Crimson staff writer
Sage S. Lattman
Deborah A. Batts '69 — who unexpectedly died in February 2020 at age 72 due to complications from knee surgery — had an extraordinary legal career by any standard. But she also accomplished an important national first. With her confirmation to the federal bench in 1994, she became the first openly gay federal judge in the United States.
The forest, Foster says, “is one of those kinds of resources that no other university has, so it’s something that Harvard should really cherish.”
Days away from its scheduled Jan. 31 closure, Brattle Square Florist announced it will remain open with longtime store manager Stephen Zedros — a member of the Gomatos family who founded the shop — as the new owner.
Ben and Jerry's reopened its Harvard Square location in December 2021 following a nearly two-year-long hiatus. The new storefront, which opened on Dec. 21, is now located across the street at 35 JFK St, formerly David’s Tea.
In the fall of 1967, Sally Faith Dorfman ’71 saw an ad in The Crimson from the Harvard University Band that stated the band was in need of more flute players. Dorfman, a flautist, thought she might try out. But there was a catch — the band, at the time, was all male.
Growing up in a politically active environment, Nicola A. Williams is dedicating her second campaign for City Council to addressing the concerns of Cambridge residents.
Researchers presented initial findings on the prevalence and treatment of psychosis in India, Nigeria, and Trinidad at a virtual event hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Wednesday.