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Quincy IM Rowers Claim Plate

Eliot House Master Lino Pertile bestowed a solid silver plate on Quincy House’s women’s intramural rowing team last night in recognition of their victory in the House rowing competition last spring.

Preserving Some of Harvard’s
House Life

Preserving Some of Harvard’s Best Kept Secrets

Hoi Q. Nguyen ’10 was expecting a low-key shift while working one day in the Dunster House library a year ...

Quincy House 50th
House Life

Quincy Gathers For 50th Birthday

Quincy House celebrated its half-century history on Saturday night at an anniversary event attended by inter-generational House affiliates whose connections with the House span the past five decades.

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(Thwarted) Mather Mutiny Over Movie

<p>It looks like the College Events Board won’t be taking Mather House to its upcoming Dinner and a Movie Night on Thurs., October 22.</p><p>After the CEB announced that its seemingly benign event would include a showing of Where the Wild Things Are, Mather’s own wild things were unleashed on the House’s open e-mail list.</p><p></p><p>“DECLARE WAR!” wrote one Matherite.</p><p>Earlier this year, Mather House HoCo decided to hold an exclusive bonding sesh on October 16 (the date of the movie's premiere), particularly for the sophomore class. Remember those t-shirts on Housing Day?</p><p>But the CEB decided to encourage the College community to see the same movie six days later. For free. (Mather was planning to charge all along.)</p><p>Mather HoCo approached the CEB to reconsider the movie choice. But after a campus-wide poll, students overwhelmingly voted for The Wild Things. The movie. Not the Matherites. More on the mutiny after the jump.

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(Thwarted) Mather Mutiny Over Movie

It looks like the College Events Board won’t be taking Mather House to its upcoming Dinner and a Movie Night

Course Looks at House Renewal

While Dean of the Office of Student Life Suzy M. Nelson said as recently as Monday that the College administration

Start Date Maintained For House Renewal

The College administration renewed its commitment yesterday to begin physical renovations in the upperclassman Houses by 2012, despite University-wide budget

J-Term Falls Through the Cracks

Studying Telugu. Exploring culinary tradition. Visiting Emily Dickinson’s home in western Massachusetts. These were among the program ideas suggested by

House Life Faces Uncertainty

It has been called the jewel of Harvard College, an arrangement of inter-generational residential living that has been a facet

Cabot Selects New Resident Dean

After running through two resident deans in just two years, Cabot House has appointed writing tutor Jill Constantino to fill

College Rethinks Shuttle Changes

After last month’s announcement that late night shuttle service might be eliminated as part of a round of sweeping budget

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First Quincy Residents Establish a New House Spirit

In the fall of 1959, 230 hand-selected Harvard men moved into Quincy House as the original occupants of the College’s

UHS To Change Testing Protocol

Harvard University Health Services will discontinue anonymous HIV/AIDS testing for students, effective August 1. Plans to eliminate this type of

25 Percent Budget Cuts May Affect House Administrators

The position of assistant to the Allston Burr Resident Dean may face significant “restructuring” as House Masters grapple with the

CHL Debuts Revised Amnesty Policy

A student group leader who seeks medical assistance for an intoxicated or drug-impaired undergraduate will not face disciplinary charges from