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Celeste M. Mendoza

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Students Receive Flu Shots

As Flu Season Begins, Health Services Administers Vaccinations

Upcoming dining hall locations where College students can get vaccinated include Mather House, on Oct. 22, and Leverett House, on Nov. 4.

Stillman After Hours

Health Services Sees Decrease in Alcohol Treatment After Hours

Harvard University Health Services treated 14 students for alcohol-related reasons during after-hours in the first three weeks of school.

Stillman After Hours

Stillman Closed, Health Services Will Open Renovated Space

Renovated facilities will take place of Stillman Infirmary's 10 overnight beds, which controversially closed in June.

Stillman After Hours
Student Life

Health Services Adjusts Protocols for Intoxicated Patients

University Health Services must now only deem students “clinically sober” to release them from after hours urgent care.

Stillman After Hours

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.


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.


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 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.

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.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes