Crimson staff writer

Monika L.S. Robbins

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Engagement: Jocelyn P. Blier ’13 and Daniel M. Schreff ’12

Finally, she ended up in Yenching Auditorium, where they had met. He turned on all the lights and proposed.

Currier Masters' Travel`
House Life

Out of Africa, Back to the Quad

Animals as gifts aren’t new to Currier House Masters Richard W. Wrangham and Elizabeth A. Ross, but though they appreciate the sentiment, they don’t quite know what to do with them.


Greek Organizations Acquire Real Estate

Five of Harvard’s six Greek organizations now have real estate near Harvard, further expanding the presence of fraternities and sororities on campus.


Students Vacation On 'Cape Crimson'

Students filled Tercentenary Theatre Friday evening, drawn by the promise of a dunk tank and a Slip ‘n Slide, and forced from their Houses by their dining halls’ shut doors.


New Efforts Alleviate High Book Prices

Students and professors alike are finding ways to grapple with the growing prices of textbooks—a semesterly complaint among both parties. Although many professors lament the cost of the textbooks for their classes, they say there is little they can do to reduce prices for students.


College Plans Events To Honor Memory of September 11 Terrorist Attacks

The 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks this Sunday will see a number of commemorative events across the University.


Government Accuses Team Led by Harvard Professor of Ethics Violations

The research team, which was looking into underwear that protected the elderly from hip fractures, failed to keep participants informed the increased risk of falling, compliance officers allege.

Student Groups

Off Campus, Harvard Goes Greek

Despite Harvard’s unusual situation—in which the administration refuses to recognize what it terms a “discriminatory” culture—Harvard is part of a national trend of expanding Greek life on college campuses.

House Life

Old Quincy: A Test Project

Come 2013, when the first stage of a series of renovations across the Houses is complete, gone will be the walk-through room setup and cramped quarters that plague so many inhabitants of Old Quincy.


Before the Military's Estrangement, ROTC Members Do Their Part

A number of students participated in ROTC—which remained a normal part of University life through the escalation in Vietnam.


Harvard Announces Renovation Plans for Old Quincy House

Separate vertical entryways and walk-through bedrooms will no longer be a part of Old Quincy come 2013, when a test of House renewal is complete.

Osama Bin Laden is Dead

Jubilation Erupts in Harvard Yard As Obama Tells World Osama Bin Laden is Dead

Nearly 10 years after the attacks on September 11, 2001, Osama Bin Laden has been killed after an assault by American forces.


Committee on Student Life Discusses Party Policy

The Committee on Student Life discussed the party policies in the Houses at a meeting yesterday morning, with students arguing for more consistency in party form policy while administrators resisted, citing natural House variability.


Yardfest 2011 Draws Record Audience

Harvard was called “one of the best motherf—ing party schools” by Yardfest headliner Far East Movement as they performed in front of a record size audience of current and prospective Harvard students last night.


Houses Select New Tutors

Following a competitive application process, the Houses have hired 69 new resident tutors to advise undergraduates next year. These tutors­—who are usually Harvard or MIT graduate students—receive free room and board in exchange for monitoring undergraduates.