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Cordelia F Mendez

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Students Shed Clothing, Reading Period

As the clock struck midnight, shouts rang out across Harvard Yard. Despite exams to come in nine hours, students bared it all in the spring incarnation of an age-old, clothing-optional tradition: Primal Scream.

Men's Crew

Men's Heavyweights Win 16th Straight Smith Cup

It was sweet number 16 for the no. 2 Harvard heavyweight men’s crew as the Crimson bested both No. 4 Northeastern and Holy Cross in five-of-five races on Saturday on the Charles River. The victory was Harvard’s 16th straight Smith Cup in the annual regatta between the cross-town rivals.

Sports Briefs

SPORTS BRIEF: Men's Heavyweight Crew Continues Undefeated Season

They say 16 is the sweetest. Such was true as the No. 2 Harvard heavyweight men’s crew team bested both No. 4 Northeastern and Holy Cross in five races on Saturday on the Charles River. The wins allowed the Crimson to capture the 16th straight Smith Cup over its cross-town rivals.

Men's Golf

Men's Golf Finishes Sixth at Ivies

Two freshmen led the Harvard men’s golf team as the squad closed out its season at the Ivy League Championship this weekend at the Caves Valley Golf Club in Maryland.


Juszczyk Nears NFL Dream

Harvard hasn’t had a player drafted into the NFL since the St. Louis Rams took Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 eight years ago. But that may all change this weekend, as senior Kyle Juszczyk steps into the public eye after weeks of speculation, press, and weighty expectations.

Women's Crew

Radcliffe Lightweights Defeat Top-Ranked Rival Stanford

Until then, the Black and White will continue to train, now with the knowledge that they have already bested the Cardinals this season.

Women's Lacrosse

Comeback Bid Falls Short For Women's Lacrosse

With two sharpshooting lacrosse teams, it all came down to draw controls and ground balls.

Track and Cross Country

Harvard Track and Field Teams with Yale to Defeat Oxford-Cambridge

After an afternoon of running, jumping and throwing, the trophies would remain in Cambridge – Cambridge, MA that is.

Track and Cross Country

School Record Falls as Track Tops Yale

Both the men's and women's track teams downed Yale on the road Saturday.

Men's Golf

Men's Golf Finishes Middle of the Pack at Princeton Invitational

After opening with a fifth-place start, the Harvard men’s golf team was unable to improve on its first round and finished sixth out of 14 teams with 885 total strokes at the Princeton Invitational at Springdale Golf Course this weekend.

Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse Cannot Overcome Early Deficit

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team was unable to overcome an early deficit en route to a dropped contest to Holy Cross on Wednesday night at Holy Cross Field, 17-12.

Men's Golf

Men's Golf Competes In First Spring Tourney

Conditions were a key factor for the Crimson squad, which finished in 15th place out of a field of 18, one place behind the University of Denver and ahead of the University of Hawaii.

Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse Falls Victim to BU Comeback

Last-second heroics by Boston University junior Sydney Godett carried the Terriers past the Harvard women’s lacrosse team, 12-11, on Friday night at Nickerson Field. BU won the contest despite never holding a lead until the very end of the game.

Been Here Before

In Steady Hands

After helping the Harvard women’s softball team cruise to an 11-1 Ivy mark and a berth in the 2000 NCAA tournament, Crimson coach Jenny Allard was unsure how her 2001 team, a squad ripe with fresh and inexperienced talent, would perform.


Badger Earns Lone Medal at Fencing NCAA's

Badger, competing in the men’s epee, was the top finishing fencer for Harvard. The sophomore, improving on his sixth place finish last year, moved up from second to first team All-American honors.

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard