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Claire Saffitz Brattle Theatre Event

Claire Saffitz Talks ‘What’s For Dessert’ at the Brattle Theatre

Saffitz’s appearance at the Brattle Theatre, which brought community members together to celebrate a Harvard alum, certainly answered the question “What’s For Dessert.”

Claire Saffitz Brattle Theatre Event

Claire Saffitz Brattle Theatre Event

Claire Saffitz ’09 was joined onstage by moderator Megan Zhang at the Brattle Theatre.

Swing into Spring
Women's Tennis

Harvard Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Season With Strong Performances at Harvard Invitational

In its final competition of the fall season, Harvard’s women’s tennis team faced off against Boston College and Boston University at home for the Harvard Invitational. Throughout the short fall season, the Crimson saw action at the ITA Super Regionals, Brown Quad Invite, and Harvard Fall Classic, with overall positive results. The Harvard Invitational gave players a chance to compete in a dual-match format, the predominant format for the spring season.

Arkow Ace
Men's Tennis

Harvard Hosts Top Players in the Northeast for ITA Super Regionals

Harvard competed with the best tennis players in the Northeast last weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Super Regionals, hosted at the Beren Tennis Center. The Crimson represented 11 of the 32 players who qualified for the last stop on the road to the ITA Fall Nationals.

Requiem for the Enslaved Still
On Campus

Sundays in the Courtyard: ‘Requiem for the Enslaved’ at the Isabella Stewart Gardner

“I had two objectives with this piece: to honor those men, women and children who were property, and to shine a light on systemic racism,” Simon said. “There’s no way we can talk about racism today without talking about slavery.”

New York Polyphony Image
On Campus

Music in the Courtyard Returns to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

During the installation, museum visitors milled about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum as the music from the center Courtyard echoed through the adjoining rooms.

Wonder Schulenberg
Men's Tennis

Court Is In Session: Men's Tennis, Team of the Year

With a record of 19-5 and a sweep of Ivy League play, Harvard men's tennis had one of its most successful seasons ever. Led by senior captain Brian Shi, the Crimson opened the season by seeing sophomore Henry von der Schulenberg win the Milwaukee Tennis Classic and closed regular competition with Shi's win over Yale to clinch the conference title.

Serving Looks
Men's Tennis

Harvard Men’s Tennis Wins 30th Ivy League Championship

No. 14 Harvard secured its 30th Ivy League title in an impressive 4-0 victory over Yale on Sunday, Apr. 24. The sweep concluded the Crimson’s undefeated conference record for the season and marks their first outright win since 2008.

Sam Heughan Photo

‘Outlander’ Midseason Recap: Season Six Features Old Characters, New Revolution

Even in its lulls, “Outlander” is impossible to stop watching — Still, it would benefit from further exploration of its many characters’ deep traumas.

Tennis Halloween
Men's Tennis

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Complete Successful Weekend with Wins Over Columbia, Cornell

“One thing that our team has really come a long way in this semester is with our confidence and belief in ourselves,” said first-year Holly Fischer. “So I think that even though we were down, everyone who was playing was fighting so hard and really leaving everything out on the court.”

On Campus

Boston Public Library Exhibition Explores Climate Change and Social Inequality

“This exhibition tries to take some of the massive amounts of data and analytic resources that are needed to understand a complicated question like climate change, and show how we might narrate that in a way that spurs political action,” Nelson said.

Doubled Up
Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis Suffers Back-to-Back Defeats in Illinois

Harvard fell in two tough matches in Evanston, Ill. over the weekend, with Northwestern delivering a swift 7-0 defeat, and Miami University edging out the Crimson 4-3. The matches bring Harvard’s overall record to 5-4.

Halloween Invite
Men's Tennis

Harvard Men’s Tennis 1-1 in Los Angeles ITA Kickoff

No. 24 Harvard ended the ITA Kickoff with a 1-1 record last weekend, facing off against No. 15 Pepperdine and No. 8 USC in Los Angeles. Following a crushing defeat by Virginia the previous weekend, Saturday’s nail-biter match against Pepperdine finally ended in a 4-3 victory for the Crimson. Harvard took three of six singles matches against the Waves, as well as two of three doubles matches.

Strength in Numbers
Field Hockey

No. 12 Field Hockey Set to Face No. 6 Louisville in First Round of NCAA Tournament

With just a single loss over the course of 16 games, a perfect 7-0 Ivy League record, and the best team goals-against average in the nation (0.42), the Harvard field hockey team has earned a spot in the 2021 Division I NCAA tournament.

Double Trouble
Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Competes at ITA Northeast Regionals, Sends Three Singles Players to Super Regionals

The Harvard women’s tennis team had a successful weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Northeast Regionals, with three players qualifying for the Northeast Super Regional tournament. The Crimson competed against players from regional schools and members of the Ivy League at the United States Military Academy at West Point.