Reports of a Man with a Gun Triggered a Shelter in Place in Harvard Square

Harvard Square residents and university staff and students were briefly told to shelter in place Thursday afternoon amid reports of a man with a gun […]


Striking Harvard Grad Students Hope to Send a Message “Nationwide”

Chanting “What’s up? Time’s up!” and marching down the winding paths in Harvard Yard, a small army of grad students at the nation’s wealthiest and […]

Arts & Entertainment

18 Ways to Get the Most out of College Town USA

Extracurriculars for All You don’t need a student ID to take advantage of these campus amenities. By Angela Athena Mats Planetarium Framingham State University On […]


The Harvard Crimson Faces Petitions, Boycotts After Contacting ICE for Comment

On September 12, immigrant advocacy group Harvard College Act on a Dream staged a 100-person strong protest in front of the university’s Memorial Church calling for the […]


MIT and Harvard Add to Their Nobel Collections

In yet another win at the institutions this year, Harvard and MIT today are celebrating the news that three of their researchers have been awarded […]


A Judge Just Sided with Harvard in the Big Affirmative Action Case

In a legal battle over how its race-conscious admissions policy impacts Asian-American students, Harvard has just been handed a victory from a federal judge. In her […]


Harvard’s President Says He’s Sorry for Slavery Comparison

Harvard’s newish President Lawrence Bacow is already under the gun here when it comes to both fundraising (see: Epstein, Jeffrey) and the university’s relationship with […]


Who’s Laughing With the Harvard Lampoon?

Before Jenny Baker even laid eyes on the latest issue of Harvard’s storied student humor magazine, she doubted it would make her laugh. On a […]


Harvard Is Looking into the Millions It Took from Jeffrey Epstein

As a reckoning continues to play out at MIT over the donations the university took from Jeffrey Epstein, and the efforts the school made to keep them […]


The Interview: MDMA-Therapy Expert Dr. Rick Doblin

Rick Doblin has dedicated most of his adult life—and the pages of his Ph.D. dissertation at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government—to pushing for the […]


Is Harvard Destroying Allston—or Saving It?

Stroll down Harvard Avenue in Allston on a Saturday night, and the immediate barrage of sights, sounds, and tastes makes clear you’ve entered Boston’s one […]


The Harvard Student Customs Agents Kicked Out Last Month Made It Here after All

Ismail B. Ajjawi, the Palestinian student denied entry to the U.S. en route to his freshman year at Harvard, is safely in Cambridge and beginning […]


As Surveillance Goes Mainstream, Can Boston Tame Big Brother?

How many times do you think your face has been captured and plugged into an AI database today? Your mug, after all, is being scanned, […]


Customs Agents Detained a Palestinian Harvard Student, Searched His Phone, then Kicked Him Out

Harvard is reportedly in negotiations with immigration officials this week after an incoming Palestinian student who had arrived in Boston to begin his freshman year […]


The Interview: Harvard Law Professor Ronald Sullivan Jr.

When word got out earlier this year that law professor Ronald Sullivan Jr. had joined Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense team, all hell broke loose at […]