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Ha D.H. Le

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Eleganza 2015: Pandora's Box
On Campus

Eleganza Empowers

On April 25, the Lavietes Pavilion transformed into the runway for fashion-dance show Eleganza. A high-energy production, Eleganza seeks to present the three pillars of the organization: fashion, charity, and diversity.


“OSCAR…” is a Wilde Collaboration

Mark J. Mauriello '15 speaks with The Crimson about the process of writing and directing his play "OSCAR at The Crown and the love that dare not speak its name," which premieres at the Oberon on April 15.

On Campus

'The Last Five Years': Meditations on Moving On

“The Last Five Years,” which ran April 2-5 at the Adams Pool Theater, transcended the potential challenges of its script to create a production of masterful acting, staging, and music that reflected the trials of a disconnected love.

Design Materials
Graduate School of Design

Designing Sustainability

From Graduate School of Design students' ideas grew a Rwandan hospital. The Butaro Hospital serves as an example of architecture's social impact.

On Campus

A Night with Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Conducted with the members of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra and focused on the composer’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, the performance was one in a series of events at Harvard with conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the music department’s inaugural Christoph Wolff Distinguished Visiting Scholar for the year.

Hasty Pudding Man of the Year 2015
On Campus

Hasty Pudding's Man of the Year: Chris Pratt

Hasty Pudding's Man of the Year Chris Pratt talked Super Bowl, improvisation, and his work at hospitals during a press conference after the roast last Friday.


Zambra's Zesty 'Documents' of Life and Revolution in Chile

Zambra's "My Documents" shows his deftness as a miniaturist. He knows when to employ simplicity and when to highlight certain details, and he understands how to grant individual stories their own flavor while maintaining their connectivity.

On Campus

All Together Now: Conducting with Vance George

Grammy-award winning conductor Vance George brought his unique perspective to the classroom and choir during his week-long residency at Harvard.

Campus Arts

Life in Quotes

Incoming campus arts executive Ha D.H. Le shares select words of wisdom from her favorite cultural works.

Mermaids in Paradise Cover

Millet Falls Short of 'Paradise'

For the characters, the tropical resort slowly morphs into a poor vacation choice, and similarly “Mermaids in Paradise” transports the reader away from the originally promised literary paradise to a confusing land of overdone antics and lost potential.

Summer Postcards 2014



I Am Not at a Cafe

Fantasies are amusing to have, but in the end reality always wins.

Adventures in Separation and Spain
Summer Postcards 2014

Adventures in Separation and Spain

Adventures in Separation and Spain

Adventures in Separation and Spain

The magic of Paris had evaporated.

World Peace is NONE of your business!!

Morrissey Shows His Teeth on "World Peace"

“World Peace” is almost one-dimensional in its charged character. The result is an unrelenting odyssey into the self-assertive character that is Morrissey—a world that while initially fascinating becomes exhausting.

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