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How Cambridge’s Unhoused Residents Endured the Record-Breaking Cold
Confronting record-breaking low temperatures earlier this month, some of Cambridge’s unhoused residents sought refuge in shelters offering extended hours last weekend, while others faced the cold.
Allston Residents Express Skepticism over Wu’s BPDA Reforms
Following a Jan. 25 announcement by Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 of her plans to reform the Boston Planning and Development Agency, Allston advocates expressed skepticism over whether the changes would substantially benefit their neighborhood.
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Remembered at Harvard Memorial Church Service
Students, colleagues, and Harvard affiliates joined friends and family to celebrate the life and memory of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter at Memorial Church on Wednesday morning.
HUCTW Begins Picketing for Wage Increases Amid Contract Impasse
Members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers gathered outside Massachusetts Hall Tuesday to demand the University grant a higher pay raise as Harvard and the union enter month 10 of contract negotiations.
Demanding Answers for Sayed Faisal’s Killing by Police, Protesters Again Disrupt Cambridge City Council
Protesters interrupted the Cambridge City Council’s regular meeting at City Hall Monday evening to demand accountability for the Cambridge Police Department officers involved in the police killing of Sayed Faisal last month.
In Photos: Jennifer Coolidge, Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year
Actress Jennifer Coolidge was honored as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year on Saturday. After parading down Massachusetts Avenue and through Harvard Square, Coolidge was honored and roasted at Farkas Hall.
Ramen Shop WakuWaku Walks Into Harvard Square
WakuWaku Ramen & Sake celebrated its grand opening yesterday in an event featuring live music from a DJ and futuristic decor.
‘These Are Smart Mice’: Some Harvard Quincy Residents Plagued by Rodents and Excrement Since Fall
A number of rooms in the New Quincy residence hall of one of Harvard's upperclassman dorms, Quincy House, have been plagued by a rodent infestation going back to at least last November, prompting surprise and disgust from several residents who reported mice and droppings in their living spaces.
Scholars, Political Leaders Discuss ‘Corporate Capture’ of Law at HLS Event
Harvard Law School hosted a conference featuring legal scholars, lawyers, and legal journalists who discussed the impact that corporate interests have on legal education and the legal system on Friday and Saturday.
Christopher Walsh ’65, Renowned Biochemist and Harvard Medical School Professor, Dies at 78
Christopher Walsh ’65, a renowned biochemist and Harvard Medical School professor, died on Jan. 10 at the age of 78. Throughout his career, Walsh made significant contributions in the areas of enzyme function, metabolic pathways, and antibiotic biosynthesis.
In Photos: Lunar New Year Parade in Boston's Chinatown
On Sunday, Jan. 29, thousands attended the Lunar New Year Parade through the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. The annual parade is hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England, and this year’s festivities featured eight Boston-area lion dance troupes.
Harvard Affiliates Hold Vigil for Victims of Lunar New Year Weekend Mass Shootings
Harvard students, staff, and faculty gathered on the steps of University Hall Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil to honor the victims — who were predominantly Asian and Asian American — of three shootings in California in the last week.
City Councilors Spar Over Body Cameras, Police Oversight at Special Meeting on Shooting of Sayed Faisal
Cambridge City Councilors sparred over whether the Cambridge Police Department should implement body cameras and what role the Council should play in regulating the department at a special meeting Wednesday on the police killing of Sayed Faisal.
In Photos: Students Walk Out of Harvard Professor John Comaroff’s First Class of Semester
Following sexual harassment and professional conduct violations, professor John L. Comaroff once again returned to the classroom this semester. In response, students organized a walkout from his class on Tuesday, calling on Harvard to fire the professor.