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Celeste M. Mendoza

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Stillman After Hours
College

UHS To Develop New Protocols After Closing Overnight Beds

After closing Stillman Infirmary and its 10 overnight observation beds, Harvard University Health Services may expand patient booking resources and mental health resources by 20 to 25 percent.

College

Harvard Monitors Meningitis Cases at Yale, Providence College

With recently confirmed cases of infection at Yale and Providence College, Harvard administrators have contacted students about outbreak and prevention.

College

Amidst Heightened Flu Season, UHS Administers Thousands of Vaccines

In a flu season marked by above-average levels of illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths, Harvard University Health Services has administered almost 3,000 vaccinations to College students.

 Town Hall HUHS Meeting
College

College Solicits Student Input on Stillman Closure

Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde has convened a group of students and House administrators to discuss the upcoming closure of Stillman Infirmary and work with Harvard University Health Services administrators on the change.

Winthrop Park
Harvard Square

Historical Commission Approves Plans for Galeria Expansion

After months of delay, a proposal for a three-story addition to the Galeria requires just a special parking permit from the Cambridge Planning Board before construction can begin.

Finale Closing
Harvard Square

Finale Dessert Shop Closes Harvard Square Location

Harvard Square restaurant and deluxe dessert shop Finale suddenly shuttered its location in the Smith Campus Center on Saturday, posting a note on its doors thanking customers for their patronage throughout “12 great years here.”

Mike's Pastry
Harvard Square

North End Comes to the Square with Mike's Opening

The Harvard Square location, which is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., has “more of the express to go” style than the North End location, according to supervisor Danielle Papa.

Harvest
Food and Drink

Farm to Harvard Square: Harvest Turns 40

Establishments in Harvard Square and throughout the U.S. look to Harvest as a leader in the local food movement.

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Regatta Tourists Buoy Local Businesses

Last weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta brought with it throngs of visitors and the usual bump in sales for Harvard Square businesses.

Gerald L. Chan Gift
Harvard Square

Changes Slowly Taking Shape for Many of Chan's Properties

Though Gerald Chan’s record-breaking $350 million donation to Harvard’s School of Public Health grabbed headlines, he’s also been quietly developing his large portfolio of properties in Harvard Square.

Harvard Square

Transportation Startup Beta Tests in Square

Founded by Middlebury College alumnus Matthew George, Bridj is a smart transit system that uses data to produce flexible bus routes.

Food and Drink

Ramen Shop To Open in Square

The eatery will be located at 1 Bow St., the former location of Dunkin’ Donuts; its hours have not yet been determined.

Kennedy's on the Square
Harvard Square

Kennedy’s on the Square Opens Doors

The 94-seat restaurant features a late-night menu and a bar, adding another location to the Boston area chain.

Harvard Square

Cambridge Moves Forward with Public Toilet in Harvard Square

The toilet will be located between Harvard Yard and the Old Burying Ground and is expected to open later this fall or early next year.

LIQUOR LICENSES
Harvard Square

Liquor Licenses Prove Critical for Local Restaurants

Though the process of obtaining a liquor license can be long and arduous, business owners are often willing to wait weeks, wading through multiple levels of red tape, to obtain a permit.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard