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Benjamin E. Frimodig

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Missing Absentee
Student Life

Days After Midterm Elections, Some Students Still Hadn’t Received Ballots

Some students' absentee ballots failed to arrive in the mail — and in the election’s aftermath, those students continue to search for answers.

Graphic Midterm Elections
Politics

Midterms See Mass. Incumbents Re-elected, Democrats Win Control of House

Incumbent Mass. Governor Charlie Baker and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren cruised to victory, while Democrats gained a U.S. House majority.

Polling Place
Cambridge

Here's What You Need to Know About the 2018 Midterm Elections

Cambridge residents can cast their votes Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. in one of 29 local polling places, including Quincy House.

Quincy House Voting
Politics

The Three Questions On The Massachusetts Ballot, Explained

This election day — in addition to casting votes for political figures — the Massachusetts electorate will tackle three questions at the bottom of their ballots. Here's what you need to know.

Graham & Parks Voting
IOP

Harvard Students Take Time Off to Campaign Ahead of Midterms

A handful of Harvard undergraduates have taken leaves of absence to work on political campaigns ahead of the 2018 midterm elections next month. “I want to be wherever I can make the biggest impact in 2020,” one said.

Quentin Palfrey on Primary Night
Politics

From Harvard to Beacon Hill: Quentin Palfrey ’96 Makes a Bid for Lieutenant Governor

Quentin A. Palfrey ’96 always knew he wanted to serve others. Now, drawing on Harvard role models ranging from Theodore Roosevelt to his parents, he's running to serve as Massachusetts's next lieutenant governor.

Cambridge Polling Places
City Politics

Your Massachusetts Primary Election Primer

Residents head to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in the state primaries, deciding races that vary from uncompetitive to hotly contested. Here's a primer on the candidates — and where you can vote.

Alumni

From Harvard to the Hill: Chuck Schumer’s Years at the College

Before he hobnobbed with the University's president, Schumer was just another undergraduate at the College.

Bob Massie
Politics

Gubernatorial Candidate Bob Massie Speaks at The Democracy Center

Activist and author Robert “Bob” K. Massie visited The Democracy Center on Friday to discuss his campaign for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 this November.

Widener Library
College

'A Second Freshman Year': Harvard’s Transfer Students

Though the University has various support systems in place, transfer students say that, often, it is up to them to fully integrate into life at the College.

Nadeem A. Mazen
Cambridge City Council

Mazen Drops Out of Congressional Race

Mazen said his primary reason for withdrawing from the race was a lack of campaign financing.

Kennedy School Globes
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS, MIT Launch Joint International Studies Program

The fellowship is sponsored by $1.8 million in grants from the Charles Koch Foundation to each respective school.

Daniel Gilbert
Student Life

For Some Students, Exam Prep to Consume Thanksgiving Break

While many students will enjoy the three-day break for the Thanksgiving holiday, others will be busy studying for final exams in the last two weeks before the end of the term.

IOP

Seniors Attend Public Service Recruitment Day

College seniors interested in pursuing public sector careers had their chance to network with potential employers last week.

Celebrities

Elton John Named Harvard Humanitarian of the Year

English singer, composer, and activist Elton H. John will receive the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year award.

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