‘Willing to Run a Marathon’: Allston-Brighton Residents Push Back on Harvard’s Expansion
The Coalition for a Just Allston and Brighton, a group of Allston-Brighton residents and non-profit organizations, led a protest condemning Harvard’s expansion plans in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood earlier this month.
Boston Marathon 2021
Tens of thousands of runners took to the streets for the 125th Boston Marathon on Monday, marking the return of the historic marathon after it was canceled in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic.
Off-Campus Undergrad Population More Than Doubles This Fall
The number of undergraduates living off campus this semester doubled compared to typical years, according to data provided by the College.
Off Campus Living
Ethan Whang ‘21-‘22, Carmen Enrique ‘21, Trevor Bishai ‘21-‘22, Herkus Gudavicius ‘21-‘22, and Rheede Erasmus ‘22 pose for a photograph at the entrance to their off-campus housing.
Valentine's Day During COVID
A Valentine's Day gift for those forced to embrace long distance romance.
‘We Anticipated This’: Shorenstein Center Faculty and Researchers React to Riots on Capitol Hill
Faculty and researchers at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy said the role of digital platforms in catalyzing the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol Wednesday exposed an acute need for media accountability.
Students Stargaze, Adopt Cats, Cook Gourmet Meals in Off-Campus Housing
In a normal semester, Jaxson T. Hill ’23 studies stars in his astrophysics classes. This year, he gets to see them firsthand from the Utah home he and his friends rented for the semester.
City Council Evaluates Disaster Relief Fund, Seeks Additional Support for Minority-Owned Businesses
The Cambridge City Council unanimously approved a measure Monday evening requesting city personnel to support Black and minority business owners applying for financial assistance from the Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund.
Ceramics Program Reboots Courses through Virtual Instruction
Harvard Ceramics Program kicked off its summer programming Monday with a newly developed set of online courses.
Greater Boston Legal Services
Greater Boston Legal Services provides free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance and representation to low-income people in Boston and thirty-one surrounding cities and towns.
After being charged by the federal government for alleged failures to disclose funding in late January, Charles M. Lieber had a bail hearing at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse.
Harvard Students Report Strain of Online Semester in Undergrad Council Survey
The Undergraduate Council’s Student Experience Survey found students were dissatisfied with their transition to online learning and hope to return to campus this fall, according to a summary of the data presented this week.
Harvard Law School Students Negotiate Time Zones to Win International Competition
First-year Harvard Law School students Noopur Sen, Adam J. Toobin, and Adira E. Levine won first place on Sunday in the Negotiations Challenge 2020, a global competition where teams aim to reach a consensus on a corporate or governmental issue with other parties.
Harvard's Remote Mental Health Services Elicit Mixed Reviews
After the coronavirus outbreak prompted Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services to transition to solely remote care, some students have voiced appreciation for CAMHS’ continued support, while others raise concerns about the quality of its communication and its care.
Amid Quarantine, Harvard's Varsity Teams Stay Connected
Late Sunday night, Harvard men’s lacrosse coach Gerry M. Byrne emailed his players a link to the song “Down to the River To Pray.”
Cambridge Barber Shop
Central Barber Shop is located on Mass Ave. and is often frequented by Harvard Law School students due to its proximity to the Law School.
City Developers Pledge More Building as Affordable Housing Issues Persist
As a paucity of available affordable housing continues to plague the Cambridge area, the city government’s Housing Committee gathered Tuesday to assess the current outlook and discuss looming challenges.
Boston's PILOT, or 'payment in lieu of taxes,' program encourages medical, educational, and cultural institutions to make voluntary contributions to make up for the fact they they are exempt from property taxes.
Harvard Management Company
The Harvard Management Company, which manages Harvard's endowment, is located in the Federal Reserve Bank Building in Boston.
Central Kitchen Marijuana Dispensary
Central Kitchen, a bar and eatery in Cambridge's Central Square, is being replaced by Western Front, a marijuana dispensary.
City Council Meeting
Cambridge City Council met on Monday evening in the Sullivan Chamber for their weekly scheduled meeting.
Cambridge Public Works
The Cambridge Department of Public Works provides a variety of services to maintain and improve the city of Cambridge.