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James S. Bikales

James S. Bikales is the Managing Editor of the 148th Guard. He can be reached at james.bikales@thecrimson.com. Follow him on Twitter @jamepdx.

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In Photos: March 10, Then and Now

Exactly one year ago, Harvard administrators informed undergraduates that they would need to evacuate campus in just five days, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. From March 10 to 15, 2020, students packed up their rooms, made travel arrangements, and said goodbye to their friends and classmates. The Crimson’s Multimedia Editors documented those hectic five days, and one year later, they revisited some of the same locations to capture the new normal on campus.


JFK IOP Event

History professor Fredrik Logevall (right) spoke with Pulitzer-prize winning historian and biographer Jon E. Meacham (left) about the political maturation of former President John F. Kennedy ’40 at a virtual Harvard Kennedy School forum Tuesday.


Color Covid Testing Kits

Students living on campus conduct self-administered Covid-19 tests three times a week using kits designed by Color Genomics. The Broad Institute then processes the tests, allowing Color to notify students of their test results, often within a day.