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Athletics Department Hits Home Run with Student Marketing Program

A number of student athletes on Harvard’s 42 varsity teams have taken on another role this year: Chief Marketing Officer.

Skeletal Baseball Center

New Baseball Hitting Facility Opening Delayed by One Month

Harvard's new covered baseball and softball hitting pavilion will open at least a month late, a delay at least one student-athlete called disappointing.

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Women's Golf

Women’s Golf Team Van Broken Into on Last Day of Spring Break Training Trip

The women’s varsity golf team’s week-long spring break training trip in California ended on a sour note when their team van was broken into.

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Student Groups

Students Form Support Group for BGLTQ Athletes

​Two Harvard students have founded a support group for BGLTQ-identifying student-athletes—dubbed Queer Undergraduate Athletes That Do Sports, or QUADS—which held its first meeting in mid-February.

And Now, It Is Still Sinking

Sailing Team Relocates After Sailing Center Sinks Into River

University spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman wrote in a statement on Tuesday that although the barge beneath the center has been “restored,” the facility will be closed for the remainder of the season.

It's Sinking

Crews Temporarily ‘Restore’ Sinking Harvard Sailing Center

Diving crews worked over the weekend to temporarily “restore” the Harvard Sailing Center, which began sinking into the Charles River last week in the wake of a strong nor’easter.

Murr Center
Student Life

Through Coach to Classroom Program, Coaches Attend Classes with Athletes

Rueb said Coach to Classroom was created as way to help coaches see their athletes “outside the lines of their playing fields.”


Top MLB Executives, Baseball Alums to Speak at Harvard Club

Five Harvard baseball alumni who now occupy top spots in Major League Baseball front offices will return to Harvard for a question-and-answer panel Monday.

10 Stories

Ten Stories That Shaped 2017

2017 saw tectonic changes—ranging from Harvard's decision to keep the College's controversial social life policy to its launch of a presidential search destined to chart the course for decades to come. The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined a tempestuous year.

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie
Department of Athletics

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie

Tanner J. Lee '18, a safety on the football team, speaks to local newscasters outside El Jefe's Taqueria during the fundraiser in aid of Ben M. Abercrombie '21, who suffered a catastrophic injury during a game earlier this semester.

Fenway Park

Harvard to Host Tailgates Near Fenway Next Year

Scalise said Harvard may still host tailgates on campus as a fallback, adding he believes tailgates closer to the park will encourage more fans to attend the Game.

Fenway Park

Harvard-Yale Venue Change Concerns Some Students

While some students say they’re excited by the move to Fenway Park, others expressed concern about transportation, tailgating venues, and potentially lower student attendance.

Harvard Stadium

Harvard-Yale Game Will be Played at Fenway Park in 2018

The 135th meeting of the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Bulldogs will be played at Boston’s Fenway Park instead of the Harvard Stadium.

Racial Demographics of Coaching Staff
Department of Athletics

Racial Demographics of Coaching Staff

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Athletics Department Faces Challenges in Recruiting Diverse Staff

As the Athletics Department takes new steps to build a more diverse staff, it faces a series of challenges that coaches, players, and administrators alike said slows progress.