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Books

Portrait of ‘Czernopol’ Shortchanges Emotional Landscape

If novels were judged only by their evocation of place, 'An Ermine in Czernopol' would surely rank as one of the finest ever written.

UHS

UHS Admits Down from 2010

The number of students admitted to Harvard University Health Services for alcohol-related illnesses this semester has decreased after spiking last spring, Director of the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services Ryan M. Travia said during a talk with students about alcohol policy

College

College Funds Late Night Activities

Following an increased effort on the part of the College to discourage students from engaging in dangerous drinking practices, the ...

College

College Plans New Alcohol Policy

The alcohol policy committee expects to submit a draft of a comprehensive new Harvard alcohol policy by the end of the school year, according to committee head Rakesh Khurana.

College

Few Freshmen Show to Discuss Alcohol

Social spaces and the ban on alcohol in Yard dorms were the main topics of discussion at a sparsely attended freshman-specific discussion Wednesday night on the College’s alcohol policy.

College

Harvard's Alcohol Policies Under Review

As they plan modifications to Harvard’s current alcohol policy, College administrators will host a series of discussions aimed at generating student feedback on drinking at Harvard.

FAS

Garber Prioritizes Library Reform

Having joined Harvard only a few months ago, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 called reforming the Harvard University Library system his “number one” priority at Tuesday’s meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Oktoberfest
Harvard Square

Oktoberfest

Although Oktoberfest is traditionally a German holiday, the HONK! Parade attracts people with many different interests and ideas.

Yale

To Combat Underage Drinking, Yale Tightens ID Rules for The Game

At this year’s iteration of The Game, Harvard students who have come to look forward to laxer tailgating regulations in New Haven will have to adjust to the reality of new rules put in place by Yale that seek to crack down on underage drinking.

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College

When Students Party, College Calls Lawyers

When it crafts and enforces policies, the University must consider its legal liability in order to protect its billions of dollars in assets and prevent damage to its reputation.

House Life

Shot after Shot: Harvard's Drinking Problem

While the College has enacted policies that more explicitly restrict alcohol consumption, it has also taken a more active stance this year in attempting to influence students’ drinking behaviors.

Year in Review

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House Life

Higher Drinking Age Leads to Stricter Policies

But social gatherings on campus became more confined within Houses and individual dorm rooms when Massachusetts adopted a new law in June 1985 increasing the legal drinking age from 20 to 21. The hike was in response to federal legislation that required all states to enforce a drinking age of 21 or risk losing government highway funds.

House Life

HoCos Adapt to Alcohol Policy

In the wake of the College’s recent announcement banning hard alcohol from off-campus House events, House Committees have been forced to reevaluate plans for their rapidly-approaching spring formals.

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