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Monika L. S. Robbins

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Kirkland Gym

Administrators Consider Closure of House Gyms

As administrators from the College evaluate the equipment in the House gyms, several House Masters say that the closure of House gyms is on the table because of the expense of maintenance—though no decision has yet been reached.

House Life

HoCos Adapt to Alcohol Policy

In the wake of the College’s recent announcement banning hard alcohol from off-campus House events, House Committees have been forced to reevaluate plans for their rapidly-approaching spring formals.


Cory Way Has Been Named New Kirkland House Resident Dean

Kirkland House Resident Dean David A. Smith will be replaced by Cory T. Way at the end of this year.

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.


Amid Push to Enforce Policies, Pforzheimer Golf Canceled

In the wake of a recent push from Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds to enforce the College’s alcohol policy more uniformly, Pforzheimer House Committee canceled this weekend’s biannual “Pfoho Golf.”


Dining Halls Closed for Spring Break

HUHDS closed Annenberg Hall and House dining halls at the start of spring break and will not begin to reopen until Sunday, the night before classes resume, forcing students to find creative ways to find meals on campus.

House Life

Undergrads Choose to Block Alone

The night before blocking forms were due, Graham M. Frankel ’12 and his soon-to-be blockmates suddenly realized that their potential blocking group included nine people­, one more than the maximum of eight.


Quincy House

Nestled between Adams, Leverett, Lowell and DeWolfe, Quincy is centrally located in the middle of the River Houses. Quincy has monumental House spirit, enthusiastic House Masters, a host of fun traditions, and some of the best housing on campus.

Undergraduate Council

UC Reveals Results Of Social Life Survey

Among Harvard undergraduates, varsity athletes are most satisfied with their social lives, according to the results of the Undergraduate Council’s social life survey.

Student Groups

Record Numbers To Join Frats

After a large number of rushes this spring, the three Harvard fraternities extended an unusually high number of bids to potential members.


College Mourns Death of Student

Ilya Chalik ’11—an avid traveler and a Tai Chi expert—died yesterday in his Adams dorm room, according to Adams House administrators.


In Greek Life, Rushes Discover Community

As sororities’ rush season draws to a close and fraternities’ recruitment period moves ahead full-steam, those seeking a place in Harvard’s Greek life scene say they want more than to be just another frat brother or sorority sister—they want community.

House Life

Currier Residential Dean Quickly Replaced

Emily G. Rosenthal, sophomore advising coordinator at Pforzheimer House, will be the new Currier resident dean.

Hasty Pudding Theatricals

The Moore You Get, the More You Want

Julianne Moore received the Pudding Pot yesterday, but only after successfully cheering up Virginia Woolf, seducing Mark Zuckerberg, and “silencing” a lamb.

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