A HUPD police officer carries a "suspicious package" from Quincy swing housing to his vehicle. Police officers were called to the scene Monday afternoon after the package was reported waiting in the foyer of the Mass. Ave. building.
This caption has been revised to reflect the following correction:
CORRECTION: April 17, 2013
An earlier version of this caption incorrectly identified the officer as a member of the Cambridge Police Department. In fact, he is a Harvard University Police Department officer.
Cambridge Police block off a section of Brattle Street and turn away pedestrians and traffic in front of Burdicks and Gutman Library in response to a bomb threat Monday afternoon. The threat was cleared at 4:40 p.m.
Ginny C. Fahs '14 and Mark R. Jahnke '13 embrace at a reception held for the Harvard College Marathon Challenge participants in Quincy Junior Common Room on Monday evening. Both runners, who walked back to Harvard's campus, had made it past the 26-mile mark when authorities closed the route due to detonation of two bombs at the finish line.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Thomas James Brennan discusses overcoming PTSD after serving in Afghanistan, Monday evening in the Barker Center. Brennan and his co-panelist, Nieman fellow and photojournalist Finbarr O’Reilly, also spoke of their upcoming book about the development of their friendship and the repercussions of psychological trauma upon their return from the war.
Senior Admissions Officer David L. Evans emerges from the Admissions Office with the first box of acceptance letters for the class of 2017, to be loaded onto a waiting mail truck, on Wednesday as his fellow admissions officers cheer. After an hour-long delay in the arrival of the truck, Admissions Office employees formed an assembly line to send off regular decision acceptance packets and rejection letters.
Harvard is currently conducting an ongoing review of its sexual assault policies across its various schools and has recently hired its first ever University-wide Title IX coordinator, who begins work this month. Still, some students feel that these efforts are not enough. They say that changes in the way administrators handle cases of sexual assault at the College level are progressing too slowly, and are not sufficiently responsive to student concerns.