College Life

Quincy Grille
House Life

House Grilles Reopen for Business After Pandemic Disruptions

Shuttered for much of the pandemic, Harvard’s House grilles — once staples of student life — are slowly making a comeback.

College Life

Hoping for a Front Row Seat to History, Swarms of Students Lined Up Early Outside Supreme Court Monday

As lawyers representing Harvard, UNC, and SFFA prepared to deliver their oral arguments before the court, swarms of eager students descended on Washington this weekend for the chance to watch history unfold.

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Khurana Acknowledges ‘Unevenness’ in Undergraduate Advising

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview last week that while Harvard’s undergraduate advising system has its strengths, there is room for improved consistency and continuity in the advising experience.

Israel Trek Boycott

Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee Calls for Boycott of Israel Trek, Drawing Backlash from Pro-Israel Students

The Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee has drawn criticism from some students for urging undergraduates to boycott Harvard College Israel Trek, an annual subsidized spring break trip to Israel and the West Bank.

Annenberg Construction

First Major Memorial Hall Renovation Since 1995 Nears its End

The members of the class of 2026 have yet to see Annenberg’s famed interior in its full glory — in the last phase of renovation, Harvard is replacing the 148-year-old roof above the dining hall.

Indigenous Peoples' Day Event

Harvard Affiliates Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day with Event in Harvard Yard

More than 100 Harvard affiliates attended an Indigenous People’s Day celebration organized by Natives at Harvard College on Monday.

University Hall

Harvard Undergraduate Association Submits Six-Figure Funding Proposal to College Administrators

Citing inflation and larger class sizes, the Harvard Undergraduate Association met with College administrators Thursday to request $682,000 in funding for the 2023 fiscal year.

HUA Meet and Greet
Student Groups

Voting Opens for Harvard College Students on HUA Fall Referendum Items

College students will weigh in on a number of questions put forth by the Harvard Undergraduate Association this week — ranging from the expansion of hot breakfast options to a College-wide holiday for Election Day.

Chronkhite Center
House Life

Overflow Housing Draws Mixed Reviews from Upperclassmen

Students across 11 of Harvard's 12 upperclassman houses had mixed reactions to spending the year in overflow housing as a result of larger sophomore and senior classes following gap years during the pandemic.

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Student Groups

Bacow, Khurana Call on Harvard Freshmen to Seek Truth at Convocation

Hundreds of freshmen crowded into Tercentenary Theatre for the College’s annual Convocation, which featured an address by University President Lawrence S. Bacow and a protest by the Palestine Solidarity Committee.

BiggerBed Mattress Topper U-Haul Fire

Harvard Dorm Mattress Toppers Burn in Fiery Explosion on Mass. Pike

Nearly 200 mattress toppers rented by Harvard undergraduates met an untimely end after the U-Haul transporting them to campus erupted in flames on the side of the Massachusetts Turnpike Monday afternoon.

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Can HUPD Reform?

Nearly a year after HUPD Chief Victor A. Clay took over the department on a pledge to reform, he faces fundamental questions about the department’s role on campus.

University Latinx Graduation

Black, Latinx, BGTLQ, and First-Gen Graduates Celebrate in University-Wide Affinity Ceremonies

Thousands of graduates received multicolor stoles during University-wide affinity group graduation ceremonies in Sanders Theatre, Memorial Church, and at Harvard Divinity School Tuesday.

Harvard Covid-19

Six Ways Covid-19 Transformed Harvard

Harvard has lifted all its campus Covid-19 restrictions. But the pandemic’s impact is lasting.

UC Headlines

Why Does Harvard’s Student Government Keep Failing?

Harvard undergraduates voted overwhelmingly to dissolve their student government. It was a long time in the making.