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Shadows of trees spread across Tercentenary Theater as students and visitors walk through the yard on a warm Wednesday.
Students brave spring showers as they trudge towards the Dunster dining hall in the former Inn at Harvard.
Children play with giant bubbles, courtesy of students in Harvard Yard.
Faculty members and students come together to celebrate the Persian New Year and beginning of spring at the annual Nowruz celebration, which was sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, the Islamic Studies Program, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies in the Barker Center Monday evening.
After other dining halls close following dinner service on Friday, Currier and Dunster will remain open through spring break for lunch and dinner, but not breakfast.
In January, my skin turns to snow. I leave my dorm in the morning, hair shower-wet, mousse-sprayed to my neck, snowflakes crystallized in my curls. I wear black tights and salt stains bloom on my thighs; I wear black boots and white lines cross my ankles in waves. The spaces between my fingers grow cold.
Spring has finally arrived. The sun is out (except that it rained almost all of last week), the snow is gone, and green is returning to the campus. But despite the warmer weather, everyone seems to be getting sick. Here are some foolproof ways to stay healthy, brought to you by a proud germaphobe.
Harvard Students from the Yard to the Quad, it is finally safe to go outside! It’s a crazy thought, but bear with us.
It's not hard sneaking into a formal—all you have to do is draw some X's on your hands and say you're with the band. It's once you're inside that things get difficult. Do your salmon shorts count as formal? And when they play Journey, do you pretend like you're over it or preform the dance you memorized from the first season of "Glee?" There is no easy answer to these questions; they're rhetorical. What's more, formals are not easy; they are an awkward mix of 90's hits and oversized camping tents. But they can be fun, and luckily I have some tips for correctly crashing a formal.
In a recent threat to garden parties everywhere, Missouri State Senator Ryan McKenna, a Democrat, proposed an amendment to his state's constitution that threatened destroy spring party season as we know it.
Visitors making their way through Harvard's campus over the last few days have witnessed the full extent of Harvard's beauty. Some might think it's commonplace for students to cheerfully bask in the warmth. Little do they know of the dreary grey pall that seems to envelop Cambridge from November to March.