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Cambridge City Hall

The 2017 Cambridge City Council Election

Today is the Cambridge City Council election. The Crimson sat down with the 26 contenders for nine seats on the Cambridge City Council to break down their views on affordable housing, bike lanes, President Donald Trump, and more.

Keep it Fresh

Dartmouth Breaks Window But Not Harvard in 25-22 Contest

In the second quarter, a Big Green coach broke a press box window following a muffed punt. That punch foreshadowed greater frustration, as the Crimson eked out a 25-22 victory.

The Science and Engineering Fair

Bridge Over the River Charles

Whether or not Harvard’s next president holds an engineering degree, SEAS and its role in Harvard’s future will constitute a central part of their tenure.


SEAS Runs Largest Deficit in FAS

SEAS ran a $9.1 million deficit in fiscal year 2017, a shortfall that made up the vast majority of the FAS's total $11.7 million deficit.

Amazon Prime

Faust Supports Boston’s Bid for Amazon Second Headquarters

In her letter, Faust wrote that universities like Harvard play a critical role in making the Boston area “a competitive place for Amazon’s next venture."

Tigers Catch Him by the Toe

Football Gives up Third-Most Points in Program History in 52-17 Loss

Tigers quarterback Chad Kanoff completed his first 21 passes, and wide receiver Jesper Horsted collected a career-high 246 yards.

Math Common Room

'A Sort of Everyday Struggle'

Women in Harvard's math department report a bevy of inequalities—from a discouraging absence of female faculty to a culture of "math bro" condescension.

Student Forum for the Presidential Search
Student Life

Students Debate Qualities, Priorities of Next President at Forum

Students from schools across Harvard spent two hours debating the ideal qualities and priorities of the University’s next president.

Faust at 2021 Convocation

'Not Going Anywhere'

It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

Bacow Tells Alumni Search Remains in Preliminary Stage

Presidential search committee member Lawrence H. Bacow told a group of Latino alumni and student leaders that the committee is still gathering input for the search.

Murr Center
Men's Soccer

Athletics Implements Cultural Overhaul Following Controversies

Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise called last academic year "the best of times and the worst of times."

DJ Got Him Falling in Line Again

Football Rumbles Past Lafayette in 700th Game at Harvard Stadium

The Crimson racked up 296 rushing yards while limiting the Leopards to 12. Junior wide receivers Justice Shelton-Mosley and Adam Scott sparked the team with long kick returns for touchdowns.

Protesting DeVos

At Harvard, Free Speech Likely Costs Thousands

As controversial speakers draw vigorous on-campus protest, Harvard has shelled out upwards of $10,000 per event in security fees.

Dunster House Dining Hall

A Social Blueprint: Harvard's Houses, From Randomization to Renewal

Amid campus-wide debate on Harvard’s social landscape, some hope that the time is ripe to breathe life into a tired social scene stifled by a socially fractured student body.

Adams House Renewal

During Adams Renewal, Some Won't Need Swing Housing

The renewal of Adams House will progress in stages, with students remaining in the House while others live in swing housing. The dining hall will likely remain open.