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Naveen N. Srivatsa

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Radcliffe Institute

35 Years Later, Harvard Class of 1975 Remains Optimistic

1975 Harvard Grads express satisfaction and optimism for the future, though tinged with some regrets.


Following Change in Definition, Burglary Rate Plunges

On paper, the number of burglaries at Harvard’s Cambridge campus plummeted 91 percent last year, but the decline had more to do with policy in Washington than safety in Cambridge.

Shaq Visits Harvard Square

Shaq Visits Harvard Square

Final Clubs

Meeting Kicks Off Final Club Initiative

Over 30 undergraduates discussed the role and practices of final clubs at the first publicized meeting of an initiative that opposes the current state of the clubs held on Friday afternoon.


Mice That Can Smell Light? It's Possible.

In case you didn't get a chance to read The Crimson today morning, one study co-authored by a Harvard professor showed that mice engineered with a certain protein have a peculiar power: the ability to "smell" light.

Student Life

Kegs Banned at H-Y Tailgate

Kegs and hard liquor will be banned at the Harvard-Yale tailgate this year, in keeping with restrictions in place two years ago.

Final Clubs

Group Aims To Alter Final Clubs

Last Thursday night, nearly every Harvard undergraduate received an invitation under his or her door.

Student Publications



No Start Date Set For House Renewal

A series of major renovations across the Houses—which Dean of Student Life Suzy M. Nelson said last year was anticipated to begin in 2012—could be further delayed, depending on funds available for the project.

Student Life

Box Office Runs Out of Free "Social Network" Tickets

The free showing of "The Social Network" was so hotly anticipated that the Box Office ran out of tickets yesterday—the very same day the tickets were released.


Harvard Dining Halls To Stay Open, Decision Reversed

Following student opposition to College plans to close four House dining halls during Columbus Day weekend, the College administration announced that all undergraduate student dining halls will remain open throughout the holiday.

No Soup For You

Four Dining Halls Close for Holiday

Four House dining halls will be closed for Columbus Day weekend, causing 180 students in one House to petition for the restoration of dining hall service that weekend.

Book Release

Dunster Library Unlocks Books for Students

Dunster House library books are now free for perusal thanks to the removal of brass bars that previously ran across the library shelves.

On Campus

Free Swedish Fish in the Science Center

Swedish Fish have been popping up all over campus, but now actual Swedish Fish are being served in a vending machine for free in the Science Center basement.


Sam Novey Elected As First Class Marshal

Sam B. Novey '11 was chosen to be the first marshal for the class of 2011 in results announced today. Moira E. Forberg '11 will be the second class marshal.