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The Safe Way
Metro News

Cambridge and Harvard Invest In Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

Students strolling the streets of Cambridge can exercise their pedestrian right-of-way a little more safely.

Grafton Street Pub & Grill
College

Restaurants Notice Boost With Classroom to Table Revival

With the return of Classroom to Table this semester, participating restaurants are welcoming the increase in traffic.

Health

Epidemic Experts Congregate at Symposium

"We were interested in broadening that idea, or turning it on its head, to also understand contagion as the root of many social ills.”

The Science Center
Research

Eight Researchers Funded for 'High-Risk, High-Reward' Projects

The researchers will receive nearly $8.5 million to conduct a broad array of health science research, from psychology to health policy analysis.

Economics

Symposium Brings Together Experts on Inequality

​Professors and researchers from across the country delivered interdisciplinary talks on problems of inequality at the first-ever Inequality in America Symposium, held at Loeb House on Friday.

Hutchins Center
Af Am Department

Ava DuVernay, LL Cool J Receive Du Bois Medal

LL Cool J read a post from his Instagram account that honored victims of Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas.

Harvard Square

Swissbäkers to Open Smith Center Location in 2018

Boston-based bakery chain Swissbäkers plans to open another location in a renovated Smith Campus Center, pending approval from the Cambridge city government.

Boston

Downtown Boston Rotary Holds Sock Drive For Local Homeless Shelters

“We cannot raise $50,000 to build new classrooms, but what we can do is get socks,” said an organizer of the drive.