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Cleo M. Harrington

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Take Back the Night
College

Take Back the Night

Peggy S. Mason ’82 says she saw Harvard’s need for the march, which could serve as a space for women and targets of sexual assault to find empowerment and support.

Helen Keller
Retrospection

On Helen Keller: Seeing the Inner Light

Keller’s accolades range from being the first female recipient of Radcliffe’s Alumnae Achievement Award, to traveling extensively through Europe and Asia, to advocating for and educating people about the reality of living with disabilities.

Graduate School of Design

If Only We Could See It: Philip Johnson’s Mystery House

Johnson's nascent genius, however, remains preserved—if only we could see it. So what’s in that house? Hard to say.

Cocktail
Food and Drink

Drinky Drink: Oscar Night

With the Oscars rapidly approaching, FM brings you drinks to last from the first red carpet stiletto to the end-of-show Best Picture reveal. Much like this year’s nominated films, these drinks might just make you question where you came from and whether you will ever find love. ​

A road.
Introspection

Modern Love: Smoky Love

It was all okay, because with that car I could leave everything behind, and pick up anything that mattered along the way.

The Crimson Printer
The Harvard Crimson

Meet the Printers

Before long, Byrne picks one up to check the color photos on the front page. “I used to be able to tell without this thing!” he yells, pulling out a tiny magnifying glass to check for unequal color balances.

From Syria With Love
Visual Arts

From Syria with Love

Baraa Kouja is trying to get Westerners to understand the reality of the Syrian refugee crisis. This week, his art exhibition “From Syria with Love” stopped by Harvard’s campus to help bridge the gap.

Circus Elephant
Around Town

A Night at the Circus

“Welcome to the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus EXTREME!” the host booms before breaking into something that sounds oddly like the Pokémon theme song. “We’ll take you to exotic lands, adventures far and wiiiiiiiide.”

Bluebird cheese
Food and Drink

Cheese, Grommit

We realize, as we blink at this cheese shrine filled with its cheese people going about their cheese business, that we are out of our cheese league.

Purple heart
Introspection

The Word: Veteran

And in real life, my grandpa is a hero.

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Astronomy

Written in the Stars

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin was promoted as the first woman to receive a full-time, non-female-only professorship from Harvard College.

Local Raves
Conversations

Let It Rave

Electronic, House and Trance are the typical genres heard at raves, and while there aren’t any raves in Cambridge proper, venues around town frequently put on events featuring these types of artists

Harvard Breakers
Student Groups

Breaking Barriers

The Harvard Breakers have street dancing down to a fine art.

Cooking Class
Food and Drink

Learning to Speak Fish

This weekly cooking class, coordinated by Allyson R. Perez ’17, is one of many initiatives organized by the Food Literacy Project, a fellowship program that allows students to explore the food system through academics and experience.