Harvard Today: November 30, 2015

Students were able to request specific parts of the turkey being served for Thanksgiving dinner in Dunster House.
Students were able to request specific parts of the turkey being served for Thanksgiving dinner in Dunster House. By Saul A. Urbina-Johanson

real pic (change number)Hi Harvard, welcome back from Thanksgiving break. Unfortunately, the days of turkey and pumpkin pies are behind us, and it’s time to face the mounting pile of work that we so conveniently forgot about up until this very moment. Happy studying.


It’s going to be a cloudy day, with highs of 41 and lows of 31.



Pork Sausage Sub with Peppers and Onions

Baked Multigrain Spaghetti

Boiled Potatoes with Parsley


Emerald Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Salmon with Ginger Sauce

Vegetable Lo Mein with Tofu


Report Outlines ‘Major Proposals’ for Gen Ed Overhaul

Harvard undergraduates would be required to fulfill distribution requirements, complete a quantitative-based course, and take fewer general education courses in new, consolidated categories as part of a drastically altered General Education program, should members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences vote to approve a new proposal in the coming months.

Harvard Grad Jill Stein Faces Uphill Battle for Presidency

While fellow Harvard graduates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama took to the stage, Green Party candidate Stein was barred from the forum. When she showed up anyway, she was removed from the site and handcuffed to a chair at a nearby police facility for hours, well after the crowds and press had left.

Charles Hotel Hosts Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

The holiday season kicked into gear at The Charles Hotel on Saturday when hundreds of attendees gathered in the hotel’s plaza to enjoy live renditions of classic holiday jingles and to watch the hotel's annual tree lighting extravaganza.


The Harvard Winter Blood Drive is happening in Northwest Labs from 1-6 p.m. Sign up to volunteer or donate blood today.

The Harvard Taiwanese Cultural Society is hosting Dessert Island, a celebration of the end of the summer with desserts from campus groups associated with islands and island nations. It will take place in Ticknor Lounge from 8:30-10 p.m.

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