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PSC Vigil

Harvard Affiliates Gather at Vigil for Palestinian Lives After Students Shot in Vermont

More than 50 Harvard affiliates gathered to mourn the deaths of Palestinians in Gaza at a vigil outside Memorial Church Wednesday evening.

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Arnold Arboretum Workers Without Contract Amid Compensation Impasse

Arnold Arboretum workers are now without a contract after their previous agreement with the University expired on Nov. 15, with both sides failing to come to a consensus on compensation after roughly three months of negotiations.

Painted Burro
Harvard Square

Latin American Restaurant Painted Burro Gallops Into Harvard Square

Painted Burro, a Latin American restaurant and tequila bar, opened its third location in Harvard Square last Monday.

Jaden Craig throws a pass

In Photos: The 138th Game

The annual showdown between the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Bulldogs return to the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Conn. on Nov. 18.

University Hall Sit-In Organizers Chant After Exiting

In Photos: Pro-Palestine Harvard Students Occupy University Hall for 24 Hours

Crimson photographers documented a 24-hour sit-in of University Hall by pro-Palestine Jewish students and allies — the second occupation of University Hall this year.

The Garage
Harvard Square

Renovations to the Garage Mall in Harvard Square Stalled Until ‘Major, Quality Tenant’ Identified

Since unveiling plans to completely transform the Garage in 2021, the developer’s president said the company is “choosing not to proceed” with the building’s redevelopment until it finds a “major, quality tenant.”

Harvard-Yale: View from the Stands

‘Feel Like a Freshman Again’: Students Gear Up for The Game With Harvard-Yale Spirit Week, Merch Decorating

As the 139th playing of The Game approaches, students across campus are preparing by planning transportation and housing, attending spirit week events, and organizing mixers with Yale students.

Life Under Rubble Art Installation

Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee Hosts ‘Life Under the Rubble’ Art Installation for Palestinians Killed in War

Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee organized an art exhibition in Harvard Yard on Wednesday to mourn the Palestinians killed in the Israel-Hamas war.

Protesters Watch as American Flag above John Harvard Statue is Taken Down

Pro-Palestine Protesters Did Not Remove American Flag During Rally in Harvard Yard, University Officials Say

Pro-Palestine protesters did not remove University Hall’s American flag, Harvard spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain confirmed in a statement on Tuesday after videos circulated on social media showed a large group cheering as the flag was lowered Monday afternoon.

Diwali Celebration

Harvard Dharma Hosts Annual Diwali Celebration in Mather House

Students packed the Mather Faculty Deans’ residence Sunday evening, waiting in line for freshly cooked traditional Indian food in celebration of Diwali — also known as the festival of lights.

Francis helps Plant a Tree

In Photos: Planting a Yard-Sized Urban Forest

More than three dozen Cambridge residents gathered Saturday morning to plant Cambridge’s first ever residential Miyawaki garden. Volunteers planted more than 40 species of plants native to New England in a single front yard to guard against biodiversity loss.

Legacy Scrut Cover Graphic

‘The White Man’s College’: How Antisemitism Shaped Harvard’s Legacy Admissions

A Harvard education has the ability to change someone’s life, and, when leveraged properly, to influence the course of the nation. But as legacy admissions favor the children of alumni — who are disproportionately white and wealthy to begin with — many are left questioning the degree to which the University can truly act as an engine of change.

Rochelle Walensky at the IOP

Former CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Discusses Interplay of Public Health and Politics at IOP Forum

Rochelle P. Walensky, the 19th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discussed her tenure at the center throughout the Covid-19 pandemic while facing political strife amid the urgent public health crisis, during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Wednesday evening.

J. Sellers Hill ’25

Hill to Lead The Crimson’s 151st Guard

J. Sellers Hill ’25 will lead The Harvard Crimson’s 151st Guard, the newspaper’s president announced Sunday, kicking off the next 150 years of America’s oldest continuously published daily collegiate newspaper.

Elections Package Graphic

Cambridge Elections Voter’s Guide 2023

This Tuesday, Cantabrigians will elect nine city councilors and six at-large School Committee members to lead the city and its school system for the next two years. Before you cast your vote, read The Crimson’s guide to the candidates and some of the defining issues of the race, including public safety, transportation infrastructure, and climate policy.