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Summer

Coordinates: Walden Pond

Though I’m red-green color blind and will never understand the obsession with chromatic foliage, I hear Walden Pond is beautiful in the autumn. If you catch it on the later end of October, the drying air heightens the borders of faces or the edges of each watery ripple; everything has the sharp sense of coming into focus. Unfortunately, I went in July.

Weeks in the Summer
Summer

Weeks in the Summer

People canoe under Weeks footbridge on the Charles River in mid-June.

Dragon Boat Festival
Summer

Dragon Boat Festival

People gather during the annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival on the Charles River in mid-June. The festival included dragon boat races, cultural performances, and aimed to foster friendship among its attendees.

Summer in Three Words
Student Life

Summer in Three Words

Summer Postcards

The Shelter Rules

Residents of Tel Aviv have ninety seconds after the alarms sound to locate the nearest public shelter. It happens once a day, maybe twice, timed before the morning or evening news.

At Water's Edge
Boston

At Water's Edge

A boat rests at Long Wharf-North in Boston in June.

Sand Statue
Visual Arts

Sand Statue

A sculpture stands at the annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival, which lasted from July 18th to July 20th. Sculptors had a total of 24 hours to complete their pieces.

Sand Sculpting
Visual Arts

Sand Sculpting

A sand castle stands at the annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival, which lasted from July 18th to July 20th. The Festival attracted a wide variety of locals and tourists throughout the weekend.

Music in the Summer
Music

Music in the Summer

A musician plays for commuters in the Harvard Square subway station in May.

Dudes with Babies
Cambridge

Dudes with Babies

Dominic DeJesus, left, saw Harvard Sustainability employee Colin Durrant before crossing Hampshire Street in Inman Square in July. DeJesus explains, "you see a dude with a baby and you're a dude with a baby and you're like hey!"

Reading on the Bank
Boston

Reading on the Bank

Yohann Jouin-Sellez reads a book on the Boston side of the Charles River in mid-July. A french native, he now lives in Boston.

Winter in the Summer
Boston

Winter in the Summer

The view up of the intersection of Tremont and Winter streets near Boston Common on a hot Sunday afternoon in July. Many tourists and locals visit Boston Common during the summer to walk the Freedom Trail or sit in the park.

Winter in the Summer
Music

Summer in Boston 2014

summer playbook map
Summer

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.

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0