Blue Bottle Coffee Permanently Pours Out of Harvard Square

Blue Bottle Coffee turned its temporary Covid-wrought closure into a permanent one last month, leaving Harvard Square just three years after its opening.

The Rise and Fall of David Kane

The discovery of Kane’s involvement with the racist blog and the effect it had on students is indicative of the perils of allowing academic freedom to spill over into hate speech: On EphBlog, ‘Field’ would often make charts and graphs to legitimate his racist claims.

Harvard Square’s Garage Building Moves Toward Redevelopment After Historical Commission Approval

The Cambridge Historical Commission approved Trinity Property Management’s plan to remake the Garage Building — a shopping mall located at 36 JFK St. that houses stores like Le’s, Ben & Jerry’s, and Newbury Comics — at a meeting last week.




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A Form of Hesitation

What happens when the lost object speaks; when, given these material and psychic limitations, we do try to express our malaise? What forms exist to communicate and grapple with Asian Americans’ public and private racial grief and outrage?

Under Review Trailer

Introducing Under Review, a podcast from Fifteen Minutes investigating the “Harvard diversity review.” How can Harvard, an institution with so much history, have so little memory?

Podcast: Under Review

How can an institution with so much history have so little memory?




Senior Perspective: Matt Thomas

It’s a strange thing to have the last 75 games of your collegiate career cancelled. In fact, during my four years, I only played in one-third as many. The Harvard Baseball Team has been such a core part of my identity in college, so I struggled to find direction and purpose when it was taken away. What did it mean to be a Harvard baseball player if we didn’t play any games?



‘Butter’ Review: BTS’ Heart-Melting Summer Love Story

BTS' latest single churns retro energy into a deliciously danceable recipe for success.

Feature: Jennifer 8. Lee ‘98-99 and Graham A. Sack '03 Receive Sloan Sundance Grant

The Harvard Observatory became one of the few places that hired women as researchers, who began making incredible scientific advances. This historical saga forms the basis of Lee’s and Sack’s project.

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Finale Review: The Perfect End to a Rocky Season

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” followed the blueprint of its Marvel movie predecessors. Adaptations of the trademark Marvel structure work for a reason, beloved by fans who keep coming back.

‘Ziwe’ Premiere Review: Give Ziwe All The Talk Shows

For those who don’t usually watch talk shows, “Ziwe” will not only be a worthwhile watch, but one that flies by, making for great binge-watching when the episodes are all out.


Senior Perspective: Matt Thomas

It’s a strange thing to have the last 75 games of your collegiate career cancelled. In fact, during my four years, I only played in one-third as many. The Harvard Baseball Team has been such a core part of my identity in college, so I struggled to find direction and purpose when it was taken away. What did it mean to be a Harvard baseball player if we didn’t play any games?

Margaret Purce ’17: Prolific Goal Setter, Scorer, and Achiever

“I joked with her after she was in the White House, 'Hey, 30 years' time, Midge, get yourself ready because you may be back there. With Midge Purce, you legitimately may have gone to school with the next president."

Student-Athletes Deferred Enrollment at Markedly Higher Rates than College Students at Large in 2020-21, Crimson Analysis Finds

The aggregate finding of this study is that, out of the entire population of Crimson student-athletes, approximately 40 percent opted to take time off from classes during each of the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters. This rate is roughly twice that of College undergraduates at large (student-athletes and non-athletes alike) who opted for time off from classes in 2020-2021.

Senior Perspective: Gabrielle Fernandopulle

As of June 1, it’s been 562 days since we last competed. But I’ve felt the strength and lessons of my team more so in the last 562 days off the field than I could have imagined. Harvard Women’s Rugby, more than anything else at Harvard, taught me how to learn, how to be a teammate, and how to be brave.


‘Butter’ Review: BTS’ Heart-Melting Summer Love Story

BTS' latest single churns retro energy into a deliciously danceable recipe for success.

Feature: Jennifer 8. Lee ‘98-99 and Graham A. Sack '03 Receive Sloan Sundance Grant

The Harvard Observatory became one of the few places that hired women as researchers, who began making incredible scientific advances. This historical saga forms the basis of Lee’s and Sack’s project.

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Finale Review: The Perfect End to a Rocky Season

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” followed the blueprint of its Marvel movie predecessors. Adaptations of the trademark Marvel structure work for a reason, beloved by fans who keep coming back.

‘Ziwe’ Premiere Review: Give Ziwe All The Talk Shows

For those who don’t usually watch talk shows, “Ziwe” will not only be a worthwhile watch, but one that flies by, making for great binge-watching when the episodes are all out.


Senior Perspective: Matt Thomas

It’s a strange thing to have the last 75 games of your collegiate career cancelled. In fact, during my four years, I only played in one-third as many. The Harvard Baseball Team has been such a core part of my identity in college, so I struggled to find direction and purpose when it was taken away. What did it mean to be a Harvard baseball player if we didn’t play any games?

Margaret Purce ’17: Prolific Goal Setter, Scorer, and Achiever

“I joked with her after she was in the White House, 'Hey, 30 years' time, Midge, get yourself ready because you may be back there. With Midge Purce, you legitimately may have gone to school with the next president."

Student-Athletes Deferred Enrollment at Markedly Higher Rates than College Students at Large in 2020-21, Crimson Analysis Finds

The aggregate finding of this study is that, out of the entire population of Crimson student-athletes, approximately 40 percent opted to take time off from classes during each of the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters. This rate is roughly twice that of College undergraduates at large (student-athletes and non-athletes alike) who opted for time off from classes in 2020-2021.

Senior Perspective: Gabrielle Fernandopulle

As of June 1, it’s been 562 days since we last competed. But I’ve felt the strength and lessons of my team more so in the last 562 days off the field than I could have imagined. Harvard Women’s Rugby, more than anything else at Harvard, taught me how to learn, how to be a teammate, and how to be brave.