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Burning Bridges: How the Charles River Changed Economic Law

The Court’s ruling set a precedent that still has implications for economic progress and market competition today. The law still struggles with the question of what it means to value technological progress over the livelihood of one company.

HUPSF Bicycle Club (1). Harvard University Archives.
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HUPSF Bicycle Club (1). Harvard University Archives.

The men of the Harvard Bicycle Club pose for an 1885 photo with their high-wheelers — precursors to the modern-day bicycle. The oldest collegiate cycling club in the country, the HBC was both an athletic organization and a semi-exclusive social club during its relatively brief existence. HUPSF Bicycle Club (1).

HUPSF Bicycle Club (1). Harvard University Archives.
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The Harvard Bicycle Club

From organizing intercollegiate bicycle races to hosting nine-course dinners, the HBC aimed to make a then-new pastime a central athletic activity at Harvard — and foster a campus bicycling culture to boot.

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Warren House 5

A rusted and eccentric zinc tub occupies about one-third of the Warren House half-bath.

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h bomb

In 2004, some Harvard students started publishing H Bomb, a student-run magazine about sex that included writings, art, and nude pictures of Harvard undergraduates.

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The Strange History of Fake Harvard Students

Although social media was set ablaze this year with rumors of an impostor, there are records of people pretending to be Harvard freshman as far back as the 1960s.

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Warren House 3

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Warren House 8

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Did Harvard’s Sex Magazine Come Too Soon?

Along with nudity, the first issue of H Bomb promised art and text galore. The editors also had a vision for the future of the magazine: “longer, smarter, and definitely hotter.” But this projection for H Bomb’s future did not survive the test of time.

Fake Student Graphic
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Fake Student Graphic

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Warren House 4

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Warren House 2

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Warren House 9

Annexed in the rear of the building is a stylistically unique rear porch. Constructed in 1897, this red brick portion of the house stands two stories tall and is adorned with glazed tile balustrades.

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Warren House 1

The Warren House is painted yellow and features twin white brick chimneys that jut resolutely into the crisp Cambridge air.

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