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Hannah Natanson

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When will the water stop?

Makin' It Rain

In the fall of 1924, Chaffee officially launched his mission to control the weather.

HUDS Strike Continues
Student Life

Campus Quiet After HUDS Agreement Reached

HUDS employees must ratify the contract before they can officially return to work in dining halls and cafes across campus. In the meantime, students said the atmosphere on campus felt subdued.

Gathering at 124

Harvard and Dining Workers Reach 'Tentative Agreement'

Harvard and its dining workers reached a “tentative agreement” around 1:05 a.m. Tuesday morning—the closest the two parties have come to a contract settlement during months of tense negotiations.

House Life

Students, Supporters Show Out in Force Monday For Dining Workers

Monday marked a showing of force in support for Harvard’s dining services workers as more than a hundred students and supporters flooded the lobby where negotiations between the University and HUDS’s union took place.


Five Harvard Grads Running for Senate in 2016

With 34 U.S. Senate seats up for grabs in the midst of a tense 2016 election season, Harvard boasts its fair share of contenders with hats in the ring.


Harvard Grad Senator Tom Cotton Looks to 2020 Election

​With the contentious 2016 presidential election nearing its end, Tom B. Cotton ’99, the Republican U.S. Senator from Arkansas and a Law School alumnus, may have begun to look towards the 2020 election.

The Walkout

Hundreds of Students Leave Class to Support HUDS Strike

Harvard College and Divinity School student activists came out in force Monday to support the historic Harvard University Dining Services strike, now nearing two weeks.

City Politics

Brookline Machine Site Planning Moves Forward, Slowly

Some Allstonians say the planning process for the proposed apartment building is moving too slowly.

HUDS Strikes at Annenberg on Second Day

Facing Financial Concerns, HUDS Workers are Resolute in Historic Strike

With the historic Harvard University Dining Services strike stretching into its seventh day, HUDS employees say they remain committed to their cause despite increasing personal financial pressures.

Harvard Yard During the Strike

For Students, Strike Adds to Midterm Stress

While some students joined the workers in the wee hours of the morning, many said they were not pleased by the early wake-up call from strikers gathering outside upperclassman Houses.

"We Can See Your Greedy Side"

Harvard Dining Services Picket in Historic Strike

Hundreds of Harvard’s dining service workers began picketing early Wednesday morning, commencing a historic strike precipitated by months of tense—and thus far fruitless—negotiations with the University.

City Politics

Boston Urban Planning Agency Gets Revamp

The Boston Redevelopment Authority announced a wide-ranging image revamp on Sept. 23 that includes a new website and a new name.


The Only Veteran in the Room

Left to navigate a radical life change mostly on their own, Harvard student veterans express a desire for more outreach and support.

City Politics

Trader Joe’s to Open Store in Allston

​With Harvard’s help, grocery chain Trader Joe’s will open a new store in Allston next year at Continuum, a residential and retail complex built on Harvard-owned land.


Allston Task Force Returns from Summer Break with Two Resignations

Two longtime task force members offered their resignations and Allston residents heard the first details about the new Trader Joe’s slated to open on Western Ave. next year in an action-packed meeting of the Harvard-Allston Task Force on Monday night.