Crimson staff writer
Jina H. Choe
Naked and Afraid of Finals: Students Let Out Stress by Streaking Through Harvard Yard
Washing away their finals-induced stress, undergraduates stripped, screamed, and sprinted through a rainy Harvard Yard for this semester’s installment of Primal Scream.
Cambridge Announces Launch of Direct Payment Program for Eligible Low-Income Families
The City of Cambridge announced the launch of “Rise Up Cambridge,” a direct cash program to combat family poverty and income inequality, at a news conference Tuesday.
Cambridge City Manager Unveils $882 Million Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Proposal
The Cambridge City Council discussed the fiscal year 2024 budget and a policy order requesting a zoning petition at a meeting Monday.
Local Residents, Harvard Affiliates Rally to Close Memorial Drive to Vehicle Traffic Saturdays and Sundays
Cambridge residents and Harvard affiliates gathered at the John W. Weeks Bridge Saturday to rally against the decision to close Memorial Drive to traffic only on Sundays.
Boston City Council Unanimously Votes to Support MGB Union Campaign
The Boston City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of residents and fellows organizing for official union recognition at Mass General Brigham during a council meeting Wednesday.
Cambridge Exploring Options for Implementing Municipal Broadband, Per March Report
The City of Cambridge is exploring the feasibility of implementing municipal broadband for residents, according to a report released last month.
Cambridge City Council Weighs Memorial Drive Traffic Closures, Mental Health Outreach
The Cambridge City Council debated a policy order to expand Memorial Drive traffic closures and discussed an upcoming Cambridge mental health resources report at a meeting Monday.
Memorial Drive Weekend Closure Rollback Prompts Criticism From Local Residents, Harvard Students
Weekend closures of Memorial Drive will return April 30, but only on Sundays, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced Monday — despite resident calls to maintain the full weekend closures of the past three years.
Cambridge City Council Passes Order to Improve Traffic Safety
The Cambridge City Council passed an amended policy order to implement city recommendations to improve traffic safety on Garden Street in West Cambridge during a virtual meeting Monday.
Cambridge City Council Contemplates Police Body Cameras, Passes Alternative Emergency Response Measure
The Cambridge City Council discussed the implementation of police body cameras and the third-party review of the Cambridge Police Department’s policies and practices at a council meeting Monday.