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Cambridge Ellis Pre-K School
Cambridge City Council

No More Baby Steps: Cambridge Universal Pre-K Launches After 30-Year Effort

After three decades of discussion, Cambridge’s universal preschool program is finally set to debut.

Interior of CRLS
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Public Schools Closed Tuesday for Snowstorm

Cambridge Public Schools will be closed tomorrow in anticipation of Tuesday’s snow storm, according to Cambridge Public Schools spokesperson Sujata Wycoff.

Graham & Parks School
Cambridge Schools

Graham & Parks Parents Allege Poor Communication From Principal Amid Investigation

Parents of Graham & Parks students said they had deep concerns about a lack of transparency from school administration, including Principal Kathleen M. Smith. In response to the criticism, Cambridge Public Schools engaged a law firm to probe toxicity allegations against Smith.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Lockers
Cambridge City Council

Rising School Budget Sparks Worries Among Cambridge City Councilors

Rising Cambridge Public Schools budgets sparked worries among some City Councilors and School Committee members during a joint roundtable discussion Monday.

Graham & Parks School
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Public Schools Engages Law Firm to Probe Toxicity Allegations Against Principal

Cambridge Public Schools engaged a law firm to “conduct a thorough review” into allegations that Graham & Parks Elementary School Principal Kathleen M. Smith fostered a toxic workplace environment at the school, according to a Jan. 5 email from CPS Superintendent Victoria Greer.

Cash for your warhol sign
Around Town

'Cash for Your Warhol' Goes Worldwide

In its 15th year, Geoff Hargadon ’76’s “Cash for Your Warhol” art project has reached new heights — stapled to telephone poles nationwide and hanging in the halls of the art world it critiques.

Brooks Lambert-Sluder

Brooks Lambert-Sluder, the Adviser’s Adviser

Brooks B. Lambert-Sluder ’05 is now the assistant director at the Advising Program Office and overseer of the Peer Advising Fellows program, but he recalls feeling a lack of support when he first arrived at Harvard — at the time, the PAF program did not yet exist.

Truth Trust and Democracy HKS Talk

Truth Trust and Democracy HKS Talk

Truth Trust and Democracy HKS Talk
Harvard Kennedy School

Experts Discuss Social Media Regulation, Decline of Local News at HKS Event

Experts in online communications and privacy spoke about social media platform regulation and the decline of local news at an event hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School on Wednesday.

ghosts in the yard
Around Town

FM’s Campus Ghost Tour

On this Halloweekend, remember more than just your jackets when you leave the Mather JCR. Take a look at a few of Harvard’s most persistent spirits — you might even encounter one as you cross campus this week.

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Amid Violence in the Middle East, Palestinian American Poet Shares Work at Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Dr. Lisa Suhair Majaj — an author and scholar of Arab-American Literature — shared a collection of her poems at a Tuesday event at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Sherrilyn Ifill at Radcliffe Event

Civil Rights Scholar Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses End of Affirmative Action at Harvard Radcliffe Event

Civil rights lawyer and scholar Sherrilyn Ifill and Harvard Radcliffe Institute Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to effectively strike down affirmative action at a Wednesday talk at the Knafel Center.