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Cheers and Tears on a Snowy Housing Day

House flags and banners flew in front of University Hall Thursday morning as freshmen anxiously waited in their dorm rooms on the annual tradition of Housing Day.

Katie O'Dair
Undergraduate Council

Student Life Committee Examines Final Sanctions Plan

The Committee on Student Life met Thursday morning to discuss the College’s long-anticipated final implementation plan for its social group policy—and to begin to determine the committee’s role in evaluating that policy.

Adams House Renewal
House Life

Adams Students Ask Architects to Keep House Quirks in Renovation

Students called on architects to keep the "finer details" of Adams House intact during planned renovations at a town hall held Wednesday night.

BGLTQ Office
House Life

College Working to Debut Gender-Neutral Housing for Freshmen

The College is working to debut a gender-neutral housing option for first-year students starting next year with the Class of 2022.

Mather House
House Life

Mather House Committee Faces Backlash Over Shirt Design

A Housing Day t-shirt design parodying Kendrick Lamar’s 2017 album, “Damn,” has angered some Mather House residents, who say the design was racist.

HMS HSPH Opioid Epidemic
Harvard Medical School

HMS HSPH Opioid Epidemic

Winthrop's Renovations
Student Life

Winthrop Admins Threaten Disciplinary Action After Vandalism

After repeated reports of “vandalism, theft, and destruction of property" over the weekend, Winthrop House administrators threatened disciplinary action.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
Student Life

Abraham to Lead Program for Low-Income, First Gen Students

Sadé Abraham will serve as director of a new summer program geared toward first generation, low-income, and under-resourced freshmen.

University Hall

Brandt Named Associate Dean of Students

Lauren E. Brandt ‘01 will oversee student life initiatives as Harvard College’s next Associate Dean of Students, administrators announced Friday.

Gourmet Shoppe
Harvard Square

Properties Housing Felipe's, Crema, and Cardullo's Sold for More than $100 Million

After three months on the market, Harvard Square properties housing businesses including Felipe’s Taqueria have been sold to Asana Partners for $108 million.

New Target in Porter Square

New Target to Open Near Quad in Porter Square

“It’s incredibly unfortunate that I will be graduating this year, because that means that I won’t be able to reap the benefits of this new Target as much,” Tess Saperstein ’18 said.

Curiosley Still Open
Harvard Square

Curious George Store to Remain in Harvard Square

"We are not closed,” said store owner Adam S. Hirsch. “We are not going anywhere anytime soon.”

Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Square Property Values Nearly Doubled in Last Five Years

The rise in appraised property values provides a window into the economic forces reshaping Harvard Square.

Chicken and Rice
Food and Drink

Chicken and Rice Guys Truck May Return to Plaza in Spring

After an E. coli outbreak linked to Chicken and Rice Guys temporarily shuttered its shops and food trucks this spring, the restaurant has been working to get back on its feet.

Clover in the Science Center
Student Life

Science Center Clover Up and Running, But Without BoardPlus

Because Clover is not operated by Harvard University Dining Services, students will not be able to spend BoardPlus there, according to HUDS spokesperson Crista Martin.