A Crimson Commonwealth: The Harvard Alumni Who Run Massachusetts
As Harvard affiliates continue to interact with and fill the Massachusetts government, it often falls to the University’s own to create policy and settle disagreements that directly affect Harvard. How does their time at the University influence the way they approach these disputes, and what is the effect of Harvard’s impact on Massachusetts leaders?
Kenzie Bok ’11 Talks Path from Harvard Student and Teacher to City Councilor
In an interview with The Crimson, Kenzie Bok ’11 described the formative influence of her time at Harvard — both as a student and lecturer — on her career, including both her policy and her political philosophy.
Harvard Graduate Student Plans to Sue MBTA Following Harvard T Station Injury
First-year Harvard graduate student Joycelyn Johnson, who was struck and injured last week by falling equipment at the Harvard Square T station, said she plans to sue the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority after suffering a separated shoulder.
Harvard Awards $200,000 in Grants to Allston Nonprofits in 15th Year of Partnership Fund
Harvard announced grants totaling $200,000 to 20 different organizations and programs in Allston as part of the Harvard-Allston Partnership Fund at a ceremony last Thursday.
Naked and Afraid of Finals: Students Let Out Stress by Streaking Through Harvard Yard
Washing away their finals-induced stress, undergraduates stripped, screamed, and sprinted through a rainy Harvard Yard for this semester’s installment of Primal Scream.
Woman Injured by Falling Equipment at Harvard Square T Station
A utility box and its supporting equipment fell out of place at the Harvard Square T station Monday afternoon, hitting a woman standing at a nearby column and sending her to the hospital for evaluation.
Advocates Call for Greater Accountability for Harvard, Other Nonprofits at PILOT Hearing
The Boston City Council held a hearing to review its payment in lieu of taxes program Friday, hearing testimony from residents and advocates on drawbacks and potential updates to the program that Boston has run since 2011.
Boston Health Care for the Homeless
‘Never Felt More Proud’: Harvard Students Join Tens of Thousands Running in 2023 Boston Marathon
Harvard undergraduates joined tens of thousands of runners from across the globe to complete the 127th Boston Marathon on Monday, starting from Hopkinton — a town in the MetroWest — and moving toward the finish line in Boston’s Copley Square.
Boston Marathon "Boston Strong" Banner
Boston Marathon Final Stretch
Advancing to State House, Boston Rent Control Proposal Remains Up in the Air
The Boston City Council passed last month a rent control measure to limit annual rent increases to 10 percent, advancing a proposal drafted by Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 to the State Legislature.
Proposed Mass. Bill Seeks to End Legacy and Donor Preferences in Higher Ed Admissions
The Massachusetts House is considering a bill that would require higher education institutions like Harvard to pay a fee for admissions processes that consider legacy status or relationships to donors or that include an early decision plan.
MBTA Red Line Shutdown
Shuttle buses line Massachusetts Avenue outside Wigglesworth Hall to carry Red Line riders inbound as service was disrupted for signal work over the weekend.
MBTA Red Line Shutdown Signs
Red Line shuttle service was just one disruption faced by commuters this weekend as mass slowdowns and increased delays also frustrated many.
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