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Laszlo B. Herwitz

Laszlo B. Herwitz is a Senior Story Editor for the 145th guard. He can be reached at

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Concussion Experts Praise Ivy League Tackling Proposal

​Following Ivy League coaches’ unanimous vote in February to prohibit all regular-season full tackle practices, concussion experts praised the proposal.


Athletic Dept. Expects Increased Attention for Pro Day

Thursday is a big day for Harvard’s Athletic Department. ESPN will likely be on campus, as will A horde of scouts will start their day across the river at the athletic facilities at 9 a.m.—all for the football team’s “Pro Day.”


CrimZone Rewards Program Sees Rapid Growth

With free t-shirts and pizza, Harvard’s Athletics Department is successfully luring increasing numbers of students across the river to attend varsity sports games through its CrimZone Rewards program and has doubled attendance at select games.

Nadeem A. Mazen
Harvard Square

Businesses Express Couched Support for Minimum Wage Hike

​In light of recent city council discussion over adopting a $15 an hour minimum wage in Cambridge, a few Harvard Square business owners said they were cautiously supportive of the suggested wage increase but also pointed out a potential increase in prices.


The Student First Responders

While many students may not recognize that some of their peers are acting EMTs, CrimsonEMS looks after nearly every facet of social life on Harvard’s campus.

Veteran’s Day Stadium Run
Harvard Law School

Veterans, Students Run Stadiums to Fundraise for Veterans

Under a rainy evening sky on Veterans Day, former service members, ROTC members, and civilians ran the steps of Harvard Stadium to raise money for a veterans’ education program.

New Title IX Process Released at Law School
Central Administration

Libraries Digitize Thousands of Colonial Documents

​Thousands of essays, journals, and other archival documents from the 17th and 18th centuries are now available online, after a group of University libraries launched the Colonial North American Project website last week.

City Politics

Polls Open Tuesday for Cambridge City Council Races

Harvard students with roots in Cambridge said their city has a particularly active local politics scene, but they differed in their interest in voting this cycle.


Students Re-Start South Asian Women’s Collective

“People have been talking about it, and there has been a need ever since it died,” said co-founder Kruti B. Vora '17. “There are a lot of people looking for this inclusive community. So at the beginning of this year, we decided to put this into action.”

Junior Parents Button
Flyby Blog

Advice for Freshman Parents Weekend

​Freshman Parents weekend is here. This upcoming weekend will see the Yard flooded with hundreds of parents from across the globe donning Crimson attire.

PBHA Bike Sale

PBHA Mission Hill Program Relocates to Three New Locations

The Mission Hill After School Program, Boston’s oldest student-run after school program, found itself scrambling this past summer after it abruptly lost the space it had previously occupied at the Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School.