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Jordan E. Virtue

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I hope no one has to ever experience what Hawaii experienced a few weeks ago. But don’t wait for a ballistic missile to notice the blessedness of the ordinary.

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City Politics

Boston Enters Round Two of Amazon HQ Search

Amazon named Boston as one of 20 finalists in its search for a second headquarters earlier this month, after both city and Harvard leaders said they support the bid.

Memorial Church

Walton Demands Gun Control at Memorial Church Morning Prayers

​In the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Jonathan L. Walton demanded Congressional action and stricter gun control in his address at Morning Prayers on Tuesday.


Deconstructing a Character

Constructs lump people together, making them into generic labels, beliefs, and experiences that can be checked off in boxes on questionnaires. These generalizations erase our character.

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Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School Concludes Year-Long Bicentennial Celebration

Harvard affiliates flocked to the Divinity School this weekend, celebrating its two centuries of existence with lectures, a panel of Harvard deans, and a bicentennial party, concluding a years-worth of festivities.

Pumpkin Float at Boston Common's Frog Pond
College Life

Freshmen Journey 'Into the Hub'

The program offers freshman an alternative to on-campus social scenes as well as the chance to explore Boston and surrounding areas.

Harvard Divinity School

HDS Event Explores Overlap of Meditation, Technology, and Medicine

At the event, speakers presented medical and scientific research related to the mind.

Chaplain’s Panel

Harvard Faculty Share Impact of Faith on Scholarship

​Harvard faculty spoke about the intersection of faith and scholarship, posing questions of meaning and purpose in academia Wednesday.

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Harvard Divinity School

Memorial Church Re-Opens With Fanfare

Harvard’s Memorial Church held a festive reception for around 90 students Friday night to commemorate the re-opening of the Church after months of renovations.

Turkey Trouble

Turkey Trouble

A sign on a door in Currier House imploring students to not let any of the turkeys in.

Turkey Trouble
On Campus

The Harvard Turkeys Refuse to Go Away Before Thanksgiving Day

Honestly, the worst thing for a turkey to do right now is be sighted in America as Thanksgiving looms in the future. Watch out, Harvard turkeys! Some hungry person is coming after you with forks and knives (and hopefully some seasoning!)


Student Groups Rally Undergrads In Harvard-Yale ‘Spirit Week’

Ahead of Saturday’s Harvard-Yale football game, events meant to bolster school spirit have swept Houses and the Yard to rally Harvard’s campus for the annual festivities.


Hundreds Dine on Harvard’s Dime with Classroom to Table Program

Just under 1,000 Classroom to Table meetings were arranged during the 2015-2016 academic year, according to Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education Noel Bisson.

“Engineering and Entrepreneurship: The Internet of Things”

'Internet of Things' Symposium Highlights Use of Urban Data

​Chicago Chief Innovation Officer Brenna Berman highlighted examples of data-driven analytics leading to policy reform at a Friday symposium.