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.
<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>
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.
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.