Crimson staff writer
Melanie A. Guzman
Houses Plan Harvard-Yale Tailgate Events
Despite the continuation of the College’s notoriously strict tailgating policies, House Committees have assured students that they will be able to enjoy a variety of festivities—both on and off the tailgating field—in preparation for Saturday’s Harvard-Yale football game.
Nearly All Winter Housing Requests Approved
Ninety-six percent of students who applied to stay at Harvard during winter break had their applications approved, according to College spokesperson Jeff Neal.
Sablière Initiation Draws Criticism
In what observers surmised was an initiation task for a female final club, two young women wearing the Sablière Society’s signature blue scarves grabbed a newspaper from a vendor of homeless paper Spare Change News and then videotaped themselves on an iPhone trying to sell the paper, according to Harvard Square Homeless Shelter staff members who saw the incident.
OCS Reschedules On Campus Interviews Due to Hurricane
As Harvard students braced themselves for “Frankenstorm” Sandy by stocking up on food and water at CVS, and the College announced the cancellation of classes, the administrators at the Office of Career Services faced another difficult task Sunday evening: how to handle the 106 On-Campus Interviews scheduled for Monday.
College Showcases New Common Space Furniture
Earlier this year, the College announced that it would purchase and provide common room furniture for all the Houses in order to eliminate the need for storage space and prevent future students from having to buy furniture each year. This year, students in New Quincy and in swing housing received new furniture like these models as part of the College’s ongoing renovation project.
Senior Committee Finalized
The Harvard Alumni Association announced the remaining members of the Senior Class Committee, a microcosm of the Class of 2013 that includes best friends, students who had never met before, and six HoCo co-chairs.
Alpha Phi Will Be Harvard's Fourth Sorority
Concluding a year-long search for the newest addition to Harvard Greek life, the Cambridge-Area Panhellenic Council announced Monday that the Alpha Phi sorority will begin recruitment next spring.
Streich Remembered as Friend, Scientist
At times an enthusiastic entrepreneur, a scientific prodigy, a political activist, a record producer, and a grandiose party host, Streich was among the most well-known members of the Class of 2013 during its first year at Harvard.
Harvard Student Philip V. Streich ’13 Dies
Philip V. Streich ’13, a Leverett House undergraduate, died on Tuesday in an accident at his family’s farm in Platteville, Wis., Leverett administrators announced in an email to students on Sunday.
Houses Welcome Three New Resident Deans
When Emily W. Stokes-Rees first learned that she had been offered the position of resident dean at Cabot House, the museum anthropologist said that she knew her life and the lives of her family members were going to change dramatically.