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Malkin Athletic Center

Malkin Athletic Center
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Quiz: Which MAC Workout Class Are You?

Before you blindly enter into a total body conditioning class you were not prepared for, take this quiz to find out which workout class best fits your vibe.

Professor Pull-Ups 2
Harvard in the World

Professor Pull-Ups 2

Harvard lecturer Adam E. A. Sandel ’08 is a Guinness World Record holder for “Most Pull-Ups in One Minute.”

Professor Pull-Ups 1
On Campus

Professor Pull-Ups 1

Harvard lecturer Adam E. A. Sandel ’08 does pull-ups in the Malkin Athletic Center.

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On Campus

MAC

Renamed in 1985 to honor Peter L. Malkin '55, the Malkin Athletic Center is one of Harvard's primary recreational centers.

Hemenway Gym
College

Recreation Centers Introduce New Equipment Check-Out Policy

Hemenway Gymnasium and Malkin Athletic Center users must now check out equipment like sweat towels after dozens of towels and other equipment went missing. Users who fail to return their towels under the new policy will face fines if they don’t return them after an emailed warning.

Fencing Beanpot
Student Life

Fencing Beanpot

Shawn A. Wallace ’19 scores in the closing epee match against Brandeis on Wednesday. The women’s fencing team beat Brandeis 21-6, with a 7-2 record in the epee division.

Harvard Taekwondo
Student Groups

Harvard Taekwondo

Inkwon Jang, center, Taekwondo master and instructor, guides graduate student Dmitry Vinichenko, left, and Thomas R. Lively ’18, right, through a series of exercises at the Malkin Athletic Center on Monday.

A Change in the MAC Quad
College

Despite Protest, Campus Services Will Pave Part of MAC Quad

Starting at the end of September, workers will begin to remove trees and pave approximately 10 percent of the sloped northernmost section of the grassy space adjacent to the Malkin Athletic Center.

The Old Jordan Field
Men's Lacrosse

Soldiers Field Renamed Jordan Field

Soldiers Field, which served as the home of the men’s and women’s varsity lacrosse and soccer teams for five years, is now called Jordan Field.

The Crimson's Vending Machine
Food and Drink

Best Vending Machines on Campus

Ah, the wonders of the vending machine—enabling students to stay indoors for weeks on end since they were first invented in the 1880s. Don’t wait for the next blizzard to scope out supply lines. FM will guide you through some of the best vending machines at Harvard, so you can always be prepared.

Music

The First Three Weeks of Freshman Year: Lessons Learned

Hey fellow freshmen! As we wrap up our first few weeks at Harvard, here's a short list of lessons learned. Stay tuned for more as the school year progresses.

On Campus

That Pesky Language Requirement was Just as Pesky in 1955

Every week, The Crimson publishes a selection of articles that were printed in our pages in years past.

College

Out to Lunch with Harry G. Gray (The MAC Guy)

“Excuse me, miss,” says Harry G. Gray, as an undergrad with a bulky backpack hurtles past him in the Quincy dining hall servery. Gray’s emphasis on etiquette might seem eccentric, but old-fashioned manners and general goodwill are routine, the man you may know as “That Nice Guy Who Swipes You in at the MAC.”

Fitness Discussion during Wintersession, Fong Auditorium
College

Event Encourages Student Fitness

Personal trainer Kerry Antunes encouraged Harvard students to find time for exercise in their hectic schedules during a presentation on physical fitness Wednesday.

Student Life

Campus Yoga Blog Launches

In an effort to bring together information about yoga and meditation opportunities at Harvard, Kelly S. Robinson ’13, who teaches yoga classes on campus, recently launched the blog Veritas Yoga.

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