In Photos: Harvard's 372nd Commencement Exercises
Commencement returned to Harvard this week as the University celebrated the Class of 2023.
In Photos: Affinity Celebrations for the Class of 2023
Harvard graduates from historically marginalized groups attended affinity celebrations on Monday and Tuesday, prior to Thursday Commencement exercises. At the ceremonies, students received a stole or commemorative gift created for their affinity group.
In Photos: Art Springs to Life on Allston's Western Ave.
Promoted by Harvard, Zone 3 Western Avenue is an arts project for Allston’s Western Ave. that seeks to bring public art, creative events, and shops to the area.
In Photos: 150 Years of The Harvard Crimson
From typewriters and typesetting to laptops and InDesign, a lot has changed since the founding of the oldest continuously published college daily in the nation. In this photo essay, Crimson Multimedia Staff recreate archival photos from the paper’s past.
In Photos: Eleganza 2023
Eleganza returned to a sold-out crowd at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center on Saturday for its “Rebirth” show. The annual fashion and dance performance was started in 1994 by Harvard’s Black C.A.S.T. with an aim to “redefine beauty and aesthetic style on campus.”
The Universal Design Playground — A Space for Children of All Abilities to Play
With its grand opening in December 2021, the playground is the first in Cambridge to fully incorporate Universal Design — the concept that an entire play structure should be accessible for all.
In Photos: STAHR-Gazing at the Loomis-Michael Observatory
The Crimson Multimedia staff visit the Loomis-Michael Observatory on the 10th floor of the Science Center to take in the space and gaze at the stars.
In Photos: Yardfest 2023
Students flocked to Tercentenary Theatre on Sunday afternoon to watch performances from student groups, Coco & Breezy, and headliner Jeremih at Yardfest, the College’s annual spring concert for undergraduates.
In Photos: A Trip to Boston’s Chinatown
Multimedia staff photographer Truong L. Nguyen ’23 embarks on a trip to Boston’s Chinatown to meet the historic neighborhood’s residents and explore their stories.
In Photos: Students Occupy University Hall
Dozens of Harvard students occupied University Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday in protest of the school’s sexual harassment and professional conduct policies.
In Photos: Porter Square Books
In this photo essay, take a tour of Porter Square Bookshop, which features a diverse array of books and author events as well as a cafe, fueling readers with caffeine and freshly baked items brought from local businesses.
In Photos: A Slice of Student Grille Life
The Crimson Multimedia Staff visited Harvard’s four house grilles to get a taste of student nightlife.
In Photos: Black History at Harvard
The Crimson looks back at photos of important moments in Black history at Harvard, from its founding to today.
Bird Brilliance: Exploring Harvard’s Ornithology Collection
Founded in 1859, Harvard’s Ornithology Collection has become the fifth-largest ornithological collection on Earth, boasting around 400,000 specimens and 8,300 species — over 85 percent of all known bird species.
In Photos: Vance Joy in Concert
For his 2023 “In Our Own Sweet Time” tour, Vance Joy lit up MGM Music Hall at Fenway Wednesday night. From songs off his recent release to beloved throwbacks, Joy brings nostalgia, charm, and his namesake, joy, to the Boston crowd.
In Photos: Jennifer Coolidge, Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year
Actress Jennifer Coolidge was honored as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year on Saturday. After parading down Massachusetts Avenue and through Harvard Square, Coolidge was honored and roasted at Farkas Hall.
In Photos: Lunar New Year Parade in Boston's Chinatown
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.
In Photos: Students Walk Out of Harvard Professor John Comaroff’s First Class of Semester
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.
In Photos: Justice for Sayed Faisal Protest at Cambridge City Center
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.
The Photos That Captured 2022
The Crimson looks back at its 2022 in photos, in which Harvard’s campus returned to normalcy in the wake of Covid-19 and looked to its future under a new University president.
In Photos: Claudine Gay Named Harvard's 30th President
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.
In Photos: The Prince and Princess of Wales Visit Boston and Harvard
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.
In Photos: Fall at the Harvard Forest
Fall is in full swing at Harvard’s 4,000-acre forest in Central Massachusetts. Every month, free bus trips from Cambridge give Harvard students and staff the opportunity to visit the research center and field laboratory for guided tours.
In Photos: The Game Returns to Harvard Stadium
The 138th playing of The Game returned to Harvard Stadium this Saturday. Yale defeated Harvard 19-14 to clench the Ivy League title.
In Photos: AADT Horizon
For many years, the Asian American Dance Troupe (AADT) has presented Horizon as its fall semester cultural dance show, uniting students from the Boston Area to celebrate Asian heritage and identity.