Student Life

Student Life

HUHS Saw Fewer Virtual Appointments, Mental Health Visits in FY 2023

Harvard University Health Services reported a decrease in the number of virtual patient visits in the 2023 fiscal year compared to 2022, according to the healthcare provider’s annual report published Wednesday.

Griffin GSAS
Student Life

Harvard to Open 24/7 Study Spaces for Graduate Student Reading Weeks

This spring, Harvard will open 24/7 study spaces for graduate students for the first time during reading period.

Kirkland House Gate

Harvard Freshmen Will Have Swipe Access to Upperclassman Houses During ‘River Run,’ DSO Says

Freshman will have swipe access to upperclassman Houses this year during “River Run,” the Dean of Students Office wrote in a statement to The Crimson on Wednesday.

Protesters Call for Ceasefire in Science Center Plaza
Student Groups

Amid Backlash to Antisemitic Post, Harvard Professor Resigns From Pro-Palestine Groups

Walter Johnson, a professor of History and African and African American Studies, resigned as a faculty adviser to the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee and from Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine after the groups faced a wave of backlash for sharing a post containing an antisemitic image.

Data Match Preview Graphic

‘A Quick Scroll’: Datamatch Results Bring Free Food and Friendship

The morning of Valentine’s Day, 4,120 Harvard students woke up to a list of up to ten compatible profiles on Datamatch.

Eliot House Gate

Despite Rumors, Freshmen Swipe Access to Remain Restricted for River Run

Swipe access will remain unchanged for freshmen during “River Run” even as the First Year Experience and First Year Social Committee Offices will provide food trucks, a snack bar, and games at the Malkin Athletic Center to mark the informal college tradition.

Pro-Palestine Protest at Mass. Hall

As Harvard Warns of Disciplinary Action, Pro-Palestine Groups Apologize for Antisemitic Image

Amid fierce backlash for publishing an antisemitic image in an Instagram post on Sunday, two pro-Palestine student groups issued an apology Monday afternoon.

Harvard Red Line Station Charlie Card Machines
Student Life

‘Please Add Them’: Students Report Issues With Using HUIDs as CharlieCards

Harvard University undergraduate IDs are supposed to work as CharlieCards for the MBTA. But some Harvard students have reported issues with the system.

Vigil for Navalny at Memorial Church

‘He Really Made a Change’: Russian Harvard Affiliates Mourn Alexey Navalny’s Death at Vigil

Thirty Harvard affiliates gathered to mourn the death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny at a small vigil in Harvard Yard Saturday evening.

Peabody Terrace

Residents at Harvard-Owned Apartment Complex Resort to ‘Self-Policing’ Amid Increased Theft

Residents at Peabody Terrace — a Harvard-owned apartment complex — alleged Harvard University police have not done enough to address a pattern of property theft in the area, leading residents to find alternative solutions to secure their packages.

S[No]w Day

‘Snow’ Big Deal: Students Disappointed by Underwhelming Snowstorm

Despite forecasts predicting up to 12 inches of snow throughout Tuesday, Harvard students shared a sense of disappointment after waking up to a snowless campus.

Dunster Lunar New Year Decorations

Harvard Students Celebrate Lunar New Year on Campus

Nearly 200 Harvard students and affiliates gathered in Quincy on Friday for food and festivities to ring in the Lunar New Year.

Widener Die-In Rafah 2
Student Groups

Nearly 200 Harvard Students Hold ‘Die-In’ Protesting Airstrikes on Rafah

Nearly 200 students gathered on Widener steps to stage a “die-in” demanding that Harvard disclose and divest its financial ties to “companies complicit in human rights abuses towards Palestinians” on Monday afternoon.

HUA Meeting
Student Groups

Harvard Undergraduate Association Passes Proposal for Free Food on Valentine’s Day

The Harvard Undergraduate Association passed three proposals at its second general meeting of the term Monday evening.

Data Match Preview Graphic
House Life

A ‘Universal Harvard Experience’: Students Seek Love and Laughter Through Datamatch

Following Datamatch’s annual re-launch last Wednesday, thousands of Harvard students began to upload photos and input their zodiac signs and Myers-Briggs personality types into the student-run online matchmaking service.