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Shopping Week Rally
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Undergrads Overwhelmingly Back Shopping Week Referendum, Elect 48 to Undergraduate Council

Harvard College students voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum on shopping week and elected 48 students to the Undergraduate Council with high voter turnout, the UC Election Commission announced Friday afternoon.

Quincy Field Day Activities
House Life

With In-Person Return, Houses Resurrect Ceremonies and Traditions

As Harvard students returned to campus fully in-person, many undergraduate Houses welcomed their residents by resurrecting long-standing ceremonies and traditions.

Quincy Field Day Activities
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Quincy Field Day Activities

Students of Quincy House participate in the House's field day activities in the Quincy courtyard this past Saturday.

Bengali Association
College

New Cultural Organization Creates Home on Campus for Bengali Students

Students from Bangladesh and West Bengal joined together during the Covid-19 pandemic and founded the Bengali Association of Students at Harvard — a new space for Bengali students to connect with their cultural roots.

Harvard Hat Tours
House Life

Harvard Tour Groups Continue Modified Operations Under Covid

The Harvard Visitor Center will continue to suspend official in-person tours due to ongoing concerns about Covid-19, though in-person classes have resumed.

Contact Tracing
House Life

Students Report Concerns With Harvard’s Contact Tracing, Isolation Housing

When Harvard brought a limited number of undergraduate students back to campus in fall 2020, it promised a robust, in-house contact tracing system would limit exposures to the coronavirus and that comfortable accommodations would be provided for those who needed to isolate after testing positive.

Freshman Survey 4 Graphic
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Freshmen Report Social Isolation, Declining Mental Health Amid Pandemic

This final installment of The Crimson’s survey of the Class of 2025 examines how freshmen have experienced the coronavirus pandemic, their vaccination trends, and views on coronavirus policy.

September 11th Memorial Service
College

Twenty Years Later, Faculty, Alums Recall Experiencing 9/11 at Harvard

Twenty years after the attacks of Sept. 11, Harvard affiliates recall what campus was like following the news of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the U.S. Pentagon and the hijacking of four planes.

Off Campus Living
College

Off-Campus Undergrad Population More Than Doubles This Fall

The number of undergraduates living off campus this semester doubled compared to typical years, according to data provided by the College.

Class of 2025 Convocation Steps
College

College Returns to In-Person Convocation, Invites Freshmen and Sophomores

Sporting dresses, suits, and class pins, hundreds of students processed into Tercentenary Theatre for the College’s annual Convocation Tuesday. A few hours later, hundreds more did the same.

Covid Rules Explainer
House Life

Confused About Harvard’s Covid-19 Guidelines For Fall 2021? Here’s a Guide.

As Harvard embarks on a return to in-person learning and on-campus living, the University has adjusted Covid-19 safety protocols for its vaccinated and larger student population.

Move In Fall 2021 Photo Essay 4
House Life

‘Excited’ and ‘Ecstatic,’ Students Return to Full Capacity Campus

Thousands of undergraduates returned to a full capacity campus between Aug. 20 and Aug. 28 after spending nearly 18 months scattered across the globe.

Hynes Convention Center Vaccine Site 2
House Life

Harvard Reports High Vaccination Rates Among Students and Employees Ahead of Full Reopening

Just days ahead of move-in for the fall semester, 93 percent of Harvard employees and 87 percent of students are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, University administrators wrote in an email to affiliates Wednesday.

Kreycik 3
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.

Ruth J. Simmons Commencement Address
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Bacow Confers 1,292 College Degrees in Harvard’s Second Virtual Graduation; Speaker Ruth Simmons Urges Grads to ‘Be a Force for Inclusion’

Harvard awarded 2,440 degrees across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at its second consecutive virtual Commencement ceremony Thursday, including 1,292 degrees to the College’s Class of 2021.

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