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James Joyce

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Lights Out

The Game for the Ages: Football vs. Yale, Heartbreak of the Year

With four minutes remaining in the 4th quarter, The Game was Harvard’s to lose.

Killed the Radio Star

Where All the Action Happens: The Adams Housing Day Video

You’ll be hard pressed to find any Harvard fans belting out lines about Old Eli and Harvard holding sway at The Game this weekend – but shout “We be in Adams!” in the vicinity of any Crimson-clad student and it’s a near-guarantee that you’ll be met with a resounding “that’s where all the action happens!”

Wall of Penn

Harvard Drops Fourth-Straight Game, Losing to Penn, 24-20

For the third time this month, the Crimson failed to deliver under pressure. Unfortunately for Harvard, a game that began with a celebration of players in their final year came to an end with a failed last-minute drive in the final quarter. Harvard dropped this Saturday’s home contest to the Pennsylvania Quakers, 24-20.


NOTEBOOK: Some Positives in Princeton

Harvard fell to Princeton 30-24 in its first Ivy League loss of the season.

Into the Tiger's Den

Preview: Football to Challenge Nationally-Ranked Princeton

The Harvard squad leads the nation in sacks, blocked kicks, and blocked punts, its most recent win coming in a 31-21 crusade against Holy Cross last Saturday.

Truth or Darrington

Playing with Pigskin: A Look at The Crimson Archives

Any pertinent observers of Harvard’s weekly halftime show may have noticed one glaring difference: the size of the band. The reason: Old Timers’ Day! This past weekend marked the 100th anniversary of the Harvard University Band.

Only 10 I See

Notebook: Smith Shines and Third-Downs Key in Harvard Win

Under the field’s Friday night lights, Harvard swamped Brown, holding the Bears to a single touchdown as they scored six of their own. Here’s what we took away from this weekend’s Crimson triumph.


Football Looks To Kick Off Ivy League Season With a Win

Coming off a close loss in San Diego, the Crimson will try to extend its home winning streak against Brown to 10.

Eyes Wide Shut

San Diego Staves Off Late Harvard Push as Football Drops Opener, 31-23

Spectators were left wondering if they truly were reliving the same quarter over and over again – or if Sinnett was just that damn good. In the end, Sinnett and the Toreros proved just good enough, staving off a late Harvard comeback attempt to take home a 31-23 victory.

Wise Words
Field Hockey

Off to the Horses: Tjerk van Herwaarden, Coach of the Year

Over that time period, Harvard accumulated four hat tricks – also a record – and clawed their way up to 6th in the country.

It's Lonely at the Top

Softball Takes Home Outright Ivy League Title

In April, Coach Jenny Allard lauded the Crimson (23-17, 16-5 Ivy) for “not having as many quality at bats as we’d like” and “giving pitches away”; last weekend, the team blew those fears out of the water, clinching their second straight Ivy League Title on Saturday and taking the trophy outright on Sunday.


Bulldogs Bark Up the Wrong Tree in Series Loss to Harvard Softball

This weekend was certainly full of clutch moments for the Crimson, the majority of which came in their first two matches against the Bulldogs.

Leading the Way

The Commander of Soldiers Field: Jenny Allard’s Remarkable Career

For the first time, but certainly not the last, in her lengthy and lucrative tenure as Harvard’s head softball coach, Jenny Allard was moments away from making history.

The Building Where It Happens

COLUMN: Authority Figures Must Learn from the Harvard Fencing Scandal

Just as Harvard was ready to saunter away from the quagmire that is Operation Varsity Blues, we were hit with an admissions scandal on our own front piste.


Softball Sweeps Brown at Soldiers Field

However, a focus on hard work and perseverance this past week certainly paid off for Harvard, who swept Brown (8-13, 1-5) in this weekend’s games.