The Game 2018
Harvard's commanding 45-27 victory over Yale in the 135th iteration of The Game delighted College students who had witnessed back-to-back losses to Harvard's New Haven rival the past two years.
Boston Police will have primary jurisdiction in the areas surrounding Fenway Park, while Harvard Police will be stationed on the University’s campuses during the Game.
Fifty years ago, Harvard and Yale played to a 29-29 tie in one of the rivalry's most storied contests — spurring one of the most iconic Crimson headlines of all time. This year, with both teams out of contention for the Ivy League crown, pride is the only thing on the line.
Spirit Week kicked off with a Chili Cook-Off in the Science Center Plaza and will close out Friday night with the dance party, “HYsteria,” which is open to all Harvard and Yale undergraduates.
In The Game of 1968, Frank Champi completed a touchdown pass to Vic Gatto, a play that would set up Harvard's famous 29-29 tie with Yale. But how did those players arrive at that moment, and where did they go once the dust settled on the Crimson's historic comeback?
Use whatever metric you want: Rhode Scholars, Nobel Prizes, Ivy League championships, presidents, famous alumni, respective height of mountains for which the school serves a namesake, acceptance rate, Supreme Court justices, pop culture references, people from any random country that have heard of you. Harvard wins. Every time.