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Kenton K. Shimozaki

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‘Inter-House Dining Societies’ May Face Spatial, Financial Constraints

Coaxing Harvard students to "eat in elegant attire" and "read Chaucer out loud" in new dining societies may be easier said than done.

Neon Future

After Delayed Announcement, Tiësto To Headline Yardfest

​Electronic dance music DJ and producer Tiësto will headline Yardfest—the College’s annual outdoor spring concert—on Friday.

OSL Student Awards

OSL Recognizes Students With Inaugural Leadership Awards

The Office of Student Life honored seven students and three student groups at the inaugural Student Leadership Recognition Awards ceremony in the Student Organization Center at Hilles.

Class Day Speakers

Senior Class Committee Names Student Class Day Speakers

The Senior Class Committee announced the four members of the graduating Class of 2017 who will share reflections on their time at Harvard May 24 for the College’s annual Class Day celebrations.

Neon Future

With Seven Days Until Yardfest, Headliner Still Unknown

With only a week to go before Yardfest, the College's annual outdoor concert, the College Events Board has yet to announce the artist headlining this year's event.

A Listening Joe

Joe Biden to Speak at 2017 Class Day

Joseph R. Biden Jr., the 47th Vice President of the United States, will be the College’s 2017 Class Day speaker.


FAP, FIP Hire New Pre-Orientation Program Directors

Two of the College’s pre-orientation programs, the First-Year Arts Program and the First-Year International Program, will have new directors when incoming students arrive to campus in the fall.

Cost of Enrollment, 2017-2018

Cost of Enrollment Rises 4.1 Percent, Marks Largest Increase in Decade

The cost of attending Harvard College will be $65,609 in the 2017-2018 academic year, representing a 4.10 percent increase from last year.

Harvard Square

'A Gap to be Bridged': Harvard Freshman Eyes Seat on Cambridge School Committee

Now a student two blocks down the street at Harvard, MacArthur is eyeing a return of sorts: He is planning to run for the Cambridge School Committee, a body that oversees school policies and budgets for the district of roughly 6,500 students.

Food and Drink

Crickets Go... Crunch?

The brightly colored packaging of Chirps chips seems innocuous enough. Made from cricket flour, containing 20 grams of protein per bag, Chirps chips are the newest bug-infused snack on the market.

David Friedrich

During Sanctions Review, OSL Administrators Meeting With Social Group Leaders

“We continue to have individual conversations—and doors open—to all the groups that have been, to this point, USGSOs."

UC General Meeting

UC Adopts Student Organization Oversight in Constitutional Amendment

​The Undergraduate Council granted itself the authority to recommend creation of new student organizations after it amended the body’s governing documents.

Sachee and Khansarinia

Undergraduate Council Will Play Expanded Role in Club Recognition Process

The committee sought to revise the process for approval to limit the number of “superfluous” groups due to the limited nature of financial and physical campus resources.

Adams House

Faculty Deans’ Feedback Halts Proposal for Alternative Housing Model

After some House Faculty Deans shared skepticism over a proposal to replace Harvard’s current housing model, College administrators have decided to put the idea on hold.

Quincy Storm

Freshmen Inducted into Upperclassmen Houses in Annual Housing Day Tradition

​On Thursday at 8:30 a.m., doors of University Hall burst open with elated House Committee chairs waving envelopes containing this year’s House assignments, inducting freshmen into the 12 upperclassmen residences.