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Rodney's Bookstore
Harvard Square

Rodney’s Bookstore Turns a New Page in Harvard Square

Nearly three years after closing in Central Square in 2020, Rodney’s Bookstore has found its new home in Harvard Square.

Nicky Youre at Crimson Jam 2023

In Photos: Students Jam at Crimson Jam

The annual Crimson Jam returns in full force to Harvard Yard, featuring student groups and singer Nicky Youre. Crimson Jam brought together the student body, from newly minted freshmen to seasoned seniors, for a night of music and fun.

Lowell Pets: Griff
House Life

In Photos: The Paw-pular Residents of Lowell House

From mischievous kittens to energetic dogs, embark on a journey through Lowell House's diverse pet community. Welcome to the world of cuddles, purrs, and wagging tails, guaranteed to make your day a little brighter!

Dean Khurana Snaps Selfie with Student at Convocation

Gay, Khurana Welcome Harvard College Class of 2027 at Convocation Punctuated by Protest

Dean of College Rakesh Khurana and University President Claudine Gay welcomed the Class of 2027 to Harvard at Convocation during a ceremony Monday marked by tradition, speeches, and activism.

Firefighters at Manhole Explosion
Harvard Square

Dual Manhole Explosions Shut Down Traffic in Harvard Square, Injure One Firefighter

Two manhole explosions on Brattle Street shut down traffic in Harvard Square amid undergraduate move-in Wednesday morning, according to the Cambridge Fire and Police departments.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

In Historic Step, Harvard Moves Toward Tenure Revocation for Business School Professor Gino

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino — who faces allegations of data fraud — was notified on July 28 by Harvard’s Office of the President that the school had begun the process of reviewing her tenure for potential revocation, according to an attorney for Gino.

Cambridge City Hall and Central Square
City Politics

Cambridge City Council to Vote on Taller Affordable Housing Height Maximums

The Cambridge City Council is set to vote on a controversial zoning petition that would increase the maximum height restrictions for buildings with 100 percent affordable housing — allowing for development projects as high as 15 stories in some parts of the city.

Western Front Sign on Winthrop Street
Harvard Square

In Photos: Western Front Grand Opening

Cannabis dispensary Western Front celebrated the grand opening of its 98 Winthrop St. location, in partnership with the Harvard Square Business Association, on the evening of July 21.

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Hit with Multiple New Class Action Lawsuits Over Former Morgue Manager’s Mishandling of Human Remains

Families affected by the mishandling of human remains donated to Harvard Medical School filed two more class-action lawsuits earlier this month against the University.

President Gay Speaks to Group of Ethnic Studies Demonstrators
Central Administration

In Photos: Protesters for Harvard Ethnic Studies Department Disrupt President Gay’s Ice Cream Social

Demonstrators rallying in support of creating an ethnic studies department at Harvard disrupted an ice cream social in Harvard Yard hosted Tuesday afternoon by University President Claudine Gay.

Harvey Mansfield Horizontal

Harvey Mansfield ’53, Stepping Down as One of Harvard’s Longest Serving Professors, Looks Back on Career

Harvard Government professor Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr. ’53, one of the few outspoken conservatives on campus, is retiring from the University.

Harvard Students at Affirmative Action Rally in Yard

‘This Is What Diversity Looks Like’: Harvard Students Rally in Support of Affirmative Action After Supreme Court Ruling

Harvard students and onlookers rallied in support of affirmative action Saturday afternoon following the Supreme Court’s decision severely restricting the consideration of race in higher education admissions.

Affirmative Action Decision Protests

Protesters Rally in Washington After Supreme Court Ends Affirmative Action

Affirmative action supporters and counterprotesters clashed on Capitol Hill on Thursday following the Supreme Court’s decision effectively outlawing affirmative action in higher education.

University Hall

Harvard Reaffirms Commitment to Diversity, Will Abide by Supreme Court Ruling

In response to the Supreme Court’s decision effectively striking down race-conscious admissions, Harvard leadership affirmed the University’s commitment to diversity while declaring it would abide by the ruling.

SCOTUS Anti-Affirmative Action Protestors 2

Affirmative Action Struck Down: How Did We Get Here?

The Supreme Court restricted affirmative action in college admissions on Thursday. Follow The Crimson’s yearslong coverage of the lawsuit brought by Students for Fair Admissions against Harvard.