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Sara A. Atske

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City Politics

Cambridge Residents Raise Concerns about Affordable Housing

Renters and homeowners said at a forum Saturday that low- and middle-income Cantabrigians face a shortage of affordable housing and are priced out of the city as a result.

Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
Harvard Square

Shelters Prepare To Accommodate Homeless During Blizzard

The Cambridge Police Department will coordinate with area shelters to ensure the safety of Cambridge’s homeless population, facilitating “proper transportation if needed."

UC Crimson Crossfire
College

UC Candidates Spar at Crimson Crossfire Debate

The audience, which included the current UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, cheered raucously and frequently shouted at the candidates.

Harvard Medical School
Health

Med School To Launch $750 Million Campaign

Harvard Medical School is halfway toward its goal of raising $750 million in its piece of the ongoing University-wide capital campaign, the school announced Thursday afternoon.

Looking for Collaboration
Student Groups

LGBTQ Community Grapples with Inclusivity

While the evolution of LGBTQ groups on campus has provided students with an unprecedented number of ways to engage, this growth raises questions about the role of institutional support and the importance of collaboration across groups.

Sex Week
College

Lesbian Pornographer Shares Experiences During Sex Week

Jincey Lumpkin, BGLTQ activist, talked about her experience breaking into the porn industry as one of the first female pornographers to go mainstream.

Multimillionaire
HUDS

For Longtime HUDS Staffer, Multimillion-Dollar Windfall Brings Relief

In total, the longtime Harvard staffer will take home $6.5 million, before taxes, in one lump sum.

Student Groups

Affiliates Laud Same-Sex Marriage Decision

The Court on Monday upheld appeals court rulings that struck down gay marriage bans in five states—Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Undergraduate Council

UC Honors Faculty and Students at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Undergraduate Council honored exceptional faculty and students with various awards for teaching and advising at its annual awards ceremony Thursday evening.

Back to the USSR?
Nieman Foundation

Former CNN Reporter Highlights Effects of Media in Russia

Jill Dougherty and Bruce Allyn, senior fellow at the Harvard Negotiation Project, told attendees at Monday's event that they should consider Russia in a historical perspective.

Harvard Business School

'Shark Tank' Casting Team Searches for Harvard Entrepreneurs

In search of budding entrepreneurs, the casting team for ABC’s Emmy-nominated reality television show “Shark Tank” visited Harvard’s Innovation Lab on Friday.

Health

Med School Prof. Finds Brain Abnormalities in Young Marijuana Users

In a recent study, Jodi Gilman, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, discovered brain abnormalities in young adults who are marijuana smokers.

Flyby Arts

The Best of Harvard on Colbert

Stephen Colbert has been in the news lately for his new position. Because we're all narcissistic, here are the best times he's featured Harvard on "The Colbert Report".

Spoken Word Poet Takes the Stage
Events

Spoken Word Artist Sarah Kay Releases, Presents New Poetry Collection

Sarah Kay, a spoken word poet known for her TED talks, performed some of her latest work in honor of the official release of her new book for a full house at the Oberon theater Sunday night.

Meanings of Mandela
Af Am Department

Committee on African Studies Commemorates Mandela Three Months After Death

Three months after the globally televised memorial for Nelson Mandela, the Harvard University Committee on African Studies commemorated the South African leader’s legacy at Sanders Theatre Tuesday evening.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall