Despite some technical difficulties, students began their search for spring semester courses on Monday, sloshing through melting snow and swarming into packed classrooms for the first time in 2016.
Cambridge residents and visitors enjoy food from local businesses, games, free samples, and other activities at the 32nd Annual Mayfair held in the streets of Harvard Square on Sunday afternoon.
Students cheer on the band “Hot Breakfast” last year at Yardfest in Tercentenary Theater.
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.