Victoria A. Baena
Hopes were high for Abbot Lawrence Lowell in 1909, as he stood poised to replace Charles W. Eliot, class of 1853, as president of Harvard.
We seem to take it for granted that graduation speeches should be personal, even intimate.
To Toscanini’s founder Gus E. Rancatore, Cambridge was made for the ice cream shop. “College students eat enough ice cream to keep all these stores around,” he says.
Bloomsday is an odd sort of holiday. Every June 16, people around the world gather to commemorate the single day—June 16, 1904—described in James Joyce’s “Ulysses.”
The oratorical power of a professor, we believe, tell us much more than a mere syllabus or coursepack could.
When Joseph S. Calautti, owner of Rizzo Tailors, gazes out of his second-floor window overlooking Church Street, he sees not ...
In Brasília, everything is perfect—and right from the start, I hate it.
The Harvard Summer School is going global this June—even for students who will remain on this side of the Charles.
Still scrambling to find summer housing in Cambridge? Not to fear—Craigslist isn't the only path to housing still available.
Excerpts from Keats, Tennyson, and Woolf lingered in the air of Boylston Hall’s Fong Auditorium last Tuesday, as a dozen ...
Plate tectonic theory can be used to explain movement of the Earth’s crust in Tibet—a key discovery in advancing the understanding of long-term seismic action—according to a study published last month by two Harvard researchers.
Affixed to Matthews Hall hangs an often unnoticed slate plaque, inscribed: “Here American Indian and English students lived and worked ...
Teams of four bedecked in tutus, pink onesies, and lab goggles hurtled down Mass. Ave. last Saturday afternoon, dragging shopping ...
Approximately 15 students gathered in Emerson Hall earlier this afternoon for peppermint tea, vegan snickerdoodles, and discussion at the Harvard Society for Mind, Brain, and Behavior's inaugural CommuniTea event of the semester.
Most lecture classes come with certain assumptions: a sea of students, a sea of laptops, the ability to get behind in the readings without dire consequences. But if only 12 people sign up for the class, these expectations won’t match up to reality.