Housing Day 2023
Upperclassmen gather in front of University Hall on Thursday morning before storming freshmen dorms to deliver housing lottery results.
Vigil at John Harvard Statue
Harvard affiliates gathered in front of University Hall Thursday evening for a vigil to honor the victims of three shootings in California in the last week.
Massachusetts Hall is home to the Harvard University president's office.
The Harvard Band played for nude students running by University Hall for Primal Scream on Wednesday night.
Weather - Harvard Yard Widener Steps
People relax on the steps of Widener on a sunny Spring day.
Visitas Is Back
After two years of virtual Visitas, the program for newly admitted students is returning to campus on Sunday and Monday for the Class of 2026.
An art display was put up in Harvard Yard by the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee for Israel Apartheid Week.
First Year Housing Round Up
We know you’re all asking yourselves the same questions: where exactly do freshmen live? How do they get assigned dorms? Which dorms are the best? And, what is ~The Yard~? Prefrosh, we’ve got you covered. Welcome to Flyby’s first-year housing guide, where we’ll spill the deets about the housing process and dorm life during your freshman year!
Driven by Spike Among Grad Students, Harvard On-Campus Covid Cases Rise
Covid-19 cases on Harvard’s campus have risen steadily in the last week-and-a-half, driven in large part by a spike among graduate students and faculty and staff.
Weather: Harvard Yard
Trees bud in the Yard as students walk to class on a warm but cloudy day.
Harvard Police Arrest Suspect in String of Yard Burglaries
The Harvard University Police Department has identified a suspect who will be charged with three burglaries in a string of five that struck Harvard Yard in less than two weeks.
Three Freshman Dorms Burglarized, Prompting HUPD Advisory
Harvard Yard was struck by three burglaries in nine days, with students in Canaday Hall, Mower Hall, and Wigglesworth Hall reporting trespassers and stolen laptops.
Harvard put up a Ukrainian flag on University Hall today in order to show its support for Ukraine.
Students congregated in Harvard Yard for Primal Scream on Wednesday night, the last day of reading period.
Appleton Chapel, ca. 1879
Appleton Chapel circa 1879. The Chapel was built in 1858, and stood for 73 years until its razing in 1931 to make space for today's Memorial Church.
More than 80 custodians, security officers, and their supporters marched on Massachusetts Avenue Tuesday in support of raises in their next contract with the University.
Student group Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine held a rally in the Yard Monday afternoon calling on Harvard to divest its endowment from any companies with ties to Israel's presence in Palestine.
Car Crashes in Harvard Yard, Nearly Striking Several Students
A man who “appeared to be under the influence” drove his vehicle into Harvard Yard, nearly striking several people and ending in a car crash Wednesday night, per Harvard police spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.
Custodian Intraunion Rally
Approximately 25 Harvard custodians rallied in the Science Center plaza Friday, asking the University to postpone the opening of negotiations with their union until intraunion conflicts had been resolved.
Harvard security guards stop those passing through the North Gate of Harvard Yard to ask for Harvard identification in order to enter.
University Temporarily Restricts Access to Harvard Yard
The University is closing Harvard Yard to the public every evening through mid-October, requiring affiliates entering the Yard to show their Harvard ID to security guards between 5 p.m. and 3 a.m., during which only Johnston, Thayer, Widener, and Solomon Gates are open.
The glowing steps of Widener Library in Harvard Yard sat empty on Monday night.
People rally for prison divestment outside Johnston Gate on Thursday afternoon.
Divest Rally 2
Students gathered for a rally in front of University Hall Tuesday demanding Harvard to divest from fossil fuels.