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Paul D. Tamburro

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Harvard Square Kiosk
Harvard Square

Out of Town News Plaza Slated for Elevator Renovation, Kiosk Restoration

The plaza at the heart of Harvard Square is under construction to both renovate the elevator outside the Harvard Square T station and restore the historic Out of Town News kiosk.

New Target in Porter Square
Student Groups

Harvard Mainstay Keezer’s Clothing Reopens at New Location in Porter Square

Keezer’s Classic Clothing Store — a Harvard mainstay that bought and sold garments belonging to President John F. Kennedy Jr. '40 when he was a student — is once again open for business at a new location in Porter Square.

Theater in the Square
Harvard Square

Cambridge Historical Group Delays Certifying Billionaire's Plans to Renovate Square Theater

The commission delayed granting a certificate of "appropriateness" to billionaire Gerald Chan's plans to renovate the Harvard Square Theater due to concerns over the new building's size and its proposed external video facade.

Smith Campus Center Trees
Harvard Square

Harvard Replants Trees at Smith Campus Center

When the trees were cut down in 2016 to make way for construction, many Cantabrigians said they were upset to see them go.

MCZ Mounted heads
Museums

21 Million Specimens: Behind Harvard’s Underground Animal Collections

Centuries old, the Museum of Comparative Zoology collections have accumulated diverse specimens from research expeditions, hunters, zoos, and even the voyage of Captain Cook.

Almost There
Boston

Despite Torrential Downpours, Harvard Students Run Boston Marathon

The rain presented unexpected challenges to student runners—causing some to come up with creative solutions.

University

Palestine Solidarity Committee Holds 'Israeli Apartheid Week'

PSC Co-Vice President Christian B. Tabash ’21 said the week—a national movement among college campuses in the United States—seeks to draw attention to the current state of the Palestinian people.

Church Street
Crime

Ritual Remains Retrieved From Rubbish

Three boxes containing three pig heads, deer heads, and a bird, were found near the trash barrels on Church Street.

Kevin Hassett
IOP

Trump Economic Adviser Talks Policy at IOP

Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors Kevin A. Hassett expressed optimism about President Donald Trump’s economic policy at an Institute of Politics event Thursday.

Semitic Museum
Anthropology

Augmented Reality App Lets Museum Visitors Experience Sphinx

The app allows viewers to engage with a reproduction of Thutmose IV’s “Dream Stela,” which sits between the legs of the Sphinx.

GSD Monuments Talk
Visual Arts

Faust, Professors Discuss Monuments’ Role in Bridging Past and Present

University President Drew G. Faust and several prominent humanities professors spoke at an event Tuesday discussing the politics of monuments.

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