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Christen B. Brown

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Kiss the Cook

Cooking Again

You never know what you have until it’s gone. For senior wide receiver Mike Cook, these words reflect an injury-riddled junior football season.

Women's Basketball vs Maine 11/17/2009
Women's Basketball

Crimson Scorers Power Through Black Bears

Although the women of the Crimson basketball team delivered a not-so stellar performance last night, their offense was able to shine through and deliver a 72-56 victory over Maine.

Women's Ice Hockey

Tigers Topple Crimson In Final Seconds of OT

The Crimson outshot the Tigers in overtime, 4-1, but came up empty handed when sophomore Heather Landry stole the puck from Harvard and raced towards the net on a breakaway—scoring the game-winning goal with only 31 seconds to play in overtime.


No. 5 Cornell To Provide Early Test on Road

Facing two ECAC opponents this weekend, the Crimson men’s hockey team will attempt to replicate last week’s win over Dartmouth. Harvard (1-0, 1-0 ECAC) will face Colgate (2-2-3) tonight and archrival No. 5 Cornell (1-0) on Saturday. The two New York road contests will be the first games away from the Bright Hockey Center this season. Last year, the Crimson went 0-11-5 away from home. With this in mind, the players acknowledge the added challenge of attaining victories this weekend.


Beer Flows Freely at Queen’s Head

The Cambridge Queen’s Head was full last night as 70 Harvard beer connoisseurs—more than ever before—attended the latest installment of ...

Women's Soccer

Harvard Maintains 16-Year Streak

The Crimson women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to four over the weekend after toppling Cornell on the road, 2-0. After its victory over the Big Red (1-9-1, 0-3 Ivy), Harvard (5-5-1, 2-0) is now one of only three teams undefeated in Ivy League play. In the Crimson’s 3-0 home win against Cornell last season, then-sophomores Christina Hagner and Katherine Sheeleigh each scored a goal. Saturday, Sheeleigh added to her team-leading collection of five goals with a tally in the second half.

lorditch of the flies

Clash with Cornell Defense Tomorrow

So far, Crimson football has lived up to its standing as the preseason favorite in the Ivy League. On a two-game win streak, Harvard is proving its offensive prowess and defensive coordination. But the real test will come tomorrow, when the Crimson will reveal whether or not they will be the leaders of the Ivy League.


Bringing the High Seas Home

Nearly 20 years ago, the trimaran Great American capsized off the Cape of Good Hope. No one knew that 20 years after his rescue, the sole skipper of the Great American would not only succeed on an equally extensive and fatiguing expedition, but would set two milestones along the way. In March 2009, Harvard alum Rich Wilson ’78, MBA ’82 became the first American and the oldest person to ever complete the Vendee Globe sailing race, a four-month expedition in which sailors travel around the world, starting and finishing in France.


Harvard Drops Defensive Battle to Demon Deacons

The Crimson’s perfect record was marred by the No. 6 Demon Deacons Saturday evening in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Won't settle for Silva
Track and Cross Country

Rookie Shines, Wins First Collegiate Race

For a new collegiate runner, no one knew what to expect from a rookie heralding from a small Catholic high