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Alan Hark in Action
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A Lathe Night Turning Wood in Mather Basement

“Whenever trees come down around campus, I try to be the first one there,” Smith says. “People text me when they hear chainsaws.”

Alan Hark's Hands
On Campus

Alan Hark's Hands

Alan Hark uses his hands to sand the outside of one of his students' wooden bowls, made of Black Cherry, as it spins on the lathe.

Wood Shavings Fly
On Campus

Wood Shavings Fly

Wood shavings fly in the air as Jack B. Smith '19 hollows out the inside of his wooden bowl.

Alan Hark in Action
On Campus

Alan Hark in Action

Alan Hark uses a bevel-rubbing push cut to shape a student's Bigleaf maple bowl.

University Hall
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Federal Complaint Alleges Harvard’s Decision to Place Former Student on Leave Violated Americans with Disabilities Act

Harvard currently faces a complaint filed with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights alleging the College’s 2018 decision to place former student Ty Pelton-Byce ’20 on a mandatory leave of absence constituted disability-based discrimination.

Silence = Death
Scrutiny

United in Anger

Students remember their support network as a collection of individual people and places at Harvard — a makeshift community of clubs, specific houses, professors, and proctors — rather than a cohesive institutional effort.

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Mather House

The tip of Mather looms over Harvard campus at dusk.

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House Life

Mather House Committee Faces Backlash Over Shirt Design

A Housing Day t-shirt design parodying Kendrick Lamar’s 2017 album, “Damn,” has angered some Mather House residents, who say the design was racist.

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Student Life

Mather Dining Hall

Students eat dinner in Mather House dining hall Tuesday evening.

Cambridge for Puerto Rico
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Cambridge for Puerto Rico

A collection box sits in the Mather House dining hall.

General Education Updates
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Dunster, Mather House Faculty Deans Settle Into New Positions

​After their arrival this summer, new Faculty Deans in Dunster House and Mather House say they are delighted with their homes and are enjoying a transition to House life.

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Tuberculosis Suspect Case Released, No Other Cases Found

A Mather House resident suspected of having tuberculosis has been released from self-isolation after two weeks.

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Student Life

After Possible Tuberculosis Infection, Health Officials Investigate Mather House

Although tuberculosis is spread airborne, Barreira’s email stressed that the disease is not highly contagious.

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