Nikki D. Erlick
Upperclassmen who applied to the first round of the interhouse transfer process received the results of their applications last week and some have since voiced concerns and complaints about the process.
When Harvard Square welcomed the parents and families of the Class of 2015 for Junior Parents Weekend last Friday, it lacked one mainstay option for accommodations near campus, the Inn at Harvard.
Dunster House residents had the opportunity to view the rooms they may inhabit next year during a walkthrough of several suites at 20-20A Prescott Street Friday afternoon.
“The Great Gala,” a Great Gatsby-themed party, was scheduled to last from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Seaport Boston Hotel, but hotel staff chose to end the formal at midnight, said Dean of Freshmen Thomas A. Dingman ’67.
As the newly released plans for the Dunster House renewal take shape and construction on Leverett’s McKinlock Hall continues to progress, University President Drew G. Faust said on Tuesday that Harvard’s focus for House Renewal, at least for the time being, remains on the river.
Taking a break from rehearsing his role as a transgender singer in the upcoming Broadway musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” the 2014 Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year accepted the Pudding Pot on Friday night and became the first openly gay man to receive the award.
The Harvard shuttle service is expanding its weekend availability and introducing a new smartphone application for tracking and locating buses.
For students bogged down by studying for exams and local residents braving the bitter December air, Shake Shack has a cup of bittersweet hot chocolate ready to warm you up.
There may be new hope for those still lamenting the loss of the Harvard Square movie theater. Moviegoers and fans of the film "Good Will Hunting" will be excited to hear that during a recent interview with Boston Magazine, actor Casey Affleck expressed his desire to reopen the theater that he and his brother Ben once frequented.
China’s Hainan Airlines will offer non-stop flights between Boston and Beijing starting in June 2014, an announcement expected to benefit Cambridge’s tourism industry and Chinese students at area colleges.
Harvard Square is gearing up to usher in the holiday season with a unique take on the Black Friday tradition. The Harvard Square Business Association is planning to use the days following Thanksgiving to promote local businesses and authors, as well as to benefit charitable causes.
The hotel now greets its Chinese guests with a Chinese website, a staff member fluent in Mandarin or Cantonese on duty at all times, and a pair of slippers in each room.
Restaurant owners in the former Holyoke Center said the University gave them little notice of its plans to overhaul the building at the center of the Square, but said they still hope to be part of the site’s future after part of the building becomes a new campus center.
Many City Council candidates have continued to emphasize that Cambridge must work to preserve the eclectic flavor that makes Harvard Square so unique.
The Dunkin’ Donuts currently located at 1 Bow. St. will move its storefront a third of a mile eastward to 1003 Mass. Ave. within the next three months, franchise owner David G. Carvalho told The Crimson Thursday night.