Front Photo Feature
In Photos: Harvard's 372nd Commencement Exercises
Commencement returned to Harvard this week as the University celebrated the Class of 2023.
In Photos: Affinity Celebrations for the Class of 2023
Harvard graduates from historically marginalized groups attended affinity celebrations on Monday and Tuesday, prior to Thursday Commencement exercises. At the ceremonies, students received a stole or commemorative gift created for their affinity group.
Reviving the Past: The Attic Brings 70s Fashion Back to Harvard Square
The Attic, a vintage store that boasts sustainability, opened earlier this month in hopes of adding more options to the retail clothing scene in Harvard Square.
More Than 1,400 Sign Petition Supporting Harvard Security Guard Mike Grant Following Leverett Dispute
More than 1,400 people have signed a petition calling on Securitas to continue the employment of Mike Grant, a security guard at Leverett House, one of Harvard’s undergraduate residences.
Pass the Pita: Cava Makes Harvard Square Debut
Cava opened its newest location Friday morning on Brattle Street, bringing a Mediterranean-themed fast-casual option to Harvard Square.
Madras Dosa Co. Brings a Dose of Dosa to Harvard Square
Madras Dosa Co., a chain specializing in customizable dosas, opened its doors last Friday with the goal of bringing South Indian food to Harvard Square.
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.
In Photos: Art Springs to Life on Allston's Western Ave.
Promoted by Harvard, Zone 3 Western Avenue is an arts project for Allston’s Western Ave. that seeks to bring public art, creative events, and shops to the area.
Woman Injured by Falling Equipment at Harvard Square T Station
A utility box and its supporting equipment fell out of place at the Harvard Square T station Monday afternoon, hitting a woman standing at a nearby column and sending her to the hospital for evaluation.
South Korean President Yoon Talks Nuclear Threats From North Korea at Harvard IOP Forum
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol discussed growing nuclear threats from North Korea at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Friday evening, capping off his six-day visit to the United States.
In Photos: 150 Years of The Harvard Crimson
From typewriters and typesetting to laptops and InDesign, a lot has changed since the founding of the oldest continuously published college daily in the nation. In this photo essay, Crimson Multimedia Staff recreate archival photos from the paper’s past.
Expelled and Reinstated Tenn. State Rep. Pearson Condemns ‘Silencing’ of Legislators at Harvard IOP Forum
Tennessee State Rep. Justin J. Pearson and March For Our Lives co-founder David M. Hogg ’23 discussed the dynamics of state politics, gun reform, and right-wing criticism at a Wednesday evening Harvard Institute of Politics forum.
Cattle Car Exhibit in Harvard Yard Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Harvard students, administrators, and Cambridge residents gathered in front of Widener Library for the opening ceremony of a “Hate Ends Now” cattle car exhibit on Monday.
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.
In Photos: Eleganza 2023
Eleganza returned to a sold-out crowd at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center on Saturday for its “Rebirth” show. The annual fashion and dance performance was started in 1994 by Harvard’s Black C.A.S.T. with an aim to “redefine beauty and aesthetic style on campus.”
Student Activists Call on University to Dename Sackler Buildings at Harvard Art Museums ‘Die-In’
Harvard students and organizers staged a protest and “die-in” at the Harvard Art Museums Thursday to condemn the University’s connections to Arthur M. Sackler and his family, whom they charge with enabling and profiting from the opioid crisis.
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.
In Photos: STAHR-Gazing at the Loomis-Michael Observatory
The Crimson Multimedia staff visit the Loomis-Michael Observatory on the 10th floor of the Science Center to take in the space and gaze at the stars.
‘Never Felt More Proud’: Harvard Students Join Tens of Thousands Running in 2023 Boston Marathon
Harvard undergraduates joined tens of thousands of runners from across the globe to complete the 127th Boston Marathon on Monday, starting from Hopkinton — a town in the MetroWest — and moving toward the finish line in Boston’s Copley Square.
In Photos: Yardfest 2023
Students flocked to Tercentenary Theatre on Sunday afternoon to watch performances from student groups, Coco & Breezy, and headliner Jeremih at Yardfest, the College’s annual spring concert for undergraduates.
As Harvard College Puts the Brakes on Scooter Use, Undergrads Feel Kicked to the Curb
As Harvard College doubles down on its restrictions for the usage of bicycles, scooters, and other micromobility devices, some undergraduates are frustrated with security and convenience challenges brought on by the policy.
Cambridge Residents and Activists Rally at City Hall for Green New Deal Proposal
More than 70 Cambridge residents and activists gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall Wednesday afternoon in support of Cambridge Green New Deal policies that would mandate emissions reductions from large commercial buildings.
Harvard Freshman Ben Langman ’26 Competes on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ College Week
Late one night during last semester’s reading period, Benjamin D. Langman ’26 was scrolling TikTok when he came across an advertisement to apply to be a contestant on the popular game show “Wheel of Fortune.”
Billionaire Governor J.B. Pritzker Discusses Influence of Big Money on Politics at Harvard IOP Forum
Billionaire Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker discussed his role as a progressive Democrat in the Midwest and the influence of big money on politics at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday evening.
Harvard Affiliates Rally in Copley Square Against Al-Aqsa Mosque Raids in Israel
Harvard College and Harvard Law School activists joined Boston-area students and organizers for a rally in Copley Square Sunday in response to police violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.