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Ivan B. K. Levingston

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Celebrities

Psy Accepted to Exclusive Harvard Club

Korean pop star Psy is in an elite club of artists with over one billion views on YouTube for his hit song “Gangnam Style.” However, earlier this month he became a member of an even more exclusive club.

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.

Night Market
Harvard Square

Asian Street Food Restaurant Opens in Square

Offering a diverse small plate menu, Night Market opened last night in the former home of Tamarind Bay at 75 Winthrop St.

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.”

Ashton B. Carter
Politics

Former HKS Prof. To Be Nominated for Secretary of Defense

Colleagues from the Kennedy School of Government and Department of Defense said Carter was an excellent candidate to lead the U.S. military because of his administrative skills and deep understanding of policy.

Brussels
Flyby Front Feature

Exclusive Investigative Report: Local Brussells (Spr)Outage

Ivan B.K. Levingston may have just saved the beloved Clover sandwich #hero.

Felipe's Delay
Student Life

Felipe’s Opening Delayed Until After Thanksgiving

After months of delays, Felipe’s Taqueria may open at its new location at 21 Brattle St. in time to welcome students back from Thanksgiving break.

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.

New Urban Mechanics
Harvard in the City

Harvard Finds New Partner in City Hall's 'Urban Mechanics'

From research and teaching partnerships to smartphone apps and projects analyzing how to improve city services, city officials and Harvard faculty say, the New Urban Mechanics are redefining what civic innovation means in the 21st century.

Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor
Politics

Baker '79 Elected Next Governor by Thin Margin

He will be the first Republican governor of the Bay State since 2006.

GOTV
College

Days Before Election, Students Brave Snow and Hit the Trail

College Democrats and Republicans said they believed their last-minute campaigning could have an important impact on election night outcomes.

Digging Hip Hop
Music

Hidden Gem: Harvard’s Hiphop Archive

Located on the second floor of Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute is a relatively new addition to Harvard, a pioneering center for research into hip hop, and a downright cool place if you’re into any aspect of the culture.

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.

Coop Election
Books

Coop Announces 9 Percent Rebate

The 9 percent rebate is a slight increase from the 8.8 percent offered in 2013 and marks the last year that members will receive an end-of-year rebate on purchases.

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0