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Danielle J. Kolin

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Amy Chen and Dylan Kotliar

Amy Chen and Dylan Kotliar

When Amy Chen ’12 and Dylan A. Kotliar returned home to Princeton, N.J. during Thanksgiving their freshman year, they rekindled their high-school romance.

The Game

Horns To Blare At Harvard-Yale Game

This year’s Harvard-Yale game might sound more like the World Cup than the typical college football match, thanks to student-initiated campaigns at both schools to sell fans vuvuzelas­—South African horns that produce a loud monotone drone.

Student Life

Students, Administrators Talk Stress

Administrators and students explored whether extracurricular activities induce excessive stress and whether the transition to sophomore year can be eased at a Committee on Student Life meeting yesterday morning.

Radcliffe Institute

35 Years Later, Harvard Class of 1975 Remains Optimistic

1975 Harvard Grads express satisfaction and optimism for the future, though tinged with some regrets.

Final Clubs

Meeting Kicks Off Final Club Initiative

Over 30 undergraduates discussed the role and practices of final clubs at the first publicized meeting of an initiative that opposes the current state of the clubs held on Friday afternoon.

Student Life

Kegs Banned at H-Y Tailgate

Kegs and hard liquor will be banned at the Harvard-Yale tailgate this year, in keeping with restrictions in place two years ago.

Final Clubs

Group Aims To Alter Final Clubs

Last Thursday night, nearly every Harvard undergraduate received an invitation under his or her door.


Harvard Dining Halls To Stay Open, Decision Reversed

Following student opposition to College plans to close four House dining halls during Columbus Day weekend, the College administration announced that all undergraduate student dining halls will remain open throughout the holiday.

Book Release

Dunster Library Unlocks Books for Students

Dunster House library books are now free for perusal thanks to the removal of brass bars that previously ran across the library shelves.

No Soup For You

Four Dining Halls Close for Holiday

Four House dining halls will be closed for Columbus Day weekend, causing 180 students in one House to petition for the restoration of dining hall service that weekend.


Following Evaluation, House Budgets See Increases

House budgets have been modestly increased by five percent or less this year—with Quad House budgets increasing the most—due to an extensive evaluation of House finances initiated in the midst of the financial crisis.

House Life

Leverett House Master Will Serve as Chief of Docket Meetings for Monthly House Master Meetings

Leverett House Master and Physics Professor Howard M. Georgi ’68, known to his House as “Chief,” will now serve as ...

Student Life

In Yard, A Carnival for All

Students wrestled with a mechanical bull, feasted on nachos and corn dogs, and battled for victory in a human foosball game at the Harvard Carnival on Friday.

Student Life

In Choosing Roommates, Deans Become Matchmakers

The fact that many freshman roommates have similar—but not too similar, they say—personalities and interests is the product of a careful and unusually nuanced process.


Fourth District Sprouts in Yard

A new oak is growing in Harvard Yard, but not a tree—“Oak Yard” has joined Crimson, Elm, and Ivy Yards as the fourth freshman residential neighborhood.