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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Maps Agenda For Term, Announces New Role for Climate Sustainability

The Cambridge City Council convened a special meeting Tuesday with city officials to set term priorities and announce the creation of a new position focused on climate resilience.

Moakley Courthouse

Marsh USA Files to Dismiss Harvard Lawsuit Regarding SFFA Legal Fees

Insurance broker Marsh USA asked the federal District Court of Massachusetts to dismiss its liability for up to $15 million in legal fees, according to filings made last month.

Food and Drink

Fans, Critics Spill the Beans on New Mexican Restaurant Achilito’s

Achilito’s, a small chain of Mexican restaurants based around Massachusetts, opened its newest location in Harvard Square earlier this year.


‘Throwing Away Information’: Harvard’s Test Optional Policies Face Expert Criticism

As Harvard College prepares to admit its fourth straight class without requiring applicants to submit test scores, questions — and criticisms — surrounding test-optional admissions policies continue to mount.

Bonnie Talbert and David Elmer
House Life

Bonnie Talbert and David Elmer ’98 Named Eliot House Faculty Deans

Harvard faculty Bonnie Talbert and David F. Elmer ’98 will serve as the next faculty deans of Eliot House, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced Wednesday afternoon.

Harvard Divinity School

Author Mike Jay Talks Religious and Scientific Perspectives on Psychedelics at Div School Webinar

Author and cultural historian Mike Jay discussed the role of psychedelics as a bridge between science and spirituality at a Monday webinar hosted by the Harvard Divinity School’s Center for the Study of World Religions.

IOP Forum with Mick Mulvaney

Former White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Talks Challenges of Governance at Harvard IOP Forum

Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney spoke about the challenges of governing and his own leadership experiences at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Tuesday evening.

David Axelrod

Former Obama Adviser David Axelrod Discusses Possibility of Second Trump Presidency at IOP Forum

David Axelrod, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, discussed what he described as the “most fateful election” of his lifetime at a Harvard Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum held Monday evening.

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Harvard Announces Study of Psychedelics in Society and Culture Following $16M Donation

Harvard will be launching a new interdisciplinary program focusing on psychedelic drugs, the University announced last week.

HDS Israel Gaza War Event

Harvard Divinity School Panel Provides ‘Theological Perspective’ on War in Israel and Palestine

Religious scholars called for peace in Israel and Palestine and discussed the religious context behind the war during a Harvard Divinity School panel on Wednesday.