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Before Baccalaureate
Student Life

Before Baccalaureate

Lizzy R. Fitzhenry ’15 embraces her mother, Joan, and her 21-month-old niece before entering Memorial Church for the 2015 Baccalaureate Service. Joan Fitzhenry described the experience of Commencement so far as "wonderful, teary."

The Last Statue Selfie
Student Life

The Last Statue Selfie

Soon-to-be graduates pose in front of the John Harvard statue before the 2015 Baccalaureate Service.

Hymn at PBK
College

Hymn at PBK

Evan M. O'Dorney '15 listens as the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performs a hymn by Oliver Wendell Holmes that O'Dorney set to music during the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises on May 26 in Sanders Theatre.

2015 Class Photo
On Campus

2015 Class Photo

Members of the class of 2015 line up on the steps of Widener Library for their class photo.

Thumbs Up
College

Thumbs Up

Senior class marshal Bob Wu '15 gives a thumbs up as the 2015 class marshals pose for photographs in the Yard before the Baccalaureate Service on May 26.

BGLSA 'Eat-In"
Student Life

Left, Right Extremes Clashed on Campus

As the extreme political viewpoints became more and more outspoken, Harvard was thrust into a period of fierce political debate.

A Rebel Flag
Student Life

Political Correctness Debate Shook Harvard

While students who were on campus agreed that Harvard administrators did not formally constrain the way students conveyed their beliefs, they added that the general climate of the student body exerted social pressure, determining what could and could not be said.

Society of Nerds and Geeks
Student Groups

Nerds Joined Forces to Fight Anti-Intellectualism

Having a 24-hour library was one of the main goals of the Harvard Society of Nerds and Geeks, a group Kahn formed during the ’89-’90 school year.

'Pink Triangles Show Solidarity'
House Life

'Pink Triangles Show Solidarity'

In solidarity with the BGLT students, many students hung pink triangles outside of their windows following the Mather incident.

BGLSA 'Eat-In"
Student Groups

BGLSA 'Eat-In"

The Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Students Association holds an “eat in” at the Kirkland dining hall where several days before, slurs were allegedly hurled at two students tabling for Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Awareness Days.

Nerd Yoga
Student Groups

Nerd Yoga

Paul M. Widerman '83 helped Jeremy A. Kahn '90-'91 practice a head-stand during a lecture on yoga sponsored by Harvard's Society of Nerds and Geeks.

Society of Nerds and Geeks
College

Society of Nerds and Geeks

Jeremy A. Kahn '90-'91 introduces himself at the opening meeting of the Society of Nerds and Geeks.

Crime

Undergrads Report Attempted Robbery at Radcliffe

The victims fled without injury or relinquishing their property.

Pumping Water
Student Life

Pumping Water

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 Guard Thayer
Student Life

Police Guard Thayer

Police blocked off and guarded Thayer Hall until the building was inspected after a fire around 9:30am on the fifth floor.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’