Crimson staff writer

Madeleine A. Granovetter

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Student Groups

CS50 at Yale Hits Sophomore Slump

​Harvard’s Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I” saw a significant drop in enrollment at Yale University as it kicks off its second year. In the meantime, the course staff have been busy making changes to the course’s curriculum, staff, and lecture structure.

CS50 Lecture
Student Life

CS50 Expands Office Hour Locations to HSA

Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I,” the College’s extremely popular and notoriously carnival-like introductory computer science course, will use part of the fourth floor of the Harvard Student Agencies building to hold additional office hours during the fall semester.


After Submitting Theses, Seniors Defend their Findings

​With the stress of submitting a senior thesis behind them, some students now face a new challenge of presenting and defending their findings to faculty and peers.

Widener Library
Flyby Blog

What to do with the Last Two Weeks of School

Whether that makes you jump for joy or sink deeper under you growing pile of papers and review sheets, Flyby’s got you covered with the best ways to take advantage of the beautiful spring weather and looming deadlines.

Taking Care Of Business
Harvard in the City

Square Businesses Gear Up for Visitas

​As students prepare to welcome the Class of 2020 on campus for Visitas, Harvard’s weekend for its admitted students, local businesses are likewise gearing up for their arrival.


Acceptance Letters Greeted With Screaming and Disbelief

When Michael J. Won read “Congratulations,” in big bold letters, he started shouting. When he told his mother, she started to cry.

Student Life

Students Explore the Square with Their Datamatches

After the release of Datamatch pairings, compatible students have scheduled their free meals at Zinnekens, El Jefe’s, Clover, and Pinkberry.

Warm Weather

Unusually Mild Weather Follows Subzero Temperatures

Despite a high of 55 degrees Fahrenheit on Tuesday, Cambridge experienced unusually frigid temperatures, dipping as low as -8 degrees Fahrenheit, this weekend

Fun in the Sun

Weather Unseasonably Warm, Students Flock the Square

With guitars, bikes, and class assignments in tow, faculty, students, and Cambridge residents flocked the Science Center Plaza and Harvard Square Thursday and Friday to enjoy what could be the last warm days leading up to New England’s notoriously harsh winter months.

Day of the Dead

Peabody Museum Celebrates the Day of the Dead

Polly R. Hubbard, the Peabody Museum’s education manager, described the holiday as a way of “welcoming back spirits of people who have passed on...with joy and happiness, and remembering what they were like...instead of woefully missing them.”

Harvard Square Charging Station
Harvard Square

New Phone Charging Station Solicits Shelter Donations

The new charging station, located in the CVS vestibule at 6 JFK St., solicits donations for a student-run youth homeless shelter that is scheduled to open this fall.