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Mt. Auburn Cemetery
Student Life

Among Them

On the way to Mount Auburn Cemetery, I wonder whether there are etiquette rules for visiting the home of the dead. There will be no doormat to wipe my feet on, nowhere to hang up my coat before I step right up to someone’s grandfather, nose nearly touching his engraved middle name

Long-limbed
College

Get Out: Arnold Arboretum

As the school year drudges on, the brown and grey buildings of Cambridge can often feel as confining as our stacks of midterm papers and textbooks. But spring is here, and the sporadic weather can reward us with some gorgeous days. Grab some friends and escape the confines of campus for a day trip to the Arnold Arboretum, the urban nature center maintained by both Harvard and the City of Boston.

Celebrate Pi Day with Petsi Pies
Food and Drink

Celebrate Pi Day with Petsi Pies

Petsi Pies all over Cambridge will be offering customers the opportunity to recite digits of Pi to receive free pies on March 14th.

Barry's Corner
Allston

Barry's Corner

Barry's Corner

Barry's Corner Rendering
Allston

Barry's Corner Rendering

Barry's Corner Rendering

Red Eye Picture
Theater

Red Eye Picture

"Red-Eye to Havre de Grace" reveals the man behind the figure of Edgar Allen Poe.

Red Eye Picture
Theater

“Red-Eye to Havre de Grace” Brings Poe Back to Life

“Red-Eye to Havre de Grace,” playing Feb. 13 to 16 at the Emerson/Paramount Center Mainstage by theater collective Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental, is a spellbinding, visually stunning depiction of the mysterious last days of Edgar Allan Poe. A tense exploration of grief, loneliness, and the pitfalls of genius, the musical quickly draws in the audience and doesn’t let go.

Slushy Streets
On Campus

Harvard and Cambridge Strike Balance in Clearing Square of Snow

With about 34 inches of snow so far this year, including about four inches that fell on Thursday, both Cambridge and Harvard have had their hands, and shovels, full, keeping the streets and sidewalks of Harvard Square clear.

Theater

Memory and Identity are Present in “Absence”

Though many stories of dementia focus primarily on the relationships and emotional struggles of patients’ close friends and family, the script of “Absence” distinguishes itself by choosing to focus primarily on Helen’s interior losses. In doing so, the production forces the audience to contemplate the fine line between memory and identity in a way that lingers in the viewer’s mind afterwards.

Club Harvard
Scrutiny

Club Harvard

A social club for Harvard alumni, the Harvard Club of Boston is the only Platinum alumni club in Massachusetts.

Harvard Club Shield
Scrutiny

Harvard Club Shield

Special events for Harvard alumni are hosted at the Harvard Club of Boston at 374 Commonwealth Avenue.

Omphalos Sets Sail
Harvard in the City

Harvard Square Statue To Be Relocated

After being roped off for over two years, the weathered statue Omphalos in the pedestrian peninsula by the Harvard Square T stop will be relocated to Rockport, Mass.

Serving Up CVS
College

A Practical Guide to Life at Harvard: Part IV – Feed Me!

Far away from the comforts of home, many of us are flabbergasted when confronted with the basic requirements of acting (and looking) like civilized human beings. This guide will serve as a roadmap to navigating the challenges of taking care of yourself in Cambridge. In the final installment of this four-part series, we will be covering markets for those days when you just can’t stomach another variation of dhall chicken.

Cambridge

Group Petitions for Public Toilet in Harvard Square

Advocates for a Common Toilet, a new coalition comprised of area churches and businesses, is petitioning the city to build a public restroom in Harvard Square.

On Campus

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In classical music, the gender gap persists.

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

Heidelberg
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Saudade, or Nostalgia

Unlocking the Map
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Unlocking the Map