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Allston Task Force Returns from Summer Break with Two Resignations

Two longtime task force members offered their resignations and Allston residents heard the first details about the new Trader Joe’s slated to open on Western Ave. next year in an action-packed meeting of the Harvard-Allston Task Force on Monday night.

Student Groups

CS50 at Yale Hits Sophomore Slump

​Harvard’s Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I” saw a significant drop in enrollment at Yale University as it kicks off its second year. In the meantime, the course staff have been busy making changes to the course’s curriculum, staff, and lecture structure.

Rob Wood
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Robert J. Wood

Wood also repeats many of the aphorisms typical of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs: He describes the ever-arching motivation for his work as the desire to design and build completely novel creations.

Master's Cohort
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Master's Cohort

Surrounded by posters, Santiago Mota works in the studio as part of the inaugural class of students pursuing a Masters in Design Engineering. This program is a product of collaboration between the University's Graduate School of Design and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Construction Skyline
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Construction Skyline

Construction Skyline
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6,700 and Not Counting

As Harvard approaches the opening of a new campus in Allston, some administrators are weighing in on whether Harvard should expand its undergraduate population.

Western Avenue
City Politics

Criticized for Lack of Transparency, Boston Redevelopment Authority Applies a Fresh Coat of Paint

Backed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the BRA is seeking a facelift after reforming its management structure, neighborhood planning, and community outreach.

Applied Math 141r: Computational Music Theory
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Deriving the Right Note

The music track of the applied math concentration brings together computation, mathematical modeling, and music theory and composition to produce a uniquely quantitative study that serve to redefine Harvard’s liberal arts system for the silicon age.

Bridging the Charles
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Bridging the Charles

Cars drive up and down North Harvard Street, which connects Allston, a neighbordhood across the Charles River from the University's main campus, and Cambridge. After halting construction in December 2009 in wake of the financial crisis, in 2013 Harvard released a scaled-back plan for new residential and and academic facilities in the Allston area.

Soldiers Field Road
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Soldiers Field Road

Soldiers Field Road separates the University's main campus in Cambridge and Allston. Construction is resuming in the Allston campus after delays related to the 2008 financial crisis.

Road Signs
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Road Signs

A road sign along North Harvard Street in Allston gives directions to Harvard Square, ahead. Several projects aiming to expand the University's campus to its Allston neighborhood are already underway, with several more set to begin in the next few years.

The Telephone Pole
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The Telephone Pole

A telephone pole in Allston stands under the night sky.

The Continuum
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The Continuum

The Continuum's hours are displayed on its lobby windows. Harvard and city officials broke ground on the residential and retail complex--located at the corner of North Harvard Street and Western Avenue--in late 2013, with tenants moving into the completed building this past fall.

A Lone Wheel Loader
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A Lone Wheel Loader

A wheel loader bearing the Harvard crest sits idle on site construction for the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences complex. Two-thirds of the SEAS faculty is scheduled to move across the Charles in 2020.

Trash and Recycle
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Trash and Recycle

A collection of trash and recycle bins sit behind the construction site for the "Gateway project." Construction on the building will continue through 2016, though University administrators are unsure at this point whether to dedicate it for academic purposes, or use it as a “mixed use institutional building” as originally intended.