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Cambridge City Council

Harvard Summarizes Campus Development and Statistics in Annual Town Gown Report

Harvard presented its annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday, outlining 2018 campus infrastructure projects, University initiatives, and affiliate statistics.

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Harvard Square

City Hosts Forum on Harvard Square Kiosk Renovation

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Harvard Square’s daily life, ongoing plans for a complete transformation of the central Harvard Square Kiosk and its surrounding plaza are underway. Designers, architects, and citizens mingled at a public showcase Thursday to view and discuss the project’s progress.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

City Council Delays Vote on Tree Removal Moratorium

Dozens of Cambridge residents spoke out in favor of a moratorium on cutting down trees at a City Council meeting Monday, prompting an hours-long debate.

Boston Women's March protesters
Boston

Protesters Brave Sub-Freezing Temperature to Attend Boston’s Third Women’s March

Thousands of protestors donning bright pink hats and scarves braved sub-freezing temperatures to converge on Boston Commons Saturday for the Boston Women’s March – turning out alongside hundreds of other “sister” marches across the country.

Boston Women's March protesters
Boston

Boston Women's March protesters

Protesters at the 2019 Boston Women's March wield colorful signs as they march from Boston Common.

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City Politics

protester at Women's March

Attendees at the Boston Women's March gather in Boston Common to hear speeches from leaders of various local advocacy groups including the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and the Boston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Boston Women's March speeches
City Politics

Boston Women's March speeches

Attendees hold signs aloft as they listen to speakers at the Boston Women's March. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley delivered the keynote speech.

Bye Bye Au Bon Pain
Cambridge

Former Patrons Pained by Harvard Square Au Bon Pain Closing

Amid a sea of closings, Harvard Square bid adieu to its nearest Au Bon Pain last week. The restaurant announced its departure in a Jan. 4 email, joining Crema Cafe, Chipotle, Tealuxe, Urban Outfitters, and Sweet Bakery in departing from long-held locations in the Square since the start of December.

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Food and Drink

Chipotle Wraps Up Business in Harvard Square

Chipotle Mexican Grill will no longer be an option for students seeking to satisfy their burrito cravings. The fast casual Mexican restaurant closed down its Harvard Square location earlier this month.

Dean Smith
FAS

Four Harvard Faculty Awarded Arts and Sciences Professorships

​Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith awarded four professors prestigious Arts and Sciences Professorships earlier this month.

Martin Luther King Remembrance
On Campus

Hutchins Center Hosts Symposium Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research held a symposium Friday to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, 50 years after his assassination.

Throne of Knowledge
Libraries

Harvard Library Begins to Digitize Cuban Collections

The Library currently contains the largest collection of Cuban monographs in the United States, with materials published on subjects ranging from literature to history.

Annenberg Hall
College

At Advising Fortnight Kickoff Dinner, Freshmen Sample Various Concentrations

Freshmen students flooded Annenberg Hall Monday night to talk to advisers from all 49 concentrations and 9 unaffiliated secondary fields at the Advising Fortnight Kickoff dinner on Monday evening.

Museums

Archaeologist Randall White Talks Early Art at the Peabody Museum

“In my whole career, I’ve never had the sensation I had when I turned over the block from Blanchard and saw an image that no one had seen for 37,000 years,” White said.

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House Life

Impending Midterms Dampen Housing Day Festivities

On the eve of Housing Day, many freshmen faced the predicament of balancing Housing Day excitement with the challenges of taking midterm exams.

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