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280 Women Rush Sororities, Expanding Campus Greek Life

Following the recent trend of a growing Greek presence on campus, 280 women signed up for sorority recruitment this year, matching the record large cohort last spring that sought entrance to one of Harvard’s four sorority chapters.

David Friedrich

Students Give Mixed Reviews to Revised Travel Grant Program

With last school year’s increase of $30,000 in funding for domestic student group travel, some club leaders say that travel grant funding levels are still insufficient, while others praise the increased focus on safety.

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Student Groups

Students Brave Winter Chill to Claim Poster Space in the Yard

Dressed in their thickest winter coats with their breath visible in the morning air, a crowd of students eagerly gather in the Yard every Monday and Thursday morning as they wait for Facilities Maintenance Operations to clear the boards of last week's posters.


Student Podcast ‘This Harvard Life’ Premieres at Barker Cafe

Approximately 30 undergraduates filled the Barker Center Cafe on Wednesday evening to listen to the two premiere episodes of “This Harvard Life,” a student-produced podcast.


Five Harvard Seniors Win Rhodes Scholarship

Five Harvard undergraduates are winners of the 2016 Rhodes Scholarship, up three from last year when two Harvard students won the award.

UC-Crimson Debate Greenlaw and Morris

Greenlaw and Morris Focus on Mental Health and Social Life

From struggles with mental health to criticisms about social spaces on campus, William A. Greenlaw ’17 and William F. Morris IV ’17 are trying to connect their personal experiences to their platform.

Harvard Kennedy School

Authors Discuss Extreme Poverty At HKS Talk

​Authors of the book “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America” called for the creation of public sector jobs at the lowest levels of the economy and shared their insights on extreme poverty in America at the Kennedy School on Tuesday.

Mossavar-Rahmani Center

Study: Carbon Dioxide Levels Correlated with Cognition

Researchers studied the decision-making abilities of 24 participants in a controlled office environment at the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.

OCS Funding Website

Students Weigh Job Options as Offer Deadline Approaches

For students who obtained summer internships through Harvard’s Campus Interview Program, the deadline marks a decision that has been months, if not years, in the making.

"OTHER: A Multiracial Student Photo Gallery"

Photo Gallery Highlights Multiracial Student Experiences

The exhibit features more than 50 models who identify as multiracial, each of whom posed for a portrait and answered a series of questions displayed in a written transcript.


Faculty and Students Talk DNA Research at Radcliffe Symposium

The one-day science symposium focused on recent advances in understanding ancient and modern DNA and discussions of possible application for future research.