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Phoning Home

This was supposed to be the summer of my independence. After growing up in Cambridge and going to college a


Harvard Purchases Doubletree Hotel Building

In the latest addition to its 200-acre campus across the Charles River, Harvard announced Monday that it had purchased the Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel building in Allston.

Seeing Red

In a city like Cambridge, red areas aren’t about home cooking, gun-toting and moral values-loving. Red Cambridge means hammers, anvils

Riverside Building Plans Approved

Harvard received the go-ahead from the city’s Planning Board to construct 328 housing units in the neighborhood along the Charles

Campus Reacts to Failure of Gay Marriage Appeal

Legal observers on campus said this week they were not surprised by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to

At Least We’re Not Sore Losers

One was a Republican running in the “People’s Republic of Cambridge.” The other was a Green-Rainbow Party candidate taking on

Riverside Plans Draw Criticism

Dozens of Riverside residents challenged the location and design of Harvard’s proposed housing complexes in their neighborhood at a meeting

Copley Turns Sober As Night Wears On

BOSTON—Hundreds descended on Copley Square yesterday hoping for a victory speech from John F. Kerry, but the crowd became subdued

Local Races Feature Harvard

As Cambridge voters head to the polls today to cast their ballots in the presidential elections, they will also weigh

Medical Campus Alerted to Rapes

Police have warned students at Harvard’s Longwood medical campus not to walk alone at night after two women were raped

Harvard Plans To Develop Riverside

Harvard is proposing to build 330 new graduate student and faculty apartments in the neighborhood along the Charles River, which

Toomey Renominated as City Holds Primaries

Timothy D. Toomey was poised late last night to once again secure the Democratic nomination for state representative from the

Survivor: Boston Harbor

BOSTON HARBOR—“Except for the whole thunder and lightning part, this camping trip was really fun,” one of my eighth grade

Cambridge Ushers In Era of Same-Sex Marriage

Six months after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) sanctioned same-sex marriages, Lowell House Masters Diana L. Eck and Dorothy

Students Reflect

When the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in November that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, Harvard’s Bisexual,