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Stephanie B. Garlock

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Student Life

Soldiers and Students

Over the last half century, changing political circumstances have altered Harvard’s relationship with the armed forces as anti-militarism has become unacceptable and any criticism of the military have focused on specific policies.


When Students Party, College Calls Lawyers

When it crafts and enforces policies, the University must consider its legal liability in order to protect its billions of dollars in assets and prevent damage to its reputation.


Amy Poehler Offers Life Advice to Seniors

Comedian Amy Poehler—a former cast member of “Saturday Night Live” and the current star of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation”—encouraged the members of the class of 2011 to always allow themselves to lean on others and be open to new ideas at Wednesday afternoon’s Class Day Exercises.

House Life

Shot after Shot: Harvard's Drinking Problem

While the College has enacted policies that more explicitly restrict alcohol consumption, it has also taken a more active stance this year in attempting to influence students’ drinking behaviors.

Social Spaces
Student Groups

Social Life Moves Off-Campus

Mt. Auburn Street is a testament to the proliferation of off-campus social spaces at Harvard.

Social Spaces
Student Life

At Harvard, Social Space Woes Have a Long Past

The social space issue at Harvard College is a problem that never seems to go away.

House Life

Swing Spaces to House Students

Students will be housed in three different swing space locations around Harvard Square during the renovation of Old Quincy, administrators announced on Friday.


College Adds Two Days to OWAW

Much of the College’s policy for Optional Winter Activities Week and January break will remain unchanged next year, Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds announced in an email to students yesterday.

House Life

Disparate Apartment Buildings Tapped for Quincy Swing Space

Students displaced by the upcoming renovation of Old Quincy will be housed in three apartment buildings around Harvard Square.

College Administration

Hammonds to Receive Honorary Degree from Bates

Three days after the Harvard class of 2011 receives their diplomas, Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds will get a degree of her own. Bates College in Lewiston, Maine will award Hammonds an honorary degree on May 29 for her work researching the relationship between medicine and race.

On Campus

Administrators Ban Hard Liquor at Off-Campus Formals

Only beer and wine—not hard alcohol—will be served at off-campus formals this semester, according to changes in the alcohol policy outlined by Dean of Student Life Suzy M. Nelson at a Committee on Student Life meeting yesterday morning.

Food and Drink

Neon Quad Grille Sign

The Pfoho Grille was rebranded last semester, and with the debut of the neon "Quad Grille" sign last night, the change is official.

Food and Drink


Student Life

Far East Movement to Headline Yardfest

Far East Movement, The White Panda, and Sam Adams will play at the spring College-wide concert on April 17, the College Events Board and the Harvard College Concert Commission announced last night.

Student Groups

Three Artists, Including Far East Movement, To Perform at Yardfest

Marking the second time in a row that three artists will perform at Yardfest, Far East Movement, The White Panda, and Sam Adams will play at the spring College-wide concert on April 17.