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Allston

Allston Project Moves Forward

The new Charlesview housing site in Allston is impossible to miss, marked by a completed steel frame of three mid-rise buildings and several smaller townhouse buildings.

Plans for Allston Develop
Harvard in the City

Allston Residents Call for Detailed Plans

After a summer during which Harvard made large strides in planning for development across the Charles River, Allston residents said that they are anxious because of the lack of details in the University’s plan.

Clubs

Exclusive Investment Club Asks Student Members for $1,000

Like the hedge funds it emulates, Black Diamond is a riskier investment than some of its peer groups, a risk which members hope will be rewarded. Colangelo said that the organization is aiming for a 30 percent return on its investment.

Music

Songs To Make Friends By

Where belated summer recaps and finalized study cards can fail to sustain Saturday small talk, impassioned lip-syncing triumphs over the most blaring of music and the dimmest lights, transforming meaningless back-and-forth between strangers into jovial revelry among friends.

College Administration

Typo at Root of Cheating Scandal, Letter Reveals

Professor of Government 1310 noted suspicious similarities between exams in his original letter to the Ad Board.

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Ivy League

Who Said Harvard Was Number One? This Year, Not Forbes

Just because we're the oldest college in the country doesn't mean we are the best. In fact, it doesn't even mean we crack the top five.

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Ad Board

Students Accused in Cheating Scandal Frustrated by Uncertain Process

As Harvard conducts its most sweeping academic dishonesty investigation in recent memory, several students say they are frustrated by the uncertainty they face as the Ad Board debates if and how to punish them.

Central Administration

University Leaders Present New Plan for Allston

Harvard administrators have proposed a new plan for the Barry’s Corner Housing and Retail Commons, which would shift the complex’s center across the intersection from its originally-planned location.

Most Powerful Man in Cambridge
Harvard in the City

The Most Powerful Man in Cambridge

Through three decades of skillful maneuverings, mostly separated from the political fray, Healy has weathered municipal ups and downs in his efforts to maintain financial stability and promote human services.

Libraries

Did Occupy Matter?

The achievement of Occupy’s goals was a result more of circumstance than of action, as the movement estranged everyone from administrators, to freshmen trying to enter the Yard, to even those undergraduates who initially supported it.

Harvard Business School

I-Lab's First Year Hailed a Success

The Innovation’s Lab first academic year has been deemed a success by Harvard administrators and Allston residents alike.

Commencement

Occupy Harvard To Protest at Commencement

Members of the Occupy Harvard movement plan to demonstrate at Commencement on Thursday in protest of the potential layoffs of Harvard University Library staff, according to a press release distributed by the movement.

Allston
Allston

Allston 2.0

After the effects of the 2008 financial crisis have now lessened, Harvard has restarted its planning for a campus across the river, in Allston. But as the University now chugs along, Allston residents still maintain old concerns of community integration.

Commencement

Occupy Harvard Plans To Protest at Commencement

Members of the Occupy Harvard movement plan to demonstrate at Commencement on Thursday to protest potential layoffs of Harvard University Library staff, according to a press release distributed by the movement.

Commencement 2012

Barney Frank

Congressman Barney Frank ’61-’62 has made a name for himself as not only one of the most effective members of Congress, but also one of the fiercest and most formidable.

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Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

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Freshmen

Class of 2018: By the Numbers

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Highlight

An Evil Woman

Academic Fair at the Plaza
On Campus

Opening Days