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Behind the Mask
Women's Ice Hockey

Princeton, Quinnipiac Hand Short-Staffed Harvard Two Defeats

Returning back to the ice after an extended winter break, the Harvard women’s ice hockey team fell to two in-conference opponents in Quinnipiac and Princeton this past weekend.

Track and Cross Country

BRIEF: Three Cross Country Runners Advance to Nationals

On Friday, a quintessentially Buffalo, N.Y., day of mud and blustery snow, junior Kieran Tuntivate and sophomores Hugo Milner and Lisa Tertsch slogged along faster than the competition to advance to next week’s NCAA National Championships in Madison, Wisc.

23 and Me
Field Hockey

Field Hockey's Season Ends in NCAA Quarterfinal Loss at Princeton

With this season in the books, and with strong talent across the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes returning for 2019, the Crimson’s field hockey’s journey is far from over. Earle led the Ivy League in goals scored, with junior midfielder Bente van Vlijmen second, while Shahbo led the nation in goals against average and save percentage.

Birthright Citizens Book Talk
Harvard Law School

Johns Hopkins Professor Talks Birthright Citizenship at Harvard Law Event

John Hopkins University professor Martha S. Jones spoke about the history of birthright citizenship in the United States at an event held at the Harvard Law School Wednesday.


Fencing Lunges into Preseason at Penn State Open

Harvard fencing lunged, parried, and riposted its way to successful finishes in both the men’s and women’s divisions during this weekend’s preseason-starting Penn State Open.

Michael  J. Sandel and Bridget Terry Long
On Campus

Sandel Talks Civic Education and Online Learning at Ed School Forum

Government Professor Michael J. Sandel spoke about the importance of civic education Thursday evening in a talk titled “Civic Education Goes Global.” He said his goal is “to take the distance out of distance learning."

Race to the Finish

No. 6 Field Hockey Still 'Underdogs' against BC and Dartmouth

A program-record win streak has Harvard setting its sights high but also refusing to take anything for granted with three games remaining on its schedule.

Ban Ki Moon at IOP

Ban Ki-moon Discusses North Korean Denuclearization and American Leadership

Over the course of the 75-minute talk, Ban and Thornton converged on two cohesive themes: the importance of denuclearizing North Korea and the responsibility of the United States as a global leader.

In Bloom
Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Smooths over Dartmouth

Any given time these teams face off, a Harvard women’s ice hockey win over Dartmouth at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center has become almost a guarantee. With all three of the Crimson’s goals coming from freshmen in the most recent showdown, the streak looks likely to continue.

Kol and Kollected
Women's Crew

The Last Seat: Coxswains Guide Crews to Success

The plaques from past victories line the walls of the “Bat Cave,” serving as daily reminders of the Harvard rowing program’s long-time greatness. The coxswains for the Harvard-Radcliffe women’s lightweight crew appreciate the program's greatness, but remain unintimidated.

Divine Nine
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Builds Momentum Heading into Princeton Matchup

No. 11 Harvard field hockey delivered an undisputed sweep of the visitors to set a program-best nine game win streak, smothering Cornell with eight goals while allowing a stunning zero shots from the Big Red on Saturday at Berylson Field.

Chappelle, Joyner, and Kaepernick
On Campus

Kaepernick, Chappelle, Stevenson Receive W.E.B. Du Bois Medals in an Overflowing Sanders

Harvard’s thousand-seat Sanders Theatre was packed to the gills for the annual presentation of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal in celebration of diversity and activism.

Chris Sail

Women's Sailing Places Fifth in Stu Nelson Trophy

This weekend, Harvard women’s sailing rose and fell by its starts, finishing fifth overall in a field of 13 teams competing for the Stu Nelson trophy.

Seven, not Fore
Men's Golf

Men's Golf Places Seventh at Macdonald Cup

Junior Rij Patel finished sixth overall to lead the Crimson with a score of 207. The Hunt Valley, Md., native shot four birdies on Sunday afternoon to offset his even-par Saturday rounds for a tournament total of three under par.

Earle Riser
Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Maddie Earle

Earle completed her hat trick in the 58th minute, with a second assist from van Vlijmen, securing Harvard’s win.