Winthrop

Dunster Digs
College

Harvard has Raised $230 Million for House Renewal as of March

The figure puts Harvard a little more than halfway towards its $450 million fundraising goal for the project, one of the key priorities of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ ongoing $2.5 billion capital campaign.

Winthrop HoCo Meeting
College

Winthrop HoCo Meeting

Winthrop House Committee Members meet to discuss House life initiatives.

Dunster Digs
FAS

Administrators Use Renovated Dunster to Pitch House Renewal

As administrators polish their remaining Harvard-wide fundraising priorities in a record-breaking $6.5 billion capital campaign, they have turned to Dunster House as a platform and venue for pitching the House renewal project, a priority that still needs fulfilling.

Well-decorated throp common room
Winthrop

Well-decorated throp common room

Sophomore common room in Winthrop

Renewing Winthrop

Winthrop

<p> Winthrop’s about to be the sleek new kid on the block, everyone. Following Dunster’s renovation last year, Winthrop is the next house to undergo renewal, and that means some good news for Winthrop residents—they will be placed in swing housing next year (score), followed by a reacquaintance (or a sweet introduction for incoming freshmen) with a new and improved Throp in 2017. Between the anticipation of the renovated house and Winthrop’s existing tight knit community, it's starting to sound like Throp might be the housing lottery jackpot this year, no? </p>

Weatherhead Conference
College Life

Weatherhead Conference

Kirin Gupta '16, a senior in Winthrop House, discusses her thesis on the gendered treatment of indigenous groups in Ecuador with Jessie M. Wyatt '16, Megan H. Taing '16, and chair Erez Manela. This panel took place at The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs' Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference on Friday.

Winthrop House Renewal
House Life

College Renames New Winthrop Hall

The five-story addition to Winthrop House, previously dubbed “Winthrop East,” will be named in honor of longtime Harvard donor Robert M. Beren ’47, who gave an undisclosed sum toward the College’s House renewal project.

Dining Hall in Winthrop House
Winthrop

How Worried Should We Be About the Asbestos Situation?

The administration has claimed that the current levels of asbestos in Winthrop do not pose health problems to students, but people are still, understandably, worried. Should we be worried about the asbestos problem, or is it not a big deal after all?

Year in Photos: Housing Day
College

House Life Survey Part II: Advising and Facilities

Results of a recent Crimson survey indicate that most students are generally satisfied with House resources, although they may not be involved with their residences day-to-day.

Winthrop House Renewal
House Life

Winthrop House Renewal

Artist's rendering of the proposed Winthrop House renewal.

 Nikki Haley Receives Harvard Foundation Honor
College

Harvard Foundation Interns Critique Event Honoring Nikki Haley

Interns with the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations questioned whether South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley deserved recognition for advancing racial justice.

Winthrop v. Quincy IM
Student Life

Winthrop v. Quincy IM

Renan F. Carneiro ’16, a resident of Winthrop, dribbles up the field at an intramural soccer game against Quincy Monday.

A Change in the MAC Quad
Winthrop

A Change in the MAC Quad

Despite some student objections, a portion of the MAC quad will be paved over to make way for an expanded parking lot.

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.

Winthrop Site Plan
College

Winthrop Residents Will Remain In House Next Year

Contrary to administrators’ previous statements, Winthrop House residents will not live in swing housing next year to accommodate House renewal plans.