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Kenton K. Shimozaki

Kenton K. Shimozaki is the News Comp Director for the 145th guard. He can be reached at

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Grafton Street

Grafton Street

Grafton Street, located on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, is one of several partner restaurants of the Classroom to Table Program.

John Harvard in Snow

John Harvard in Snow

Snow covers the infamous John Harvard statue in the Yard outside of University Hall.

Resident Dean

Citing Student Confusion, College Changes Resident Dean Title

The decision to change the title reflected widespread confusion about the previous title, according to according to Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair.

Katie O'Dair

O’Dair Says Reducing Uncertainty A Priority for Sanctions Implementation

“We are committed to transparency, our efforts are going to be geared toward clarity of the policy,” O’Dair said. “We want to reduce student anxiety.”

Harvard Stadium

Harvard-Yale Game Will be Played at Fenway Park in 2018

The 135th meeting of the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Bulldogs will be played at Boston’s Fenway Park instead of the Harvard Stadium.

Student Involvement Fair
Student Groups

Committee on Student Life Approves 42 New Student Groups, Rejects 19

​The Committee on Student Life approved 42 new student organizations at its monthly meeting Thursday.

Student Life

Ahead of The Game, Harvard and Yale Establish New 'Sister' Relationships for Freshmen

Harvard freshmen will now be able to stay overnight for The Game under new “sister” relationships between Harvard and Yale.

Evan Bonsall

UC Recommends 43 New Clubs for Approval

The Undergraduate Council voted to recommend 43 new student groups for College recognition Tuesday—but some representatives said they were concerned by the voting process.

Evan Bonsall
Student Groups

UC to Allow Last-Minute Student Group Appeals

“What we’ll be doing now is allowing an appeal process to student groups that have been, as of now, deemed not to be allowed to grow."

UC Meeting 10/23
Undergraduate Council

In UC Survey, 61 Percent of Respondents Oppose Social Group Penalties

21 percent of respondents ranked an outright ban on social groups as their top option. An additional 19 percent supported the original May 2016 sanctions as their first choice.

House Life

Yale Bans Outside Alcohol, Shortens Tailgates for The Game

​At this year's playing of The Game, tailgates sponsored by both schools will be shortened to two hours and more stringently restrict students’ access to alcohol.

Students Required to Withdraw Due to Social Beavhior
Ad Board

Ad Board Required Six to Withdraw for 'Social Behavior' Last Year

The Ad Board also placed 22 total students on probation in 2016–2017—13 of them for social behavior including drugs, alcohol, and sexual activity.

UC Meeting 10/23
Undergraduate Council

UC Surveys Students on Sanctions, Does Not Ask About Club Affiliation

UC President Yasmin Z. Sachee ’18 and UC Vice President Cameron K. Khansarinia ’18, who oppose certain social group penalties, sent the survey to all students.

Grays Construction
Student Groups

BGLTQ Office Renovations Scheduled to Complete in November

​Come November, the fences behind Grays Hall will be taken down to reveal two newly renovated spaces for College diversity offices.

Gender Neutral Restroom
House Life

Quincy Residents Add Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Quincy House students and staff have celebrated students' decision to designate all hallway bathrooms on their floor as gender-neutral.