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Kamara A. Swaby

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New Year's Goals
Student Life

A Practical To-Do List Before 2014 Ends

Unless you’re spending your time vacationing in a foreign country or volunteering in an NGO, here are some of things to do if you want to squeeze in some productivity before the year ends:

Soda Stream Machine

HUDS Suspends Purchases from Israeli Soda Company

Until last April, HUDS had been purchasing water machines from a company recently acquired by SodaStream, an Israeli company that specializes in do-it-yourself soda and water machines.


In HUDS Survey, Students Indicate Lower Focus on Sustainability

The annual survey, conducted by HUDS in September, asks students various questions on all aspects of dining hall life, including allergies and diets, customer service, and overall satisfaction.

House Life

HUDS 'Traffic Light' Labels Raise Concerns

A senior thesis project introducing color-coded labeling into dining halls has raised concerns among some undergraduates who said that the system may cause additional eating-related stress.

brownie wrong calories
Food and Drink

Update: Blondie Brownies No Longer Unhealthier Than Stick of Butter

Recently we reported that a certain that blondie brownies were one of the most unhealthy items in the dhalls.

Blue Cheese Burger

Blue Cheese Burgers Are Not Good For You

A great sadness.

HUDS Grill Makeover
House Life

HUDS Updates Saturday Breakfast Service

All dining halls will now serve what HUDS terms “House-Style” breakfast on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. followed by brunch.


All Houses To Restrict Inter-House Dining on Thursday Nights

The new policy, which is slated to take effect today, was announced in an email sent to the student body by Dean of the Office of Student Life Stephen Lassonde.

HUDS Grill Makeover
House Life

HUDS To Begin Saturday Brunch Service, Other Changes

The addition of Saturday brunch comes as HUDS is rolling out the latest round of changes to its menu and services.


HUDS Is Currently Killing it

The best part of this year will not be Dean Khurana’s Instagrams, renovated Lev, or more bearable weather—if you haven’t checked out the HUDS grill yet, you should right now.

Dunkin Donuts on Bow St.
Harvard Square

Bow Street Dunkin’ Donuts Firms Up Plans for New Location

The store, whose facade made an appearance in the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting,” will make the move from its current location at 1 Bow St. to its new location at 1001 Mass. Ave. in early June.

Chef Leonard Interview

Chef Leonard Interview

 In the Kitchen

A Day in Life: Working in the Kitchens of Harvard

Though chefs vary in age, prior experience, and time at the College, they collectively work to meet the unique challenge of feeding a large undergraduate population and their varied tastes.

Primal Scream 2014

Students Celebrate Spring Term Primal Scream

Fewer people participated in Harvard’s semi-annual tradition Primal Scream on Thursday than in the fall term.

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer Still Exists, is Still Shitty

Internet Explorer also has a security flaw that could allow hackers to take over your computer and allow people to look at your emails (wait, doesn’t that sound familiar?).

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

Interview with President Faust
Higher Education

Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?