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College

Adams House Installed — Then Removed — an $8,900 Covid-19 Air Disinfection System

In July, administrators in Adams House installed a set of air disinfection systems devices that appeared to be a part of the solution to preventing the spread of Covid-19 in the house. But the devices lasted just a few weeks.

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College

Adams House to Remove Fireplace Bearing Boarded-Up Racist Sculptures During 2023 Renovations

A fireplace in Adams House bearing racist caricatures that are currently boarded up will be removed during renovations next year, the house’s faculty deans announced earlier this month.

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Adams

Adams Students Dress Down

Adams House students dressed down during the first in-person Housing Day in two years.

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Adams

Adams House

What’s not to love about Adams House? From the old academia, Hogwarts-esque golden-gilded rooms to the incredible proximity to your classes in the Yard, it’s prime for romanticizing your time at Harvard (plus, it’s being renovated)! Perfect for dog and cat lovers (scroll down for a sneak peak of the resident pets, you won’t be disappointed), Adams is known for its tight-knit community and support system.

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Crime

Adams House Residence Hall Plagued by Monthslong String of Vandalism

Adams House’s Hampden Hall has been plagued by a string of vandalisms — ranging from racist language and crude drawings to defaced photos and targeted notes — since at least last October.

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Adams

Adams House Hampden Hall

Adams House's Hampden Hall has experienced a string of vandalisms since at least last October.

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On Campus

Jesse P. K. Rankin

Jesse P. K. Rankin runs through the Adams House tunnels. Jesse, whose parents are tutors in the house, has lived in Adams for three years.

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On Campus

Jesse P. K. Rankin

Jesse P. K. Rankin, six years old, lives in Adams House.

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On Campus

Adams Dining Hall Reopening

Students eat inside Adams dining hall after it reopened last Friday.

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College

‘I Missed It So Much’: Adams Dining Hall Reopens, Though Some Fruit Flies Remain

The Adams House dining hall reopened Friday after shutting down for two weeks due to an infestation of fruit flies.

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House Life

Adams Dining Hall Remains Closed as Students Battle ‘Tenacious’ Fruit Flies

After shutting down temporarily last week due to a fruit fly infestation, the Adams House dining hall will likely remain closed for the rest of the week while repair work gets underway to address the source of the scourge.

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Student Life

Adams Dining Hall Temporarily Closes Due to Fruit Fly Infestation

The Adams House dining hall is closed temporarily due to an infestation of fruit flies.

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Adams

Adams flies

For the last few days, flies have swarmed students' trays during meals in the Adams House dining hall.

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House Life

Philip Kreycik ’06, Who Died at 37 After Going Missing on Run, Remembered for ‘Quiet Strength’ and ‘Adventurous Spirit’

Philip Kreycik '06, an environmentalist and avid adventurer, disappeared on a trail run outside Pleasanton, Calif. on July 10. In a testament to his impact, hundreds rallied for a search and rescue effort that the Alameda County Sheriff's Office called one of the largest ever on the West Coast.

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House Life

Former Adams House Master and Astronomy Professor William Liller ’48, ‘Enamored With the Cosmos,’ Dies at 93

Former Harvard Astronomy professor and Adams House Master William Liller ’48 couldn’t take his eyes off the stars.

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