Founded in 1859, Harvard’s Ornithology Collection has become the fifth-largest ornithological collection on Earth, boasting around 400,000 specimens and 8,300 species — over 85 percent of all known bird species.
Actress Jennifer Coolidge was honored as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year on Saturday. After parading down Massachusetts Avenue and through Harvard Square, Coolidge was honored and roasted at Farkas Hall.
On Sunday, Jan. 29, thousands attended the Lunar New Year Parade through the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. The annual parade is hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England, and this year’s festivities featured eight Boston-area lion dance troupes.
Following sexual harassment and professional conduct violations, professor John L. Comaroff once again returned to the classroom this semester. In response, students organized a walkout from his class on Tuesday, calling on Harvard to fire the professor.
On Monday, hundreds gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall to protest the killing of Sayed Faisal by a Cambridge Police officer, calling for answers and condemning police brutality and racism.
After a five-month search, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay was announced as Harvard's 30th president at a press conference on Thursday.
Prince William and Princess Catherine of Wales toured Boston in a three-day visit meant to promote their environmental innovation initiative, the Earthshot Prize. The visit marked the couple's first trip to the United States since 2014 and included stops across Boston and Cambridge.
The following pictures of Harvard undergraduate students were all taken in the weeks leading up to the Supreme Court oral arguments in the Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College trial, which is broadly seen as likely to weaken or dismantle race-conscious admissions policies if not affirmative action altogether. The images, along with the musings of the students pictured, are meant to freeze in time a fraction of our campus as it was before the tide began to shift.
The return of Harvard Crimson basketball competition at Lavietes Pavilion for the first time since pre-pandemic kicked off on Oct. 15 as both the men’s and women’s programs battled their teammates in two intrasquad scrimmages following an assortment of pre-game activities and food.
The Crimson’s Multimedia Editors documented the Harvard graduate student union’s three days on strike, capturing their picketing through Harvard Yard and Longwood campus.