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Elderly Woman Assaulted on Red Line, Police Say

An elderly woman was punched in the back of the head after getting on a Red Line train car at the Harvard Square station on Friday.

HUB Week

For Fourth Year, HUBweek Encourages Innovation

HUBweek, a week-long “ideas festival” founded by Harvard, MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Boston Globe, ran from Oct. 8 to Oct. 14.

Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform
Gun Politics

Gun Control Bill Driven by Recent Grad Becomes Massachusetts Law

An “extreme risk protection order” firearms bill inspired by recent Harvard alumnus Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 is now Massachusetts law.

Fenway Park
Student Life

Harvard Students Displeased With New Harvard-Yale Ticket Policies

While in past years, students were able to purchase tickets for guests from the Athletics Box Office, students are strictly limited to one ticket per HUID this fall.

Joseph D. Ostas
Harvard College Democrats

Spurred by Friend's Suicide, Harvard Senior Pushes for Gun Control Legislation

After a childhood friend committed suicide, Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 began pushing for twin gun safety bills in the Massachusetts State House that he hopes will save lives.

No Gun No

Harvard Students Join 'March for Our Lives' Protest in Boston

Over 100 Harvard students attended Boston’s March for Our Lives protest on Saturday, joining a nationwide movement pushing for stricter gun control.

Dreams March in Boston

PBHA Members, Bostonians Rally for Youth Jobs

Protesters demanded an increase in funding from the state for youth jobs in Massachusetts from $10 million to $14 million a year, among other things.

Op Eds

38 Minutes

I hope no one has to ever experience what Hawaii experienced a few weeks ago. But don’t wait for a ballistic missile to notice the blessedness of the ordinary.

Amazon Prime
City Politics

Boston Enters Round Two of Amazon HQ Search

Amazon named Boston as one of 20 finalists in its search for a second headquarters earlier this month, after both city and Harvard leaders said they support the bid.

Memorial Church

Walton Demands Gun Control at Memorial Church Morning Prayers

​In the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Jonathan L. Walton demanded Congressional action and stricter gun control in his address at Morning Prayers on Tuesday.

Op Eds

Deconstructing a Character

Constructs lump people together, making them into generic labels, beliefs, and experiences that can be checked off in boxes on questionnaires. These generalizations erase our character.

Andover Hall
Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School Concludes Year-Long Bicentennial Celebration

Harvard affiliates flocked to the Divinity School this weekend, celebrating its two centuries of existence with lectures, a panel of Harvard deans, and a bicentennial party, concluding a years-worth of festivities.

Pumpkin Float at Boston Common's Frog Pond
College Life

Freshmen Journey 'Into the Hub'

The program offers freshman an alternative to on-campus social scenes as well as the chance to explore Boston and surrounding areas.

Harvard Divinity School

HDS Event Explores Overlap of Meditation, Technology, and Medicine

At the event, speakers presented medical and scientific research related to the mind.

Chaplain’s Panel

Harvard Faculty Share Impact of Faith on Scholarship

​Harvard faculty spoke about the intersection of faith and scholarship, posing questions of meaning and purpose in academia Wednesday.