Shunella Grace Lumas

Unveiling West Station
Allston

Unveiling West Station

Governor Deval L. Patrick ’78, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and several transportation officials announced on Tuesday afternoon plans to build a new commuter rail station at the Harvard-owned Beacon Park Rail Yard in Allston.

Palestinian Development
Politics

Palestinian Development

Bashar Masri, Chairman of the Board of Massar International, answers a question from an audience member during a seminar at the Harvard Kennedy School Tuesday afternoon. The seminar addressed urban planning and development in Palestine.

Kuumba Singers
Awards

Kuumba Singers

The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College performed at the W.E.B. Du Bois medal ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

Harvery Weinstein
Celebrities

Harvery Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of the highly successful company, Miramax Films, accepts a W.E.B. Du Bois medal in Sanders theater on Tuesday afternoon.

David Adjaye
Awards

David Adjaye

Architect David Adjaye accepts a W.E.B. Du Bois Medal in Sanders theater on Tuesday afternoon.

John Lewis and Deval Patrick
Awards

John Lewis and Deval Patrick

US Representative John Lewis and Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 embrace during the W.E.B. Du Bois ceremony, where Lewis was honored.

Shonda Rhimes
Celebrities

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes, creator of the popular TV shows Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, accepts a W.E.B. Du Bois medal on Tuesday afternoon.

Harry Belafonte Honored
Celebrities

Harry Belafonte Honored

Harry Belafonte, distinguished artist and activist, was honored at the W.E.B. Du Bois medal ceremony on Tuesday afternoon. Honorees also included Oprah Winfrey, David Adjaye, Steve McQueen, Shonda Rhimes, and Harvey Weinstein.

W.E.B. Du Bois Ceremony - Oprah Winfrey
Celebrities

W.E.B. Du Bois Ceremony - Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey accepts the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal for the late Maya Angelou. Later Winfrey, along with honorees David Adjaye, Harry Belafonte, Steve McQueen, Shonda Rhimes and Harvey Weinstein, received W.E.B. Du Bois medals Tuesday afternoon in Sanders Theatre.

Oprah Winfrey
Celebrities

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey accepts the W.E.B. Du Bois medal during a ceremony held in Sanders Theatre Tuesday afternoon.

W.E.B. Du Bois Ceremony - Oprah Winfrey
Celebrities

W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony

Minister Jairam Ramesh
Harvard Kennedy School

Today in Photos (10/01/2014)

Serenity Room
On Campus

Serenity Room

The newly opened Serenity Room in the basement of Grays Hall offers commodities such as teas and meditation tapes.

Serentiy Room
On Campus

Serentiy Room

The Serenity Room, which officially opened in Grays Hall basement Tuesday evening, offers students a space to meditate and relax.

Shuttle
Shuttles

Shuttle

A shuttle transports students to the Quad late Tuesday evening.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board