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Julia K. Nguyen

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Lowell Lecture Hall

Professor Apologizes for Running Over Time

Chinese history professor Michael Puett does it again. Just last month, Puett gave his Ethical Reasoning 18: "Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory" class a break from lectures, assignments, and section during the week his students had a paper due.


9/20 – 10/8: Suspicious School Assignment

The school year is back in full swing, and the HUPD has been equally active. These past three weeks have ...


Lovely... It's Flu Season

It's everyone's favorite time of year again—flu season. To help guard against winter viruses, Harvard University Health Services offers free flu shots to anyone with a Harvard ID. Until Dec. 18, show up on the second floor of HUHS in the Holyoke Center on a Monday or Tuesday between 12 and 3 p.m. to get your shot.




FM Learns Its Lines

The subway, the train, the T, the underground, the metro, the tube-whatever you call it, it's how we get around. Boston's happens to be the first, and when one has the world's most ancient subway system, it's easy to dismiss it as old news. But the MBTA has a big birthday this year, and it deserves its rightful centennial celebration. For the week, we played "I Spy." This is what we saw.



Animals on Campus


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House Life

Adams House

As part of our Housing Market series, we'll be posting reviews and rankings for each of Harvard's 12 residential Houses over the next few days. Click here to read more about the series. Nestled snugly between Harvard Square shops and restaurants, Adams House, incorporated in 1931, is the oldest of the Harvard Houses and also the closest House to the Yard. Most of the buildings of Adams House were built as Gold Coast dormitories at the turn of the century to provide rich Harvard undergraduates with a luxurious alternative to the antiquated Yard dorms. In previous years, Adams has dominated the House rankings due to its superb location and beauty.

The Crimson FM Chickwich Challenge

The Crimson FM Chickwich Challenge

The Crimson FM Chickwich Challenge

The Chickwich Challenge

The Chickwich Challenge has been called many things: legendary, the pinnacle of competitive eating and athleticism, disgusting.



Harvard Square

Post-It Notes Adorn Storefront

If you happened to have passed by Brattle Street today, you may have noticed a cluster of multicolored post-it notes brightening the windows of an empty storefront. In response to the words "Who inspires you?" written in bold black sharpie, the post-it notes express gratitude for a range of beloved people and things. If you're looking for a pick-me-up, these 3x3 inch squares may do the trick.


Bundle Up For Six More Weeks of Winter

Don't pack away those winter coats yet! This morning, Punxsutawney Phil, the famous groundhog-cum-weather prognosticator, emerged from his hole and saw his shadow. According to Groundhog Day lore, there will be six more weeks of winter.

City Politics

Cambridge City Council Candidate: James Williamson

Although James M. Williamson ran for Cambridge City Council in 2009, comparatively little information about him is available. Williamson has no printed campaign literature, a website coming soon, and no funds to spend on advertising.


Harvard Graduate Student Robbed

A male graduate student was robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday night at the intersection of Dana and Harvard Streets, according to a Harvard University Police Department community advisory sent Wednesday morning.