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Palestine Solidarity Committee Joins Boston Protest for Imprisoned Teen

​Student activists from the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee protested the treatment of 17-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Two City Councillors Start ‘Women Are Here’ Podcast

In the podcast, Mallon and Siddiqui shared their experiences as women legislators.

Datamatch Destination
House Life

Thousands Search for Love Using Datamatch

Thousands of students at Harvard, Brown, Columbia, and Wellesley started Valentine's Day morning with a pink-accented inbox message from Datamatch.

New Restaurants in the Smith Center
Harvard Square

Seven Restaurants Confirmed for Smith Campus Center

Saloniki—a local Greek fast food chain—and Oggi Gourmet will be among seven vendors located in the new Smith Campus Center when the building opens this fall.

Bob Massie

Gubernatorial Candidate Bob Massie Speaks at The Democracy Center

Activist and author Robert “Bob” K. Massie visited The Democracy Center on Friday to discuss his campaign for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 this November.

Smith Center
Square Business

Smith Center On Track To Open Next Fall, Univ. Says

Isabel R. Steinhaus ’18 said she feels jealous of the students who will be around when the center opens, given construction will not end before the Class of 2018 graduates.

Blue Bottle Coffee
Harvard Square

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens With Crowds, Free Caffeine

Students who stopped by said they were impressed by the store’s open decor and tasty coffee.

The Council Meets
City Politics

Despite Resident Discontent, Gore St. Construction to Continue

Despite Cambridge residents’ frustrations surrounding construction plans to renovate Gore St., City Council announced Monday that construction would proceed as planned.

Central Square
City Politics

Central Square

The Central Square subway station offers a fast and easy way to get to the shops around Central Square. Cambridge City Council voted Monday to commission a feasibility study for a Business Improvement District in Central Square.

Central Square
Cambridge City Council

City Council Pursues Business Improvement District in Central Square

The City Council voted to explore funding options for a Business Improvement District in Central Square.

Year in Review - Diversity: Urban Outfitters
City Politics

Planning Board Asks Developer to Modify Plans for Harvard Sq. Mall

The Cambridge Planning Board asked Regency Centers Corporation to re-submit its proposal for a Harvard Sq. mall.

Allston Construction
City Politics

In Allston, Mixed Feelings Over Univ. Funding for West Station

In the wake of the University’s pledge some Allston and Brighton residents said they were thrilled by the promised influx of Harvard money. Others were less optimistic.

Nadeem A. Mazen
Cambridge City Council

Mazen Drops Out of Congressional Race

Mazen said his primary reason for withdrawing from the race was a lack of campaign financing.

Honk if You Hate Traffic

Allstonians Brainstorm Solutions to Traffic Congestion

State officials hosted ameeting to give Allstonians a chance to suggest possible solutions to traffic concerns surrounding Windom Street.