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Winthrop Grille
On Campus

Winthrop Grille Reopens for First Time Since Spring 2020

Following a two-year closure during the pandemic, Winthrop Grille opened last week with a new menu featuring churros and Oreo milkshakes.

Quincy Grille
House Life

House Grilles Reopen for Business After Pandemic Disruptions

Shuttered for much of the pandemic, Harvard’s House grilles — once staples of student life — are slowly making a comeback.

Quincy Hot Breakfast

Harvard Students and Dining Hall Workers Call for Hot Breakfast Expansion to All Houses

Nearly 2,000 Harvard students have signed onto a petition advocating for hot breakfast service across all upperclassman dining halls.

Queen's Head Pub
On Campus

Reopening of Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub Draws Crowds

The Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub reopened its doors this month — after its closure due to the pandemic over two and a half years ago — hosting 50-cent wing Wednesdays, trivia, and karaoke nights.

Fly Away, Borguet

Harvard Students Travel to Providence for Football Game Against Brown

Harvard’s football team faced off against Brown last week, bringing home a win 35-28. Droves of Harvard students traveled by train to party at tailgates, watch the football game, and visit friends in Providence, R.I.

University Hall

Dean of Students Office Reaffirms Independence of Harvard Undergraduate Association

Representatives from the DSO reaffirmed the independence of the Harvard Undergraduate Association amid controversies surrounding the student government’s early months.

Eliot Exterior 2021

Some Students in Summer, Bridge Housing Report Poor Communication from Harvard

Harvard students who lived on campus over the summer reported poor communication and a lack of support regarding housing logistics from administrators.

Chronkhite Center
House Life

Overflow Housing Draws Mixed Reviews from Upperclassmen

Students across 11 of Harvard's 12 upperclassman houses had mixed reactions to spending the year in overflow housing as a result of larger sophomore and senior classes following gap years during the pandemic.


Palestine Solidarity Committee Hosts Annual Israeli Apartheid Week, Drawing Backlash from Harvard Hillel

The Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Commitee hosted its annual Israeli Apartheid Week this week, featuring a series of events aiming to promote Palestinian solidarity through virtual and in-person discussions.

Dean Katie O'Dair
Undergraduate Council

Dean of Students Office Affirms Support for Newly-Adopted Student Government, Continuity of Club Funding

Harvard College Dean Students Katherine G. O’Dair affirmed her office’s support for the newly-ratified Harvard Undergraduate Association in an interview Wednesday — one week after students voted overwhelmingly to dissolve the 40-year-old Undergraduate Council in favor of the new student government.

Interhouse Transfer

Harvard College Sees Uptick in Interhouse Transfer Applications

Harvard undergraduates seeking to transfer into a new upperclassman house learned their fates last month, when the College's Dean of Students Office released decisions for the fall interhouse transfer lottery.

Housing Day Tradition

Two Years Ago, Harvard Shuttered its Campus Due to Covid. Today, Housing Day Returns In-Person at Last.

It’s 8:30 a.m. on the Thursday before spring break. Students clad in Harvard House gear are making their way from the John Harvard statue to dorms, where they will bang on the doors of eager freshmen.

Housing Day Tradition
House Life

Harvard College to Host In-Person Housing Day with Modified Version of Dorm Storming

Housing Day — the annual tradition where Harvard freshmen find out their upperclassman housing assignments — will take place in-person with significant Covid-era restrictions on Thursday.

Rakesh Khurana's Housing Day
House Life

Harvard College Will Hold Housing Day In-Person. But it Won’t Be Back to Normal.

Housing Day will take place in-person for the first time since 2019 according to two proposals formulated by the Dean of Students Office and House Committees — one that includes a modified version of traditional “dorm storming” and one that moves festivities entirely outside.

Dean O'Dair Interview
House Life

Dean of Students Office Praises Compliance With Covid Rules, Discusses Spring Programming

Reflecting on the first two weeks of the semester, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair lauded students in a Monday interview for their adherence to Covid-19 policies since returning to campus amid a nationwide surge in Omicron cases.