Cordelia F Mendez

Staying Strong
Women's Basketball

Women’s Basketball Glides Past Columbia

The Harvard women’s basketball team edged another step closer to the WNIT on Friday night, taking down Columbia at Levien Gym. The win was the fifth straight for the Crimson, which hasn’t dropped a game on its New York road trip since 2008 and has won seven consecutive games against the Lions.


Women's Basketball Gaining Momentum

One could dismiss this week’s upset victory over Princeton as a fluke, an instance of a greater team simply choking. But this game really was a Crimson win, the materialization of an upward trend and a quest for vengeance.


Men's Fencing Captures its Seventh Ivy League Title

It all came down to the wire.

Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse Falls to Cornell, 17-12

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team was unable to open its Ivy League season on a high note as it fell to Cornell, 17-12, on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Completes Weekend Sweep

The Harvard women’s basketball team continued to scale the Ivy League rankings, taking down Penn, 67-54, on Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Tops Yale, Clinches Share of Ivy Title

The Crimson (21-5-3, 17-3-2 ECAC), which last won an Ancient Eight championship in 2009, will split the conference title with Cornell.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball's Evans Overcomes Nagging Injuries

It takes a lot for any varsity athlete to make his or her comeback. It takes even more to do it again.

Siyani Chambers

Oscar Picks: The Back Page Edition

As most of America turns its eye to Hollywood, The Back Page looks back at the year so far in ...

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Battles Late To Stay Perfect At Home, Takes Down Yale, 69-66

Despite a nine-point half-time lead, the Harvard women’s basketball team let Yale tie up the score twice in the second half en route to Crimson victory, 69-66, Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion.

Men's Basketball

What's Up with Harvard Men's Basketball?

Last weekend saw the Harvard men's basketball team sweep the killer P's, Penn and Princeton, at home at Lavietes Pavilion in one of the most important weekends of their year. The Crimson, now 7-1 in the Ivy League, sits alone at the top of conference standings with just under half the season left to play. Princeton, a game and a half behind, holds an Ancient Eight record of 5-2, having dropped Saturday's game to Harvard a week after their 21-game league win streak at Jadwin Gymnasium was broken by Yale. So what's next in the world of Ivy hoops? Flyby's resident Crimson sports expert is here to give you what you need to know about our team going forward.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Upset at Palestra, Falls to Penn, 77-72

A second-half deficit of 15 points proved too much to overcome as the Harvard women’s basketball team fell to the University of Pennsylvania at the Palestra on Friday night. The Crimson had not lost to the Quakers on the road since 2001 and had held a 17-game win streak against its Ivy foes prior to Friday’s loss.

Women's Basketball

Give and Go: Big Weekend for Women's Basketball

In a new weekly series by The Back Page, Harvard beat writers will discuss topics about a Crimson athletics team. ...

Men's Squash

Mixed Results for Men's, Women's Squash Against Conn. Rivals

The third-ranked Harvard men’s squash team will have to wait another year to try its hand in a regular-season contest against No. 1 Trinity College.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Earns Win in Beanpot Consolation

On Tuesday night at Matthews Arena, after a full week off, the No. 5 Crimson team delivered and served a 3-0 shutout to No. 3 Boston University.

Women's Ice Hockey

NOTEBOOK: Women's Hockey Goalie Tallies Career High in 2-1 Loss to BC

In just two periods of play, Harvard women’s ice hockey goaltender Emerence Maschmeyer had already set a new personal best. Through 30 minutes of play, the freshman had made 25 saves against No. 2 Boston College in the first round of the Beanpot on Tuesday. The No. 5 Crimson went on to lose the contest, 2-1, to the Eagles at Matthews Arena.

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Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance