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Renewing Winthrop
College

Renewing Winthrop

Winthrop, pictured in a Crimson file photo from 2009, is the fourth House in line to be renovated as part of the House renewal project, the Winthrop House masters announced to the House community Wednesday evening.

Seniors

An Empty, Canted Street

There’s a stretch of land, no longer than one tenth of a mile long, that I know better than any other. With a little hustle I can make the distance in less than a minute flat.

Scrutiny

The Harvey Mansfield Story

You could call him a polemic. But then you might be missing the point.

Admissions

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Winthrop

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Pforzheimer

Pforzheimer House

Pforzheimer House is in the Quad. If you can get over that fact, then it really is one of the best Houses on campus. With its happening House Masters, strong House life, and spacious rooms, if you get into Pfoho (and have a good pair of walking shoes), then you're set up for a great three years.

Memorial Church

Reverend Peter Gomes Hospitalized After Stroke

Reverend Peter J. Gomes, who has overseen the Memorial Church for the last three and a half decades, had a stroke Dec. 10, according to Jonathan Page, a former Epps Fellow and at Memorial Church.

Harvard Republican Club

Allegations Cloud Harvard Republican Club Race

Michael W. McLean ’12 won an uncontested race for the Harvard Republican Club presidency last night after Luis A. Martinez ’12 pulled out of the contest while denying accusations that he forged an e-mail from the consulting firm McKinsey & Company to Harvard students.

J Term

J-Term Approvals Hold Steady

The College accepted approximately 93 percent of undergraduate applications for on-campus housing during the second January Term, according to winter break coordinator Erin E. Goodman. The 1,375 undergraduate students who applied for housing were notified of the college’s decisions yesterday. Approximately 1,275 requests were approved.

Scrutiny

Accommodate to Learn

The deadline had come and gone, and Michael’s final expository writing paper remained unfinished.

University

University Moves School Start

The University has shifted the start dates for fall classes over the next seven years to minimize disruptions caused by the Labor Day holiday and to alleviate the “compressed pace” of the fall semester, according to an e-mail sent to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences community yesterday.

Office of Career Services

OCS to Offer J-Term Activities

The Office of Career Services plans to remain open and offer off-campus trips during the Optional Winter Activities Week this January, adding to the list of College-sponsored activities available during that time.

College

College Reviews LGBT Support

Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds has charged a new working group with examining student life issues on campus for bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender undergraduates.

College

Harvard College Mandates Pre-Term Planning to Gauge Class Sizes

Starting this semester, undergraduates and some graduate students will be required to tentatively declare their course schedules for the following semester months before shopping period begins.

College

College Announces Pre-Term Planning

Starting next semester, undergraduates and some graduate students will be required to tentatively declare their course schedules months before shopping period begins.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.