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Allston and Charles River

Developers Pitch New Allston Yards Project Proposal at BPDA Meetings

The developers behind a proposed project at 52 Everett St. in Allston pitched their plans to build a new housing project at meetings hosted by the Boston Planning and Development Agency over the last two weeks.

Joe Kahn Cropped

Joe Kahn ’87, Former Crimson President, to Serve as Executive Editor of the New York Times

More than 36 years after he was elected president of The Harvard Crimson, Joseph F. Kahn ’87 is set to take over another storied American journalism institution: the New York Times.

William F. Lee

Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Bill Lee Discusses Affirmative Action Lawsuit at EDIB Forum

Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow William F. Lee ’72 discussed the lawsuit challenging Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies during an event at the University’s first-ever Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Forum on Wednesday.

Danielle Allen Campaign Launch

Danielle Allen, Set to Return to Harvard, Debriefs Her Run for Governor

Following her recent campaign for Governor of Massachusetts, Harvard Government professor Danielle S. Allen is set to return to as director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Danielle Allen Campaign Launch
City Politics

Harvard Professors Discuss Black History at Cambridge Forum Event

Harvard Professor Danielle S. Allen, who unsuccessfully ran for governor of Massachusetts, spoke at a panel on Black history at the Cambridge Forum on Monday.

IOP Forum

First Black Female POW Shoshana Johnson Discusses Veterans Issues At IOP Event

Retired U.S. Army Specialist Shoshana N. Johnson, who was America’s first Black female prisoner of war, discussed veterans' issues at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday night.

Boston City Hall
Harvard in the City

PILOT Action Group Hosts Forum to Call on Tax-Exempt Institutions to Invest in Cities

The Massachusetts “Payment in Lieu of Taxes” Action Group hosted a virtual statewide forum Tuesday to discuss the group’s commitment to calling on tax-exempt institutions to invest in city development.

Danielle Allen Campaign Launch

Harvard Professor Danielle Allen Suspends Campaign for Governor

Harvard Professor Danielle S. Allen announced the end of her campaign for governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday.

MBTA Fare Changes
Cambridge City Council

City Officials Advocate for More Affordable MBTA Fares

MBTA officials and municipal policymakers are considering changing fare structures to increase access to public transportation services.

Eric P. Lesser

Harvard Alumni Flood Race for Top Mass. Posts

Massachusetts faces the possibility of having Harvard College alumni serve simultaneously as governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general for the first time since 1894.

Maura Healey Speaks

Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race Heats Up as Attorney General Maura Healey ’92 Enters Field

The race for Massachusetts governor intensified last week as Attorney General Maura T. Healey ’92 announced her candidacy, emerging quickly as a front runner.

IOP President and Vice President

IOP Elects First Palestinian-American President and All Women of Color Executive Board

The IOP will be led by its first Palestinian-American President and first all women of color executive board.

IOP JFK Jr. Forum Event

Journalist Who Exposed Facebook Files Discusses Company’s Internal Affairs at IOP

Wall Street Journal reporter Jeff Horwitz, who led an investigation into Facebook that uncovered thousands of internal company documents, detailed how the social media giant operates internally and discussed its future at a Harvard Institute of Politics event Monday evening.

Running For Office

Experts Discuss Racism in America at Virtual Kennedy School Event

Author Ibram X. Kendi and political strategist Heather C. McGhee discussed the history and ongoing threat of racism in America on Thursday at a virtual event.

Aggasiz House

Washington Post Columnist Discusses Women's Role in Electoral Politics at Radcliffe Institute Event

Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin discussed the future of American democracy and the role women have played in modern electoral politics at a virtual event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute on Thursday.