Nikki D. Erlick
Monáe’s headlining performance addressed diversity at Harvard and elicited praise, particularly in the wake of last year’s controversial artist selection.
Adams House tutor Meghan Lockwood, who has previously served as acting resident dean in Adams and Quincy House, will serve as Winthrop’s acting resident dean until Peeples’ return.
Four members of the Class of 2014 have been chosen to take the stage at the annual Class Day celebration, the Senior Class Committee announced Tuesday night.
Quincy will be the first House not to offer its students free, on-campus storage after undergoing renovations as part of the House renewal project, prompting some residents to voice concerns over the financial burden the policy change might impose on students.
Persistent snowfall and gusts of wind did not prevent upperclassmen from flocking to the Yard in full force to participate in Harvard’s annual Housing Day festivities Thursday morning.
Following debate sparked by the release of its Housing Day videos—one of which featured masked female students dancing in bikinis—Kirkland House held an open forum Monday night to discuss student opinions.
A series of videos produced by students in Kirkland House to generate excitement for Housing Day sparked controversy and confusion among the student body last week, prompting the removal of the video from YouTube and plans for an open forum for students to discuss their concerns.
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.