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The Aftertaste: A Look Back on Harvard Square’s Beloved Tasty Diner

Harvard alumni who frequented the burger joint carry a sort of oral history of Tasty stories. Almost every person we interviewed sent us the names of more friends, promising fresh fables.

The Scoop

A Centuries-Old Papier-Mâché Octopus Swims Northwest, Finds a “A Second Life”

After decades of collecting dust in a Harvard Museum of Natural History classroom, a life-size papier-mâché model of an octopus has found a new home. With each of its looping tentacles stretching out about eight feet, it lies suspended above a grand staircase in the spacious, modern, glassy foyer of Harvard’s Northwest Building, home to labs, classrooms, and offices for Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Seen and Unseen
Around Town

‘Seen and Unseen’: PhD Student Kabl Wilkerson Puts Native American Representation on Display

The Baker Library’s exhibit, “Seen and Unseen,” asks that viewers pass through a gallery of familiar misrepresentations and consider the history that they do not show.

Winthrop House

Undermining with Underwear: How Radcliffe Students Retaliated Against Historic Panty Raids

We don’t want your sockies, we just want your Jockies!” 25 Radcliffe students chanted outside of Winthrop House, calling for the men to throw down their underwear.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
The Scoop

Classrooms, Conversations, and Case Studies: Reshaping the Ethics of Education

Meira L. Levinson is the founder of EdEthics, an initiative that aims to develop a global field of educational ethics by creating case studies and professional development programs.

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Tuned to the Trends: The History of Harvard's Varsity Mandolin Club

Through the late 19th and early 20th century, Harvard’s all-male Mandolin Club, alongside female mandolin players from Radcliffe, entertained the campus with their annual shows.

Earthling Ed Photo

Earthling Ed Photo

The writers pose for a picture with Earthling Ed.

Earthling Ed Photo

Meet Earthling Ed, That Vegan Educator

Winters’s style of activism focuses on drawing people — whether his students, the people he debates, or his viewers at home — into what he hopes are reasonable, logical, and understanding discussions about veganism.