The six confirmed cases have documentation of two doses of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, and the majority of the suspected cases are believed to have had two doses of MMR.
Harvard now has a total of six mumps cases, the university reported in a memo to the campus community. Read more.
Michael A. Kikukawa '17 was unaware of Panera’s closing when he ordered dinner through the restaurant’s mobile app. Only after completing his order did Kikukawa realize that it was being fulfilled at Panera’s Porter Square location.
“I was horrified,” Kikukawa said.
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.
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.
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."
The Crimson flushes out the news.
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.
Ryan Walsh wonders about this sign in Harvard Square today.
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.
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Bomb threats against both Cambridge public schools and Harvard University today proved unfounded, Cambridge Police report. Read more.
Once Daily takes us behind the counter at Pinocchio's, which has been serving slices in Harvard Square for 50 years now.
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."
Peggy McClellan captured an interesting performance at the Harvard Square T stop yesterday.
Cambridge Day reports on Harvard's revised plans for the space.
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.
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.
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.