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Alexandra N. Wilson

Sports Chair of the 149th Masthead. 149th Guard.

Crimson staff writer Alexandra N. Wilson can be reached at alexandra.wilson@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @alex_wilson2023.

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Athletics Complex
Commencement 2022

A Note to Readers

If this Year in Sports has taught us anything, it is that Harvard athletes are resilient. This Year in Sports hopes to encapsulate our athletes’ incredible efforts in elevating Harvard athletics despite adversity and proving that, indeed, Crimson sports – and Crimson Sports – is back.

Push for Change
Women's Ice Hockey

Women’s Hockey Spearheads Movement for Gender Equity in NCAA Tournament

The NCAA moved to expand the women’s ice hockey championship from eight to 11 teams earlier this month — a change that followed years of pressure from Harvard coaches, who argued that a playoff expansion would improve gender equity in college hockey.

Justin Y. Tseng ’22
City Council Election 2021

Harvard Senior Makes Medford History in City Council Election

Justin Y. Tseng ’22 was elected to Medford City Council on Tuesday, becoming the first Asian American to serve on the council.

Going for Gold
Men's Crew

With the Olympics Around the Corner, Harvard and Radcliffe Rowers Prepare to Make Their Mark

Dean is the only enrolled Crimson rower headed to the Olympics, but not the only Harvard affiliate; alumni Andrew Reed, Alexander Richards ’18, Conor Harrity ’18, Liam Corrigan ’19, and Olivia Coffey ’11 from the Radcliffe team are competing for America. Sam Hardy ’18 and Josh Hicks ’13 are competing for Australia, and Jüri-Mikk Udam ’17 is rowing for Estonia.

Justin Y. Tseng ’22
College

Junior Justin Y. Tseng ’22 Seeks Medford City Council Seat, Breaking Racial and Age Barriers

As Justin Y. Tseng ’22 approaches his senior year, he is embarking on a job search that looks quite different from that of a typical rising senior. In late March, he announced his run for Medford City Council with the goal of serving the town he calls home.

White House
Green

White House National Climate Advisor and Activists Address Student Climate Conference

The deputy White House climate advisor discussed how the Biden administration will tackle climate change during one of the administration's first speaking engagements on climate change this year in a webinar hosted by the Student Climate Conference at Harvard.

Biden Victory Party 8
Politics

Amid Political Uncertainty, Harvard Students Greet Senate Flip with Elation, Cautious Optimism

Following narrow victories for Raphael G. Warnock and T. Jonathan “Jon” Ossoff in the runoff elections for Georgia’s Senate seats, Harvard students met the news of a Democratic-controlled Senate with a mix of elation, regret, and tempered anticipation.

Capitol Building
College

Three Harvard Political Groups Release Bipartisan Statement Condemning Washington, D.C. Riot

Three Harvard political organizations condemned the riots at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. and called on national political leaders to do the same in a joint statement Wednesday evening.

Gund Hall Voting Booths
College

Moved by Stakes of Georgia Senate Runoffs, Harvard Students Campaign for Democrats

Harvard students from across the country pitched in to campaign in Georgia ahead of Tuesday's contentious Senate runoff elections.

CGIS
College

Harvard Students Launch Voter Monitoring Service in Time for Georgia Senate Runoffs

Harvard students launched a tool Friday for Georgia residents to monitor their voter registration statuses ahead of next month’s contentious Senate runoff elections in the state.

Running For Office
IOP

New Zealand PM Ardern Draws Largest Virtual Crowd in JFK Jr. Forum History

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda K. L. Ardern shared her vision for leadership before a record-breaking audience of thousands at a virtual John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday — the largest since the event series moved online in March.

Coronavirus OCS
College

Office of Career Services Evolves to Support Students Navigating A Tumultuous Job Market

After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Harvard’s Office of Career Services had to abruptly adapt its resources to an online format, trading pizza events and lively career fairs for virtual advising and webinars.

Biden Victory Party 1
IOP

Former Campaign Officials Discuss 2020 Vote Count in IOP Webinar

Several political analysts reflected on the 2020 election in a webinar hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics on Thursday.

MGH
Football

Researchers Create Tracker for Football-Related Coronavirus Spread

Researchers have designed a new tool that focuses on a particular potential superspreader event: football games.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
The Scoop

No Ph.D.s from GSE

The Graduate School of Education — and dozens of other Ph.D. programs around the United States, including at most other Ivy League schools — have opted to delay doctoral admissions until next year.

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