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Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

City Council Committees Discuss Laboratory Zoning and Affordable Housing

The Economic Development and University Relations committees of the Cambridge City Council held a joint discussion to form recommendations on a laboratory zoning petition and a related policy order Tuesday afternoon.

Sayed Faisal City Council Protest
Cambridge Police

Demanding Answers for Sayed Faisal’s Killing by Police, Protesters Again Disrupt Cambridge City Council

Protesters interrupted the Cambridge City Council’s regular meeting at City Hall Monday evening to demand accountability for the Cambridge Police Department officers involved in the police killing of Sayed Faisal last month.

Cambridge Public Library
City Politics

Cambridge Residents Call for Transparency at Inaugural Charter Review Forum

The Cambridge Charter Review Committee — tasked by the Cambridge City Council with recommending changes to the city’s charter — convened for its first public forum at the Cambridge Public Library Tuesday evening to discuss election procedures and civic engagement.

Justice for Faisal Protesters in Front of Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Protesters March Into City Hall to Demand Justice for Sayed Faisal

Protesters stormed Cambridge City Hall and marched into Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui’s office Monday evening to demand answers on the police killing of Sayed Faisal, calling on city and police officials to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting.

Arts Space
City Politics

Residents Discuss Turning Central Square Home Into Cultural Center at City Council Meeting

The Cambridge City Council discussed a proposal to create a new arts center in Central Square in a Monday meeting that was later disrupted by protesters and moved online.

Jessie Smit
The Scoop

Mixing up the Menu: The Harvard Food Systems Initiative

The HFSI curriculum combines a series of faculty-led seminars with experiential learning to accomplish an ambitious goal: According to its website, the program aims “to inspire elevated thinking and change to shape future food systems leaders for a more sustainable future.”

Harvard Law School - HLS
Harvard Law School

Federal Judge Kevin Newsom Discusses Originalism and His Career at Harvard Law School Lecture

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge Kevin C. Newsom spoke about his career and perspective on originalism at a Harvard Law School lecture held in Wasserstein Hall on Wednesday.


Biden Holds 39 Percent Approval Rating Among Young Voters, IOP Poll Finds

President Joe Biden’s approval rating among young Americans dropped to 39 percent, according to the fall 2022 Harvard Institute of Politics Youth Poll released on Thursday — down from 41 percent last spring.

Julián Castro

Julián Castro Lectures on Urban Areas Post-Pandemic at Harvard Law School

Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro discussed post-pandemic living conditions of American urban areas at a Harvard Law School lecture on Wednesday, affirming that “cities can come back even stronger” after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center

International Politics Expert Talks 20th Century Transformation of World Order at Belfer Center

Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs hosted Patrick O. Cohrs, a professor of international history at the University of Florence, to discuss modern international politics Thursday.

TTL South Boston
The Scoop

Who Teaches the Teacher?

Started in October 2021, the TTL program is in many ways a remodeling of the Harvard Teacher Fellows program that ended the same month.

Harvard Kennedy School - HKS

Former DOJ Official Gene Kimmelman Talks Digital Market Regulation At Harvard Kennedy School

Consumer protection advocate Eugene I. “Gene” Kimmelman discussed the global impact of the European Union’s digital market regulations at a Harvard Kennedy School event on Tuesday.