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Anneli L. Tostar

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In With The New
Books

In With The New

Allegra Zoller, a college graduate who has been working at the Harvard COOP for around 8 months, restocks books for the upcoming year. Harvard students have until May 17th to return and sell their books.

Out With The Old
House Life

Out With The Old

Parents and relatives help students move out of Eliot House. Underclassmen must be moved out by Sunday, May 17th, while seniors must be moved out by Friday, May 29th.

Yemen Discussion
Race

Yemen Discussion

Fatima Abo Alasrar, Edward S. Mason Fellow and Yemeni citizen, emphasized the gravity of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen during a luncheon panel at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. The panel, according to Kennedy School Professor Michael C. Hudson, was assembled with initiative from current Yemeni students pursuing advanced degrees at the Kennedy School.

Out With The Old
Books

Photos of the Day (5/11-5/12/15)

Collaborative Poetry
Crime

Photos of the Day (04/28/2015)

Silence for Gray
Crime

Silence for Gray

Student organizers from Harvard Law School assembled a vigil for Freddie Gray on Tuesday night in front of Langdell Hall. Gray died on April 12th after being detained by police forces in Baltimore and suffering spinal cord injury.

Law Students for Justice
Crime

Law Students for Justice

Students assembled in front of Langdell Hall on Tuesday evening for a moment of silence for Freddie Gray, who died after severe spinal cord injuries in police detainment. The moment of silence occurred just before 10 p.m., which is the curfew imposed by the city of Baltimore in light of recent civil unrest.

Understanding Islands
Museums

Understanding Islands

Jonathan B. Losos ’84, professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, explains the ecological significance of islands and their role in understanding evolution. The talk took place in a packed Geological Lecture Hall and was part of the Cambridge Science Festival, happening from April 17-26.

Pledging Smiles
On Campus

Pledging Smiles

Members of the Student Mental Health Liaisons handed out free t-shirts and Italian ice in exchange for signing a pledge to, among other things, “be an advocate for mental health on our campus.” The students were stationed on the Science Center Plaza for much of Thursday.

Monumental Artwork
Visual Arts

Monumental Artwork

Krzysztof Wodiczko talks about his most recent installation of the John Harvard Projection, as well as past work on other historic monuments. The talk was held at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts on Thursday evening.

To Befriend Anyone, Do This.
Student Groups

To Befriend Anyone, Do This.

Members of the Class of 2015 took part in a “speed-friending” session organized by the Senior Class Committee, in which unacquainted peers asked one another personal questions from a provided list. “So many people I don’t know yet, so little time,” said Trever J. Brandt-Serif ’15 when asked why he chose to participate.

A Vibrant Attendance
Linguistics

A Vibrant Attendance

Members of the greater community participate in the 6th Annual African Languages in the Disciplines Conference. The conference, which took place all day in the Barker Center, included talks on such topics as “Miscommunication during the Ebola Epidemic in Guinea and the Role of Local Languages in the Fight against the Disease.”

Reigniting Candles
College

Photos of the Day (04/23/15)

Working Hard
College

Working Hard

Students soak in rays outside of Holworthy dorm in Harvard Yard on Thursday afternoon.

Justice for All
College

Justice for All

Chrislene DeJean, creative organizer at Intelligent Mischief, spoke about African American women’s divergent experiences with violence and socioeconomic hardship as part of a panel on “Social Justice for Women of Color.” The panel was organized by the Action Committee of the Association of Black Harvard Women and took place in Harvard Hall on Thursday afternoon, while Divest Harvard protests took place outside.

You Are a Tourist
Highlight

You Are a Tourist

Beauty After Ruin
Highlight

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Highlight

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
Highlight

Year in Sports 2015