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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.

Police Guard Thayer
College

Thayer Evacuated After Wastebasket Fire

“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.”

Leverett Senior Dinner
College

Leverett Senior Dinner

Students gathered for the Leverett House Senior Dinner on Thursday.

Former FOP-mates at Senior Dinner
College

Former FOP-mates at Senior Dinner

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
College

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante ’16 is a former President of the Harvard UWC Club.

Avik Chatterjee
College

Dunster Students Push for Tutor’s Return

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.

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante
College

International UWC Schools Provide a Unifying Experience

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.

College

Yield Remains Steady at 81 Percent for Class of 2019

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.

Signs of Summer
House Life

Signs of Summer

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.

Out With The Old
House Life

Out With The Old

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.

Hitting the Books
Student Life

Hitting the Books

Students filter through Widener Library at dusk on Tuesday during exam period.

Out With The Old
Books

Photos of the Day (5/11-5/12/15)

For Sale
On Campus

For Sale

Shaiba Rather '17 inspects some of the items for sale in Currier House on Saturday. As the academic year ends, many departing seniors seek to sell much of their used goods, ranging from furniture to clothing.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

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

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize