Crimson staff writer

Patrick Galvin

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Men's Water Polo

Popp Bulwarks Between Pipes

During Saturday’s game against No. 17 Cal Baptist, Harvard men’s water polo senior goalie Alex Popp was pitted against a countering, undefended attacker sprinting directly toward him at the end of the first half.

Men's Water Polo

Crimson Splits Pair of Matches at Engineer Invitational

Facing a cross-town rival and then a nationally ranked California team all on its opening day, Harvard men’s water polo ...

Women's Water Polo

WOMEN'S WATER POLO: New Additions Help Crimson Break .500

New additions helped the Crimson (17-15, 2-3 CWPA) transform its declining program into a growing threat in the Southern Conference throughout the year.

Student Jobs

Students Opt for Non-Traditional On-Campus Jobs

Sites like the Business School Computer Lab for Experimental Research and the Harvard Decision Science Laboratory are especially popular among undergraduates.

Primal Scream

Dropping Books, Then the Clothes

When asked to recount the events that transpired yesterday midnight in Harvard Yard, her answer was simple: “We just got naked, and we ran.”

Women's Rugby

Rugby Clubs Make History

Whether they were wearing black and white or classic crimson, Harvard’s rugby clubs steamrolled through their competition this weekend, knocking ...


Harvard Revamps Weekend Strategy

If all else fails, Harvard women’s water polo can rely on the element of surprise to help it pull an upset this weekend at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Women’s Eastern Championships.

Student Groups

Earth Day Event Lobbies For Bills

Approximately 20 students from the Harvard chapter of the Students for a Just and Stable Future (SJSF)—a student collective dedicated to campaigning against the threat of global warming—hosted an Earth Day lobbying event on Friday to further the standing of two bills that the organization drafted and proposed to the Massachusetts Legislature earlier this year.


Harvard's Gift to Baseball

Today marks the 135th anniversary of Harvard’s greatest contribution to baseball: the catcher’s mask. Along with countless contributions to the landscape of American sports, the story of the first catcher’s mask is one of the University’s proudest athletic achievements.

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Women's Water Polo

Michigan, Princeton Beat Crimson in CWPA Play

In yesterday’s early morning game against No. 6 Michigan, Harvard women’s water polo was finally able to apply those lessons it learned playing big-name teams on its California road trip earlier this season.

Student Groups

Quiz Bowl Team Crowned National Champion

Following a 385-330 victory over Minnesota in the finals of the Intercollegiate Champion Tournament (ICT) in Chicago on Saturday night, Harvard’s quiz bowl team became not only the national champion for the second consecutive year, but also the first purely undergraduate team to ever win the Division I title in the Intercollegiate Championship Tournament.

Harvard Law School

First Circuit Hears Tenenbaum File Share Appeal

Harvard Law School student Jason S. Harrow and Law School Professor Charles R. Nesson appeared before the First Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday as lead lawyers in the first illegal downloading lawsuit to be brought to the federal appellate level.

Women's Water Polo

Mixed Results So Far on West Coast Trip

Two of Harvard’s losses came at the hands of ranked teams and the third stemmed from a one-goal defeat, facts that provided the Crimson with many lessons.


Valiant Wins Turing Award, Nobel of Computer Science

Harvard Professor Leslie G. Valiant has won the Turing Award, one of the most prestigious prizes in computer science, for his research in the field of artificial intelligence last week.


Junior Parents Give College Life a Try

Parents of the Class of 2012 flocked to Harvard’s campus this weekend for the annual Junior Parents Weekend.