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Sage S. Lattman
Ex-HUFPI President Denies Financial Misconduct, But Club Says More Than Half of Funds Still Missing
Former President of the Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative Sama E.N. Kubba ’24 denied recent reporting of financial misconduct in a statement on her personal website Wednesday — though the club says they are still awaiting the return of more than half of the approximately $30,000 she transferred to her personal account.
‘Still Unresolved’: Harvard Student Group Missing Approximately $30,000 After Leadership Dispute
The former president of the Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative, just weeks after the conclusion of her term, transferred approximately $30,000 from the organization’s bank account to her own. In the months since the Jan. 1 transfer, HUFPI has tried — and failed — to recover all the funds from its former president, Sama E.N. Kubba ’24.
Behind the Scenes at Lowell Tea
It’s a Thursday afternoon in the Lowell House Faculty Deans’ kitchen, and bakers are whisking, sifting, and pre-heating in anticipation of a beloved house tradition: Lowell Tea.
Kim Kardashian Fulfills ‘#BucketListDream’ With Visit to Harvard Business School
Students and affiliates were abuzz last Friday following a guest lecture from Kim Kardashian at Harvard Business School.
‘Deborah Was All About the Truth’: Remembering Deborah Batts, the First Openly Gay Federal Judge
Deborah A. Batts '69 — who unexpectedly died in February 2020 at age 72 due to complications from knee surgery — had an extraordinary legal career by any standard. But she also accomplished an important national first. With her confirmation to the federal bench in 1994, she became the first openly gay federal judge in the United States.
How David Foster Grew the Harvard Forest to New Heights
The forest, Foster says, “is one of those kinds of resources that no other university has, so it’s something that Harvard should really cherish.”
The Cricket Queens of Harvard
After graduation, D’Asaro, Wang, and Meryl N. Breidbart ’13 founded Chirps, a line of cricket protein snacks now sold in retail locations across the country.
Brattle Square Florist Returns to its Roots Under Ownership of Original Family
Days away from its scheduled Jan. 31 closure, Brattle Square Florist announced it will remain open with longtime store manager Stephen Zedros — a member of the Gomatos family who founded the shop — as the new owner.
Today’s Scoop: Ben and Jerry’s Reopens in Harvard Square
Ben and Jerry's reopened its Harvard Square location in December 2021 following a nearly two-year-long hiatus. The new storefront, which opened on Dec. 21, is now located across the street at 35 JFK St, formerly David’s Tea.
Brattle Square Florist to Close After 104 Years
After more than a century in Harvard Square, Brattle Square Florist will close its iconic storefront at the end of the month.