IN THE ATMOSPHERE
Things are finally cooling down today. With highs of 72 and lows of 54, it’s going to be a beautiful and not-too-hot day. But don’t celebrate too soon—it’ll be close to 88 degrees this weekend!
IN THE D-HALLS
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Catch of the Day
Roasted Vegetable Panini with Eggplant, Pepper, and Squash
Taste of Boston Dinner at the Activities Fair!
Harvard Hockey’s Max Everson Acquired By Boston Bruins: Max Everson will begin his professional career not too far afield from the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. The Boston Bruins acquired the negotiation rights for the former Harvard men’s hockey co-captain on Monday and expect him to sign an entry-level deal with their American Hockey League affiliate in Providence in the coming days.
Women’s Soccer Falls to Crosstown Eagles, 2-1: It was a tale of two halves for the Harvard women’s soccer team on Wednesday night. A dominant second half by the Crimson proved not to be enough as the team fell to Boston College, 2-1, in the team’s home opener at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium. Harvard outshot the Eagles 13-2 in the game’s final 45 minutes but could not overcome two separate one-goal deficits.
IN THE NEWS
Building on Hype in Cambridge, CS50 Kicks off at Yale: The course, CPSC 100a: “Introduction to Computing and Programming,” marks the first time that Yalies can count themselves among the hundreds of students who this semester will take Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I,” the flagship introductory computer science course at Harvard that has become as much a campus cultural phenomenon as a class.
Course Shopping Underway, Students Struggle With New My.Harvard: Students at the College faced an additional obstacle when they shopped for fall courses this week: a new course catalog search tool that students characterized as visually appealing but confusing and unintuitive.
College Rolls Out New Smartphone App: The application is part of a two-pronged package from the Council. Omni, which is Latin for “all,” consolidates similar features from the old application, including a dining hall menu and shuttle tracking services, but eliminated others such as information about libraries and financial aid.
Benefit Changes Bring Relief, and Potentially Confusion: Although some affected employees say they are cautiously optimistic about new changes to Harvard's health benefit offerings, the chair of the body that recommended the changes said he is “worried” that Harvard faculty and staff might have difficulty navigating the numerous health plan options.
EVENTS: WEEKEND EDITION
Ethnicity, Migration, Rights is holding an Open House today for the new secondary field pathway in Latino Studies. The event is at 4 p.m. at 2 Arrow Street, Room 408.
The Harvard Women’s Volleyball Team is having the first game of the season tonight at 7 p.m. at the Malkin Athletic Center.
CS50 Puzzle Day is from noon to 3 p.m. at the Harvard Innovation Lab on Saturday.
Citystep is presenting on Saturday Dance Jams, a presentation of the premier dance groups on campus including CityStep, Expressions, Harvard Ballet Company, Breakers, THUD, TAPS, Asian American Dance Troupe, HRMDC, Passus, Candela, South Asian Dance Company, and Ballroom. The show is free and will run from 8-10 p.m. in Lowell Lecture Hall.
The Harvard School of Rock, the Vinyl Club, and the Queen’s Head Pub are hosting Rock This Way on Saturday- Late Night @ Harvard featuring an open live jam session, dancing, and karaoke. The event is from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in the Queen’s Head Pub below Annenberg.
Harvard Hillel is holding the first Bagel Brunch and Activities Fair at the Harvard Hillel (52 Mt. Auburn St.) at 11:30 a.m on Sunday.
PBHA is holding an open house on Sunday at the PBHA building next to Mower, with a panel with student leaders from 2-3 p.m. and an open house with program directors from 3-5 p.m.