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Winthrop Park
Harvard Square

Local Businesses Look to Court to Block Potential Marijuana Dispensary

The lawsuit argues that because marijuana is still illegal under federal law, the proposed Winthrop St. dispensary should not be allowed to open.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

City Council Announces Plan to Use Building for Cambridge Benefits

​After Cambridge City Council agreed to redevelop the Foundry Building outside of Kendall Square, the city manager appropriated $30 million to complete the project at the body’s meeting Monday night.

Trader No's
Student Life

Trader Joe's Transfers Liquor License

The Trader Joe’s on 748 Memorial Drive—frequented by Harvard undergraduates—will cease alcohol sales on Oct. 1.

SEAS

Harvard Kicks Off Data Science Initiative With Seminar

Harvard marked the official launch of a new Data Science Initiative Monday afternoon, kicking off a multi-year plan aimed at bringing the University to the forefront of the field.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Dems, Union Endorse City Council Candidates

The College Democrats voted to endorse just one candidate: incumbent Jan Devereux. Local 26 chose to endorse six candidates, including three incumbents.

Klarman Hall, Allston Construction
SEAS

Science and Engineering Complex Construction On Schedule

Construction on Harvard’s long-delayed Allston campus is on schedule, with the planned seven-story steel framework of the $1 billion Science and Engineering Complex due to be completed in December, according to a University spokesperson.

Cambridge City Council
City Politics

Harvard Democrats Host Cambridge City Council Forum

More than a dozen candidates for Cambridge City Council discussed how to make housing more affordable in the city at an event hosted by the Harvard College Democrats Tuesday night.

American Dream by LCD Soundsystem
Music

LCD Soundsystem Returns with Anthems to Apathy

The new album takes the sentiments that old LCD always referenced, about change and (not) caring, and states them explicitly.

Pre-Meeting
Cambridge City Council

Sophomores Seek Spots on Cambridge Municipal Boards

Will H. MacArthur ’20, a candidate for the School Committee, and Nadya T. Okamoto ’20, a candidate for City Council, launched their respective electoral efforts this year.

Land's End Image
Summer Postcards 2017

Land's End Image

Land's End Image
Summer Postcards 2017

Summer Postcard: Land’s End

This summer has been challenging, exhilarating, and a break from the routine of schoolwork.

philosophy-chamber-objects
Visual Arts

Preview: The Philosophy Chamber at the Harvard Art Museums

Almost 200 years after the original Philosophy Chamber, some parts of the space’s legacy continue to live on in Harvard’s contemporary intellectual discourse.

Art and Politics
Arts

Boston Artists React to NEA Defunding

​April 28 marks the end of President Trump’s first 100 days in office, and with it, the expiration of the current funding level for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Ryan F. Boyland's Poetry
Arts

An Articulate Art: Spoken Rhetoric in the Contemporary University

The place of spoken rhetoric in the liberal arts curriculum at Harvard remains uncertain, even as professors and students today use rhetoric as both a creative art and a practical skill.

Copley Protest
Allston

Allston and Brighton Forum Fields Immigration Concerns

A panel aimed at helping service providers to Allston and Brighton immigrants respond to President Donald Trump’s recent immigration policies convened last Thursday at the Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center.