Crimson staff writer

Jessica L. Flakne

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Field Hockey

Field Hockey's Goh Takes a Play-cation

While most Harvard students are busy writing papers and taking midterms, only wishing they could be somewhere else, freshman field hockey standout Kim Goh has been playing field hockey under the Argentinean sun and exploring the streets of Buenos Aires.


SIDEBAR: Slow Starts Hold Back Crimson This Year

A record number of lacrosse fans turned out Friday night for the men’s lacrosse game against the Duke Blue Devils. Unfortunately, anyone who stayed an extra five or 10 minutes at the tailgate before coming in to watch the game missed the bulk of the action.


New Races In Store For Crimson Crews

At a place as historic and stuck in its ways like Harvard, traditions don’t often fade in and out of existence, never mind re-emerge after a more than sixty-year absence.

Women's Crew

In Disguise in Black and White

Inevitably, whenever the Harvard women's rowing team travels for training or competition we get questions such as, "Is Radcliffe a college or club team?" or "Does Radcliffe still exist?"

Double Trouble
Men's Lacrosse

Gibbons, Cohen Lead Way in Gritty Win

ut an late offensive charge, coupled with a refocused defense that allowed only three goals in the final three quarters, pushed Harvard to a gritty 9-7 victory over the Crusaders.

Men's Lacrosse

Defense Provides Offense for Crimson

Senior Ben Smith's versatility on the field perhaps indicates some untapped potential to his game. Whatever the cause of his newfound ability to drive to the goal, it is certainly a harbinger of great things to come for both Smith and the rest of Coach Tillman’s defense.

Ground Level
Supplement Stories

Senior Leads by Example On and Off the Field

Community outreach has become just one more way in which the Crimson can grow into a more cohesive, goal-oriented unit. And senior Ben Smith has become the unofficial coordinator of these events.

Women's Tennis

Crimson Tramples Terriers in Opener

The Crimson overwhelmed Boston University, winning the singles matches, 6-0, and the doubles competitions, 3-0.

Men's Swimming

Harvard Dives Into New Year With Strong Finish

The Harvard men’s and women’s diving team traveled to Princeton this past weekend to faceoff against some of the top competition in the Ivy League at the annual Princeton Diving Invitational.

Supplement Stories

The Many Talents of Martin Eiermann

<p>Martin Eiermann, the Harvard men’s lightweight crew captain, has built up quite a resume on the water, including numerous top-three finishes in Harvard boats at regional and national championships, as well as an impressive showing on the German senior national lightweight team at the World Championships this past summer.</p>

Supplement Stories

Fresh Faces Bring New Talents To an Old Mentality

<p>Despite having graduated its top three offensive contributors last year, Harvard women's hockey plans to capitalize on what has always made it one of the most competitive teams in the nation: speed, creativity, and grit.</p>


Cancer Survivors See Higher Incidence of Suicidal Thoughts

Childhood cancer survivors may be more prone to suffer suicidal thoughts later in life than those who have remained healthy throughout childhood, according to a study released last week by a team of Harvard Medical School researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Men's water polo vs. Connecticut College
Men's Water Polo

Harvard Cruises to Third Conference Win

The Harvard men’s water polo team returned home to Blodgett Pool last night after a string of away games, and defeated CPWA opponent, the Connecticut College Camels, 13-4. With this win, the Crimson extends its Northern Division winning record to 3-0 on the season, and gains momentum before a much anticipated weekend match-up against Brown.

Women's Tennis

Individuals Shine at Fall Classic

Harvard women’s tennis continued to establish itself as one of the teams to beat in the Ivy League with victories


WEB UPDATE: Crimson Takes Three of Four in Midweek Matchups

Harvard continued spring break action this week, splitting a doubleheader against the UNC Greensboro Spartans in Greensboro, N.C. on Tuesday,