Karl M. Aspelund

Harvard Business School

With Villy, Business School Students Seek To Streamline Travel Planning

Business School students Rami A. B. Lachter and Itai Turbahn's new travel tool helps tourists decide where they should stay when visiting a city.

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out

Part III of The Crimson’s survey of the Class of 2018 examines the academic and extracurricular pursuits of the incoming freshmen.

Harvard Business School

I-lab Startup Applies Socially Conscious Mission to Yemeni Coffee Imports

Mokha Origin, a new startup based at the Harvard Innovation Lab, has made strides to begin importing coffee beans from Yemen to encourage economic growth and stability on the Arabian Peninsula.

Allston

Skating Club, Harvard Land Swap Draws Criticisms from Allston-Brighton Residents

Harvard has agreed with to swap two properties in Brighton with the Skating Club of Boston, pending approval by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board.

Prospective Homeowners Face Competition with Investors
Harvard in the City

As Investor Interest in Allston Grows, Opportunities for Prospective Homeowners Dwindle

Allston residents say that cash-paying investors seeking to rent out properties swoop in and purchase newly available houses before potential homeowners have the chance to make a bid.

Lab of Innovation
Harvard Business School

i-lab To Open Space for Alumni This Summer

The new space, named the Launch Lab, will hold ten to 12 alumni ventures, which must include at least one alumnus of a Harvard school.

Harvard Business School

At i-Lab, Business Students Create Guides to Life’s Biggest Transitions

Students can now learn from the experiences of mentors through a collection of free online courses at LifeGuides.me.

On Campus

Contract Employee Injured after Fall from Science Center Roof

Around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, a contract employee for Harvard Energy and Utilities Services fell from a water cooling tower while working on the roof of the Science Center.

Allston

New Ed Portal Initiative Combines Online Courseware, In-Person Lecture For Allstonians

The new initiative was formalized and kicked off by Peter K. Bol during a lecture Monday night.

The Class of 2015's 'Junior 24'
Academics

PBK Announces ‘Junior 24’ for the Class of 2015

Phi Beta Kappa’s “Junior 24”—the first 24 members of the Class of 2015 to be elected to the organization’s Harvard chapter— were announced Tuesday.

Allston

With Turnpike Project Meeting Approaching, Allstonians Hope for Positive Changes

With the first community meeting regarding the Massachusetts Turnpike realignment scheduled for next Thursday, Allston residents said they hope the $260 million construction project will produce positive changes in the community.

Food and Drink

Recent Graduates Want Bugs on America’s Dinner Tables

The former roommates discovered the prevalence and benefits of eating insects during separate trips abroad in Africa and Asia during their undergraduate careers.

IOP

IOP Director Chairs Panel on Political Gridlock at JFK Library

Former officials from different branches of the federal government advocated for structural reforms within Congress and greater public participation in the political process.

City Politics

With Construction Underway, Allston Residents Take a Second Look at Task Force

Allston residents have voiced concerns about the makeup of the Harvard-Allston Task Force, particularly concerning the age, gender, and race of its members.

Barry's Corner Rendering
Allston

‘By Default’: Harvard Proposal Sparks Doubt in Allston, Praise Elsewhere

With construction beginning in Allston this spring, the verdict on Harvard’s multimillion dollar investment in the neighborhood across the Charles is still out.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board