Photo Essay

Harvard Crimson and Yale Bulldogs Face Off for 138th Playing of The Game

In Photos: The Game Returns to Harvard Stadium

The 138th playing of The Game returned to Harvard Stadium this Saturday. Yale defeated Harvard 19-14 to clench the Ivy League title.

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An Editorial Photo Essay: Musings on Affirmative Action

The following pictures of Harvard undergraduate students were all taken in the weeks leading up to the Supreme Court oral arguments in the Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College trial, which is broadly seen as likely to weaken or dismantle race-conscious admissions policies if not affirmative action altogether. The images, along with the musings of the students pictured, are meant to freeze in time a fraction of our campus as it was before the tide began to shift.

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Men's Crew

In Photos: The 57th Head of the Charles Regatta

The Head of the Charles Regatta returned to Cambridge this weekend. The three-day rowing head race on the Charles River began in 1965.

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Photo Essay

In Photos: Crimson Jam Returns to Harvard

Crimson Jam, a Harvard Yard concert organized by the College Events Board, welcomed new and returning students to campus on Friday  with in-person festivities for the first time in three years.

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In Photos: Yardfest Returns to Harvard

Yardfest returned to Harvard Sunday as rapper Swae Lee headlined a concert before a raucous crowd of students who brought back to life the College’s annual spring concert, which was held in-person for the first time in three years.

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In Photos: Jennifer Garner, Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year

Photo Essay: Actress Jennifer Garner was honored as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year on Saturday.

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Year in Photos

The Photos That Captured 2021

The Crimson looks back at 2021 in photos, examining the images of a year that, like the previous one, took place in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Men's Basketball

In Photos: Crimson Madness Returns

The return of Harvard Crimson basketball competition at Lavietes Pavilion for the first time since pre-pandemic kicked off on Oct. 15 as both the men’s and women’s programs battled their teammates in two intrasquad scrimmages following an assortment of pre-game activities and food.

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Photo Essay

In Photos: Harvard’s Graduate Student Union Goes on Strike, A Second Time

The Crimson’s Multimedia Editors documented the Harvard graduate student union’s three days on strike, capturing their picketing through Harvard Yard and Longwood campus.

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Men's Crew

In Photos: The Head of the Charles Regatta Returns

After being canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Head of the Charles Regatta returned in 2021, bringing thousands of rowers and spectators to the water and banks of the Charles River.

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In Photos: No. 16/RV Football Defeats Lafayette ahead of Princeton Showdown

In its last non-conference matchup of the season, Harvard built an early lead and never looked back. The Crimson ran up 30 points while keeping Lafayette out of the end zone in the 30-3 win.

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Women's Soccer

In Photos: Harvard Athletic Events Return to Campus in Full Force

For the first time in roughly a year and a half, Harvard Athletics is back. Four teams took to the pool, field, and court across campus as fans cheered them on in an action-packed weekend after the first days of classes.

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In Photos: Historic Convocation for Both Freshmen and Sophomore Classes

As the gates of Harvard Yard opened on Tuesday, August 31st, an annual celebration of first-year students was set to take place in Tercentenary Theater. However, the First-Year Convocation was accompanied by an additional Convocation celebration for the Class of 2024.

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In Photos: Harvard Students Move In As Campus Returns to Full Capacity For First Time Since March 2020

Beginning Aug. 20, Harvard welcomed back undergraduate students over the span of a staggered move-in, which saw the campus return to full capacity for the first time since March 2020.

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In Photos: A Tour of the New Science and Engineering Complex

Though most students, faculty, and staff do not yet have access to Harvard’s new Science and Engineering Complex due to Covid-19 restrictions, The Crimson was granted access to tour the eight-story SEC Monday. Here is a brief look, in photos, of the SEC’s features, study spaces, and classrooms students can look forward to.