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Joseph Pak

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Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball is Successfully Joining Small-Ball Trend

After upsetting Cal with a shorter-than-traditional lineup, the Harvard men's basketball team will continue to employ a small ball look as it competes for a third straight Ivy Championships. Across the country, it won't be alone.

Men's Basketball

Existing Ideas for the New Ray Lavietes Pavilion

In light of recent news that Harvard plans to build a new basketball arena to house the Crimson, we decided ...


Football's Loss at Princeton Changes Outlook

In a way, the Crimson got an early dose of Halloween at Princeton this weekend.


Elite Teams Rebuild Quickly

I watched with excitement as the Crimson became the latest Ivy-League darling to generate buzz in Division I basketball, challenging a star-studded Vanderbilt squad that featured three future NBA players.

Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Prepares for California Trip

Harvard, fresh off a loss on Sunday to Bucknell (6-8) that ended its first nine-game winning streak since 2002, will look to improve on its road record (2-3) and gain experience playing against several elite teams.

Coach Minnis
Men's Water Polo

Minnis Extends Coaching to Cambridge Community

Harvard men’s water polo coach Ted Minnis is enjoying the recent successes of his team. Through 18 games, the Crimson ...

Men's Water Polo

Harvard Water Polo Continues Tournament Play at No. 13 Princeton

This weekend, the Harvard men’s water polo team (2-1) travels to Princeton, N.J., for the Princeton Invitational Tournament to face ...

Men's Water Polo

Rookies Lead Men's Water Polo to 2-1 Start

While the rest of the country enjoyed Labor Day weekend, the Harvard men’s water polo team was busy at work in the pool, opening its season with a trio of contests on Saturday at the Labor Day Invite, held at MIT’s Zesiger Center.

Jeremy Lin

The Layers of Linsanity

On Feb. 4, Jeremy Shu-How Lin stepped onto the floor of Madison Square Garden. It wasn’t his first time, but this time was different; this time was special.

Men's Basketball

Keith Wright: Couples Therapist

Harvard men’s basketball center Keith Wright, a former Ivy League Player of the Year and two-time All-Ivy League player is an avid student looking to become a future couples therapist.

Coach Minnis
Men's Water Polo

Minnis Forges Unlikely Path to Harvard

Ted Minnis' decision to return to the pool turned out to be a defining point in his life.

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Finishes Third in CWPA Southern Division Championship

Harvard (15-10, 4-1 CWPA) finished the weekend 2-1, defeating Mercyhurst and Bucknell but falling to Brown.

Women's Water Polo

Harvard Women's Water Polo Takes Down Ranked Opponent

The senior class has racked up a record of 54-55, including a 17-15 mark last season, the program’s first season over .500 in six years.

Identity Groups

Actress Explores Tensions in Interracial Relationships

Actress Diane Farr identified culture—not race—as the greater cause of friction in interracial relationships, at a conference Saturday for local universities organized by Harvard Half Asian People’s Association.

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Ends League Play with Pair of Wins

In a road trip to the nation’s capital, Harvard women’s water polo picked up two decisive wins over Mercyhurst and George Washington, 10-4 and 18-12, respectively, in a Saturday doubleheader at George Washington University.