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Harvard 2021 Class Photo
Student Life

From Homeschool to Harvard

Harvard’s homeschooled students say growing up outside of a traditional school system was an opportunity for them to be flexible and self-driven.

Harvard Kennedy School

IOP Youth Poll Finds Pessimistic Views

“The fear that is present in this poll could fuel the upending of the Washington establishment as we know it,” said John Della Volpe, director of polling at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.

Mass State House

College Democrats Lobby Mass. Government on Five Bills

The College Democrats gathered at the Massachusetts State House Tuesday to press for the passage of five bills advocating for a wide range of issues as part of their biannual Lobby Day.

Walking to the Game
Student Life

Some Harvard Students Will Skip The Game, Stay in Cambridge

Some students—pointing to Harvard’s 14-21 loss to Yale at last year’s game—said they are not sufficiently interested in football to make the trip to Yale.


Departments Host Events for Prospective Concentrators

Several administrator said concentrations are not looking to attract more students, but rather to help students find their desired path of study.

Josh Burgin

Josh Burgin

For Josh Burgin, a real estate consultant, traffic should be the focus of the upcoming Cambridge City Council election.

Haunted Houses
Student Life

Students Spooked by 'Nightmare on Plympton Street'

Sheets dyed with fake blood hang from fishing wire divide the room, cobweb-covered exam practice books sit on a desk, and spooky sound effects play in the background.


AEI Scholar Talks Health Care, Tax Reform

Stan A. Veuger, an economic analyst from the American Enterprise Institute, spoke about congressional deadlock and the Trump administration’s legislative agenda at the CGIS Knafel building Friday.

Jordan Klepper

Satirist Strikes Serious Note at IOP

"Humor is one of the best ways to make light of a damp situation,” Jordan Klepper, a comedian and host of Comedy Central’s "The Opposition," said.

Aesthetic and Narrative

Souza, Former White House Photographer, Reflects on Obama Administration

Pete Souza, the official photographer of the the Reagan and Obama administrations, discussed his new book and shared some of the iconic images of his time at the White House at the Institute of Politics Wednesday.