Cambridge City Hall Participatory Budgeting
City Politics

City Council Approves Nearly $1 Billion City Budget, but Cautions Against Further Growth

The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed a nearly $1 billion operating budget and $74 million capital budget for the 2025 fiscal year without major modifications during a meeting Monday evening.

Former President Bill Clinton Speaks at 2007 Class Day Ceremony

‘Tabloid Interest’: The Class of 1999 Looks Back on The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal

A President was getting impeached for the first time in 130 years, but Harvard students were more focused on finals.

Cambridge City Council Meeting 3/4/24
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Unveils Nearly $1 Billion 2025 Operating City Budget Proposal

City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 presented the city’s nearly $1 billion operating budget for fiscal year 2025, along with $36 million in loan order requests and an approximately $74 million capital budget.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

‘Fresh Perspective’: Harvard Kennedy School Students, Faculty Hopeful About New HKS Dean Jeremy Weinstein

Harvard Kennedy School students and faculty members expressed hope for Stanford political scientist Jeremy Weinstein’s upcoming tenure as the dean of HKS, praising his professional record and urging him to rebuild trust at the school.

Jeremy Weinstein
Central Administration

Jeremy Weinstein Will Serve as Next Harvard Kennedy School Dean, Garber Confirms

Jeremy M. Weinstein, a political scientist at Stanford University who previously served as chief of staff to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will serve as the next dean of the Harvard Kennedy School. ​​​​​​

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10 HLS Faculty Members Sign Letter Condemning House Republicans’ Investigation into Rutgers University

Ten Harvard Law School faculty members signed a letter condemning the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for their recent investigation into the Rutgers University Newark Center for Security, Race, and Rights.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge’s Weed Policy Prioritized Social Justice. Some Dispensary Owners Say It’s Left Them High and Dry.

Since legalizing marijuana for adult recreational use in 2018, Massachusetts has seen nearly $6 billion in recreational marijuana sales. But to some, Cambridge has failed to capitalize on this momentum.

Student at Harvard Business School Die-In
Harvard Business School

Harvard Students Face Court Date Over Confrontation at HBS ‘Die-In’ for Palestine

Rep. Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.) accused Harvard of delaying “justice” for students involved in a confrontation during a pro-Palestine protest at Harvard Business School in October, according to a letter sent to University leadership Thursday morning.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Housing, Government Accountability Among Top Council Priorities for New Term

The Cambridge City Council finalized term priorities with city officials and discussed ways to improve the City’s transparency and accountability at a special meeting Thursday.

Cambridge City Hall Participatory Budgeting
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Allocates $2 Million to 8 City Improvement Projects in Annual Participatory Budgeting

The City of Cambridge announced eight winners of its 10th annual Participatory Budgeting process on Thursday, reporting record-high voter turnout thanks to a new initiative that brought PB into schools.

Capitol Building in Washington DC
Central Administration

House Ways and Means Committee Again Threatens Harvard’s Tax-Exempt Status Over Campus Antisemitism

The House Ways and Means Committee pressed Harvard to defend its efforts to combat antisemitism on campus and again threatened its tax-exempt status in a Thursday letter to interim University President Alan M. Garber ’76.

Portuguese Foreign Minister event

Portuguese Foreign Minister Tells Harvard Students to ‘Dream Big’ at Center for European Studies Talk

Portuguese Foreign Minister João Gomes Cravinho discussed the European Union’s defense strategies during an event at Harvard’s Center for European Studies on Tuesday.

Cambridge City Hall
Harvard in the City

Harvard Updates Cambridge on Construction and Climate Initiatives in 27th ‘Town Gown’ Report

Harvard discussed its developments in Cambridge and Allston and sustainability efforts during its 27th annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday evening.


Henry Kissinger ’50 Remembered As Deft Strategist, Both Celebrated and Reviled on Harvard’s Campus

Henry A. Kissinger ’50, one of the most celebrated and condemned statesmen of the 20th century, died on Nov. 29 in his Connecticut home. He was 100.

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CGIS Hosts Seminar on Defensive Cooperation Between Indian Religious Groups

Researchers gathered for a joint seminar on South Asian politics held by Brown University, MIT, and Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs last Friday.