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Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Splits Season's Final Weekend

The Harvard women’s volleyball team (10-16, 7-7 Ivy) dropped its match to Yale (18-5, 14-0) on Friday night but rebounded with a win against Brown (7-17, 3-11) on Saturday to finish the year .500 in conference play.

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Tops Conference Rivals in N.Y.

With back-to-back wins this weekend at Cornell (6-12, 2-5 Ivy) and Columbia (8-8, 3-4 Ivy), the Harvard women’s volleyball team (7-11, 4-3 Ivy) jumped into a tie for third in the Ivy League.

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Beats Cornell in Four Sets

After getting out to an early two-set lead, the Harvard women’s volleyball team (6-11, 3-3 Ivy) was able to hold ...

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Can't Hold On at Dartmouth

With a one set lead and two match points, it seemed as if the Harvard women’s volleyball team (2-9, 0-1 Ivy) was poised to turn things around and get a big win in its first Ivy League game of the season. But two kills by Dartmouth (2-8, 1-0 Ivy) forced a fifth set and eventually led to a Big Green victory, 25-22, 20-25, 22-25, 28-26, 15-10, in Hanover on Friday night.

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Goes Winless at New England Challenge

The Harvard women’s volleyball team dropped each of its three matches in straight sets.

Women's Volleyball

Harvard Women's Volleyball To Face Three Non-Conference Foes at Harvard Invitational

After dropping its first three games of the season, the Harvard women’s volleyball team looks to turn things around this ...

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Finishes 2-1 at Harvard Invitational

After sweeping Manhattan to open the tournament on Friday, Harvard topped Providence in three sets before Northern Kentucky, the ultimate winner of the invite, blanked the Crimson.

Sailing

Drumm Boys Sail To Their Own Beat

To the outside observer, his lifejacket color and wristwatch appear to be all that separate Harvard freshman sailor Brian Drumm from his identical twin Michael.

School of Public Health

HSPH Prof Awarded for Violence Prevention Work

Harvard School of Public Health Professor David Hemenway ’66 was honored with the Striving for Justice Award by Community Works—a portfolio consisting of 34 social justice organizations—for his extensive work on implementing violence prevention programs.

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Football

Where Are They Now?: Fitz Struggles in Bills Loss

 

Yale

Yale Quarterback Faces Conflict Between Harvard Game, Rhodes Interview

With the Harvard-Yale game just around the corner, many students and alumni have been planning their weekends for weeks. If you ask these people what it would take for them to miss the game, many of them may jokingly say they wouldn't miss it for the world. For the Bulldogs' senior quarterback Patrick Witt, though, this has just become a very real question.

Women's Crew

Radcliffe Freshman Grinalds Stepping Up Early

For most people, mistakenly going to the wrong practice might ruin your day. But for Lucy Grinalds, a freshman on Radcliffe heavyweight crew, this mishap may have completely changed her life.

We Belong Together
Field Hockey

Second-Half Goals Secure First Ivy League Win for Crimson

Harvard (3-3, 1-1 Ivy) got off to a hot start in the second half to bury Penn (1-6, 1-1), 4-1, and pick up its first league win of the season.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Handles Penn, 4-1

In Harvard’s first home game of the Ivy League season at Jordan Field on Saturday, the Crimson (3-3, 1-1 Ivy) ...

A PERFECT JEN
Women's Lacrosse

EYES ON THE PRIZE

Columbia was poised to spoil the Crimson’s chance of earning a share of the Ivy title, but sophomore Danielle Tetreault sparked a 9-0 run for the home team.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization