Student Life

HUDS Support
Student Life

HUDS Support

Harvard affiliates and HUDS workers circled Harvard Yard Friday afternoon, marching in support of the decision for HUDS workers to strike next Wednesday if the University does not comply with their requests.

College

Adams House Opens New Party Space

Deep underneath the intersection of Bow and Plympton streets, students now have a new social space thanks to the recent opening of the "Adams House K Space."

Adams Shrouded in Darkness
Student Life

Adams Shrouded in Darkness

Cambridge suddenly goes dark.

Adams Shrouded in Darkness
Student Life

Cambridge Goes Dark, But the Final Clubs Are Still Lit

Cambridge goes dark, but the final clubs are still lit.

Harvard Yard Blackout
On Campus

Harvard Yard Blackout

Freshmen gather to sing and play guitar on the steps of University Hall, cheering as the power returned to Harvard Yard a split second before the photo was taken. The power outage affected Harvard Yard and the River Houses late Thursday night into Friday morning.

Harvard Yard Blackout
College

Blackout Disrupts Midterm Studying, Strands Some in Elevators

A blackout darkened most of Harvard’s River Houses and freshman dorms for about an hour Thursday night and into Friday morning.

College

New Dean of Students Hopes to Connect, ‘Get Out of the Way’

At a time when the College is escalating its involvement in student life, new Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair said social programming should largely be the domain of undergraduates—with administrative support.

Piano in the Plaza
On Campus

Piano in the Plaza

Nadine M. Khoury ’20 plays Chopin’s “Nocturne in F Minor” on the recently installed piano in the Science Center Plaza Tuesday afternoon. According to Khoury, the piano, which will remain in the plaza until Oct. 10, “[is] great because you’re putting music at the forefront of what people are thinking about."

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Dining Halls Welcome Annual Flu Shot Clinics

As flu season nears, Harvard University Health Services along with HealthPals has begun offering flu shot clinics in the College's dining halls.

Portrait of an Artist: Lance Oppenheim
Student Life

Portrait of an Artist: Lance Oppenheim

College

33 Seniors Jockey for Class Marshal, Decline From Past Years

Thirty-three candidates jockeyed for positions on the Senior Class committee on Monday, employing campaign strategies that ranged from Facebook events and semi-personal emails to canvassing in dining halls.

Election 2016: The First Debate
College

Students Pack IOP, Houses to Watch Presidential Debate

​The Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum was filled to capacity with students eager to watch Hillary R. Clinton and Donald J. Trump duke it out during Monday’s presidential debate.

Steph Burt: Out in Academia
Student Life

Faculty Offer Guidance on Being 'Out' in Academia

The panel comes in response to GSAS students’ calls for discussions about managing academic life while identifying as queer.

Barker Center Cafe
Student Life

Do You Like it Grilled?: Our Barker Cafe Ranking

​With the tragic closure of Greenhouse Cafe last spring, Harvard students are on the hunt for another venue where they can satiate their appetites in between classes. Because we’re just as desperate for a new place to waste our board plus, Flyby sampled the fare at the Barker Center cafe.

Harvard Art Museums Free Admission
Visual Arts

Harvard Art Museums Free Admission

Newton resident Olga Futer observes Alexei von Jawlensky’s “Head of a Woman” Saturday morning at the Harvard Art Museums. The museums offered free admission Saturday as part of the national Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day Live! event.