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‘These Are Smart Mice’: Some Harvard Quincy Residents Plagued by Rodents and Excrement Since Fall

A number of rooms in the New Quincy residence hall of one of Harvard's upperclassman dorms, Quincy House, have been plagued by a rodent infestation going back to at least last November, prompting surprise and disgust from several residents who reported mice and droppings in their living spaces.

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With Longtime Harvard Pfoho Faculty Deans Set to Step Down, Residents Share Hopes for Successors

With Harvard’s Pforzheimer House faculty deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant set to step down after 10 years, residents reflected on their tenure and expressed hopes for successors who uphold a supportive house culture.

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Hasty Pudding Theatricals

Jennifer Coolidge Named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

Actress Jennifer Coolidge will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 73rd Woman of the Year, the organization announced on Tuesday.

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As Harvard-Yale Game Looms, Some Students Sell Tickets at Steep Premiums

Some Harvard students have taken advantage of complementary tickets for this year's Harvard-Yale game to sell them at a premium, with many tickets going for more than $150 at market price.

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Student Groups

Harvard’s Small Claims Advisory Service Expands to Claremont Colleges and Columbia

Harvard’s Small Claims Advisory Service, a legal aid program run by undergraduate volunteers, expanded its organization to Columbia University and the five Claremont Colleges this semester.

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Association of Black Harvard Women Hosts Fourth Annual Vigil for Black Transgender Lives

The Association of Black Harvard Women hosted its fourth annual vigil commemorating Black transgender lives lost in the past year on Saturday.

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Student Life

Demonstrators Stage ‘Die-In’ In Support of Iranian and Kurdish Protesters

Harvard students staged a “die-in” in solidarity with Iranian and Kurdish protesters on Thursday, with some expressing disappointment at the lack of an official statement in support of Iranian and Kurdish protests from University President Lawrence S. Bacow.

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Harvard Affiliates Rally in Support of Iranian Women on Widener Steps

Around 50 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Widener Library on Friday to stand in solidarity with women in Iran, where protests have erupted in recent weeks after Zhina Mahsa Amini died in police custody.

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'TINA' Review: Zurin Villanueva Shines On Stage

As Villanueva, Nesby, and Johnson sang, the audience was transported back in time — as if hearing Tina Turner herself through each moment of her life.

FGLI Welcoming Ceremony

Students Gather for Inaugural First-Generation, Low-Income Welcome

Roughly 100 Harvard students convened at Memorial Church Saturday to celebrate first-generation, low-income members of the Class of 2026 in the inaugural FGLI welcoming ceremony.

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House Life

Harvard Pakistani Students Association Raises Funds for Flood Relief

The Harvard College Pakistani Students Association has taken to dining halls and public gathering areas in recent days to raise awareness and funds for flood victims in the wake of devastating natural disasters that have ravaged the country.

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Amsale Aspire: A Look Back on the Iconic Career and Legacy of Amsale Aberra

“Anyone who has faced a challenge and who's had a dream can be inspired by Amsale’s story,” Clarence O’Neill Brown '74 said of his wife, the legendary fashion designer Amsale Aberra.

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On Campus

The Revolution: Eleganza Returns to Harvard’s Campus

On Saturday, April 23, students made the trek across the Charles River to the Bright-Landry Hockey Center to witness what at this point is more lore than anything else: the first live Eleganza performance since 2019.

Harvard Legacy of Slavery Memorialization

Where Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery Lives Today

Here are the houses, dormitories, professorships, streets, and towns that memorialize Harvard affiliates responsible for enslaving people and promoting racial discrimination.

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Here are Five Key Findings From Harvard’s Long-Awaited Report on its Ties to Slavery

Harvard University released a landmark report on Tuesday that detailed the school’s extensive ties to slavery. Here are five key takeaways from the long-awaited report.