Crimson staff writer
Samuel E. Stone
Packing the House: Behind Harvard's Rising Sports Ticket Sales
Behind the scenes, Harvard’s athletics department is working to push its ticketing operations into the digital age and has quietly instigated a steady rise in attendance over the past five years, bucking trends that have set in at other schools.
How Harvard Football Landed ESPN’s College GameDay
Athletic department officials say the iconic show has delivered lasting benefits to the department. Most significantly, these include a boost to recruiting efforts.
Athletics Holds Annual Season Ticket Holder Celebration
The event, which included a luncheon and raffle, preceded the Crimson’s afternoon game against Penn and drew alumni as far removed from their college days as Paul I. Lee ’46, who will be heading to New Haven for his 73rd Harvard-Yale game this fall.
The View From the Press Box
The athletic communications office is often overlooked, but it is influential in its efforts to promote Harvard’s varsity sports teams.
HUDS Expands Yardfest Sustainability Efforts
This year’s Yardfest, the College’s outdoor concert headlined by Jessie J, will boast an increased focus on sustainability with a buffet featuring completely compostable dishware in an effort to reduce waste at the event.
Harvard Upgrades Stadium Field
The project, which will bring hybrid turf technology to the Stadium began on April 6 and is set to conclude by June 8.
New 24-Hour CVS Opens at 6 JFK Street
A new CVS, complete with 24-hour service and a pharmacy, opened at 6 JFK St. Sunday several days ahead of its projected April opening.
City Council Votes To Cut Ties with TransCanada, Explore Sustainability
A unanimous Cambridge City Council vote requesting not to renew the city’s energy contract with the TransCanada Corporation might make Cambridge one of just a handful of American cities to pursue total independence from non-renewable energy sources.
Walking On, Trading Off: Athletes Reconsider Varsity Life
The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.
Dorm Crew Tests High-Tech Cleaning Fluid
The cleaning fluids, manufactured by EcoLogic Solutions, are largely composed of saltwater that has undergone electrolysis to give it strong detergent and disinfectant properties.