Harvard Square

By - 2/29/16 - 10:29 pm

Harvard University alerted students and staffers tonight that an undergraduate student and a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School have confirmed cases of mumps.

In a memo, Dr. Paul J. Barreira, director of Harvard University Health Services, said the school is working with city and state public-health officials "to identify the cause and scope of the infection." Read more.

By - 2/17/16 - 9:56 am

A woman who graduated Harvard last year says the university violated a federal equal education law by not educating students about sexual assault and harassment - and by failing to protect her after she complained about the actions of a former boyfriend who also attended the school. Read more.

By - 2/5/16 - 12:18 pm

The T reports it's busing Red Line riders between Alewife and Harvard due to a power problem at Harvard. Word came right after Gov. Baker, in a snow news conference, said, "The T actually had a pretty good morning."

By - 12/1/15 - 11:03 pm

The Crimson reports Yenching Restaurant on Mass. Ave. is no more, after 40 years. No word if it will be replaced by a bank or a chain burrito place.

By - 11/27/15 - 11:40 am
No acid or detergent used in Harvard Square building cleaning

Ryan Walsh wonders about this sign in Harvard Square today.

By - 11/24/15 - 7:49 am
Harvard shark?

The Globe reports one of the U's exclusive men's clubs held a party after deciding to admit women that featured much debauchery, including, yes, women in shark costumes (like this?), and that's just not the sort of thing a proper Harvard gentleman should be caught near, and now the club is being forced to sit in a corner and take a serious time out.

By - 11/19/15 - 8:47 pm

The Crimson reports photos of black law professors on the walls at the law school had black tape placed on them. Photos.

By - 11/16/15 - 12:32 pm

UPDATED, 6:10 p.m.

Bomb threats against both Cambridge public schools and Harvard University today proved unfounded, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 11/9/15 - 6:28 am

Once Daily takes us behind the counter at Pinocchio's, which has been serving slices in Harvard Square for 50 years now.

By - 11/5/15 - 8:04 am

The Harvard Gazette reports the U will expand stately Winthrop House with a brick tower instead of the gray-panel facade originally proposed by its architects, following protests from students and Cambridge residents.

The addition will adhere to the school's "slipper rule:"

Marissa Segala '17 said: "The idea that you can get anywhere in the House in your slippers without having to get dressed means I can just go downstairs and eat breakfast in the dining room as if I were home."

By - 10/24/15 - 11:40 pm
Jimmy Fallon in Harvard Square

617 Images watched Jimmy Fallon in a chariot procession through Harvard Square before being honored by the Harvard Lampoon as "Emperor of Comedy."

Photographynatalia has more photos.

By - 10/21/15 - 9:58 am

Peggy McClellan captured an interesting performance at the Harvard Square T stop yesterday.

By - 9/27/15 - 11:42 pm

Cambridge Day reports on Harvard's revised plans for the space.

By - 9/9/15 - 6:50 pm

Cambridge Police report a woman groped in Harvard Square around 8:30 p.m. yesterday is the latest victim of what may be a serial groper in the area. Read more.

By - 9/2/15 - 9:20 am

The Harvard Art Museums have put together an exhibit on Corita Kent, the artist who gave us the world's largest representation of Ho Chi Minh.

By - 8/31/15 - 7:13 pm

A Bedford man was charged with attacking two women on Mass. Ave. near Harvard Square around 7:20 p.m. yesterday, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 8/18/15 - 9:52 am

State Police report a Boston woman walking by the Weld Boathouse near JFK Street was attacked early this morning: Read more.

By - 8/17/15 - 8:42 am

It's like regular yoga, except with face paint and glow sticks. WBUR reports.

Like most yoga classes, this one ends with everyone in corpse poses - releasing their thoughts and stresses with deep breathing and mediation. But there’s a twist, as glitter confetti drops from above.