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.
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?
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.
Interns with the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations questioned whether South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley deserved recognition for advancing racial justice.
Renan F. Carneiro ’16, a resident of Winthrop, dribbles up the field at an intramural soccer game against Quincy Monday.
Despite some student objections, a portion of the MAC quad will be paved over to make way for an expanded parking lot.
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.
Contrary to administrators’ previous statements, Winthrop House residents will not live in swing housing next year to accommodate House renewal plans.
<p>In the weeks leading up to Housing Day, no freshman has ever said “Gee, I really hope I get Winthrop.” It’s the ugly step-child, the odd one out, the bottom of the housing barrel. Everyone says they hate Winthrop because their doubles are anything but spacious. But this isn’t the only upperclassman house that will make you claustrophobic (lookin’ at you, Stone Hall). Unfortunately, Winthrop’s house events, amazing location, and great IM record often get forgotten, and it’s worthy of deserved merit.</p>
Gore Hall, part of Winthrop House, will undergo an addition in 2016-2017 as part of the College’s House Renewal program. Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said that an ultimate goal of house renewal is to phase out student overflow housing on DeWolfe Street.
As the College’s more than one billion dollar House renewal plan continues, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said that an ultimate goal of the program is phasing out the overflow housing units on DeWolfe Street.
Harvard’s more than $1 billion House renewal project, which has been underway since 2012, previously included a planned one-year break in construction during the 2015-2016 academic year.