Swipe access will remain unchanged for freshmen during “River Run” even as the First Year Experience and First Year Social Committee Offices will provide food trucks, a snack bar, and games at the Malkin Athletic Center to mark the informal college tradition.
Following Datamatch’s annual re-launch last Wednesday, thousands of Harvard students began to upload photos and input their zodiac signs and Myers-Briggs personality types into the student-run online matchmaking service.
Harvard College students are celebrating Black History Month with a series of events thrown by undergraduate houses and affinity groups.
Initial planning for a renovation of Eliot House as part of Harvard’s House Renewal project began in January, according to a Saturday statement from Harvard spokesperson Jonathan Palumbo.
In the wake of Harvard’s year-long pause on recognition of student organizations, undergraduates expressed frustration at having to start new clubs “through the back door.”
As temperatures dropped to the teens when Harvard College students moved in earlier this week, heating systems across several undergraduate dorms and Houses faced difficulties.
Mary A. Quinlan, a Harvard University Dining Services employee for nearly two decades, found a group of adoring students and colleagues at Cabot House. Quinlan died on Dec. 24 at age 78.
In 2023, Harvard had a tumultuous year. Claudine Gay’s first semester ended amid a leadership crisis as she came under fire for her response to tensions on a campus divided by the Israel-Hamas war and faced allegations of plagiarism. Harvard’s legacy and donor preferences in admissions also faced national scrutiny following the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling striking down the University’s affirmative action policy. Across campus, scandal after scandal hit parts of the University. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2023 at Harvard.
Harvard faculty Bonnie Talbert and David F. Elmer ’98 will serve as the next faculty deans of Eliot House, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced Wednesday afternoon.
Harvard College will no longer allow “linking,” a process that enabled groups of students to guarantee upperclassman housing in the same campus neighborhood, a spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
Eliot House Grille is just over a week from a much-anticipated reopening following a three-year closure triggered by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
With the start of a new phase of construction at Adams House in June, residents of the house were not able to access their traditional gathering spot of Westmorly Court, which contains Adams’ dining hall.
Kevin J. Madigan and Stephanie A. Paulsell will step down from their role as Eliot House faculty deans at the end of the 2023-24 academic year, citing an illness in their family in a Monday morning email announcement to House residents.
Weeks After Move-In, River House Students Express ‘Mixed Feelings’ About Direct Dorm Package Delivery
Beginning Aug. 16, Harvard temporarily hired Olympia Moving and Storage to handle the processing and delivery of packages directly to the dorms of students living in the nine houses located along the Charles River. The change has drawn mixed reviews from students, who lauded the ease of having packages delivered to their dorms but bemoaned the system’s shortcomings.
From mischievous kittens to energetic dogs, embark on a journey through Lowell House's diverse pet community. Welcome to the world of cuddles, purrs, and wagging tails, guaranteed to make your day a little brighter!
With newly-appointed Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Erica Chenoweth and Zoe Marks set to become the third LGBTQ+ couple at the helm of a House, The Crimson takes a look at the LGBTQ+ couples who have held these roles.
In an unofficial merger move, the Class of 1973 saw co-ed living introduced during the spring of their first year. The decision resulted in an exchange — some male students moved up to inhabit Radcliffe housing, today known as the Quad — while some female students moved down to the river Houses.
Following morning Commencement proceedings in Tercentenary Theatre, graduating seniors returned to their residential houses Thursday to receive their diplomas at small ceremonies featuring food, photographs, and abundant house pride.
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.
Harvard Kennedy School professor Erica Chenoweth and their wife Zoe Marks, an HKS lecturer in public policy, will serve as the faculty deans of Pforzheimer House beginning July 1, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced in an email to house affiliates Monday.
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.
The search for the next faculty deans of Pforzheimer House is down to three pairs of candidates, Pforzheimer Resident Dean Monique A. Roy announced in an email to house affiliates Monday.
Freshmen woke up early Thursday morning to the sound of rowdy upperclassmen as they marched into Harvard Yard, waving signs and singing chants in celebration of Housing Day — an annual tradition where groups of freshmen are randomly assigned into one of the College’s 12 undergraduate houses.
On Feb. 15, Harvard University Dining Services debuted a revamped menu and a slew of other changes to undergraduate meal offerings, including a more diverse variety of food options, themed brunches, and customizable, deconstructed dinners.