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Madeleine R. Nakada

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Athletics Department Hits Home Run with Student Marketing Program

A number of student athletes on Harvard’s 42 varsity teams have taken on another role this year: Chief Marketing Officer.

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New Baseball Hitting Facility Opening Delayed by One Month

Harvard's new covered baseball and softball hitting pavilion will open at least a month late, a delay at least one student-athlete called disappointing.

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Women's Golf

Women’s Golf Team Van Broken Into on Last Day of Spring Break Training Trip

The women’s varsity golf team’s week-long spring break training trip in California ended on a sour note when their team van was broken into.

And Now, It Is Still Sinking

Sailing Team Relocates After Sailing Center Sinks Into River

University spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman wrote in a statement on Tuesday that although the barge beneath the center has been “restored,” the facility will be closed for the remainder of the season.

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Harvard Sailing Center Sinks into Charles River

In the wake of a powerful Nor’easter, the Harvard Sailing Center partially sank into the Charles River Thursday.

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Student Life

Through Coach to Classroom Program, Coaches Attend Classes with Athletes

Rueb said Coach to Classroom was created as way to help coaches see their athletes “outside the lines of their playing fields.”

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Student Life

Harvard's Eagles Fans Rejoice at Super Bowl Victory

Houses and clubs across the college hosted viewing parties for the Super Bowl, but not many were as rowdy as Pforzheimer's in the final seconds of the close game.

Murr Center

Varsity Club Distributes Book Focused on Mental Health

The Harvard Varsity Club drew praise from student-athletes Wednesday after staff distributed copies of “What Made Maddy Run” to increase dialogue around mental health.

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie

Injured Football Freshman Abercrombie Returns Home

On Monday, friends and family gathered with balloons to welcome Abercrombie home.


Harvard to Construct Covered Hitting, Pitching Pavilion

The Allston-based facility, to be completed by mid-March, will have five retractable batting cages and will be covered, allowing the teams to practice in inclement weather.

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie

Harvard Affiliates Raise $27,000 for Injured Football Freshman

Over 2,000 Harvard affiliates stopped by El Jefe’s Taqueria Tuesday to participate in a fundraiser for a freshman football player who remains paralyzed after suffering a serious injury.

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Graduate School of Design

Boston Developer Donates $15 Million to Renovate Gund Hall

Boston developer Ronald M. Druker has donated $15 million to the Harvard Graduate School of Design to renovate and expand Gund Hall, its 45 year-old Quincy St. home.

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Smith Campus Center

Harvard Proposes Extended Hours for Smith Center Construction

If approved, construction will continue from 6 p.m. to midnight.

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Harvard Expands Graduate Housing Amid High Demand

Harvard says it has continued to expand graduate student housing amid pressure to increase capacity due to high Cambridge housing prices.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall

Sanctions Vote A Sigh of Relief for Administrators

For now at least, what some consider Khurana’s signature initiative as Dean of the College is safe.