Harvard Square

By - 11/6/16 - 12:49 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Cafe Algiers isn't dead yet.

By - 11/6/16 - 10:21 am

The Crimson reports the Harvard men's cross-country team keeps a spreadsheet about women athletes, but that it no longer includes notes on specific physical attributes or which women seem to be getting which kind of dick.

"We have really changed the team culture since then, and now the spreadsheet is clean and we try to refrain from making comments like that," [the current team captain] said.

By - 11/3/16 - 8:20 pm

The Crimson reports administrators made the decision after discovering the lewd rating of women athletes that started in 2012 continued right through this year.

By - 10/31/16 - 5:33 pm

Today's tales from the underground involve delays caused by signal problems at Harvard.

By - 10/27/16 - 10:05 am
Dead Red Line train at Harvard Square

Ari Ofsevit was among the riders ordered off an inbound Red Line train at Harvard around 9:40 a.m. because, oh, who the hell knows anymore?

By - 10/24/16 - 5:40 pm
Harvard students occupy Harvard builidng in support of striking workers

Carlos Aramayo shows us the scene inside 124 Mt. Auburn St. in Cambridge, home to Harvard's HR department. The Crimson has more.

By - 10/23/16 - 9:01 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Cafe Algiers is closing for good today.

By - 10/21/16 - 9:23 am

The Crimson interviews some of the small number of Harvard food-services workers who have gone back to work.

By - 10/14/16 - 9:20 am

Wonder if the researchers will look at the impact of paying workers a living wage on reducing poverty rates.

By - 10/13/16 - 11:08 pm

Dee Dee W. attended the memorial in Harvard Square tonight for the king of Thailand, who died this week. Area Thais gathered at the monument honoring the king's birth at Mount Auburn Hospital.

By - 10/6/16 - 3:16 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today tossed a lawsuit by Harvard students who wanted a judge to make Harvard sell off its endowment's holding in fossil-fuel companies. Read more.

By - 10/5/16 - 8:30 am

Crimson reporter Hannah Natanson is posting updates from the front lines.

By - 9/30/16 - 9:20 am

The Crimson reports on a blackout late last night and early this morning in the greater Harvard Square area.

By - 9/16/16 - 5:18 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the workers voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job in two weeks if their union and the university can't come to a contract agreement. Workers are seeking annual salaries of at least $35,000 and more affordable health insurance.

By - 9/13/16 - 8:23 am

The Crimson reports 12 Harvard women tried out for Hasty Pudding Theatricals's cast for its annual celebrity roasts but that none received callbacks. The Crimson notes Hasty Pudding prefers men to play women because it "challenges traditional perceptions of masculinity."

Separately, the Crimson reports one of those male-only "finals" clubs has hired Harvey Silverglate in its bid to remain the preserve of he-men.

By - 9/6/16 - 11:55 pm

The Crimson reports Uno has shut its doors because the rent is too damn high.

By - 9/6/16 - 2:45 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Harvard Square restaurant is closing its doors on Monday.