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Alexandra N. Wilson
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Harvard Men's Lightweight Crew Head Coach Billy Boyce Prepares For Another Head of the Charles After Illustrious Rowing Career at Cornell
For competitors, coaches, and spectators alike, the Head of the Charles Regatta is a spectacle. Some crew diehards, like Harvard men’s lightweight head coach Billy Boyce, have the opportunity to see this scene from multiple perspectives. After taking part in the HOCR as both a rower and a coach, Boyce experienced the regatta from multiple points of view while establishing himself as a key figure in collegiate crew, both in and out of the boat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers Create Tracker for Football-Related Coronavirus Spread
Researchers have designed a new tool that focuses on a particular potential superspreader event: football games.
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
To the Class of 2023: On Self-Censorship
‘First Draft of History’: Kristen Welker ’98 Charts Path from Crimson Reporting to White House
Who Can Be ‘Racist’?
Adams House Installed — Then Removed — an $8,900 Covid-19 Air Disinfection System