Student Life

Dunster 2022 Dining Hall

Harvard Dining to Offer Expanded Meal Options in Spring Semester in Response to Survey

Harvard University Dining Services announced on Tuesday that it will roll out an array of updates to meal offerings for the spring semester, including new lunch options and international-themed brunches and dinners.

Spring Gala
Student Groups

Ivy League Spring Festival Gala Returns to Harvard After Four Years

Hundreds gathered in Sanders Theatre Sunday for the first in-person Ivy League Spring Festival Gala since 2019. The gala is an annual celebration of Lunar New Year hosted by the Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Association.

Pfoho Gate

With Longtime Harvard Pfoho Faculty Deans Set to Step Down, Residents Share Hopes for Successors

With Harvard’s Pforzheimer House faculty deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant set to step down after 10 years, residents reflected on their tenure and expressed hopes for successors who uphold a supportive house culture.

Spring 2023 Playlist

Leverett Lunar New Year Decorations
Student Groups

‘A Little Bit Like Being at Home’: Harvard Student Groups Celebrate Lunar New Year on Campus

Ushering in the Year of the Rabbit, student groups across campus celebrated Lunar New Year with plans of banquets and dinners in the near future.

Thomas Dunne Courtesy Photo

Princeton Administrator Dunne Will Be Next Harvard College Dean of Students

Princeton Deputy Dean of Students Thomas Dunne will serve as Harvard’s next Dean of Students, the College announced Thursday.

Commencement Crowd

Ten Stories That Shaped 2022

In 2022, Harvard saw a multitude of transitions. The school finally lifted most of its last Covid-19 mandates and held in-person Commencement ceremonies for not one, not two, but three Harvard College classes. Across the top ranks of Harvard’s leadership, familiar faces exited the stage, including University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who will be succeeded by Claudine Gay, the first person of color and second woman to be named to Harvard’s top post. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2022 at Harvard.

Widener Library
Student Life

Seven Harvard Affiliates Awarded Schwarzman Scholarship

Seven Harvard students were named Schwarzman scholars this year, winning a one-year, fully-paid master's degree opportunity at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Primal Scream

Students Streak the Stress Away in Primal Scream

Hundreds of Harvard College students let themselves — and their clothing — loose Wednesday night, streaking around Harvard Yard on the eve of the fall semester’s final exam period.

Winthrop Grille
On Campus

Winthrop Grille Reopens for First Time Since Spring 2020

Following a two-year closure during the pandemic, Winthrop Grille opened last week with a new menu featuring churros and Oreo milkshakes.

Sílvia Casacuberta Puig
Student Life

Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23 Named Eighth Harvard Rhodes Scholar This Year

Dunster House resident Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23, who hails from Barcelona, Spain, was selected as an international Rhodes Scholar last month.

Pforzheimer Front Gate
House Life

Pfarewell Pforzheimer: Faculty Deans Harrington and Durant to Step Down in 2023 After 10-Year Tenure

Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant will step down at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year after a 10-year tenure, the pair announced in an email to house residents Monday.

Midyear Graduation Ceremony 2022

Midyear Graduation Ceremony 2022

Offcycle Harvard students gather in the Science Center B lecture alongside friends and family for the Midyear Graduation Ceremony and celebration.

HUA Graphic
Undergraduate Council

‘Growing Pains’: Harvard Undergraduate Association’s First Semester Draws Mixed Reviews

With the HUA’s inaugural semester drawing to a close, students are split on whether the new government is more of the same, or the start of a new chapter in Harvard’s historically acrimonious student government.

Student Groups

Students Fundraise for Disaster Relief After Earthquake in Indonesia

The Harvard Indonesian Students Association (HISA) launched a fundraiser last week to provide disaster relief following the recent earthquake in Cianjur, Indonesia, which killed and injured hundreds.