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Thomas W. Franck

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Joan Ever Give Up
Women's Soccer

Joan Ever Give Up

Last Saturday at Penn, Joan Fleischman helped anchor Harvard up top as the Crimson continued a three-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory.

Go for Goal
Previews

Go for Goal

Former Crimson player Brooke Dickens ‘16 prepares to shoot as senior Midge Purce looks on during the team’s 2-0 win against Penn on Sepember 26, 2015. With Penn coming off a strong start to the season, the team will need all of its players to keep the Quakers from getting its first win against it since 2012.

Thy Neighbors
On Campus

Thy Neighbors

Harvard locals flock to the Queen’s Head Pub Monday night to discuss the various interest and cultural groups available to residents as a part of an event hosted by Harvard Neighbors. Neighbors aims to unify Cantabrigians through education programs and cultural exploration.

Dry To Damp
Student Groups

Dry To Damp

A record low amount of rain fell in Boston this summer, leaving much of the Greater Boston Area dangerously dry, stunting agricultural production and generating health concerns. Monday proved to be a welcome exception as rain fell throughout the day, leaving students and commuters drenched.

Inelastic Demand
College

Inelastic Demand

Students enrolled in Harvard’s introductory economics course must now purchase loose-leaf copies of N. Gregory Mankiw’s Principles of Microeconomics as well as a code to online materials. The course continues to face criticism for being too costly as a required and introductory course for Economics concentrators.

Cambridge Cycling
Photos of the Day

Photos of the Day 9.19.16

HUDS Strike Vote
HUDS

HUDS Strike Vote

Workers cast their ballots at the HUDS Strike Vote outside First Parish Church in Cambridge on Thursday afternoon.

HUDS Ballot Box
Student Life

Photos of the Day 09.16.16

Road Win
Women's Soccer

Road Win

Senior forward Joan Fleischman, shown in action last season against Penn, scored the first of two Crimson goals Thursday night in a 2-1 win at New Hampshire.

Charles Chilling
Weather

Charles Chilling

As the humid weather broke Monday, the Charles River proved a popular site for Cantabs, attracting runners, bikers, and readers alike.

September Agendas
Cambridge City Council

September Agendas

Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons moderates Monday’s city council meeting at City Hall. The Cambridge City Council became the first in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to pass a resolution supporting medical aid in dying.

Ending In Fire and Ice
Harvard Square

Ending In Fire and Ice

The well-known Harvard Square restaurant FiRE+iCE, closed permanently on Sunday after two decades in Cambridge.

Farkas Hall
Music

Farkas Hall

Though women auditioned for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ spring musical, none received callbacks. The historically all male cast, based in Farkas Hall, has previously considered going co-ed.

Charles Chilling
Photos of the Day

Photos of the Day 9.12.16

Power: Accountability and Abuse
College

Power: Accountability and Abuse

Pulitzer Prize winner Robert A. Caro recollects his work on “The Power Broker,” the novel describing abuses of power by Robert Moses in the New York City and Long Island areas during the early twentieth century. Caro was one of many Pulitzer Prize winners to present at The Pulitzer Centennial celebration hosted by the Nieman Foundation.