On Sunday, Jan. 29, thousands attended the Lunar New Year Parade through the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. The annual parade is hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England, and this year’s festivities featured eight Boston-area lion dance troupes.
Following sexual harassment and professional conduct violations, professor John L. Comaroff once again returned to the classroom this semester. In response, students organized a walkout from his class on Tuesday, calling on Harvard to fire the professor.
On Monday, hundreds gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall to protest the killing of Sayed Faisal by a Cambridge Police officer, calling for answers and condemning police brutality and racism.
After a five-month search, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay was announced as Harvard's 30th president at a press conference on Thursday.
Prince William and Princess Catherine of Wales toured Boston in a three-day visit meant to promote their environmental innovation initiative, the Earthshot Prize. The visit marked the couple's first trip to the United States since 2014 and included stops across Boston and Cambridge.
The following pictures of Harvard undergraduate students were all taken in the weeks leading up to the Supreme Court oral arguments in the Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College trial, which is broadly seen as likely to weaken or dismantle race-conscious admissions policies if not affirmative action altogether. The images, along with the musings of the students pictured, are meant to freeze in time a fraction of our campus as it was before the tide began to shift.
The return of Harvard Crimson basketball competition at Lavietes Pavilion for the first time since pre-pandemic kicked off on Oct. 15 as both the men’s and women’s programs battled their teammates in two intrasquad scrimmages following an assortment of pre-game activities and food.
The Crimson’s Multimedia Editors documented the Harvard graduate student union’s three days on strike, capturing their picketing through Harvard Yard and Longwood campus.
After being canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Head of the Charles Regatta returned in 2021, bringing thousands of rowers and spectators to the water and banks of the Charles River.
In its last non-conference matchup of the season, Harvard built an early lead and never looked back. The Crimson ran up 30 points while keeping Lafayette out of the end zone in the 30-3 win.
For the first time in roughly a year and a half, Harvard Athletics is back. Four teams took to the pool, field, and court across campus as fans cheered them on in an action-packed weekend after the first days of classes.
As the gates of Harvard Yard opened on Tuesday, August 31st, an annual celebration of first-year students was set to take place in Tercentenary Theater. However, the First-Year Convocation was accompanied by an additional Convocation celebration for the Class of 2024.
In Photos: Harvard Students Move In As Campus Returns to Full Capacity For First Time Since March 2020
Beginning Aug. 20, Harvard welcomed back undergraduate students over the span of a staggered move-in, which saw the campus return to full capacity for the first time since March 2020.
Though most students, faculty, and staff do not yet have access to Harvard’s new Science and Engineering Complex due to Covid-19 restrictions, The Crimson was granted access to tour the eight-story SEC Monday. Here is a brief look, in photos, of the SEC’s features, study spaces, and classrooms students can look forward to.