Today's tales from the underground involve delays caused by signal problems at Harvard.
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?
The Crimson reports.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Cafe Algiers is closing for good today.
The Crimson interviews some of the small number of Harvard food-services workers who have gone back to work.
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.
Crimson reporter Hannah Natanson is posting updates from the front lines.
The Crimson reports on a blackout late last night and early this morning in the greater Harvard Square area.
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.
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.
The Crimson reports Uno has shut its doors because the rent is too damn high.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Harvard Square restaurant is closing its doors on Monday.
Developer Equity One goes before the Cambridge Historical Commission on Thursday for permission to gut the buildings that house Curious George and Urban Outfitters and add three new floors to create a mall called the Harvard Collection. Read more.
The Crimson reports on the life of Buoy Lee, who took a chance and opened the Hong Kong restaurant in what was then a quiet little place called Harvard Square in 1954. She died earlier this month at 90.
The Crimson reports the Harvard Republican Club - "the largest conservative group at Harvard" - announced that not only is it not supporting the Republican candidate for president, it's urging Republican leaders to withdraw their support for this "threat to the survival of the Republic."