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David H.A. LeBoeuf

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Cambridge City Council

Council Talks Zoning Changes

Last night, the Cambridge City Council continued a contentious debate regarding zoning policies—but first took a moment to recognize Cambridge ...

Real Estate

Peabody Terrace Complex Undergoing Renovations

After a controversy two years ago in which small concentrations of a toxic chemical were found in Harvard graduate student ...

City Politics

City Council Examines Website, IT

The Cambridge City Council held an informal roundtable last night to discuss improvements and modifications to the City’s website.

City Politics

Council Holds Roundtable to Examine Voting

Last night the Cambridge City Council took a break from its normal order of business to hold a roundtable with the Elections Commission to discuss councilors’ concerns with the voting process.


Thinking Inside the Square

Andrew R. Paterson ’13, who lives in Cabot House, sees Quad life a little differently from most students—his family lives ...


Not Always a Land of Plenty

Especially as she makes her journey through Chile, our university’s president will hopefully see both the nation’s progress and continuing struggles and bring back a renewed desire to continue the University’s outreach and build partnerships to promote a more equitable future.

City Politics

Council Discusses Funding for Community Action Programs

The Cambridge City Council weighed in last night on the federal budget, passing a resolution urging President Barack Obama to maintain funding for the Community Services Block Grant—the primary funding source for community action programs.

City Politics

Cambridge City Council Examines Officers' Israel Trip

Twenty-three residents addressed the Council in support of Policy Order #20, which asked City Manager Robert W. Healy to investigate a recent trip by municipal law enforcement officials to Israel.

City Politics

Councillors Challenge City Manager

After receiving high praise last week for Cambridge’s AAA bond rating, City Manager Robert W. Healy Jr. came under fire at last night’s City Council meeting as councillors and a disgruntled resident questioned his performance.

Cambridge City Council

Council Members Honor Birthday

It’s not every day that a public hearing turns into a celebration filled with food and live music. But that’s what happened at yesterday’s meeting of the Cambridge City Council.

City Politics

City Council Advises Gender Neutral Bathrooms

In response to concerns raised by the city’s GLBT Commission and members of the transgender community, the Cambridge City Council has passed a resolution requesting that the City Manager draft an ordinance on gender-neutral bathrooms.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Slams Business as Usual

The Cambridge City Council expressed uneasiness about collaborating with the City of Boston on future development efforts last night after Vertex, a Cambridge-based pharmaceutical company, announced that it will move its headquarters to Boston’s Fan Pier waterfront in 2013.


Harvard Students Counter WBC with 'Absurdity'

Harvard undergraduates counter-protested against the Westboro Baptist Church in what was called a "Surprise Absurdity Protest."

Harvard Business School

HBS Prof. Named Dean in Shanghai

Harvard Business School professor John A. Quelch has been selected as the next dean of the China Europe International Business ...


Westboro Baptist Church Plans to Protest Hillel

Westboro Baptist Church is scheduled to return to Harvard to protest outside Harvard Hillel Friday morning.