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City Calls For More Liquor Licenses

In a roundtable meeting about Cambridge’s liquor license policy yesterday, the city council encouraged the city’s license commission to make

City Aims to Eliminate Trans Fats

The Cambridge City Council moved one step closer to banishing trans fatty acids from the city’s diet at its meeting

Citizens Want Blowers Banished

Cambridge residents at last night’s City Council meeting had one word for leaf blowers: leave. Three speakers at the session

Survey Says: Housing Tops Cambridge Residents’ Concerns

Life in Cambridge is good—but it’s too darn expensive, residents said in a survey unveiled by city officials yesterday. City

Wobbly Union Gets Support

You may soon be able to get a shot of “anarcho-syndicalism” with your mocha Frappuccino, if the Cambridge City Council

City Council Flares Up Over Fired Janitor

Cambridge’s city council took on so-called corporate injustice at its meeting in City Hall last night. The council passed a

Fog of War Fades at Eliot JCR Talk

While many students spent their summers working on their resumes or tans, some found themselves trying to evacuate from the

Dunster House Alum Wins Democratic Gubernatorial Nod

Deval L. Patrick ’78 decisively won the Democratic nomination for governor yesterday, beating two well-known rivals—State Attorney General Thomas F.

Teaching Harvard Its Limits

As Harvard plans its current expansion into Allston, the University has used aggressive real-estate tactics to make room for science

Physicist Shapes Modern Thought

Kenneth G. Wilson ’56 was part of the generation of scientists who revolutionized physics in the 1970s and confirmed the

Scientist Extends Arm In Many Areas

Though John A. Armstrong ’56 is a physicist by training, he is knowledgeable in areas as disparate as meteorology and

Four Citizens Clamor for City Council’s Ear

Every week, before Cambridge’s city council gets down to business, it opens the floor for public comment. During this period,

Cambridge Offers Sanctuary

Cambridge reaffirmed its status as a “sanctuary city” for undocumented immigrants Monday, resolving to protect residents from deportation by the

City Council: Undocumented Immigrants Are Welcome Here

Cambridge reaffirmed its status as a “sanctuary city” for undocumented immigrants Monday, resolving to protect residents from deportation by the

Council Discusses Square’s Future

The spirit of Harvard Square should be protected and nurtured, local business and cultural leaders told city councillors yesterday. The

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes