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Kamara A. Swaby

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Despite Crowds, Students Satisfied With Spring Break Dining

Students said they believed that the pilot program which kept the Dunster and Currier dining halls open during spring break should be continued, though they complained of overcrowding.

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FlyBy Blog

trapeze class

Our staff writer Kamara takes on new heights #noregrets

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FlyBy Blog

Flyby on Spring Break: Brooklyn Trapeze Class

But I also wanted to make my break meaningful and have an experience I could look back on and be proud of participating in. Yep, that’s why I decided to take a beginner’s trapeze class.


Currier, Dunster Dining Halls to Provide Spring Break Lunch, Dinner Service

After other dining halls close following dinner service on Friday, Currier and Dunster will remain open through spring break for lunch and dinner, but not breakfast.

HUDS Food Donations

New HUDS Initiative Donates Leftover Food to Local Organizations

HUDS initiated the program with Food For Free, an organization started in 1981 dedicated to collecting food that would otherwise be left to waste and distributing it to shelters and pantries.

..And Hope and History Run
Drew Faust

..And Hope and History Run

President Drew G. Faust looks on as Pusey Minister in Memorial Church Jonathan L. Walton speaks. On Friday morning, Faust gave a speech during the morning prayers service reflecting on the time when she skipped her midterms as a college freshman to attend the voting rights march at Selma.

Undergraduate Council


Students face long lines to enjoy food items like macaroni and cheese and hot dogs in the Science Center during #HarvardOasis. The event, held on Sunday afternoon, including a screening of Finding Nemo, a performance from a student band, and ping pong tables.

Persis Smith Hall


<p>A community so close it’s practically incest. You might have heard whispers of Incest Fest from your friends or listened to “We Didn’t Start The Kirkland” multiple times. But do you really know about K-House?</p>

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Undergraduate Council

Photos of the Weekend (03/08/2015)

Anaconda Bathmat
Student Groups

Anaconda Bathmat

Aaron I. Henricks ’16 speaks in front of a packed audience of parents and students in Fong Auditorium. The Immediate Gratification Players, a Harvard improvisational troupe, held a show during Junior Parents Weekend on Friday night.

Julian Plowden Photographs

Photos of the Weekend (03/01/2015)

OCS Funding Website

Updated Grant Application Platform Rolled Out

While the updates streamline the process by which faculty members submit letters of recommendation, students have experienced glitches on the new version of the interface.

Harvard Today

Harvard Today: January 30, 2015

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.

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction

Freshman Advising: Under Construction