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Hang Out With Your Classmates Over Summer (If You're Not Sick of Them)

With a new project called the Summer Playbook, Luke R. Heine '17 is hoping to make it all the easier to turn up with Harvard friends you might have never met.

House Life

Eight Alternative Summer Storage Options

Due to last year’s renovations of Stone Hall, Quincy residents can no longer store their belongings on campus over the summer. Don’t know where to keep your stuff? No need to fret. FM has you covered with these eight alternative options.

Will Work for Experience

Unpaid Internships: A Priceless Experience?

If experience is a currency, who’s paying? Companies and organizations pay interns experience as compensation for their time and labor. Students, in turn, pay for this experience as one would, say, pay to study abroad. And whether the money comes from students, parents, or Harvard’s funding resources, that willingness to pay helps to sustain an increasingly criticized internship system.

Office of Career Services

Still Looking For an Internship?

Spring break just bid adieu, leaving us with only about seven more weeks of classes. So naturally all that’s left for us to do is bite our nails, pull our hair, and constantly scroll through the OCS website worrying about summer plans.


Why You Should Never Stay in Shanghai's Red Light District

I’m not sure when it first hit me, but it was around the time I discovered someone’s shit lying in the hallway outside my room: Shanghai’s a mess.

Blake Brasher: Angel Statue

Let me Entertain You

Harvard Square has an uncanny ability to attract entertainers of different backgrounds. Unlike Boston’s Faneuil Hall, which admits performers on an audition-only basis and makes them schedule their performance times far in advance, Harvard Square does not discriminate: Performers who have never been in front of an audience before and those who have spent their entire careers in entertainment have equal access to its streets.

City Politics

What Happened in Allston This Summer?

This summer, while you were off studying abroad, interning at a consulting firm, or just sticking around the Cambridge bubble doing research, Harvard’s neighbors across the river were busy debating proposals for Harvard’s development in Allston and a community benefits package to go alongside it.

Toscano's nuvo Italian new to Harvard Square
Food and Drink

Calling All Cambridge Foodies!

Back on campus early and trying to avoid eating cheap pizza until the dining halls reopen? Before kicking your brain into high gear, take your taste buds on a gastronomical tour of Harvard Square.

Student Life

For Some High School Students, Harvard Secondary School Program Falls Short

Although high school students from across the world came to Harvard with high expectations, many students said that the program, which ends Saturday, is not worth its hefty price tag—$10,690 to live, eat, and study on campus for seven weeks.

Working in the Early Evening Heat

Working in the Early Evening Heat

Workers talk near and walk through a Mill Street entrance to Old Leverett at around 6:30 p.m. Friday. Temperatures were still around 90 degrees in the area as they wrapped up the day's electrical and demolition work.

Working in the Early Evening Heat

At Worksites Across Campus, Workers Cope with Scorching Temperatures

On a day in which temperatures hit 99 degrees in Boston, workers were out in full force Friday at Harvard’s Old Quincy and Old Leverett buildings.


Festival Preview: Five Reasons to Check Out NYC’s Governors Ball

The June 7-9 festival on Randall’s Island off Manhattan features an absolutely stacked lineup headlined by Kanye West, Guns N’ Roses, and Kings of Leon. Crimson Arts will run full coverage of the event. Here are five reasons why you should attend, too.




Flicks To See After Finals

Whether you're looking to relive the days of Prohibition or want to jet off on the USS Enterprise, summer movie season is here to satisfy your cinematic needs.


Andy Samberg Class Day || Harvard Commencement 2012




I Am Not at a Cafe


Away in Argentina

Land of Fog

Land of Fog