Dear Sophomore Year
What’s left after loss is not nothing. What’s left after loss is love.
What’s left after loss is not nothing. What’s left after loss is love. (And his favorite mug.)
Venn Diagram: Dhall Crush, Cascada's 'Everytime We Touch'
without you it's hard to survive
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Fifteen Questions: Joe Harris ’72 on Math 55, the Dudley Co-op, and Failure
The mathematician sat down with Fifteen Minutes to discuss Math 55’s notorious reputation and his own experience at Harvard. “In math, it’s rare that you would decide to fix on a specific concrete goal, and then either achieve it or not,” he says. “Usually, it’s a matter of exploration.”
Fifteen Questions: Manja Klemenčič on Student Agency, Pre-Professionalism, and Small Acts of Kindness
The sociologist sat down with FM to discuss the most pressing issues in higher education today and student agency, even in the smallest acts. “You don’t need to change the entire world already while you’re at Harvard,” she says. “You can do small things every day and that matters also.”
FMoments of Love 2023
This Valentine’s Day, we asked our writers and editors to write about something or someone they love — the lighthearted, the heartbreaking, the bittersweet, and everything in between. Here are their stories.
'Termite Justice': Prison Justice Advocacy, Within and Outside Harvard's Gates
Whether Harvard has an obligation to educate students about mass incarceration — and how it should do so — is a question that looms large.
Dying Without Identification in Harvard Square
What exactly happens to an unhoused person if they die, unidentified, in the state of Massachusetts?
In: Harvard/Out: Yale
This week, as the pre-Thanksgiving break assignments pile up and the sky fades into a daunting darkness before dinnertime, only one thing manages to pierce through the clouds of students’ burnout and exhaustion: a rowdy anticipation for the annual Harvard-Yale football game.
Students, Residents, Artists Laud the Harvard Ceramics Program
Amid the many prominent attractions on Harvard’s Allston campus, including the $1 billion Science and Engineering Complex and the Harvard Business School, a small creative haven took root at Barry’s Corner decades ago: the Harvard Ceramics Studio.
How Harvard Moved Into Allston
Roughly one-third of Allston's land belongs to Harvard. But the University faces a decades-old distrust among some residents.
Charles River Advocacy Group Discusses I-90 Project Flood Risks
In a Tuesday webinar, the Charles River Watershed Association urged Allston-Brighton residents to advocate for a review of flood risks in the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Allston Multimodal I-90 Project.
The People of Allston-Brighton
This piece profiles five residents from Allston and Brighton who are actively dealing with these challenges and envisioning a better future for their neighborhoods. They provide a snapshot of the character of Allston-Brighton, the lives of the people within it — and the way those lives are changing.
Mapping Harvard Square’s Transformation, From the Last In-person Commencement to Today
Harvard Square will host the first in-person Commencement since 2019 on Thursday. With three classes set to graduate this week, Harvard Square is alive and bustling with students, families, friends, and tourists.
Billionaire Ken Griffin ’89 Breaks with DeSantis on ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Expansion Amid Criticism at GSAS
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Michael Smith Returns To Administration As Interim SEAS Dean
‘Happy Place’ Review: An Ambitious Emily Henry Novel
The Hardest Courses at Harvard