Undergraduates Celebrate Second Consecutive Virtual Housing Day


Dean of Students Office Discusses Housing Day, Anti-Racism Goals


Renowned Cardiologist and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Bernard Lown Dies at 99


Native American Nonprofit Accuses Harvard of Violating Federal Graves Protection and Repatriation Act


U.S. Reps Assess Biden’s Progress on Immigration at HKS Event

E-House Blackout

News Shorts

By Robert C. Gormley

A power failure darkened six Eliot House entries yesterday morning, silencing alarm clocks and leaving some unhappy but rested undergraduates.

The breakdown, which hit H through M entries, occurred at about 2 a.m., but was not reported to Buildings and Grounds until the 8 a.m. arrival of the House superintendant. Power was restored at approximately 11 a.m.

Gary A. Schmidt '78, who lives in M entry, said yesterday he missed both his job and classes because his alarm clock failed to go off.

Leslie E. Thomas, manager of utilities, said yesterday that a B&G electrician's report blames the power failure on "high-spirited" students who were allegedly playing with the fuse box.

Want to keep up with breaking news? Subscribe to our email newsletter.