I’d always wanted an older sibling, preferably a brother: someone who’d probably beat me up but also teach me how to win my own fights, who’d fill me in on older kid secrets so I’d always be ahead of the game.
Successful Harvard grads follow well-tread paths that lead from campus to New York, Hollywood, and across the globe. If they go where the existing university network shapes their trajectory, it is too easy to remain within the Harvard bubble—obscuring the possibilities that exist outside of it.
Growing up in Boulder, Colorado, Ben S. Raderstorf ’14 was naturally a big mountaineer, he says, and trips with what he calls an eccentric family were as commonplace as the outdoors. But Raderstorf didn’t anticipate that his love of travel and the outdoors would play as large of a role on campus in Cambridge too.
“Will I be safer?” Birtukan Midekssa echoes. She lets out a laugh, pauses, then shakes her head, but her wide smile doesn’t flicker. “I don’t know,” she says. “Honestly.”
Old Quincy has been renamed Stone Hall in memory of Robert G. Stone Jr. '45, a former Harvard Management Company director.
The ropes shoot up, then down, the noise projected outward so much greater than the person holding the cord—thousands of pounds of metal between two palms.
The gathered crowd reacts as the Proposition 8 legal team walks out of the U.S. Supreme Court building. The Court issued rulings on the California proposition and the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday morning.
Harvard students were among the crowd that gathered outside the Supreme Court building before the Court announced rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.