Sonali Y. Salgado

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

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

Though homeless youths in Cambridge have the best chance of avoiding chronic homelessness, they also are among the most vulnerable.

Ken and Frenchie
Harvard Square

Harvard Square Store Owners, Homeless Population Follow Unspoken Agreement

Though many store owners and others affiliated with Harvard Square business positively characterize their relationship with the homeless, some cite concerns about the impact of the visible homeless population on the shopping experience.

Bread & Jams
Harvard Square

Pantry’s Closure Will Leave Void in Harvard Square Daytime Homeless Services

Bread and Jams, a drop-in shelter that serves the daytime needs of Harvard Square’s homeless population, will be forced to shut its doors on March 25 after decades in operation after recent changes in federal funding for homelessness services.

Homeless in Harvard Square
Harvard in the City

Homelessness Advocates Plan To Open Youth Shelter in Square

Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, co-directors of the the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter’s Youth Initiative, appealed to the Harvard community Monday night for support in their campaign to open a youth homeless shelter in Harvard Square within the year.

Homeless in Winter
The Square

For Square Homeless, Winter Puts Pressure on Stretched Resources

With limited space and funds at area homeless shelters, winter proves a trying time for some area homeless. Others prefer to stay outside, risking their health in the process.

City Politics

Cambridge Election Commission Finalizes Vote Count, But Recount Still a Possibility

The last time Cambridge conducted a recount, in 2001, the process took a month to complete and cost the city $38,509.

City Politics

City Council Hopefuls Consider Recount Prior to Final Vote Tally

As Cambridge awaits the final results of last week’s City Council election, multiple rounds of vote tabulation have steadily narrowed the margin between the nine leading candidates and the rest of the field. Yet, even before the vote count is announced on Friday, some candidates are already considering a recount.

Presidential and Congressional Voter Turnout

Presidential and Congressional Voter Turnout

Turnout for the presidential and congressional elections spiked in 2012 during the Obama-Romney, Brown-Scott, and Ed Markey races.

Harvard Residents Registered

Mobilizing the Harvard Student Vote

In the last decade, Harvard students have turned out for elections of national importance but have neglected those at the city level. In Tuesday's Cambridge City Council election, 'Get Out the Vote' efforts push for student voice.

Cambridge: Then and Now
Cambridge City Council

The Housing Puzzle

While all the City Council candidates interviewed by The Crimson agreed that rental rates in Cambridge are exceedingly high and that the housing stock needs to increase, they clashed over where and how to implement changes.

City Politics

Menino Will Not Work for Harvard after Serving as Mayor

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino will not be accepting offers of employment from Harvard University after he leaves office, Menino spokesperson Dot Joyce told The Crimson on Tuesday.

An Evolving Relationship
City Politics

An Evolving Relationship

Cambridge and Harvard have been partners for nearly four centuries.

An Evolving Relationship
City Politics

Town and Gown

Each of the Cambridge City Council candidates is looking to negotiate town and gown relations in a city that is said to be best-known for its universities.


Wyss Researchers Use DNA as Smart Glue

Two researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a new technique to construct biological structures the size of a grain of sand with unprecedented precision, a discovery that could herald better construction of artificial tissues.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Mayor Bows Out of City Council Race

Cambridge mayor Henrietta J. Davis announced Monday that she will not seek reelection to the City Council in November, a decision that likely brings to an end her 26-year career as a Cambridge elected official.

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

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture