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Student Groups

Harvard Students Rally for Massachusetts Sexual Assault Bills

The rally—organized by the student-led Every Voice Coalition—supported two bills currently in House committees.

MFA Love Story
Visual Arts

‘Love Story,’ a Statement on Fame and the Refugee Experience, Comes to the MFA

“‘Love Story’ raises questions around how and where our attention is focused.” The exhibit follows the stories of six refugees, first as they are portrayed by Moore and Baldwin and then through their own voices. “What kind of stories are we willing to hear? What kind of stories move us?” Breitz’s website demands. “Why is it that the same audiences that are driven to tears by fictional blockbusters remain affectless in the face of actual human suffering?”

Cambridge Fire Department

Car Catches Fire on Linden Street

A car engine burst into flames on Linden St. Thursday evening and burned for roughly ten minutes before firefighters stopped the blaze.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Votes to Begin Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The Cambridge City Council unanimously voted to begin autonomous vehicle testing on city streets at a meeting Monday.

Wholesome Fresh
Harvard Square

Wholesome Fresh Opens in the Square, Replacing Seized Market

​Wholesome Fresh, a casual restaurant-convenience store hybrid that started in Rhode Island, opened its doors to Harvard Square Thursday morning in the property formerly occupied by Market in the Square.

Harvard Square Theater
City Politics

City Council Demands Schedule for Harvard Square Theater Development

Vice Mayor Jan Devereux and Cambridge City Councillor Dennis J. Carlone sponsored the legislation. The order is largely symbolic and has no power to force Chan’s hand.

Harvard Square

New Bagel Cafe To Go Before Licensing Committee

If approved, the eatery will join fellow building tenants Good Vibrations, Forty Winks, and the Boston Tea Stop.

Inspiration at the i-lab
Allston

i-lab Launches New Alumni-Led Ventures Program

Launch Lab X—which is set to start in September—will offer mentorship, guidance, and resources to accepted applicants for nine months.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Votes to Support TPS

Mayor Marc C. McGovern, who sponsored the order, said the legislation was an important step towards supporting immigrants in Cambridge.

Crime

Body Pulled from Charles River Saturday

​The body of a 27-year old Cambridge man was pulled from the Charles River Saturday, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.

No Gun No
Boston

No Gun No

Protesters hold signs at the 2018 Boston iteration of the nationwide anti-gun violence March For Our Lives.

Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus
Research

Water Resource Authorities Address Safety Concerns in Allston

As Harvard develops its plans for the campus, some Allston residents are concerned about the potential dangers of these pipes.

Zambrero
Cambridge

Students Munch on Free Burritos on Zambrero Opening Day

The fast-casual chain takes over a space formerly leased by the Boston-based burrito company Boloco.

Marielle Franco Rally
Protests

Protesters Gather in Yard to Denounce Brazilian Activist’s Assassination

More than one hundred Harvard affiliates and Boston area residents gathered in front of the John Harvard statue Monday to protest the recent assassination of Marielle Franco.

Hempest
Harvard Square

Healthy Pharms Sales Suspended, Store Closed After Pesticides Found in Marijuana

Healthy Pharms has closed both its Harvard Square and Georgetown locations until further notice, according to a statement posted on its website.​

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