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Students Ride Blue Bikes
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Harvard Students Turn to BlueBikes Amid Record Ridership in Cambridge

Now, students are turning in increasing numbers to BlueBikes, a bicycle sharing system that operates in the Boston metropolitan area, to get around.

HMSC Fireside Chat
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Tindal Lays Out Vision as New Museums Director, Addresses Recent Controversies

Brenda D. Tindal, the new executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, shared her vision for the HMSC and her passion for museums, community engagement, and civic dialogue during a virtual fireside chat Tuesday evening.

Blue Bottle Reopening
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Blue Bottle Reopening

Students are anxiously awaiting the reopening of Blue Bottle Coffee Company next month.

Smith Campus Center
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UC Proceeds with Club Q-Guide, Passes Financial Accountability Reform

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to launch a Q-Guide for student organizations at the College and began the voting process to improve its financial accountability.

Covid Academics Followup
Student Life

Some Online Learning Persists After Fall Return to Campus

While fall 2021 has largely marked a return to the in-person classroom, some classes have continued to operate partially or fully online this semester.

Boston Marathon 2021
College

‘Resilience and Renaissance’: Marathon Returns to Boston, Challenges Harvard Runners

Harvard affiliates made a triumphant return to the streets of Boston Monday as they competed in the 125th running of the Boston Marathon and the first to take place in person since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

UC Meetings
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UC Establishes New Caucuses, Pilots “Dean’s Dinners” Program

The Harvard Undergraduate Council voted to establish caucuses for Afro-Latinx and Indigeneous students and to pilot a new “Dean’s Dinners” program with Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair.

Harvard Ed Portal
College Life

Ed Portal Panelists Discuss Monuments’ Past and Future

Boston and Cambridge-area arts professionals discussed the ability of new kinds of monuments to “contribute to the formation of a positive collective identity” at a Harvard Ed Portal panel on Tuesday.

Cadence Testing Change
College Life

Cadence Testing Change

In an email on Tuesday afternoon, Harvard College announced the testing cadence for vaccinated students will shift to twice a week.

Class Marshals
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Class Marshals

The First Marshal for the Harvard Class of 2022, Menatallah “Menat” N. Bahnasy '22.

Athletics Covid Policies
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Athletics to Require Proof of Vaccination, Negative Test for Spectators at Indoor Home Contests

Attendees of all indoor athletic events will have to present proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test beginning Oct. 15, according to a new policy set by Harvard Athletics.

Dean O'Dair Interview
College

DSO Talks Common Space Reopenings, Equity Goals

Administrators at the Dean of Students Office said in a Friday interview they were working toward easing the transition from remote learning to in-person instruction for students, as well as opening up common spaces for undergraduate use.

UC Meeting
College

UC Pushes For FAS Free Speech Rules Review, Funds Late-Night Transportation Program

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to establish a social inclusion grant for College students, propose that faculty review Harvard’s guidelines on free speech, and to fund a late-night transportation program at a meeting on Sunday evening.

Rakesh Khurana Interview 1
House Life

Khurana Says College Committed to Maintaining In-Person Instruction, Residential Life

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said safely maintaining in-person instruction and dining are the College’s top priorities this semester in a Wednesday interview.

Grille closures
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A ‘Bummer’: Students Frustrated by Closed Campus Spaces, Reduced Hours

Most of Harvard’s popular cafés — including Barker, Bauer, Cabot, Gato Rojo, and Lamont — and House Grilles at Dunster, Eliot, Pforzheimer, Quincy, and Winthrop Houses are temporarily closed.

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