Commencement 2021

Year in Photos 2021

Senior Section 2021

Year in FM 2021

Podcasts 2021

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Commencement 2021

Portraits of a Year Apart

Last Commencement, our Editorial Board faced a conundrum: How could we summarize the past three months — suddenly fleeing campus, quarantining in our homes, coping with a new virus both world-stopping and unknown — through a collective voice, when what ultimately unfolded for each of us was a deeply personal experience?

The Game '16
Sports Features

A Note to Readers: The Last Supplement of Its Kind, Hopefully

The 2021 “Year in Sports” edition marks a third supplement that The Crimson Sports Board has completed during the hiatus in Ivy League sports. This should, however, be our last in this style. And we are certainly grateful.


'Love First': How RuQuan Brown Bounces Back and Makes a Difference

"Studying love is an everyday experience. When you study love, you’ll realize what you need to put first. If I could share anything, if there’s any lesson, if there’s anything about me, it’s one love.”

To the Hoop
Women's Basketball

Post Player: Former Women’s Basketball Captain Jacqueline Alemany Covers Congress for The Washington Post

It has been 10 years since Alemany captained the Harvard women’s basketball team, but the habits she built while playing still serve her in her current job. Only now, instead of running down power forwards at Lavietes Pavilion, she is running down power brokers in the U.S. Capitol and reporting on Congress for The Washington Post.

Head Up
Men's Ice Hockey

Moy Siblings Make a Transatlantic Leap

“It was definitely hectic. But in my heart, I knew I was going the whole time.”

Sports Features

Beginnings and Endings: Parting Shot

Through countless columns, I’ve simply written down exactly what I’ve thought. When I think about my Sports Board tenure, all I can think — despite its tragic ending — is that we had a whole lot of fun.

Bargell Breaks Through Defender
Women's Rugby

Harvard Women’s Rugby Standouts One Step Closer to Representing the United States on Rugby’s Biggest Stage

“Harvard kind of snuck up on everyone. I believe that all of us are really dedicated to improving ourselves for the betterment of the team and finding ways to learn and improve on and off the field to help the team, which were definitely values that were instilled at Harvard.”

Bryden Wedding 1
Commencement 2021

Wedding Bells Class of 2021

Amid a year of uncertainty, many Harvard couples have elected to cement their relationships. Here are three of their stories.

Women's Squash Team's Sweet Taste of Victory
Women's Squash

Life on the Tour: Amanda Sobhy ’15, Haley Mendez ’15, and Sabrina Sobhy ’19 Reflect on Time at Harvard, Pro Squash Careers

Of the top 50 female athletes in professional squash, three are former Crimson stars. Amanda Sobhy ’15, Haley Mendez ’15, and Sabrina Sobhy ’19, ranked fifth, 42nd, and 20th respectively, all played as members of Harvard’s elite squash team before pursuing full-time careers on the Professional Squash Association World Tour.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Committed to Gender Equity A Decade Ago. How Successful Have Its Efforts Been?

In the last decade, students, faculty, and administrators have worked to carve out a space for women to succeed at the historically male Business School, which exists in the shadow of the male-dominated finance field. This year, the gender distribution of the school's top graduates is more even — but some students say the school still has work to do.

Giving 100 Purcent
Women's Soccer

Margaret Purce ’17: Prolific Goal Setter, Scorer, and Achiever

“I joked with her after she was in the White House, 'Hey, 30 years' time, Midge, get yourself ready because you may be back there. With Midge Purce, you legitimately may have gone to school with the next president."