Graphic Midterm Elections

Midterms See Mass. Incumbents Re-elected, Democrats Win Control of House

Incumbent Mass. Governor Charlie Baker and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren cruised to victory, while Democrats gained a U.S. House majority.

Capitol Building
City Politics

Mass. Candidate Pressley Talks Warren, Sexual Assault at Media Roundtable

Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.

HUB Week

For Fourth Year, HUBweek Encourages Innovation

HUBweek, a week-long “ideas festival” founded by Harvard, MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Boston Globe, ran from Oct. 8 to Oct. 14.

Smith Campus Center
On Campus

Whole Heart Serves Up Meat-Free Grub To Smith Center Diners

The branch is the plant-based restaurant chain’s third location.

Cambridge City Council

City of Cambridge Urges Residents to Recycle, Compost As Part of 'Zero Waste' Initiative

“Zero Waste importantly does not mean zero trash, but it does try to bring us to a more sustainable waste diversion and recycling and reduction practice,” said Vice Mayor Jan Devereux.


Cambridge Pedestrian Killed in Truck Accident Friday

A woman was killed in a truck accident at the corner of Magazine Street and Putnam Avenue Friday.


Burglaries Down, Disciplinary Actions Up Last Year Per Annual Harvard Police Report

According to the 2017 report, there were 33 reported on-campus rapes and 47 reported cases of on-campus burglaries.

Samaritans 5K
Student Life

Undergrads Run Samaritans 5K in Memory of Harvard Senior Patel

Running among the crowd of 2,500 people who participated in the Samaritans 5K for Suicide Prevention were roughly 20 Harvard undergraduates. They were there for Alexander H. Patel ’17-’18.

Allston Construction
Harvard in the City

Harvard Highlights Allston Outreach at Task Force Meeting

In light of the fall 2020 opening of the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences complex in Allston, Harvard has been ramping up its involvement in the local area.

Quentin Palfrey on Primary Night

From Harvard to Beacon Hill: Quentin Palfrey ’96 Makes a Bid for Lieutenant Governor

Quentin A. Palfrey ’96 always knew he wanted to serve others. Now, drawing on Harvard role models ranging from Theodore Roosevelt to his parents, he's running to serve as Massachusetts's next lieutenant governor.

New Target in Porter Square
Student Groups

Harvard Mainstay Keezer’s Clothing Reopens at New Location in Porter Square

Keezer’s Classic Clothing Store — a Harvard mainstay that bought and sold garments belonging to President John F. Kennedy Jr. '40 when he was a student — is once again open for business at a new location in Porter Square.

National Recovery Week
City Politics

Cambridge Recognizes National Recovery Month with Trainings, Events

National Recovery Month is sponsored by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and strives to educate people about substance abuse and recovery.

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
Cambridge Police

Cambridge Police Don’t Know When They’ll Finish Reviewing Controversial Arrest of Black Harvard Student

Cambridge police have yet to determine a timeline for an internal probe into the conduct of officers involved in the arrest of a black Harvard student.


Suspect in Hit-and-Run Death of 80-Year-Old Woman Pleads Not Guilty

The Pembroke, Mass. woman arrested last week on the suspicion that she was responsible for a hit-and-run that left an 80-year-old woman dead pled not guilty at her arraignment in Cambridge District Court on Friday morning.


66-Year-Old Man Struck and Killed By Red Line Train

A 66-year-old man was struck and killed by a Red Line train at the Porter Square station Sunday morning around 7 a.m.