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Truelian Lee

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Clover Employees

Clover Pays Employees $79,00 in Back Wages After Federal Investigation

Clover paid over $79,000 in back wages and damages to 65 employees after the Department of Labor determined the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Joseph O'Donnell

O’Donnell Steps Down from Harvard Corporation

After seven years serving as a member of the Harvard Corporation, Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67 stepped down from his position last week.

Harvard Square
Harvard Square

For Square Shops, Summer Tourists Fail to Offset Students’ Departures

Despite the annual increase of tourists during the summer months, local shop owners say the departure of College students for the summer is noticeable for their bottom lines.

57 JFK Street

Vegan Restaurant Expands from the West Coast to Cambridge

Vegan enthusiasts at the College will return to campus this year to a new hangout in the Square—Veggie Grill

56 JFK Street
Harvard Square

Bagel Cafe Opens in the Square

The mom and pop breakfast and lunch cafe, located on 56 John F. Kennedy St., offers 18 bagel varieties, a number of sandwiches and drinks, and a full espresso bar.

Reed Shafer-Ray

Harvard Graduate Co-Founds Nonprofit Promoting Civic Service

The nonprofit, Lead for America, aims to promote public service by sponsoring recently graduated fellows to work for two years in local governments across the United States.

35 Years of MayFair
Harvard Square

Cafe Staffed By Homeless to Open Near Harvard Square In Fall 2018

Breaktime will offer vocational training, employment, and career mentorship to its employees, according to co-founders Connor Schoen ’21 and Tony Shu ’21.

Since Forgotten

Since Forgotten

Make Art

For First Time, Arts First Travels to Allston

Arts First, which lasted from April 26-29, is an annual showcase celebrating student art, which this year, for the first time in its 26-year-long history, expanded into Allston.

Inspiration at the i-lab
Central Administration

President’s Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

​A company that revolutionizes ear infection treatment, an app to guide small business in emerging markets, and a toolkit to empower girls in STEM all won big Wednesday.

DKC Endpaper

DKC Endpaper


Allston, Brighton Residents Form Housing Coalition

More than 100 Allston and Brighton homeowners and renters joined a grassroots coalition over the past week.


With Harvard's Help, Allstonians Look to Spruce Up Lincoln St. Green Strip

Some Allstonians are looking to restore a roadside strip of green land near Interstate 90 with Harvard's help after a similar attempt a decade ago failed to take root.

Inspiration at the i-lab

i-lab Launches New Alumni-Led Ventures Program

Launch Lab X—which is set to start in September—will offer mentorship, guidance, and resources to accepted applicants for nine months.

Harvard Ed Portal
Visual Arts

Harvard Student-Hosted Art Show Opens In Allston for Second Year

Over 700 attendees admired student artwork at the Ed Portal in Allston as part of the opening reception for a Harvard student-hosted art show Saturday.