Crimson staff writer
Simon J. Levien
For the eighth consecutive year, Harvard’s financial contribution to the City of Boston fell short of the amount city officials requested as part of a program in which nonprofits voluntarily give funds to the city instead of paying taxes.
The Middle East — a landmark nightclub and restaurant on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Brookline Street in Central Square — was put up for sale last week, co-owner Nabil Sater told Cambridge Day last Sunday.
A federal judge ruled in October that Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies do not illegally discriminate against Asian American applicants — a decision coming nearly one year after a three-week trial brought national scrutiny to affirmative action policies at Harvard and its peer universities across the country.
A team of Harvard chemists has succeeded in performing the coldest chemical reaction to ever occur, according to a Nov. 29 paper they published in the peer-reviewed academic journal Science.
Hundreds of students from universities representing five continents spent 36 sleepless hours coding over the weekend during the fifth annual HackHarvard, a student-run hackathon held at the Student Organizations Center at Hilles.