Nikki D. Erlick

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College

Random, But Unequal

As the Houses undergo a decades-long renewal project aimed, in part, at equalizing their facilities, not all housing experiences will be the same.

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College

Cabot House to Place Time Capsule in Cupola

Renovations on the cupola of Cabot House’s Briggs Hall have prompted the creation of a time capsule, which current students will fill with reflections on their college experiences and letters to future generations of Cabot residents.

The New Resident Dean
Pforzheimer

Pforzheimer House Welcomes New Resident Dean

Brigitte Libby was named the next resident dean of Pforzheimer House, Co-Master Anne Harrington '82 announced in an email to the Pfoho community on Friday.

Swing Housing
College

8 Prescott Will Serve as House Master Swing Housing

The Victorian house will be converted into temporary lodgings for the house masters whose residences are scheduled to undergo renovation during the House Renewal process.

Yardfest 2014
College

Students Praise Monáe’s Yardfest Performance

Monáe’s headlining performance addressed diversity at Harvard and elicited praise, particularly in the wake of last year’s controversial artist selection.

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House Life

Winthrop Resident Dean Takes Medical Leave

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.

Class Day 2014 Speakers
College

Senior Class Committee Names Class Day Student Speakers

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.

No More Storage
House Life

Quincy House Students Voice Concerns over Summer Storage

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.

Housing Day 2014
House Life

Snowfall Does Not Chill Housing Day Spirit

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.

Kirkland

Kirkland Hosts Forum To Discuss Housing Day Videos

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.

House Life

Kirkland Housing Day Videos Spark Controversy, Conversation

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.

House Life

Students Frustrated by Interhouse Transfer Process

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.

Harvard Square

Square Hotels See Increase in Bookings During Junior Parents Weekend

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 Swing
College

Dunster Students Preview Suites in New Swing Space

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.

Freshmen

Freshman Formal Ends Early Due to Concerns from Venue Staff

“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.

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

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Saudade, or Nostalgia