Parents, siblings, and relatives of the Class of 2025 had to dodge strikers and escape storms this weekend as they visited Harvard for First-Year Family Weekend.
The University is closing Harvard Yard to the public every evening through mid-October, requiring affiliates entering the Yard to show their Harvard ID to security guards between 5 p.m. and 3 a.m., during which only Johnston, Thayer, Widener, and Solomon Gates are open.
One major subset of the Class of 2025 — recruited athletes — is more predominantly white than in previous years, according to the results of The Crimson’s annual freshman survey.
Though they are starting their college careers amid a pandemic that shows no sign of abating, in other ways the Class of 2025 is similar to classes that came before it.
A record-high 85 percent of admits accepted their spots in Harvard College’s Class of 2025, meaning the College expects an unprecedented 1,962 freshmen to enroll this fall, it announced Sunday morning.
For freshmen living on campus last semester (or, honestly, anywhere else), it seems that finding a quarantine boo moved way up on the priority list. So how did we get here? Our very own freshman writer breaks down the new Covid dating culture, and how somehow plenty of freshman found love in a global pandemic.
When the College announced it would prioritize bringing upperclassmen back for the spring, some freshmen flocked to off-campus apartments while others opted to stay home.