Naked and Afraid of Finals: Students Let Out Stress by Streaking Through Harvard Yard
Washing away their finals-induced stress, undergraduates stripped, screamed, and sprinted through a rainy Harvard Yard for this semester’s installment of Primal Scream.
After Ramadan’s Conclusion, Harvard Muslim Students Criticize Religious Accommodations Policy
After Ramadan came to a close Friday, many of Harvard’s Muslim students criticized the College’s religious accommodations policy, citing challenges including a lack of adequate prayer facilities, poor accessibility, and insufficient dining options.
Despite ‘Gloomy’ Weather, Harvard College Admits Enjoy Visitas 2023
Newly admitted students did not let rain showers dampen their spirits for Harvard College’s Visitas weekend.
Historic Bow & Arrow Press To Leave Harvard’s Adams House Following Renovations
For more than 45 years, the Bow & Arrow Press — a student-run letterpress studio founded in 1978 — has quietly resided in the basement of one of Harvard’s undergraduate residences, Adams House, serving as a gathering place and creative venue for Harvard students and alumni.
‘We Want More’: Harvard Campus Groups Continue Advocacy With Inaugural ‘Ethnic Studies Week’
Harvard students, faculty, and alumni gathered to learn about advocacy for ethnic studies during a series of events held last week.
Harvard Junior Travis Allen Johnson ’24 Named 2023 Truman Scholar
Harvard junior Travis Allen Johnson ’24 was awarded the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, an award dedicated to inspiring and supporting Americans from diverse backgrounds to public service, according to a Wednesday press release.
Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee Hosts Annual Israeli Apartheid Week
The Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee kicked off its annual Israeli Apartheid Week on Sunday, which includes a slate of events around Palestine and an art installation that received criticism from some Jewish campus organizations.
Harvard Students Praise Undergrad Relief Efforts, Criticize Lack of University Response to Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
Despite the outpouring of support within and outside the Turkish and Syrian communities on campus, Nehir Toklu ’25 said she found the University’s response to the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria to be “quite late” and “slightly underwhelming.”
Current and Shah Pledge to Return to Legislative Structure, Emphasize Mental Health
Bobby F. Current ’24 and Rohan C. Shah ’24 see themselves as a big tent ticket with the ambition to bring lasting structural change to the young Harvard Undergraduate Association.
Cooke and Hirabayashi Promise to ‘Make Harvard Home’
John S. Cooke ’25 and Shikoh M. Hirabayashi ’24 – the only two Harvard Undergraduate Association candidates to currently hold positions on the HUA – plan to “make Harvard home.”
Nasher and Kelly Pledge to Bolster Student Funding and Advocacy at HUA
Laila A. Nasher ’25 and Ethan C. Kelly ’25 have been friends since freshman year. Now, they’re joining heads in a campaign to lead the Harvard Undergraduate Association.
Berkowitz and Glassman Campaign on Realism, Transparency
Jonathan Berkowitz ’23-’24 and Spencer W. Glassman ’23-’24 are setting their campaign promises low — the pair say they are campaigning for Harvard Undergraduate Association co-presidents on a platform of realism.
Using Datamatch, Thousands of Harvard Students Seek Romance, Friendship, and Free Food
Early in the morning on Valentine’s Day, more than 4,300 Harvard undergraduates eagerly awaited an email that could fundamentally alter the course of their lives: their Datamatch results.
Candidates for HUA Co-Presidency Debate Club Funding Changes, Transparency
Five pairs of candidates for the Harvard Undergraduate Association co-presidency presented their platforms and discussed club funding and changes to the body at a debate hosted in Sever Hall Sunday afternoon.
Students Streak the Stress Away in Primal Scream
Hundreds of Harvard College students let themselves — and their clothing — loose Wednesday night, streaking around Harvard Yard on the eve of the fall semester’s final exam period.
Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23 Named Eighth Harvard Rhodes Scholar This Year
Dunster House resident Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23, who hails from Barcelona, Spain, was selected as an international Rhodes Scholar last month.
Pfarewell Pforzheimer: Faculty Deans Harrington and Durant to Step Down in 2023 After 10-Year Tenure
Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant will step down at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year after a 10-year tenure, the pair announced in an email to house residents Monday.
Chang to Lead The Crimson’s 150th Guard
Cara J. Chang '24 will lead The Harvard Crimson into its sesquicentennial as the president of the newspaper’s 150th Guard, the organization announced last week. Brandon L. Kingdollar '24 will serve as managing editor and Cynthia V. Lu '24 will be the organization's business manager.
Luke Balstad ’25 Remembered as ‘Incredibly Special,’ ‘Passionate,’ and ‘Kind’
Luke T. Balstad’s friends, family, and teachers remember him as a uniquely thoughtful, kind, and brilliant person who brightened the lives of those around him. He was passionate about self-care and helping others, hoped to become a doctor, and loved the outdoors.
Undergrads Look Forward to First Harvard-Yale Game at Harvard Stadium in Six Years
Most Harvard students will experience The Game at Harvard Stadium for the first time on Saturday when it returns to Harvard for its 138th playing.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates $1,000 to Pilot New Turkey Mascot
A new Harvard Undergraduate Association initiative will allocate $1,000 toward piloting a turkey as Harvard’s new mascot in response to a perceived lack of school spirit.
House Grilles Reopen for Business After Pandemic Disruptions
Shuttered for much of the pandemic, Harvard’s House grilles — once staples of student life — are slowly making a comeback.
Hoping for a Front Row Seat to History, Swarms of Students Lined Up Early Outside Supreme Court Monday
As lawyers representing Harvard, UNC, and SFFA prepared to deliver their oral arguments before the court, swarms of eager students descended on Washington this weekend for the chance to watch history unfold.
Khurana Acknowledges ‘Unevenness’ in Undergraduate Advising
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview last week that while Harvard’s undergraduate advising system has its strengths, there is room for improved consistency and continuity in the advising experience.