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Quincy Grille
House Life

DSO Planning Spring Reopening for House Grilles, Junior Parent Weekend

Administrators at the Dean of Students Office discussed plans to reopen House grilles and host Junior Parents Weekend in the spring semester in an interview last month.

Grille closures
House Life

DSO Anticipates Harvard-Yale Programming, Reviews Blocking Process

Administrators at the Dean of Students Office discussed the upcoming Harvard-Yale game, their review of the blocking process, and the House Grille reopening strategy in a Friday interview with The Crimson.

Harvard Yard

Students Believe They Were Scammed by Fraudulent Matchmaking Survey

After its site went down without explanation, students alleged that a matchmaking survey that circulated among Harvard students earlier this month soliciting students’ personal information was a scam.

Dean O'Dair Interview

DSO Talks Common Space Reopenings, Equity Goals

Administrators at the Dean of Students Office said in a Friday interview they were working toward easing the transition from remote learning to in-person instruction for students, as well as opening up common spaces for undergraduate use.

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More than 500 Students Violated Harvard’s Covid-19 Rules Last Year

More than 500 students violated the College’s residential community compact guidelines over the 2020-21 academic year and the summer of 2021, according to an annual report released by the Dean of Students Office Thursday.

Mushrooms in Mather
On Campus

Students Find Unwelcome Dorm Room Guests, Including Insects, Mushrooms

Though students were excited to return to Harvard’s dorms this fall, upon their arrival some found unwelcome guests, including insects and mushrooms, and crumbling infrastructure in their rooms.

Quincy Field Day Activities
House Life

With In-Person Return, Houses Resurrect Ceremonies and Traditions

As Harvard students returned to campus fully in-person, many undergraduate Houses welcomed their residents by resurrecting long-standing ceremonies and traditions.

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Freshmen Split on Defunding Police, Other Hot-Button Political Issues

This third installment of The Crimson’s four-part survey of the Class of 2025 examines their beliefs on politics, religion, and Harvard issues, as well as aspects of their lifestyle, such as sex, drugs, mental health counseling, and technology.

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House Life

‘Excited’ and ‘Ecstatic,’ Students Return to Full Capacity Campus

Thousands of undergraduates returned to a full capacity campus between Aug. 20 and Aug. 28 after spending nearly 18 months scattered across the globe.

Counseling and Mental Health Services Office

CAMHS Launches 24/7 Mental Health Hotline for Harvard Students

Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services announced last Friday the launch of a new 24/7 mental health hotline, CAMHS Cares, for students in need of immediate help.

Charles River

Planning for an ‘Uncertain’ Future, Cambridge Unveils Climate Resilience Plan

The City of Cambridge released a report on the effects of climate change on the city and long-term recommendations for climate resilience.

College Commencement

New Harvard Graduates No Longer Eligible For Alumni Email Addresses As University Explores Alternative Services

The Harvard Alumni Association discontinued the ability to create new email forwarding accounts last month, leaving this year’s graduates unable to obtain the email handle which many say is important to job searches and networking.

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Anticipating Fall Return to Campus, Students Reflect on the Impact of Off-Campus Living During Covid-19

Though during any typical year students would not hesitate to accept their spot in their House, this year students must weigh the benefits of residential House life — a hallmark of the Harvard College experience — with newfound joys they experienced living outside the Harvard bubble.

Adams House Exterior

College Announces New Adams House Faculty Deans

Mercedes C. Becerra ’91 and Salmaan Keshavjee will serve as the new faculty deans of Adams House, Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana announced in a Tuesday email to Adams House affiliates.

Dean O'Dair Interview
Student Life

DSO Reflects on Covid-Impacted Year, Anti-Racism Goals

As the school year nears a close, administrators in the Dean of Students Office reflected on students' experiences during the past academic year amid the coronavirus pandemic in an interview with The Crimson on Tuesday.