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Katherine M. Savarese

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Harvard Square

New Tibetan Gift Shop Opens In Square

Vacant since the closure of Quick Flix video rental last March, 8 Bow St. became home to Harvard Square’s newest ...

Food and Drink

Crimson Cash Expands Offerings

Students and Harvard ID holders can now use Crimson Cash to pay for meals at Henrietta’s Table restaurant at the Charles Hotel.


New Restaurants to Open by Year’s End

A welcome addition for undergraduates already tired of eating in the dining halls, six new restaurants are scheduled to open in Harvard Square by the end of December—offering students options ranging from Belgian waffles to vegetarian fast food.

Student Life

HAA Announces Class Marshals for 2011

Better known to many of his peers as Burgerman, Samuel B. Novey ’11 will serve as first class marshal for the class of 2011, the Harvard Alumni Association announced today.

Another Starbucks?
Harvard Square

Another Starbucks May Open in Square

City records indicate that a Starbucks Coffee Company shop may occupy the former location of Alpha Omega Jewelers in Harvard Square.


Baldwin Draws Big Laughs at IOP

Actor Alec Baldwin, a self-proclaimed liberal, advocated for campaign finance reform and sustainable energy initiatives during a talk at the IOP last night.

Harvard Square

Jewelry Store To Open Shop

A new jewelry boutique called Tesoro will open on Bow Street next week—a sign of the stability of the Harvard Square business community despite the country’s recent financial challenges.


SEAS Profs Heat Up Science Courses

Several professors at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have taken a novel approach to teaching physics—cooking in class.

Harvard Kennedy School

Weatherhead Fellow Incites Controversy

A visiting scholar at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs has recently come under fire for making comments earlier this month advocating cuts in certain subsistence aid to Palestinians in order to curb extremism.

Harvard Law School

Congressional Oversight Panel Predicts Real Estate Loan Failures

A recent report by the Congressional Oversight Panel predicts a wave of commercial real estate loan failures that could jeopardize the stability of many banks, particularly mid-size and smaller banks.


Jennifer L. Botterill ’02-’03: Four-Time Canadian Ice Hockey Olympian

Now competing in her fourth Olympic Winter Games at the age of 30, Jennifer L. Botterill ’02-’03 will forever be a legend of the women’s ice hockey program at Harvard—although her chance at a fourth medal is only one among many impressive career accomplishments.


Sarah Vaillancourt ’08-’09: Canadian Ice Hockey Olympics Gold Medalist

Hockey was a natural choice for Vaillancourt. Her father and brother both play, and her early commitment to the sport paid off. By age 18, after a decorated varsity career at Pomfret Prep School, she was already wearing her own Team Canada jersey to compete in the 2003 Nations Cup.


Common Drug May Revolutionize Treatment of Strokes and Heart Attacks

The recently discovered effects of a common over-the-counter drug may have important implications for the treatment and prevention of heart attacks and strokes, according to a study published Sunday in the journal Nature Biotechnology.