Anja C. Nilsson

Calling for Trust
Cambridge City Council

Calling for Trust

City Council candidate Nadeem Mazen emphasizes the importance of trust between government and citizens during public comments at Monday's City Council meeting.

Calling for Trust
Cambridge City Council

Trust Issues Raised on Eve of City Council Election

Several current Councillors expressed concern that a recent complaint lodged by Cambridge resident Charles D. Teague ’74 regarding governmental transparency will damage their reputations.

City Politics

Today in Photos (11/05/2013)

Net Zero Crowds Out Shutdown at Council Meeting
Cambridge City Council

Net Zero Crowds Out Shutdown at Council Meeting

City Manager Richard C. Rossi speaks on the new net zero task force that advocates for new buildings in Cambridge to not contribute to emissions.

Net Zero Crowds Out Shutdown at Council Meeting
City Politics

Net Zero Crowds Out Shutdown at Council Meeting

Despite Cambridge Vice Mayor E. Denise Simmons’ tweet Monday afternoon alerting her followers to that night’s policy order on the impact of the government shutdown on subsidized renters, it was the net zero petition that dominated the public hearing at Monday night’s City Council meeting.

A Green Cambridge
City Politics

Imagining and Implementing a Greener Cambridge

In interviews with The Crimson, City Council candidates outlined their view on the future of Cambridge, identifying the tensions between the progressive values Cambridge holds and the feasibility and cost of these implementations.

Smoking Ban
Cambridge City Council

Smoking Ban

Mary Paulson-Patton and fellow ban opponents filled in the City Hall chamber on Monday to voice their discontent during the public hearing. All ban opponents wore red badges with the slogan ‘No Ban!’ printed on a stop sign.

Smoking Ban
Cambridge City Council

Smoking Ban

Mary Paulson-Patton and fellow ban opponents filled in the City Hall chamber on Monday to voice their discontent during the public hearing. All ban opponents wore red badges with the slogan ‘No Ban!’ printed on a stop sign.

Smoking Ban
Cambridge City Council

Residents Try To Smoke Out Public Housing Smoking Ban at City Council Meeting

The Council unanimously adopted Vice Mayor E. Denise Simmons’s amended policy order strongly urging the CHA to continue public discussion of the smoking ban until August 2014, when the ban is scheduled to go into effect.

City Politics

Amid National Anxiety, Cambridge City Council Reports Record Budget Surplus

Amidst a backdrop of national unease regarding the fiscal drama playing out in Washington, D.C., Cambridge City Council announced a free cash balance of slightly over $142 million in this year’s budget, a triple-A bond rating, and the minimizing of residential tax rates at Monday’s meeting.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Investigates 'Cooking' of Elementary School Students

Students and parents of King Open School, a public elementary school in Cambridge, filled Monday’s Cambridge City Council meeting to raise awareness about the extreme temperatures in some of their classrooms.

City Politics

City Council Encourages Meeting Between Union and Local Developer

The Cambridge City Council adopted an order encouraging a local labor union to meet with the president of Cambridge-based developer Urban Spaces LLC to address the company’s preference toward hiring out-of-state Monday evening.

Profiles

Chris Sims '63: Mathematician, Economist, and Many Things In-Between

Choosing to make a career in applicable economics instead of abstract mathematics, Sims has striven to connect the theory with the data—a dedication to both the abstract and the literal that defines not only his career, but his life as both an academic, activist, father, husband, and horseback rider.

On Campus

Belarusian Attorney Discusses Defending Prisoners

Defending political prisoners in a country without rule of law is a dangerous but important job, said attorney Maryna Kavaleuskaya at her talk called “Defending Political Prisoners in Belarus” at Harvard Law School on Wednesday.

Europe

Orphanides Talks European Financial Crisis

Athanasios Orphanides, former governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus argued during a two-hour study group at the Center of European Studies Friday that the main cause of the current financial crisis in the Euro Zone was political rather than economic in nature.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out