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'Not Just a One-Way Street:' Harvard Partners With Local High Schools

For some local students, Harvard programs have given them a glimpse of research and academics on a college campus. Some students from groups underrepresented on college campuses say the experience of working with Harvard students and faculty influenced their academic plans.


Cambridge FY17 Budget Includes Millions for Local Renovations

Cambridge city councillors lauded a recently proposed $574 million city budget for the 2017 fiscal year that appropriated millions of dollars for projects in Harvard Square, and increased educational funding while holding property taxes relatively steady.


Ruminating on Race, Toni Morrison Gives First Norton Lecture

Nobel prize-winning author Toni Morrison captivated a packed Sanders Theater with her first lecture as the 2016 Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry Wednesday evening, discussing race and racism, rape, and migration through a series of personal anecdotes and literary selections.


Cambridge City Council Elections

When they take to the polls for the upcoming Cambridge City Council elections on Nov. 3, voters across Cambridge will use their ballots to take sides on a number of issues. The Crimson breaks down the issues and the 23 candidates vying for spots on the Council.


Ahead of City Council Election, Seven Incumbents Team Up

​Twenty-three candidates are running for nine available Cambridge City Council positions in the city’s biennial elections, with seven of the nine incumbents joining together for a shared campaign platform.


Art Museums Celebrate Official Opening to the Public

“It’s like visiting old friends,” said longtime Cambridge resident Ellen Kramer as she viewed the museum’s old collections rearranged in remodeled galleries during a community reception Saturday


With Harvard Disrupted by Bomb Report, Life Outside the Gates Continued Largely Uninterrupted

While at least one local school took extra safety precautions following an early-morning bomb threat to four Harvard buildings, owners and managers of Square businesses said that they did not alter their operations and that sales numbers were largely unaffected by Monday’s events.


Cambridge City Council Investigates 'Cooking' of Elementary School Students

Students and parents of King Open School, a public elementary school in Cambridge, filled Monday’s Cambridge City Council meeting to raise awareness about the extreme temperatures in some of their classrooms.


Cambridge Mayor Bows Out of City Council Race

Cambridge mayor Henrietta J. Davis announced Monday that she will not seek reelection to the City Council in November, a decision that likely brings to an end her 26-year career as a Cambridge elected official.


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