Photo Essay

Porter Square Books Sign

In Photos: Porter Square Books

In this photo essay, take a tour of Porter Square Bookshop, which features a diverse array of books and author events as well as a cafe, fueling readers with caffeine and freshly baked items brought from local businesses.

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In Photos: A Slice of Student Grille Life

The Crimson Multimedia Staff visited Harvard’s four house grilles to get a taste of student nightlife.

Association of African and Afro-American Students at SDS Strike

In Photos: Black History at Harvard

The Crimson looks back at photos of important moments in Black history at Harvard, from its founding to today.

Bird Photo Essay
Photo Essay

Bird Brilliance: Exploring Harvard’s Ornithology Collection

Founded in 1859, Harvard’s Ornithology Collection has become the fifth-largest ornithological collection on Earth, boasting around 400,000 specimens and 8,300 species — over 85 percent of all known bird species.

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In Photos: Vance Joy in Concert

For his 2023 “In Our Own Sweet Time” tour, Vance Joy lit up MGM Music Hall at Fenway Wednesday night. From songs off his recent release to beloved throwbacks, Joy brings nostalgia, charm, and his namesake, joy, to the Boston crowd.

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Hasty Pudding Theatricals

In Photos: Jennifer Coolidge, Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year

Actress Jennifer Coolidge was honored as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year on Saturday. After parading down Massachusetts Avenue and through Harvard Square, Coolidge was honored and roasted at Farkas Hall.

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Visual Arts

In Photos: Lunar New Year Parade in Boston's Chinatown

On Sunday, Jan. 29, thousands attended the Lunar New Year Parade through the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. The annual parade is hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England, and this year’s festivities featured eight Boston-area lion dance troupes.

Students File Out of Comaroff's Classroom

In Photos: Students Walk Out of Harvard Professor John Comaroff’s First Class of Semester

Following sexual harassment and professional conduct violations, professor John L. Comaroff once again returned to the classroom this semester. In response, students organized a walkout from his class on Tuesday, calling on Harvard to fire the professor.

Justice for Faisal Protest at City Hall
Cambridge Police

In Photos: Justice for Sayed Faisal Protest at Cambridge City Center

On Monday, hundreds gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall to protest the killing of Sayed Faisal by a Cambridge Police officer, calling for answers and condemning police brutality and racism.

Claudine Gay Introduced as Harvard's Next President
Year in Photos

The Photos That Captured 2022

The Crimson looks back at its 2022 in photos, in which Harvard’s campus returned to normalcy in the wake of Covid-19 and looked to its future under a new University president.

Claudine Gay Introduced as Harvard's 30th President
Harvard Corporation

In Photos: Claudine Gay Named Harvard's 30th President

After a five-month search, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay was announced as Harvard's 30th president at a press conference on Thursday.

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In Photos: The Prince and Princess of Wales Visit Boston and Harvard

Prince William and Princess Catherine of Wales toured Boston in a three-day visit meant to promote their environmental innovation initiative, the Earthshot Prize. The visit marked the couple's first trip to the United States since 2014 and included stops across Boston and Cambridge.

Harvard Forest Foliage

In Photos: Fall at the Harvard Forest

Fall is in full swing at Harvard’s 4,000-acre forest in Central Massachusetts. Every month, free bus trips from Cambridge give Harvard students and staff the opportunity to visit the research center and field laboratory for guided tours.

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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On Campus

In Photos: AADT Horizon

For many years, the Asian American Dance Troupe (AADT) has presented Horizon as its fall semester cultural dance show, uniting students from the Boston Area to celebrate Asian heritage and identity.