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Candyland in the Square
Events

This Week at Harvard: August 10 to August 16

Enjoy this last week in quiet Cambridge before the p-sets and dinner meetings start flooding back in.

Clinton Signs "Hard Choices"
College

As Presidential Primaries Heat Up, Students Get Involved

Harvard students and recent graduates have flocked to the 2016 campaign trail this summer, knocking on doors around the country for the candidates of their choice.

Candyland in the Square
Harvard Square

Candyland in the Square

Passerby walk past Cabot's Candy in Harvard Square on Thursday afternoon. The store, which opened July 22, sells a variety of candy including salt water taffy and fudge.

After The Storm
On Campus

After The Storm

Rainwater glistens on bikes locked outside DeWolfe after a thunderstorm on Tuesday afternoon. The storm, which was described as "severe" on the Harvard Alert System, occurred from approximately 4:08 to 4:45 p.m. and included hail, thunder, and lightning.

Music in the Square
Harvard Square

Music in the Square

Singer-songwriter Ryan LaPerle performs on JFK St. on Wednesday evening. LaPerle is based in Cambridge, MA.

Yellowwood Courtyard
Winthrop

Yellowwood Courtyard

Construction workers gather inside Yellowwood Courtyard at Winthrop House on Monday afternoon. Yellowwood Courtyard, which will be closed from June 1 to Aug. 15, is undergoing renovations under the Engineering and Utilities Chilled Water Extension Project.

Looking Up
Events

This Week at Harvard: August 3 to 9

We’re in the home stretch of summer now.

Fire Alarm
Summer

Fire Alarm

Fire trucks respond to a fire alarm pulled on Sunday evening. The fire alarm was allegedly pulled by a summer school student, according to sources.

Looking Up
Student Life

Looking Up

Andrew W. Mayo '17 teaches summer telescope classes as part of a program hosted by Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe. The classes, which are held bi-weekly at the telescope in the Science Center, are free of charge, though students are required to fill out a short application to attend.

Outdoor Library
On Campus

Outdoor Library

Jennifer S. Costa, a librarian at the Cambridge Public Library, reads "Shh! We Have a Plan" to Cambridge resident Fifi Ball at the Harvard University Farmer's Market on Tuesday afternoon. Costa attends the farmer's market, which is held Tuesdays from 12 to 6 p.m. on the Science Center Plaza, to run "Storytime" from 3 to 3:30 p.m.

Salsa en la Plaza
Events

This Week at Harvard: July 27 to August 2

This week will be hot, hot, hot!

Finishing Touches on Dunster
Dunster

Finishing Touches on Dunster

Harvard Police officers stand outside Dunster House on Monday afternoon. The house, which is undergoing renovation as part of Harvard's more than $1 billion House renewal project, is slated to re-open to students this fall.

Salsa en la Plaza
Student Life

Salsa en la Plaza

Jenny S. Quigley-Jones and Jordan E. Quigley-Jones dance during the "Salsa en la Plaza" social event hosted by Harvard Common Spaces on Thursday evening.

Pet Therapy at Harvard
Student Life

Pet Therapy at Harvard

Murals of Cambridge
Cambridge

Murals of Cambridge

Passerby walk near the Women’s Community Cancer Project Mural on Church Street on Tuesday evening. The mural, which commemorates women who have fought and are fighting cancer, was completed by artist Beatrice "Be" Sargent in 1998.

Sorry, Dorothy
Highlight

Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
Highlight

Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
Highlight

The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter