Harvard University

By - 11/7/18 - 10:28 am

The Harvard Crimson reports "recent cases of mumps and infectious mononucleosis" at the school.

By - 10/19/18 - 9:02 am

The Crimson rips the lid off the story: Not all Harvard students really want to see a football game and are trying to earn some bucks by selling their Game tickets even though they're not supposed to. Prices have gone up because Fenway has assigned seats, unlike when the Game is at the Stadium. Deans have gotten involved; students are being warned they face possible disciplinary action.

By - 9/25/18 - 3:24 pm

The Harvard Gazette reports on the recent opening of the Smith Campus Center in Harvard Square, which oldtimers might remember as the Holyoke Center. The brutalist concrete structure has been updated with more color and more hipsterish fare than the old Au Bon Pain.

By - 9/21/18 - 9:05 am

Won't you help? Harvard upperclassmen haven't been able to get hot food for breakfast since the U eliminated it to save money during the Great Recession in 2009. The Crimson issues a plaintive plea for help:

After eating a full, healthy breakfast, students will be more prepared for the classes they have that day. Students are better equipped to get the most out of their education when they are not distracted by hunger, and more enticing breakfast options could help promote regularized eating schedules.

By - 9/17/18 - 8:46 am

The Crimson reports six women were chosen to perform in this year's Hasty Pudding productions.

By - 8/24/18 - 11:54 am
Turkey at a polling place

Roving reporter Christine April spotted this bird hurrying into the polling place at the Harvard Graduate School of Design this morning, only to slowly walk away with a dejected look after learning she'd have to return on Sept. 4 to vote. Read more.

By - 8/8/18 - 9:59 am
Winnie the Pooh's house in Harvard Square

Greg Cook tracks down and interviews George Eastman, who has been maintaining Pooh's home at the base of a tree (now just a stump) since the mid-1990s.

By - 6/29/18 - 12:17 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit by a woman who charged Harvard University failed to do enough to protect her from assaults and harassment by her ex-boyfriend and his pals while they were students there. Read more.

By - 6/9/18 - 7:34 pm

An Arizona man was arrested last night on charges he posted two comments on photos posted on Instagram by Harvard University Instagram photos last year in which he threatened to kill blacks planning a graduation ceremony at Harvard in May, 2017. Read more.

By - 5/25/18 - 3:39 pm
Ireland

Cambridge officials announced today the city has hired Roderick Ireland, retired chief justice of the state Supreme Judicial Court, to conduct an independent review of how Cambridge police officers arrested a 21-year-old Harvard student standing naked on a Massachusetts Avenue traffic island on April 13. Read more.

By - 5/21/18 - 10:17 pm

The Crimson reports Harvard has barred Roland Fryer from his own on-campus think tank during the investigation.

By - 5/14/18 - 2:15 pm
Turkey at Harvard University

Ray the roving UHub photographer spotted this tom peeping into a dorm room at Harvard (the Phillips Brooks House) today.

By - 5/2/18 - 8:20 pm

So remember all those dicks at Harvard? They were wandering around advertising a play. And, well, let the Crimson take it from there:

By - 4/30/18 - 7:48 pm

A fire that broke out in a second-floor apartment at 1 Western Ave. shortly after 7:30 p.m. went to three alarms before it was knocked down by Boston firefighters. Read more.

By - 4/27/18 - 12:29 pm
Bunch of dicks at Harvard

Chip Goines spotted this procession near Harvard Square today. Whole bunch of people lost a bet? We don't know!

By - 4/17/18 - 9:57 am

The Crimson reports that former Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus will spend three days next week as a fellow at the Kennedy School's Institute of Politics, where he will attend “a number of events” and “engage with students." Last fall, you may recall, Sean Spicer took a turn as a fellow at the institute.

By - 3/21/18 - 4:28 pm
Firefighter lowers victim at Allston construction site

Victim being lowered to the ground. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 2:15 p.m. to 140 Western Ave., where two workers fell about 18 feet at the construction site for Harvard's new science and engineering complex. Read more.

By - 3/8/18 - 3:59 pm
Sinking sailing center

That sinking feeling. Photo by Caitlin.

The Crimson reports the U's sailing center has lost buoyancy and is settling with the fishes down by the Longfellow Bridge.

And please, now would not be the time to bring up the old joke about why the Harvard Bridge is named that.