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Melanie A. Guzman

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The Game

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.

House Life

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.

On Campus

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.

Office of Career Services

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.

Philip Streich '13

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.

House Life

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.

Harvard Divinity School

The Girl Who Was Over Top Model

In a shocking turn of events on last Friday's episode of "America's Next Top Model: College Edition," Harvard Divinity School alum Maria B. Tucker voluntarily removed herself from the running towards becoming America's next top model. The New Mexico native had made it past the first two rounds of judging, but started questioning her passion for fashion when faced with the potentially life-altering decision to cut her long locks during last week's makeover episode.

Hasty Pudding
Student Groups

Hasty Pudding Clubs To Merge Into Single Entity

The Hasty Pudding Club, Hasty Pudding Theatricals, and the Krokodiloes have merged into a single entity known as The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770.

Student Life

Pacelli Assumes New Position As Associate Dean of Student Life

Kimberly A. Pacelli, a former director of residential life at Bowdoin College and graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, officially assumed her new position as associate dean of student life on Monday.

Student Groups

Wine Society Cultivates Taste, Tact

Though the wine was noticeably absent from the first meeting of the Harvard College Wine Society, more than 50 students snacked on grapes and cider at the introductory meeting for the newly-founded student group.


Friends Remember Chang at Memorial Church Gathering

Many students spoke of Chang’s ability to make even banal and ordinary aspects of life exciting.