Student Life

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House Life

Harvard College to Discontinue ‘Linking’ for Blocking Groups in Housing Lottery

Harvard College will no longer allow “linking,” a process that enabled groups of students to guarantee upperclassman housing in the same campus neighborhood, a spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.

Cambridge Half Marathon
Student Life

Runners and Supporters Fill Cambridge Streets at Sixth Annual Half Marathon

More than 6,700 runners and their supporters flooded First Street in Cambridge on Sunday morning for the sixth annual Cambridge Half Marathon and 5K race.

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Harvard President Gay Forms Advisory Group to Combat Antisemitism on Campus

After Harvard faced fierce criticism over its response to the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel, top administrators will work with a newly established advisory group to combat antisemitism on campus, University President Claudine Gay announced at a Harvard Hillel Shabbat dinner Friday.

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Harvard Welcomes Families of Juniors and Freshmen to Campus During ‘Beautiful’ Weekend

Families of Harvard College juniors and freshmen spent the weekend in Cambridge to celebrate a Family Weekend marked by uncharacteristically warm weather and Halloweekend festivities.

University Hall

Harvard Creates Task Force for Doxxed Students Amid Backlash Over Israel Statement

Harvard will establish a task force to support students experiencing doxxing, harassment, and online security issues following backlash against students allegedly affiliated with a statement that held Israel “entirely responsible” for violence in the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Lamont Cafe Reopening

‘Vibrant Again’: Lamont Cafe Reopens After Three-Year Hiatus

Harvard’s Lamont Cafe opened its doors Tuesday afternoon after a three-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic — the latest in a string of student-run campus eateries making their returns after pandemic closures.

Admissions & Financial Aid Administrative Offices

Harvard College Announces $2,000 ‘Launch Grants’ for Low-Income Juniors

Harvard College will provide $2,000 “launch grants” to low-income students in the fall of their junior year, according to a press release published Thursday.

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Student Groups

Three Members Resign after Harvard IOP Student Advisory Committee Votes Against Statement on War in Israel

Three student leaders resigned from the Harvard Institute of Politics’ Student Advisory Committee, writing in a statement that they were “ashamed” the committee decided against “publicly condemning the terrorist attacks on Israel.”

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House Life

Hungry as Hell: Eliot House ‘Inferno’ Grille Set to Reopen After Three-Year Hiatus

Eliot House Grille is just over a week from a much-anticipated reopening following a three-year closure triggered by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Indigenous Peoples Day

Harvard Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day with Rap, Dance, and Arepas

Harvard affiliates and attendees celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day in front of Matthews Hall, decorated with dozens of colorful, hand-crafted signs calling for Indigenous pride and an end to injustice towards Indigenous populations.

Umbrellas at Inauguration

‘How Can I Not Want to be Here?’ Students Battle Rain and Friday Classes to Attend Gay’s Historic Inauguration

Students said Friday’s heavy rain did little to dampen the fanfare of University President Claudine Gay’s historic inauguration, which they described as a fitting celebration for an accomplished leader.

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Harvard Pauses Recognition of New Student Orgs, Leaving Unrecognized Clubs Without Resources

The Harvard College Dean of Students Office will not recognize newly formed student organizations for the 2023-24 academic year, according to a Sept. 13 statement from Assistant Dean of Student Engagement and Leadership Andrew Donahue.

The Inn

Black Students Form AFRO, ‘Resistance Organization’ to Unite Activism Across Harvard

A group of Black students early this semester formed the African and African American Resistance Organization, a dedicated space for activism around issues relevant to Black students across the University.

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Student Life

Newly Appointed Harvard IOP Director Setti Warren Wants to Teach Students to ‘Lead Politically’

Harvard Institute of Politics Director Setti D. Warren, who is entering his first full semester in the role, said in an interview on Friday that he aims to bolster the political training undergraduates receive from the IOP during his term.

Class of 2024 Marshals

Fourteen Seniors Selected as Harvard College Class of 2024 Marshals

The Harvard College Class of 2024 has elected eight senior class marshals, joining six appointed Harvard College Fund marshals to lead the Senior Class Committee, the school announced Friday.