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Black Graduates Crowd at Sanders Theatre
Photo Essay

In Photos: Affinity Celebrations for the Class of 2024

In advance of Harvard’s Thursday Commencement exercises, graduates from across the University gathered for a series of 10 affinity celebrations on Monday and Tuesday. At the ceremonies, students heard speeches from classmates and faculty and received a stole for their affinity group.

Year in Photos Cover

The Year in Photos

The Crimson looks back at the academic year in photos, from the inauguration of Claudine Gay as Harvard’s 30th president to the Israel-Hamas war that divided campus and ignited a leadership crisis.

Encampment Cover
Front Feature

12 Hours Inside the Harvard Yard Occupation

Pro-Palestine students occupied Harvard Yard in an encampment beginning Wednesday at noon. The protest comes just two days after Harvard College suspended the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee – while universities across the country have also faced a wave of pro-Palestinian student demonstrations. Crimson photographers documented the first 12 hours of the encampment.



Solar Eclipse Cover
Photo Essay

In Photos: Harvard Starstruck by Solar Eclipse

Harvard affiliates across campus stepped outside Monday afternoon to witness a near-total solar eclipse — the first visible from North America since 2017.  The next total solar eclipse to pass through the continent will not occur until 2044.

Tinashe Cover Yardfest
Photo Essay

In Photos: Yardfest 2024

Students braved the cold on Sunday, gathering in Tercentenary Theatre for Yardfest, the College’s annual spring concert. Student openers, NOTD, and headliner Tinashe took the stage for an evening of music, dancing, and festivities.

Butterfly in Panamá
Photo Essay

In Photos: Snapshots of Spring Break

Crimson photographers traveled around the country and world during the College’s spring break last week. From famed fortresses in Puerto Rico and vast coral reefs in Panama to flowers in Philadelphia and streetscapes in New York City, these are snapshots of what they saw at home and abroad.

Woman of the Year: Anette Bening

In Photos: Hasty Pudding Honor Actors Annette Bening and Barry Keoghan

Entering their 175th season, the Hasty Pudding Theatrical Company celebrated Barry Keoghan and Annette Bening as their Man and Woman of the Year.

Harvard Newstalk Ep 14: Cambridge Candidates Under Fire for Racist, Transphobic Tweets

2023 Commencement Procession
Photo Essay

In Photos: Harvard’s 372nd Commencement Exercises

Commencement returned to Harvard this week as the University celebrated the Class of 2023.

First Gen Affinity Celebration
Photo Essay

In Photos: Affinity Celebrations for the Class of 2023

Harvard graduates from historically marginalized groups attended affinity celebrations on Monday and Tuesday, prior to Thursday Commencement exercises. At the ceremonies, students received a stole or commemorative gift created for their affinity group.

Malkin Athletic Center

Malkin Athletic Center

Kentucky Leaders

Kentucky Leaders

Over one hundred years ago, historic powerhouse and reigning national champion Harvard football lost to Centre College by the narrow margin of six to zero. Centre, which traveled to play the Crimson from Danville, Ky., was led by these four players, particularly quarterback Bo McMillin.

14 Plympton Street: 1915 and Today
The Harvard Crimson

In Photos: 150 Years of The Harvard Crimson

From typewriters and typesetting to laptops and InDesign, a lot has changed since the founding of the oldest continuously published college daily in the nation. In this photo essay, Crimson Multimedia Staff recreate archival photos from the paper’s past.

Newstalk Episode 4: Police Killing Spurs Protests at City Hall