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Snow on Plympton
Harvard Square

Amid Snow, Square Tour Companies Weather the Winter

Although this past winter buried many tour group businesses in weeks of slow or no sales—especially those that depend on last-minute bookings—the damage was lessened by the industry’s anticipation of such seasonal cycle.

SLAM and Divest Activists Gather Signatures During University Event
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SLAM and Divest Activists Gather Signatures During University Event

Members of student activist groups Divest Harvard and the Student Labor Action Movement distributed flyers for their causes at a University-organized event outside the Science Center on Thursday. The activist groups requested that students sign a thank-you card for Harvard staff and Harvard University Dining Services workers, who they argued were disproportionately affected by recent snowstorms.

SLAM and Divest Activists Gather Signatures During University Event
Central Administration

Divest Harvard, SLAM Distribute Flyers at S’mores Event

University President Drew G. Faust said the event was meant to mark the end of a snowy winter and give thanks to “everyone who kept Harvard running smoothly” during the snowstorms that forced many Harvard schools to cancel classes.

Crimson Key Tour
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Photos of the Day (03/26/2015)

Ice on the Charles
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Ice on the Charles

Coaches William Boyce and Hugo Gulliver clear residual ice from the Charles river Wednesday afternoon. The ice has limited dock access and rowing area in recent weeks, according to Lightweight Head Coach Michiel Bartman.

Ice on the Charles
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Winter Weather Forces Athletes To Train Longer Indoors

Due to severe weather conditions that University President Drew G. Faust described as “the snowiest winter on record,” athletic teams have been forced to remain inside longer than usual for practice and conditioning this season.

Snow Repair
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Snow Repair

Workers cleared large icicles hanging off the side of Memorial Church on Feb. 19, 2015. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Yard Operations are assessing the amount of damage that needs to be repaired.

Snow Repair
FAS

After Snow, Harvard Begins To Tally Damage

Following a series of heavy winter storms, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has spent about $700,000 in snow and ice removal from rooftops, building entryways, and walkways to date.

MBTA Fare
Harvard in the City

MBTA To Offer Free Fare Day Next Month

In response to multiple shutdowns of services this winter, the MBTA will offer a free fare day on April 24 and a 15 percent discount on monthly passes in May.

Snow covered Harvard
College

Harvard Runners Battle Winter Weather

Due to winter weather and icy paths, Harvard long distance runners have had to adjust training regimens and routes.

Icicle
College

After Winter Storms, University Removes Threat of Falling Icicles

As icicles attached to the side of buildings on campus and in the Square have begun to fall onto sidewalks, Harvard is continuing to remove them and clear ice dams.

Point-in-Time Homeless Count
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Winter Conditions Affect Annual Homeless Census in Cambridge

Called “Point-in-Time,” the census, required of any areas receiving funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, counts both homeless individuals residing in shelters and those unsheltered.

No Parking Bans
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No Parking Bans

No parking bans remain in place along Plympton St. due to the snow storms this month as Junior Parents Weekend approaches.

Snow covered Harvard
Central Administration

Boston-Area Schools Differ in Snow Day Decisions

Despite shutting down operations three times this semester in what has been Boston’s second snowiest season on record, Harvard has remained open more often than some other area schools.

Snowplows
Crime

Amid Snowstorms, Cambridge Crime Drops to ‘Historic Lows’

Cambridge crime rates for February are predicted to be at a historic low due to the recent series of snow storms, according to the Cambridge Police Department.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
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Freshman Advising: Under Construction