Now, students are turning in increasing numbers to BlueBikes, a bicycle sharing system that operates in the Boston metropolitan area, to get around.
Brenda D. Tindal, the new executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, shared her vision for the HMSC and her passion for museums, community engagement, and civic dialogue during a virtual fireside chat Tuesday evening.
The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to launch a Q-Guide for student organizations at the College and began the voting process to improve its financial accountability.
Boston and Cambridge-area arts professionals discussed the ability of new kinds of monuments to “contribute to the formation of a positive collective identity” at a Harvard Ed Portal panel on Tuesday.
The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to establish a social inclusion grant for College students, propose that faculty review Harvard’s guidelines on free speech, and to fund a late-night transportation program at a meeting on Sunday evening.
Attendees of all indoor athletic events will have to present proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test beginning Oct. 15, according to a new policy set by Harvard Athletics.
An organization that advocates for first-generation, low-income students led by a Harvard Kennedy School student launched a campaign to boycott alumni donations until universities to stop considering legacy in admissions.
Most of Harvard’s popular cafés — including Barker, Bauer, Cabot, Gato Rojo, and Lamont — and House Grilles at Dunster, Eliot, Pforzheimer, Quincy, and Winthrop Houses are temporarily closed.
Earlier this month, a petition gained more than 1,300 signatures in support of shopping week, the system in which students browse courses the first week of class prior to registering. Students rallied to preserve shopping week last Tuesday, marking the first day of voting in the referendum.
While some students said they are eager to have the social life they envisioned before the pandemic’s onset, others are treading carefully, according to interviews with more than a dozen undergraduates.
As students return to somewhat normal life on campus, many must search for employment — a task that students interviewed said has proven especially challenging this fall.
Performing arts groups are reimagining ways to safely perform during the pandemic and attract audiences who have not attended in-person student performances in 18 months.
Crimson Jam — an annual concert and block party organized by the College Events Board — would have featured performances in Harvard Yard Friday night by student bands and headliner B.o.B.
Though they are starting their college careers amid a pandemic that shows no sign of abating, in other ways the Class of 2025 is similar to classes that came before it.
Thousands of undergraduates returned to a full capacity campus between Aug. 20 and Aug. 28 after spending nearly 18 months scattered across the globe.
Amid the crisis in Afghanistan, eight Harvard student cultural groups — including the Harvard Islamic Society, the Society of Arab Students, and the South Asian Association — have come together to raise emergency aid for Afghans who may be displaced and in danger.
The University will continue to require masks indoors regardless of vaccination status as the Delta variant has driven a nationwide rise in coronavirus cases, Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen wrote in an email to Harvard affiliates on Wednesday.
Harvard University Dining Services will expand full-service breakfast to both Annenberg and Quincy and add brunch service on Saturdays in all houses beginning Aug. 20, HUDS Managing Director Smitha S. H. Haneef wrote in an email to the College Wednesday.
Analysis: Supreme Court Ruling in Student-Athlete Case, Though Narrow, ‘Opens the Door’ for Broader Change
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that student-athletes can receive incremental increases to their education-related compensation packages, but the ruling will likely have minimal effects on Harvard athletics.