D. SIMONE KOVACS
As they meet before their Wednesday night practice, competitors for the Harvard Quiz Bowl team chat comfortably, rarely mentioning the cheating scandal that has recently rocked their program.
As the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments on same-sex marriage on Tuesday, at Harvard and in the Boston area, advocates demonstrated support for marriage equality.
This week Harvard’s Houses prepare to welcome freshmen into their communities, but those who no longer live on campus say that, for them, the Housing Day hype is overblown. Students interviewed for this article who no longer live in Harvard housing say they are not so much drawn to the perks of off-campus life than turned off by a residential system in which they did not feel at home.
Two undergraduates have transformed what began as an inspirational conversation with a journalist into an emerging campus initiative dedicated to improving maternal health.
The Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies named Elaine Papoulias as its new Executive Director earlier this month.
Conversations turn to action with the student group Sustained Dialogue, part of an international organization that encourages discussions at 16 college campuses worldwide. In the past year, Sustained Dialogue has expanded its presence on campus.
Colorful cloths, skeletons, and marigolds covered the fireplace at the front of the Leverett dining hall Saturday night as an altar for Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday held November 1 and 2 to remember deceased family and friends.
Students gathered to discuss issues about sex and relationships in a workshop titled “Unsupervised” on Tuesday night as part of the second annual Sex Week at Harvard.
Native Americans at Harvard College commemorated indigenous cultures that existed before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas with candles at their Candle Held Vigil on Monday.
Harvard students join about a million other undocumented young people who are able to apply for “deferred action” on their case for a period of two years.
After over three decades of Wednesday teas at Sparks House, the staff of Memorial Church has decided to discontinue the tradition, carried on by the late Reverend Peter J. Gomes until his death in 2011.
Rylie X. Y. Zhang was one of seven finalists on the TV talent show "China Dream Show," singing with the hopes of helping her cousin who is battling kidney failure.
While Opening Days serve as a chance for carefree socializing before classes start, undergraduates took up some of life’s graver matters-—morality, ethics, and religion—on Sunday.
Launch 2012, a new website created by a group of Harvard seniors, aims to connect the Class of 2012 after graduation through public service and positive social change.
Former Iowa Senator John C. Culver '54, who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1962, has been a life-long supporter of Harvard's Institute of Politics.