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Currier Dining Hall
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Currier Adds New Interhouse Dining Restrictions to Mitigate ‘Overwhelming Workload’ for HUDS Staff

As Currier House dining hall workers face an “overwhelming workload,” House administrators have implemented new interhouse restrictions, Currier faculty deans announced in an email Monday afternoon.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
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‘Feather in Your Cap’: Radcliffe Graduates Look Back on 50 Years of Co-Ed Living

In an unofficial merger move, the Class of 1973 saw co-ed living introduced during the spring of their first year. The decision resulted in an exchange — some male students moved up to inhabit Radcliffe housing, today known as the Quad — while some female students moved down to the river Houses.

Quincy Grille
House Life

House Grilles Reopen for Business After Pandemic Disruptions

Shuttered for much of the pandemic, Harvard’s House grilles — once staples of student life — are slowly making a comeback.

Food and Drink

Quad Grille Reopens, Reinventing Pfoho’s Late-Night Scene

The Quad Grille, a late night restaurant operated by students, fully reopened Halloween weekend for the first time since its Covid-era closure in March 2020.

Cronkhite Housing
Quad

Students Living in Cronkhite Overflow Housing Sign Petition for a Dining Hall

More than 30 undergraduates living in Cronkhite Center, a former graduate student dormitory currently serving as overflow housing, have signed onto a petition urging administrators to serve hot food within the building’s dining hall.

Interhouse Transfer
Quad

Interhouse Transfer

Many students attempted to transfer between houses this year, with the rate of acceptance decreasing from the previous year.

Grab-and-Go Dining
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Quad Students Struggle With Grab-and-Go Dining

Quad students residing in Pforzheimer, Currier, and Cabot Houses reported difficulties finding places to eat between classes after Harvard’s dining halls began offering exclusively grab-and-go meals.

Grille closures
College

A ‘Bummer’: Students Frustrated by Closed Campus Spaces, Reduced Hours

Most of Harvard’s popular cafés — including Barker, Bauer, Cabot, Gato Rojo, and Lamont — and House Grilles at Dunster, Eliot, Pforzheimer, Quincy, and Winthrop Houses are temporarily closed.

Quad Bikes Andrew Marfoli
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Quad Bikes Andrew Marfoli

Andrew Marfoli is one of the mechanics at Quad Bikes. He has been working there for 6 years.

Quad Bikes Outside
Quad

Quad Bikes Outside

Quad Bikes is a non-profit bike shop housed in the basement of Cabot House, offering bike repair services to the Harvard and Cambridge community at affordable rates.

Quad Bikes Neil L. McMullen
Quad

Quad Bikes Neil L. McMullen

"We're all kind of the manager," says Neil L. McMullen, who has been working at Quad Bikes for five years.

Pfoho Belltower
College

Pforzheimer Den Opens With Pac-Man, Pinball, and Neon

A new game room featuring retro arcade machines with games like Galaga, Pac-Man, and Centipede opened in Pforzheimer House on Oct. 13. “The Den” — brightened by neon lights, painted walls, and multicolored floor tiles — also houses a pinball machine and an air hockey table.

Pforzheimer Pfoho House Flyby Image
Flyby Blog

Open Letter to Freshmen Asking Where the Igloo Is

Dear Overly Excited Freshmen Who Are Out to Party...

The Quad
Flyby Blog

Walking from the Quad: STEM Edition

If you’re trying to get from the Quad to a building north of the Science Center Plaza (hi STEM folks), congratulations! The Quad is deceptively close to the Oxford Street premises.

Cabot Building Exterior
Flyby Blog

Walking to the Quad: After Dark

It’s late, and you’re either walking to a party (hi, freshmen!), or from a party back to your snug Quad dorm. Maybe you’re not in the most...clear-headed of states. Or maybe you just have no clue where the Quad is. How do you walk there? We’ve got your back.

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