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The victims fled without injury or relinquishing their property.
A custodial van pumps water out of Thayer Hall, which flooded today after a wastebasket fire on the fifth floor. Students were evacuated from the building, which complicated move out plans.
Police blocked off and guarded Thayer Hall until the building was inspected after a fire around 9:30am on the fifth floor.
“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.”
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.
Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante ’16 is a former President of the Harvard UWC Club.
At least 160 students have signed a petition for the reinstatement of Dunster resident tutor Avik Chatterjee amid concerns over BGLTQ support in the house.
Graduates of United World Colleges, a group of 14 boarding schools across five continents, credit their international education with providing a formative experience for college.
About 81 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to matriculate, which is about even with the rates of the past two years.
A wrapped pallet of students’ boxes waits outside Leverett House for storage on Tuesday afternoon. After the McKinlock Hall renovation, house storage was eliminated, thereby forcing students to find alternative means of storage for the summer.
Parents and relatives help students move out of Eliot House. Underclassmen must be moved out by Sunday, May 17th, while seniors must be moved out by Friday, May 29th.
Students filter through Widener Library at dusk on Tuesday during exam period.