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Samantha Lin

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Lions Still Looking for a Win

On Saturday, Columbia didn’t have a choice. Despite being the home team, the Lions football players were also on team buses to travel all the way across Manhattan to the Columbia Athletic Complex to face Harvard.

Captain Clark
Women's Basketball

Christine Clark Has One Last Shot

A decorated player seeks the one thing missing on her resume.


Football Beats Dartmouth in Final Minute, 24-21

Walk-on kicker Andrew Flesher redeemed himself against Dartmouth Saturday, kicking the game-winner with less than a minute left.


Harvard Still in the Hunt for the Ivy League Title

With the departure of Princeton, will the curse lift?


Football Falls to Princeton in Triple Overtime, 51-48

The Crimson attempted to orchestrate another comeback after trailing the Tigers for much of the game, but it was to no avail as Princeton triumphed again, 51-48.

Back in Action

Hempel Gets First-Team Reps

From the beginning, it has seemed as though Harvard’s quarterback situation has been up in the air. Just days before its Week 1 game, the Crimson still lacked a definite starter.


Notebook: Turnovers Tee Up Harvard Dominance

The Crimson first-team defense forced four turnovers to lead the team to a win in its final non-conference game of the season.

Like Mike

Pruneau Keeps Harvard Offense On Track

The Harvard football team may have a tradition of producing great quarterbacks, but it also seems to have a knack for developing solid backups as well.


Mathews Wins Quarterback Battle, Loses War

Comparing a backup quarterback who had never started a collegiate game leading an injury-riddled offense with the one-man show of Cornell’s offense seemed like matching David against Goliath. After all, Goliath—Jeff Mathews, Cornell’s third-year starting quarterback—was entering his 33rd game starting and had just become the Ivy League’s all-time leading passer.

Sports Blog

Give-and-go: Cornell Edition

In advance of Harvard football’s game against Cornell, THC football beat writers David Steinbach and Samantha Lin discuss a number of important topics about the team.


Undefeated Crimson Travels to Cornell

This Saturday, when the Crimson travels to Schoellkopf Field, it will attempt to extend its unbeaten record to four games and notch its second Ancient Eight win against a struggling Big Red team.


NOTEBOOK: Harvard Football Wins Rare Overtime Game

The last time a Harvard football game extended past regulation, it beat Yale in triple overtime, eight years ago. Saturday, it took just as many extra periods to down Holy Cross, but the Crimson eventually emerged victorious, 41-35.


Football Erases Early Deficit, Tops Brown, 41-23

After going down, 13-0, to Brown Saturday night, Harvard scored 28 unanswered points, all in the second quarter, and pulled away for a 41-23 victory.


Hempel Ready to Step Up

For the first time since 2009, Harvard is starting a quarterback who has never taken the first snap in a game. That task falls on the shoulders of junior Conner Hempel, who recently earned the starting position after battling with senior Michael Pruneau throughout the preseason.

Out of the Gates

Harvard to Host Brown in Ivy Opener

It’s been 15 years since the Brown football team has come away from Harvard Stadium with a win, and this weekend, it’ll get a chance to break that streak.

Free Time

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization