Aknazar ‘Adam’ Kazhymurat ’23 Remembered as ‘Brilliant,’ ‘Kind,’ and ‘Curious’

Kazhymurat died earlier this month while on leave from Harvard in Kazakhstan. Friends and mentors of Kazhymurat remembered him as a brilliant and kindhearted individual with a passion for his studies.

Majority of Young Americans See U.S. Democracy as ‘In Trouble’ or ‘Failed’, IOP Youth Poll Finds

Fifty-two percent of young Americans view the United States as a “democracy in trouble” or a “failed democracy,” according to a Harvard Institute of Politics youth poll released Wednesday.

Undergrads Found Group to Support Queer Athletes, Improve Harvard Athletics Policies and Culture

Four undergraduates founded an organization this semester to serve queer student athletes at Harvard.




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The State of Surveillance in Boston Public Schools

Over the past two years, legal changes have shifted the landscape of policing in Massachusetts. But advocates have yet to see whether the reforms will be enough to disrupt the decades-old, entrenched systems of policing and surveillance they are meant to address — a system that takes for granted that certain children should be seen as threats.

A 96-Minute, 360-Page Senior Thesis

If you had visited Buckminster’s Cafe in the early mornings this past year, you would have passed super senior Benjamin P. “Benjy” Wenzelberg 21-'22 composing an opera. As a joint concentrator in English and Theater, Dance and Media, Wenzelberg’s senior thesis is an opera adaptation of James Joyce’s “Ulysses.”



Revisiting ‘Spirited Away’: A Timeless Tale of Capitalism

“Spirited Away” is a meticulously-crafted criticism of Westernization and capitalism, a story advocating for a restoration of and respect for the traditional rather than being caught up in a, in contrast to the common modern blind dive for growth and advancement.


Montgomery’s Fourth-Place Finish at ICSA Nationals Rounds Out Harvard Sailing Season

Harvard first-year Sophia Montgomery’s strong performance at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women's Singlehanded Nationals on Nov. 6-7 rounded out a strong season for the Harvard sailing team this fall. Montgomery finished in fourth place in a field of 18 sailors who raced on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md., placing ahead of all other freshmen who were racing.



Revisiting ‘Spirited Away’: A Timeless Tale of Capitalism

“Spirited Away” is a meticulously-crafted criticism of Westernization and capitalism, a story advocating for a restoration of and respect for the traditional rather than being caught up in a, in contrast to the common modern blind dive for growth and advancement.

Disney Animators Discuss Familia and Latin American Culture in ‘Encanto’

In a virtual webinar on Friday, Nov. 12, animators Rebecca Perez Stodolny and Jorge E. Ruiz Cano, along with production manager Natalia Adame Mendoza, discussed their experience working at Walt Disney Animation Studios on their newest film, “Encanto.”

‘The Shrink Next Door’ Premiere Review: This Series is Destined to Thrill

If the rest of the series follows the tone of the premiere, viewers are in for one wild ride. Each episode will reveal more about the therapist-patient relationship that turns sour. With decades of events to unpack, the show is destined to thrill.

ABBA’s ‘Voyage’ Review: A More Mature, More Varied, Less Catchy Comeback

“Voyage” is a more mature, stylistically diverse album, but one without the disco appeal of ABBA’s greatest hits.


Montgomery’s Fourth-Place Finish at ICSA Nationals Rounds Out Harvard Sailing Season

Harvard first-year Sophia Montgomery’s strong performance at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women's Singlehanded Nationals on Nov. 6-7 rounded out a strong season for the Harvard sailing team this fall. Montgomery finished in fourth place in a field of 18 sailors who raced on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md., placing ahead of all other freshmen who were racing.

No. 2 Men’s Squash Begins Season with Three Straight Shutout Wins

The Harvard men’s squash team has started the season strong with consecutive 9-0 wins — over No. 10 Rochester (1-1), Brown, and MIT (3-2).

Men’s Water Polo Sunk by Heartbreaking Final-Minute Loss in NWPC Semifinals

The Harvard men’s water polo team rode a five-game winning streak to Princeton, N.J., for the Northeast Water Polo Conference playoffs on Nov. 19-21. The No. 2 Crimson (26-6, 9-2 NWPC) entered the playoffs poised to make a run at defending its 2019 crown after it was stripped of that opportunity by the pandemic last fall.

Women’s Basketball Routs Merrimack in High-Scoring Home Showdown

After splitting its pair of games during the week of Thanksgiving, the Crimson returned to the hardwood Tuesday night with a resounding 99-75 victory over the Warriors of Merrimack College.


Revisiting ‘Spirited Away’: A Timeless Tale of Capitalism

“Spirited Away” is a meticulously-crafted criticism of Westernization and capitalism, a story advocating for a restoration of and respect for the traditional rather than being caught up in a, in contrast to the common modern blind dive for growth and advancement.

Disney Animators Discuss Familia and Latin American Culture in ‘Encanto’

In a virtual webinar on Friday, Nov. 12, animators Rebecca Perez Stodolny and Jorge E. Ruiz Cano, along with production manager Natalia Adame Mendoza, discussed their experience working at Walt Disney Animation Studios on their newest film, “Encanto.”

‘The Shrink Next Door’ Premiere Review: This Series is Destined to Thrill

If the rest of the series follows the tone of the premiere, viewers are in for one wild ride. Each episode will reveal more about the therapist-patient relationship that turns sour. With decades of events to unpack, the show is destined to thrill.

ABBA’s ‘Voyage’ Review: A More Mature, More Varied, Less Catchy Comeback

“Voyage” is a more mature, stylistically diverse album, but one without the disco appeal of ABBA’s greatest hits.


Montgomery’s Fourth-Place Finish at ICSA Nationals Rounds Out Harvard Sailing Season

Harvard first-year Sophia Montgomery’s strong performance at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women's Singlehanded Nationals on Nov. 6-7 rounded out a strong season for the Harvard sailing team this fall. Montgomery finished in fourth place in a field of 18 sailors who raced on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md., placing ahead of all other freshmen who were racing.

No. 2 Men’s Squash Begins Season with Three Straight Shutout Wins

The Harvard men’s squash team has started the season strong with consecutive 9-0 wins — over No. 10 Rochester (1-1), Brown, and MIT (3-2).

Men’s Water Polo Sunk by Heartbreaking Final-Minute Loss in NWPC Semifinals

The Harvard men’s water polo team rode a five-game winning streak to Princeton, N.J., for the Northeast Water Polo Conference playoffs on Nov. 19-21. The No. 2 Crimson (26-6, 9-2 NWPC) entered the playoffs poised to make a run at defending its 2019 crown after it was stripped of that opportunity by the pandemic last fall.

Women’s Basketball Routs Merrimack in High-Scoring Home Showdown

After splitting its pair of games during the week of Thanksgiving, the Crimson returned to the hardwood Tuesday night with a resounding 99-75 victory over the Warriors of Merrimack College.