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A Look at Mark Zuckerberg Through the Years

To take get a sense of Mark E. Zuckerberg's life here at Harvard, we compiled a list of Crimson articles that chronicled his ventures.

House Life

Statistical Breakdown of the Class of 2013

An interactive examination of the habits, preferences, and plans of the graduating senior class.

House Life



Where We Stand: The Class of 2013 Senior Survey

Men's Basketball


Sophomore Steve Moundou-Missi drives to the basket during the Harvard men's basketball team's matchup against St. Mary's. At the half, the Crimson leads, 35-21.

Men's Basketball


Sophomore Jonah Travis makes a tough layup from under the basket.

Men's Basketball


Siyani Chambers recovers after getting knocked down on his way to the basket early in the second half.

Stunned Silence
Men's Basketball

Stunned Silence

The Harvard bench looks in awe as Harvard gives up the lead in the final second of the Crimson's 70-69 loss to St. Mary's. Harvard finishes its California road trip 1-1.

Men's Basketball

NOTEBOOK: Men's Basketball's Young Stars Finish Strong

Harvard men’s basketball’s 65-64 win over Boston University at Lavietes Pavilion featured 13 ties, 18 lead changes, and a wild final 30 seconds that could have gone either way.


A Successful Year, Indeed

I had my first taste of gambling when I was probably eight or nine years old, when I went to ...


THE BROTHERS SAMUELS: The Game Is Not Even "A Game" Anymore

Did you know that The Game used to be a rivalry? A long time ago, it was a back-and-forth battle between two great Ivy League football powers in a nationally recognized showdown of brains and brawn. On Saturday, Harvard vs. Yale will just be an embarrassment. Like Yale football coaches vs. The Truth (or the Rhodes Trust—either one). Like New Haven vs. A Safe Place To Live. Or like Fareed Zakaria vs. Journalism.


Postseason Restrictions Temper Fan Interest

The Harvard-Cornell football game on Saturday was telling.


For Colton Chapple, It's Showtime

For senior Colton Chapple, it has been a slow rise to the top. Now in his fourth and final season, he finally has his starting job at quarterback.

Jim Deng Campaign Video

A Deng Good Video

As our readers in the class of 2013 know, the race for Class Marshal is intense. Candidates from across the ...

Op Eds

A Letter to Our Readers

Interviews are ceasing to fulfill their purpose—to capture and channel the forthright, honest words of Harvard’s decision-makers to all those who might be affected by the decisions.