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Harvard Football Season Kicks Off
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Harvard Football Season Kicks Off

The Harvard Crimson kicked off the home season this past weekend with a second win, followed by two Crimson players earning Ivy League awards. Harvard beat Brown, 41-23, and Zach Hodges ’15 received the conference’s Defensive Player of the Week award, while David Mothander ’14 was named Ivy Special Teams Player of the Week. “We … Continue reading

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Honan Race Gains Ground

Hundreds of Harvard students, alumni, and staff, along with the Harvard University Band, crossed the Charles River this past weekend to run in the 10th annual Brian J. Honan 5K Road Race. Almost 700 Harvard-affiliated runners — nearly double the number of participants last year — were among the 1,800 runners on Sunday. The race … Continue reading

Motivation Through Mentors
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Motivation Through Mentors

When Harvard College’s Vanessa Decembre ’16 advised a room of local high school students to “never sell yourselves short,” sophomore Chris Raymond was paying close attention. Raymond, who attends Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester, never thought he would be able to go to college. But hearing Decembre and other members of a panel … Continue reading

Sneakers, Flip Flops, Stilettos
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Sneakers, Flip Flops, Stilettos

Inside Holden Chapel, dozens of members of the community faced one another across the hardwood floors, feet shifting slightly in the silence, waiting. Then Drago Guggiana-Nilo called out “five, six, seven, eight,” and the couples burst into action, sashaying toward embrace. The beginning salsa class was just one of the many courses offered by Harvard … Continue reading

Taking Stock of Technology
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Taking Stock of Technology

At the recent Harvard IT Summit, Anne Margulies, vice president and University chief information officer, mentioned how Harvard had been at the forefront of information technology since its inception, even to the point of naming the burgeoning field. Quoting from a then-futuristic piece titled “Management in the 1980s” in a 1958 issue of the Harvard … Continue reading