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Julia K. Dean

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Yale Student Charged in Tailgate Death

Yale junior Brendan D. Ross, the driver of the U-Haul truck that killed a woman and injured two others at the Harvard-Yale football game this fall, was arrested on Friday.


Harvard Instructor Pleads Guilty To Transporting Marijuana in Her Underwear

Mey Akashah, an instructor at the Harvard School of Public Health, pleaded guilty in Bermuda on Monday to illegally transporting six grams of marijuana into the British territory by concealing it in her underwear.


Harvard Sued for Medical Fraud, Negligence

Suffering from multiple disabilities, Kylie Murray told University Health Services when she came to Harvard that she needed a monthly injection to manage her debilitating pain and blood pressure drops.


Individual Apprehended Outside Fly Club After Altercation

The Harvard University Police Department apprehended an individual outside the Fly Club early Thursday morning after three individuals, one of whom allegedly had a knife, reacted violently to a request that they leave the club.


Eleven Bikes Stolen From Cycling Team

While staying overnight at a Hampton Inn during a two-day race at Yale University, the cycling team members left their bikes locked in a van in the hotel parking lot.


CPD Officer Recognized For Protecting Foreign Dignitary

A Cambridge police officer was honored last week for protecting a visiting foreign dignitary against a potential threat at the intersection of Brattle and Mt. Auburn streets this past February.


Cambridge Sees Dip in Crime Rates in 2011

The Cambridge Police Department reported on Wednesday that crime in Cambridge has reached a historic low. The Department responded to the lowest registered number of incidents since 1963.


Cambridge Police Launch New Smartphone App

Hoping to connect with Cambridge’s many college students, the Cambridge Police Department officially launched their new smartphone application, My Police ...


Undergraduate Attacked By Dog on JFK Street

Alexander J. Spencer ’15 was attacked by a dog as he walked onto JFK Street at 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.


BRIEF: Undergraduate Robbed by Armed Assailant Near Corner of Mt. Auburn and Dunster

A male undergraduate student was the victim of an armed robbery on Tuesday night near the intersection of Mt. Auburn and Dunster Streets, according to an email sent to the Harvard community by the Harvard University Police Department.

CS50 Fair
Computer Science

CS50 Students Present Projects at Fair

In its fourth year, the fair, which concludes Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I,” showcased projects developed by Harvard students to their peers and others from the surrounding community.

School of Public Health

Study Links Canned Soup to Increased BPA Levels

Eating canned soup may increase consumers’ levels of a chemical linked to obesity and cancer, according to a study published last week by scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Undergraduate Council

‘Just Cut Corners’

It was all because of a lost game of Kings. At least that’s how Vice Presidential Candidate Aneliese K. Palmer ’12 explains how she and running mate Ryan P. Halprin ’12 became the last-minute addition to the Undergraduate Council ballot.

City Politics

Cambridge City Council Candidate: Larry Ward

Larry Ward would like to involve the Harvard community in many of the ideas he hopes implement should he return to the Cambridge City Council after the November election.

City Politics

Candidate Profile: Charles W. Marquardt

Charles W. Marquardt is running for Cambridge City Council again this year, hoping to bring a different perspective to the race.