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María J. Sada

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Things To Do This Reading Period

Reading period is right around the corner! And that means two extremely important things: it’s finally going to be consistently warm enough for shorts and, with classes finally over, you’ll have ample time to spare. Take advantage of the gorgeous weather (before it gets disgustingly hot and humid) to spend some time outside the classroom. Close those books, escape the Harvard bubble, and give yourself some time for well deserved fun.

Students to Step Into Shoes of Homeless Newspaper Vendors

Two local high school students are planning the Empathy Project, an initiative to raise awareness of homeless newspaper vendors on May 7, with the support of the Harvard Square Business Association.

Woodland Themed Formal Will Cap Off Freshman Year

​Preparations are underway for the freshman formal, an annual dance held for the freshman class, which will be held this year under the Science Center Plaza tent on the semester’s last day of classes, April 27.

Former D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Defends Policies

Michelle Rhee, former Chancellor of the Washington D.C. Public Schools and founder of the StudentsFirst advocacy organization​, reflected on the challenges she faced and the criticisms she received for her education policies while in office.

Why Not Having Summer Plans Isn't a Big Deal

It’s that time of year again! When you sit down for lunch at the dining hall and all conversations inarguably lead to one daunting question: “So, what are you doing this summer?” Your heart skips a beat and your cheeks turn colored as you stammer to explain why you’re still as lost in the internship search as you were in August.

As Cambridge Bans Plastic Bags, Some Shopkeepers Skeptical

An ordinance banning the distribution of single-use plastic bags at store checkouts in Cambridge will take effect Thursday, and some local shopkeepers are skeptical of its projected impact.

Indigenous Art Exhibit Complemented by Film Series

In an effort to bring to light the artistic achievements of indigenous peoples in Australia, the Harvard Art Museums presented the film “Beneath Clouds” as part of its film series Sunday.