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University To Purchase Brighton Property, Consider Others

The University recently signed a deal to purchase a site in a commercial sector of Brighton, and has reportedly expressed

City Council Easily Passes Long-Debated Smoking Ban

The Cambridge City Council passed a city-wide ban on smoking in restaurants and bars by a surprisingly lopsided 7-2 vote

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CAMBRIDGE—My summer place is nestled between an MIT frat, the Asgard pub and a Chinese restaurant called the Pu Pu

A Trailblazer Takes Off

By LAUREN R. DORGAN CRIMSON STAFF WRITER Her famous mane of wild gray-brown hair flowing behind her, Carol Gilligan looks

'The Couples Problem'

Stephanie Jamison and Calvert Watkins share a marriage, a love of languages and academic aspirations. But for the last year,

Quincy, The People's House

It’s 6 p.m., you’re near the Yard, you’re hungry and you’re not a Yardling. You’ve racked up an ABP bill

The Recruit - Review

The Recruit Touchstone Pictures The Recruit is either one of the most pointless spy movies ever made or a poignant

Residents Fight Harvard Growth

Underneath a painting of Martin Luther King delivering an impassioned speech, representatives from five Cambridge neighborhoods met last night to

Tunnel Quietly Remains on Back Burner

The activists have moved on. In fact, these days, Joan Pickett is surprised that anyone’s even asking about the tunnel



A wrecking ball swings into the middle of Coolidge Hall on Friday afternoon. In its place, Harvard will soon begin construction on the Center for Government and International Studies, the future home of the government department and related centers.

Top University Planner To Focus on Allston

Harvard’s top planner will be doing all her work on the other side of the river by the end of

Toss-Up for Governor To End Today

Still tied in polls as the final hours elapsed before Election Day, gubernatorial hopefuls W. Mitt Romney and Shannon P.

Visa Delays Prevent Travel

Kooi Pang received his visa to enter the country on Sept. 29 and traveled from Malaysia to Harvard’s Design School

Cambridge Looks for PILOT

City councillors in Cambridge are thrilled for their neighbors down the street in Watertown. Last week, city officials in Watertown

Watertown, Harvard Reach Historic Deal

WATERTOWN—Nearly a year-and-a-half after Harvard purchased a 30-acre tract in Watertown known as the Arsenal, the town welcomed the University