John N. Peña
‘Just Unconditional Happiness’: Annual Harvard College Housing Day Festivities Consume Campus
Freshmen woke up early Thursday morning to the sound of rowdy upperclassmen as they marched into Harvard Yard, waving signs and singing chants in celebration of Housing Day — an annual tradition where groups of freshmen are randomly assigned into one of the College’s 12 undergraduate houses.
Harvard Students Mourn Lives Lost to Mass Shootings at Thursday Evening Vigil
More than 20 Harvard students gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Thursday evening to mourn lives lost to gun violence this year, including three college students recently killed in a Feb. 13 shooting at Michigan State University.
‘A Celebration of Black Harvard’: Undergraduates Partake in Black History Month Events
Throughout February, Harvard students are commemorating Black History Month with celebrations put on by undergraduate houses and affinity groups.
Harvard Students Praise Undergrad Relief Efforts, Criticize Lack of University Response to Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
Despite the outpouring of support within and outside the Turkish and Syrian communities on campus, Nehir Toklu ’25 said she found the University’s response to the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria to be “quite late” and “slightly underwhelming.”
Harvard Affiliates Gather at Vigil to Mourn Victims of Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
More than 50 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church for a candlelit vigil on Thursday to mourn the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this month.
Using Datamatch, Thousands of Harvard Students Seek Romance, Friendship, and Free Food
Early in the morning on Valentine’s Day, more than 4,300 Harvard undergraduates eagerly awaited an email that could fundamentally alter the course of their lives: their Datamatch results.
A Reckoning on Cambridge Police: City Grapples with Police Killing of Sayed Faisal
Sayed Faisal's death by police has thrown Cambridge into an uproar, leading to protests across the city, confrontations with city officials at public meetings, and the storming of City Hall. Some have charged that his death was an incident of police brutality, racism, and Islamophobia.
‘These Are Smart Mice’: Some Harvard Quincy Residents Plagued by Rodents and Excrement Since Fall
A number of rooms in the New Quincy residence hall of one of Harvard's upperclassman dorms, Quincy House, have been plagued by a rodent infestation going back to at least last November, prompting surprise and disgust from several residents who reported mice and droppings in their living spaces.
Harvard Remembers Beloved Tai Chi Instructor and Adams House Affiliate Yon Lee
Yon G. Lee coached martial arts at Harvard for more than three decades, eventually becoming the University’s chief instructor of kung fu and tai chi. A beloved affiliate of Adams House, Lee died on Jan. 6 at the age of 74.
Bob Odenkirk Named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year
Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, and actor Bob Odenkirk will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2023 Man of the Year, according to a Thursday press release.