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Adams House Window

Adams House Installed — Then Removed — an $8,900 Covid-19 Air Disinfection System

In July, administrators in Adams House installed a set of air disinfection systems devices that appeared to be a part of the solution to preventing the spread of Covid-19 in the house. But the devices lasted just a few weeks.

Cronkhite Housing

Harvard Students in 11 Undergraduate Houses Will Be Assigned to Overflow Housing

All but one of Harvard College’s 12 upperclassman houses will place students in overflow housing next year as the school’s oversized freshman class moves out of dormitories in Harvard Yard.

Fireplace Encased

Adams House to Remove Fireplace Bearing Boarded-Up Racist Sculptures During 2023 Renovations

A fireplace in Adams House bearing racist caricatures that are currently boarded up will be removed during renovations next year, the house’s faculty deans announced earlier this month.


Palestine Solidarity Committee Hosts Annual Israeli Apartheid Week, Drawing Backlash from Harvard Hillel

The Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Commitee hosted its annual Israeli Apartheid Week this week, featuring a series of events aiming to promote Palestinian solidarity through virtual and in-person discussions.

Dean Katie O'Dair
Undergraduate Council

Dean of Students Office Affirms Support for Newly-Adopted Student Government, Continuity of Club Funding

Harvard College Dean Students Katherine G. O’Dair affirmed her office’s support for the newly-ratified Harvard Undergraduate Association in an interview Wednesday — one week after students voted overwhelmingly to dissolve the 40-year-old Undergraduate Council in favor of the new student government.

Interhouse Transfer

Harvard College Sees Uptick in Interhouse Transfer Applications

Harvard undergraduates seeking to transfer into a new upperclassman house learned their fates last month, when the College's Dean of Students Office released decisions for the fall interhouse transfer lottery.

Housing Day Tradition

Two Years Ago, Harvard Shuttered its Campus Due to Covid. Today, Housing Day Returns In-Person at Last.

It’s 8:30 a.m. on the Thursday before spring break. Students clad in Harvard House gear are making their way from the John Harvard statue to dorms, where they will bang on the doors of eager freshmen.

Rakesh Khurana's Housing Day
House Life

Harvard College Will Hold Housing Day In-Person. But it Won’t Be Back to Normal.

Housing Day will take place in-person for the first time since 2019 according to two proposals formulated by the Dean of Students Office and House Committees — one that includes a modified version of traditional “dorm storming” and one that moves festivities entirely outside.

Adams House Hampden Hall

Adams House Residence Hall Plagued by Monthslong String of Vandalism

Adams House’s Hampden Hall has been plagued by a string of vandalisms — ranging from racist language and crude drawings to defaced photos and targeted notes — since at least last October.

Dean O'Dair Interview
House Life

Dean of Students Office Praises Compliance With Covid Rules, Discusses Spring Programming

Reflecting on the first two weeks of the semester, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair lauded students in a Monday interview for their adherence to Covid-19 policies since returning to campus amid a nationwide surge in Omicron cases.

Currier House Social Distancing
House Life

Harvard Dining Halls To Reopen With Socially Distanced Seating

Harvard will reopen its undergraduate dining halls with socially distanced seating beginning on Tuesday, the Dean of Students Office announced Monday night.

Grab-and-Go Dining

Quad Students Struggle With Grab-and-Go Dining

Quad students residing in Pforzheimer, Currier, and Cabot Houses reported difficulties finding places to eat between classes after Harvard’s dining halls began offering exclusively grab-and-go meals.

Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2022 Man and Woman of the Year

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces 2022 Man and Woman of the Year

Actors Jennifer Garner and Jason Bateman will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2022 Man and Woman of the Year, the organization announced earlier this month and last month.

The Hasty Pudding

Rob Fraser, Longtime Hasty Pudding Steward, Remembered as ‘Genuine,’ ‘Caring,’ and ‘Fun-Loving’

Robert D. Fraser, a longtime steward at the Hasty Pudding Institute, died earlier this month in a car accident.

Athlete Testing
House Life

Harvard Campus Covid Cases Surge to Highest-Ever Rate as the Fall Semester Winds Down

Harvard's Covid-19 case count has surged to its highest point since the start of the pandemic over the last week, sending hundreds of affiliates into isolation while students begin to depart for winter break.