience by using fresh ingredients in his taqueria, which replaced The Taco Truck at the 83 Mt. Auburn St. storefront.

Fun in the Sun

Weather Unseasonably Warm, Students Flock the Square

With guitars, bikes, and class assignments in tow, faculty, students, and Cambridge residents flocked the Science Center Plaza and Harvard Square Thursday and Friday to enjoy what could be the last warm days leading up to New England’s notoriously harsh winter months.

Elizabeth Warren at Y2Y Opening
Student Groups

Y2Y Youth Homeless Shelter Celebrates Upcoming Opening

The shelter, set to open to young adults between the ages 18 and 24 in December, looks to serve as a “sanctuary” for local homeless youth.

At the Voting Booth
City Politics

At the Voting Booth

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
Harvard in the City

Harvard-Allston Task Force Asked to Formalize Appointment Process

Recent attrition among task force members has prompted a number of Allston residents and members of the task force that were present at last week’s meeting to demand that the advisory body formally explain the appointment process.

Cambridge Municipal Election
City Politics

Cambridge Municipal Election

The Cambridge Municipal Election draws to a close outside of a Salvation Army in Central Cambridge on Tuesday evening.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes