Front Middle Feature

Endowment Returns FY 2017

Harvard’s Endowment Returns, Explained

Harvard’s endowment posted an 8.1 percent return on its investments for the fiscal year. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.

Harvard's Next President
Central Administration

In Presidential Search, Calls for Diversity

Over the course of four centuries, Harvard has seen presidents of many stripes. But to date, all have been white. And, until current University President Drew G. Faust, male.

HUDS Strike Continues

Citing Harvard, Northeastern Dining Workers Brace for Strike

As organizing at Northeastern has progressed, the union's success at Harvard has served as an inspiration.

Brattle Flowers
Around Town

In Perennial Bloom: A Century at Brattle Square Florist

The shop is an old-fashioned stronghold in Harvard Square’s tumultuous real estate environment.

University Hall

Professors Condemn Rejection of Michelle Jones

Over 150 professors are condemning Harvard’s decisions to deny Ph.D. program admission to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and rescind a fellowship offer to Chelsea Manning.

Vann R. Newkirk II: Race, Identity and Media

Journalist Criticizes Media’s Role in Trump-Era Politics

"We like to say things that make us feel good about calling out the affect of racism without doing anything about the actual muscle of racism," Vann R. Newkirk II said.

Thumbs Up

36 Seniors Will Compete for Class Marshal Positions

Thirty-six members of the Class of 2018 declared their candidacy for senior class marshal, the Harvard Alumni Association announced on Tuesday.

Champion Again

Athletics Department Pilots Student Marketing Program

Some student-athletes will be stepping into a new role as part of a new marketing initiative within the Athletics Department aimed at boosting game attendance and team awareness.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Talks Lighting, Urban Wildlife at Weekly Meeting

Councillors and Cantabrigians talked affordable housing, light pollution, and bunnies at the City Council's meeting Monday.

Winthrop's Renovations
House Life

Winthrop Fixes Swipe Restrictions for Non-Residents

After Winthrop reopened for the school year, some non-residents found themselves unable to swipe into certain areas of the building where students live.

Grad School of Education

Education School Dean Ryan to Depart for UVA

James E. Ryan, the Dean of the Graduate School of Education, will depart the school to become the president of the University of Virginia after this academic year.

Spee Club Punch Event
Final Clubs

Changes Mark Last Punch Process Before Sanctions

​Sporting formal wear and spouting small talk, College sophomores this week kicked off a punch season unlike any other in the tradition’s long history.


Philo and HBO Go No Longer Available to Harvard Students For Free

​Harvard students hoping to watch Daenerys Targaryen and the Lannisters battle for control of the seven kingdoms in the final season of “Game of Thrones” free of charge are out of luck.

Debate Watch
Front Middle Feature

Spicer, Manning to Join IOP as Visiting Fellows

​Sean Spicer, the former White House Press Secretary, will join the Institute of Politics this year as a visiting fellow.

First Day of CS50

As Gen Ed Transitions, Unexpected Courses Fulfill Requirements

This change in the categorization of some classes is the byproduct of a transition to a new General Education system set to take full effect in the fall of 2018.