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Pulitzer Prize winner at Bookstore
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Pulitzer Prize winner at Bookstore

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks at Harvard Bookstore about his books, which center around the Vietnam War or, as it’s called in Vietnam, the American War. His debut novel The Sympathizer was just awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Class Day Orators
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Class Day Orators

From left to right, Ivy orators Aaron I. Hendricks ‘16 and Christina M. Teodorescu ‘16 and Harvard orators Mariam H. Jalloul ‘16 and Min-Woo S. Park ‘16 pose for a photo before the steps of Tercentary Theater. The four were chosen to speak on this year’s Class Day, the Senior Class Committee announced on Monday.

Carrie Fisher Accepts Humanist Award
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Carrie Fisher Accepts Humanist Award

Writer and Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher accepts the Humanist Hub’s Lifetime Achievement award as part of a ceremony held in Memorial Church Monday evening.

What Moves You?
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The Harvard Dance Project Presents Interdisciplinary Answer to “What Moves You”

The Harvard Dance Project’s “What Moves You,” a collaboration between choreographers Jill Johnson, Francesca Harper, and Mario Zambrano, incorporated writing, sound, and the experiences of its dancers into its creation and performance.

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Original Score Resounds in ‘SHE’

“What does ‘taking up space’ mean to you? How do you take up space? Your response might be included in tonight’s performance,” read one of several slips of paper resting on a table covered in red cloth at Oberon, the American Repertory Theatre’s sister space on the fringes of Harvard Square. That prompt—answers to which did become part of the performance—aptly describes “SHE,” an original musical revue that ran from April 14 to 15.

Cabot Library Construction
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Cabot Library Construction

A student exits Cabot Library, which will be undergoing renovations. Due to these renovations, nearby Greenhouse Cafe will close after this year.

Harvard Yard During Visitas
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Harvard Yard During Visitas

Students accepted into the Class of 2020 explore Harvard Yard during Visitas this weekend.

Work Hard, Break Easy
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Work Hard, Break Easy

Peter W. Chang ‘18 dances in the Science Center Plaza for potential students to attract them to join Harvard Breakers.

Thropstock
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Thropstock

Zachary Gardner ’18 and Dylan R. McDonough ’18 compete in inflatable jousting at Thropstock, a cookout with lawn games and music in Winthrop’s Gore Courtyard on Sunday.

Drone Fair
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Drone Fair

Francisco Rivera ’19 releases a drone for flight as a group of students and visiting admitted students watch at the Drone Fair during Visitas this weekend.

Drones in Quad Lawn
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Drones in Quad Lawn

A group of students and visiting admitted students watch as a drone flies through the Quad Lawn at the Drone Fair during Visitas this weekend.

Student Tour Guides
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Student Tour Guides

Harvard Yard During Visitas
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Record Number of Prospective Freshmen Attend Visitas

Decked out in red Harvard bags and toting maps, brochures, and programs, a record number of prospective freshmen descended on Harvard Yard over weekend for Visitas.

Prospective Freshmen of Visitas 2016
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Prospective Freshmen of Visitas 2016

Freshman Fête
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Freshman Fête

As co-chairs of the freshman formal, Franci Van Rhyn ‘19 and Jamie A. Hawkins ‘19 anticipate higher attendance at the dance than in the previous year. This will be the second consecutive year that the freshman formal will be held on campus, rather than at a hotel.