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2015 Class Photo
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2015 Class Photo

Members of the class of 2015 line up on the steps of Widener Library for their class photo.

Police Guard Thayer
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Thayer Evacuated After Wastebasket Fire

“The smoke tripped the water abatement system, which released water that then flooded the building from the 5th floor down to the basement,” Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde wrote. “Yard Ops is cleaning all the water out and will get the electrical inspectors to go in afterward to declare the building safe for students to re-enter.”

Former FOP-mates at Senior Dinner
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Former FOP-mates at Senior Dinner

Kelsey S. McKenna '15, right, and inactive Crimson editor Hannah M. Borowsky '15 share a laugh during the Leverett House Senior Dinner on Thursday. The blockmates, who were in the same Freshman Outdoor Program group, met when Orowsky let McKenna store her wallet in her purse. They have been friends ever since.

Then and Now
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When Foes Became Friends

Despite all the changes to the biannual track and field competition between Harvard-Yale and Oxford-Cambridge, the meet still holds a special place on the calendar and in the hearts of student-athletes: It is the only opportunity for them to compete alongside their rivals while engaging in new, broadened social and cultural interactions.

Harvard's South Asia Institute Co-sponsors Vigil
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Nepal Candlelight Vigil

Nepal Vigil
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Nepal Vigil

Over 40 participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. CORRECTION: A version of this caption incorrectly stated the date of the vigil. In fact, it was held on Thursday.

Vigil to Honor Lives Lost in Nepal
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Vigil to Honor Lives Lost in Nepal

"I'm here to honor the victims that have lost their lives, and I'm just here to support the community," said Esha Pillay, 24, a student at the Kennedy School. Over 40 participants gathered for a candlelight vigil cosponsored by the South Asia Institute and Students for Nepal.

Participants Gather at Nepal Candlelight Vigil
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Participants Gather at Nepal Candlelight Vigil

Participant Esha Pillay lights her candle at a candlelight vigil to honor victims of recent earthquakes in Nepal Thursday on the steps of Memorial Church. The vigil was cosponsored by Harvard's South Asia Institute as well as Students for Nepal, a group of students and professionals in the greater Boston area working to support Nepal's recovery.

 Nepal Candlelight Vigil
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Nepal Candlelight Vigil

"Let's keep this light spreading--not just for a couple of months, but until all the work that needs to happen there gets done," said Anuraj Jha, a student at the Kennedy School from Nepal. Over 40 Harvard participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. CORRECTION: A version of this caption incorrectly stated the date of the vigil. In fact, it was held on Thursday.

Vigil Memorializes Victims of Nepal's Earthquakes
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Vigil Memorializes Victims of Nepal's Earthquakes

Over 40 participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. CORRECTION: A version of this caption incorrectly stated the date of the event. In fact, it was held on Thursday.

Vigil for Nepal
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Vigil for Nepal

Over 40 participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Harvard's South Asia Institute Co-sponsors Vigil
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Harvard's South Asia Institute Co-sponsors Vigil

Participants hold a "Students for Nepal" banner at a candlelight vigil Thursday. The vigil was cosponsored by Students for Nepal, a Boston-based organization, as well as Harvard's South Asia Institute.

Divest 5/13/15
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Divest 5/13/15

Divest Protests University Appointment
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Divest Protests University Appointment

Members of the student activist group Divest Harvard blockade entrances to Massachusetts Hall on Wednesday to protest the recent appointment of Thomas J. Hollister, a former oil executive, as University chief financial officer.

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Lowell Holds Annual May Day Poetry Reading

On May 1, the Lowell House Poemical Society held its annual May Day Poetry Reading in Lowell’s Senior Common Room. With recitations ranging from Sanskrit verse to e.e. cummings, from Keats to student compositions, the reading formed a part of Lowell's traditional May Day celebrations.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

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The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’