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Oliver L. Riskin-Kutz

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Harvard Square

Council Continues Debate Over Safety Improvements in Harvard Square

The Cambridge City Council debated measures to improve pedestrian safety in Harvard Square after testimony from the widower of a woman killed in a September crash.

University Hall

For Seventh Year in a Row, Harvard Fails to Meet PILOT Program Recommendation

Harvard’s contribution to the City of Boston in 2018 fell short of the amount of money the city requested from the University as part of a program in which some schools make contributions to the city instead of paying taxes.

MBTA Fare Hikes Event
City Politics

MBTA Proposes Fare Hikes To Start in Summer 2019

Cambridge residents discussed a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority proposal to raise fares for a range of public transportation options, including rail and bus services, by an average of 6.3 percent starting on July 1, 2019 at a public comment session Tuesday.

Fahedur Fahed: CRLS

'Not Just a One-Way Street:' Harvard Partners With Local High Schools

For some local students, Harvard programs have given them a glimpse of research and academics on a college campus. Some students from groups underrepresented on college campuses say the experience of working with Harvard students and faculty influenced their academic plans.

Harvard Glee Club

After Forty Years, Former Harvard Choral Director Jim Marvin To Retire

Marvin, who directed the Harvard choirs from 1978 to 2010, opened his final season with the Jameson Singers choir, consisting of Harvard alumni and Boston residents, last Saturday.

Institute of Politics

U.S. Strategic Commander Urges Deterrence at Harvard IOP Forum

Commander of the United States Strategic Command John E. Hyten ’81 urged American leaders to continue deterring the country’s adversaries from using nuclear weapons at an Institute of Politics forum Wednesday.

Día de los Muertos Altar

Harvard Affiliates Munch on 'Bread of the Dead' at Peabody Museum Día de los Muertos Party

Guests munched on “bread of the dead” and sipped Mexican hot chocolate while listening to musical performances at the Harvard Peabody Museum's Día de los Muertos party Thursday.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Grad School of Education

'Be Kind:' Ed School Panel Discusses Mister Rogers’ Legacy

Two education experts and a documentary filmmaker discussed the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, star of the children’s show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Wednesday.

Eliot House Flu Shots

With ‘I Got My Flu Shot’ Stickers, HUHS Wards Off Winter Epidemic

Earlier this month, HUHS started hosting vaccination clinics, offering free flu shots to all University affiliates.