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Bita M. Assad

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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.


(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.


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


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


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


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