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Y2Y Kickoff
Harvard Square

Y2Y Kickoff

Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, speak at the Y2Y youth homeless shelter launch event outside First Parish in Cambridge Monday. The shelter is set to open this November.

Y2Y Kickoff
Harvard in the City

Youth Homeless Shelter Organizers Celebrate Progress at Kickoff

Organizers of the youth homeless shelter, which will be located in the basement of the First Parish in Cambridge and hold 20 beds, have raised more than $950,000 for the center, slated to open in November.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting

Harvard Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications Kevin Casey speaks during the first meeting of the Harvard-Allston Task Force in over 100 days.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting

Representatives from the Boston Redevelopment Authority, left, including Gerald Autler address members of the Harvard-Allston Task Force during its first meeting in over 100 days to discuss the North Allston/North Brighton Housing Stabilization Program, ongoing construction and demolitions at the SEAS complex and Charlesview apartments, and the renewal of Everett Street.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Discusses Housing, Construction

The Harvard-Allston Task Force met on Wednesday to discuss the North Allston/North Brighton Housing Stabilization Program and the renewal of Everett Street.

Graduate Student Council Election
College

Photos of the Day (04/08/2015)

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
Crime

Jury Finds Tsarnaev Guilty on Marathon Bombings Charges

A federal jury found Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev guilty Wednesday on a slate of charges in connection with the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A jury will soon decide whether to sentence him to death.

Harvard Square

Hosiery Store Penti Closes

According to the store's former owner, the closure came so that he could consolidate Penti's merchandise with Brattle St. clothing retailer Monella, which he also owns.

 Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu
City Politics

Boston City Councilor Wu ’07 Fights for Causes Close to Home

From rearing a child to struggling to support a family under stress—Michelle Wu’s personal history has shaped much of her political trajectory.

Allston Home Damage
Harvard in the City

Allston Residents Hope To Restart Conversation at Task Force Meeting

The Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting next Wednesday will mark the first time that the advisory body convenes in more than 100 days.

Crime

Man Arrested for Allegedly Trespassing Grays Hall

The trespass was reported by Christian J. Floyd ’18, who said he encountered a “mysterious man” standing at the bottom of the stairs on the first floor of Grays Middle entryway Saturday.

Harvard Square

Youth Homeless Shelter Initiative Secures Location at First Parish

After working out logistics and considering financial impacts, the congregation voted 65-2 in favor of housing the shelter in the parish this past Sunday, according to Fred Small, a senior minister at First Parish.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Bans Plastic Bags, Imposes Fee on Paper Bags

The law makes Cambridge the largest city on the East Coast to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, Cambridge City Councillor Dennis Carlone said, and follows similar legislation in Brookline and Newton.

Harvard in the Olympics
Harvard in the City

Residents Voice Concerns Over Boston Olympic Bid

Many residents expressed concerns about Boston's 2024 Olympics bid, such as financial transparency and the impact on affordable housing, at a public meeting Tuesday.

New CVS Store Open
Student Life

New 24-Hour CVS Opens at 6 JFK Street

A new CVS, complete with 24-hour service and a pharmacy, opened at 6 JFK St. Sunday several days ahead of its projected April opening.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard