Contributing writer

Devin B. Srivastava

Latest Content

Athletics Complex
Student Groups

Seniors Create Club to Combat 'Underrepresentation' of Women in Harvard Athletics

More than 100 women from 19 different varsity teams have joined the club, which aims to support athletes in part through workshops, panels, and wellness classes.

Murr Center

Harvard Athletics Department and HUHS Receive Anonymous Gift to Support Student-Athlete Mental Health

The gift comes one year after the launch of the Crimson Mind and Body Performance Program. Specifically tailored to College students on varsity sports teams, the program offers mental health screenings, education, and care through workshops designed for student-athletes and their coaches.

Murr Center

Harvard Announces New Fencing Coach Four Months after Brand’s Dismissal

The Athletics department named Daria Schneider the new head coach of the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing programs Tuesday afternoon.

Ben Abercrombie Returns to Campus 2
On Campus

Ben Abercrombie Returns to Campus as Part of Incoming Freshman Class

Almost two years after a sideline tackle left freshman football player Ben M. Abercrombie ’21-’23 paralyzed from the neck down, he returned to Harvard last month.

Athletics Recruiting Coach Graphic

The Athlete Advantage

Recruited athletes often earn a boost in the admissions process, receiving endorsements and advice from coaches.

Lowell Lecture Hall

Muslim Chaplain’s Office to Host Ramadan Programming for Students

Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Harvard’s Muslim Chaplain, announced Thursday that he intends to host Ramadan programming for students on campus during the month of May.

The Building Where It Happens
Student Life

Athletics Director Scalise Says Student-Athletes Should Not Be Paid

Harvard Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said he does not think student-athletes should be paid while at Harvard in an interview last month, joining in a national conversation about student-athlete compensation.

CNN Town Hall

CNN Town Hall

Students and press mingle with Democratic primary candidates at a CNN and Harvard-hosted town hall in Manchester, N.H. Monday evening.

CNN Town Hall

Democratic Presidential Candidates Field Questions from Young Voters at Town Hall Co-Hosted by CNN, IOP

Five prominent Democratic presidential candidates fielded questions about everything from student loans to climate change at a town hall Monday evening co-hosted by CNN and Harvard’s Institute of Politics that featured an audience of young voters from more than 30 states.

White House

Democratic Presidential Candidates Answer Students' Questions at CNN Town Hall: Live Updates

Follow along as The Crimson reports live from the Democratic presidential candidate town hall featuring Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg '04.

The Building Where It Happens

Senior Associate Athletics Director Patricia Henry To Retire After 40 Years

Senior Associate Director of Athletics Patricia Henry will retire June 30, bringing her 40-year tenure to a close, Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Tuesday.

Robert Stavins Portrait

Combating Climate Change with Robert Stavins

Fifteen Minutes sat down with Professor Robert N. Stavins, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, to talk about cap-and-trade, the Peace Corps, and what individuals can do to combat climate change.

Marathon Closing Crowd

Braving Rain and Wind, Harvard Affiliates Conquer the Boston Marathon

Harvard students, alumni, and staff battled wind and intermittent rain to complete the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Fencing Scandal Coach Training

Harvard Will Train Athletics Coaches in Conflict of Interest Policy Following Investigation Into Fencing Coach

Harvard will train its athletics coaching staff on its conflict of interest policy in the wake of an investigation into head fencing coach Peter Brand for engaging in a real estate transaction with the parent of a current and then-prospective fencer.

Murr Center

'Crimson Mind and Body Performance Program' Offers Mental Health Support to Student-Athletes

Starting at the beginning of this academic year, student-athletes have had an additional resource at their disposal as they navigate both Harvard classes and Division I athletics: The Crimson Mind and Body Performance Program.