On Sunday night, nearly 150 patrons crowded into the ground floor of OM Restaurant and Lounge—but unlike any other night, jazz emanated from the lounge, as costumers gathered to support earthquake victims in Haiti.
Forget vacation. Several students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences have kept themselves busy during January by designing and leading their own miniature courses for graduate students in other fields.
In a surprising upset, Republican State Senator Scott P. Brown was elected yesterday to fill the United States Senate seat formerly held by liberal Senator Edward M. Kennedy ’54-’56, making Brown the first Republican Senator from Massachusetts in over 30 years.
A man holds a sign outside the Harvard Square T-stop offering a “Free Bible Quiz.”
Bruce M. Benson says his objective is not to convert people, but to start conversations with the people he encounters in the Square.
And the Pit, the sunken amphitheater that surrounds the T-stop entrance, seemed the perfect place for interesting encounters.
Despite the busier weeks leading up to winter break this year due to the new academic calendar, administrators are encouraging students and faculty to shop in Harvard Square for their holiday needs as part of an effort to support local businesses through a tough economy and to meet the University’s sustainability goals.