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Antonio Coppola

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Student Groups

Women in Computer Science Group Launches Inaugural Conference

A colorful host of pink shirts, white balloons, and blue-clad Google recruiters greeted students as they entered Maxwell Dworkin Saturday morning to register for “WECode,” a conference launched this year by Harvard’s Women in Computer Science.

The Courtroom Scene

Bomb-Threat Suspect Eldo Kim ’16 Released on Bail Following Pretrial Hearing

Eldo Kim, the Harvard sophomore who was charged Tuesday in connection with Monday’s bomb scare on Harvard’s campus, was released from custody after an appearance in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

Harvard Square

Ralliers Allege Police Brutality at Insomnia Cookies Protest

Protesters held a rally Friday to voice complaints of police brutality, claiming that the Cambridge Police Department injured a protester picketing outside of Insomnia Cookies the previous night.

City Politics

Delphic Trust Files Lawsuit Against Harvard Administration

The Delphic Trust, which operates the Delphic Club, has filed a civil action suit against the President and Fellows of Harvard College and a construction company—Shawmut Woodworking & Supply, Inc.—for negligence and nuisance, according to court proceedings released by the Middlesex Superior Court.


Scholar Perry Link Visits Seminar on China

Princeton professor emeritus E. Perry Link ’66, who specializes in the history of China, visited a Harvard freshman seminar focused on Chinese rebellions Tuesday, where he spoke to students about the country’s history and politics.

City Council Election Issues Part II

City Council Hopefuls Examine Safety Within Cambridge

With the Cambridge City Council election just less than four weeks away, candidates reflected in interviews with Crimson reporters last week on what can be done to address the issues of safety and crime in the city.


Ellison, CPD, HUPD Descend on Final Club Parties Saturday

Secretary of the Administrative Board John “Jay” L. Ellison and officers from the Cambridge Police Department and the Harvard University Police Department descended on the Harvard party scene Saturday night, responding to complaints regarding a number of final clubs, including the Owl and the Spee.


Police: Stabbing Reported in JFK Park

An emergency alert sent to the Harvard community reported that the victim appears to have known his or her assailant but is not providing information to law enforcement officers.


Three Women Assaulted, Robbed in Cambridge

An unidentified aggressor assaulted and robbed three women on Thursday night, according to an advisory released by the Cambridge Police Department on Friday.

Boston Police Commissioner To Resign
Harvard in the City

Boston Police Commissioner Will Resign Within 60 Days

Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis on Monday morning confirmed reports that he will resign from his position within 60 days, but said he has yet to decide if he will then accept a fellowship at Harvard’s Institute of Politics.

Boston Police Commissioner To Resign
City Politics

Boston Police Commissioner To Resign

Edward F. Davis officially announces his resignation at a press conference at the Boston Police Department headquarters Monday morning.

On Campus

Today in Photos (09/24/2013)


Boston Police Commissioner Expected To Resign, Then Assume IOP Fellowship

Sources close told the Globe that Edward F. Davis will teach and take classes from his position at Harvard as he considers other career options.


HUPD Introduces New Three-Wheeled Patrol Unit

While Harvard Yard has traditionally been home to pedestrians, cars, and wayward bicycles, this past spring the Harvard University Police Department introduced a new means of locomotion to the Cambridge and Allston campuses: the T3 Patroller, a three-wheeling vehicle with zero emissions, a max speed of twenty miles per hour, battery life for up to 12 hours, and the capacity to captivate throngs of curious passersby.



HUPD officers Brian Spellman (left) and Tom F. Karns are aboard the new T3 vehicles, which were recently adopted by the university.