Following student outcry over Harvard dining working conditions, Harvard Undergraduate Dining Services closed Mather House’s dining hall for lunch Thursday and Friday and served dinner Thursday “without use of warmers” for the food.
When Alicia Keys sang “concrete jungles where dreams are made of”, she was very clearly thinking of Mather. This house comes with a practical concrete exterior, guaranteed singles, and every amenity you could dream of. Wake up in the solitude and privacy of your own room, look out your window at the beautiful Charles River, and walk a few minutes to the Yard just in time for class.
The Harvard University Police Department is set to close its Mather House substation following years of outcry from students and faculty.
Soltan A. Bryce, a tutor in Mather House, will serve on the City of Cambridge’s LGBTQ+ Commission after being appointed to the position by City Manager Louis A. DePasquale on Feb. 1.
Harvard sent home three freshmen living in Mather House last weekend after finding that they hosted a party in the house with at least three other guests last month, according to five freshmen on campus with knowledge of the matter.
Four Mather House students crafted a petition arguing that the House should no longer bear the namesake of former Harvard president and slave owner Increase Mather.
Meet Mather, an app designed to connect Mather House residents, launched this past week in conjunction with several house-wide events to celebrate the app’s release.
Federal Complaint Alleges Harvard’s Decision to Place Former Student on Leave Violated Americans with Disabilities Act
Harvard currently faces a complaint filed with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights alleging the College’s 2018 decision to place former student Ty Pelton-Byce ’20 on a mandatory leave of absence constituted disability-based discrimination.
A Housing Day t-shirt design parodying Kendrick Lamar’s 2017 album, “Damn,” has angered some Mather House residents, who say the design was racist.
After their arrival this summer, new Faculty Deans in Dunster House and Mather House say they are delighted with their homes and are enjoying a transition to House life.