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Matthew J. Leifer

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On Campus

Asbestos ‘Everywhere,’ But Risk is Minimal, Administrators Say

Presence of asbestos in the Houses is largely not a concern to administrators, who say that it is unlikely the chemical will pose any sort of health risks to students.

Something Rotten In The House of Cabot
House Life

Burst Sewer Pipe Closes Cabot Dining Hall

​Cabot House’s dining hall closed Wednesday afternoon and evening after a sewage pipe in a nearby bathroom broke Tuesday night, producing an odor that many Cabot students called foul.

November Project
Recreational Athletics

Climbing to New Heights

The November Project is a fitness movement that organizes early morning workouts each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday year-round

Growing Pains
Harvard Kennedy School

Surgeon General Calls On Doctors To Engage Policy Decisions

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy ’98 called for medical professionals to be more engaged with healthcare policy-making decisions at a forum Monday night.

Important And Undocumented

Immigration Rights Activist Explores Definitions of ‘American’

Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and activist for immigrant rights, shared his experiences growing up as an undocumented immigrant in the United States and critiqued the way American citizens view undocumented immigrants living in the country

Harvard Kennedy School

Humanitarian Panel Probes Into Healthcare Challenges in Syria

Humanitarian aid experts debated how to provide medical care in Syria at a panel at the Kennedy School of Government Thursday afternoon.

Harvard in the City

Virtual Reality Event Highlights New Platforms, Applications

A public event sponsored by the Harvard Innovation Lab for the second annual HUBweek allowed participants to try out new virtual reality technology and hear from industry representatives.