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Ellen M. Burstein

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A Cozy Saturday Night with the Harvard Knitting Circle

On a recent Saturday night, five Harvard students worked on their fiber arts projects and discussed everything from psychology research topics to a crochet pattern for a stuffed alpaca. Meanwhile, a certain FM writer tried — with mixed results — to start the crochet-a-penguin kit she ordered off of an Instagram ad at 3 a.m.

After a Rocky Year, Harvard Faces an Uncertain Economic Climate in 2021, Hollister Says

After a turbulent year for the University and its finances, Harvard is set to grapple with an uncertain economic outlook in 2021, University Vice President for Finances Thomas J. Hollister said in an interview with The Crimson Thursday.

David R. Elliott ’64, Voice of Harvard Radio and Mentor to Generations of Students, Dies at 78

In the middle of Harvard’s 350th anniversary celebrations, Harvard Radio Broadcasting – known by its call name WHRB – had a problem. The station was airing an outdoor concert next to Widener Library when one of its microphones stopped working.

Gov. Baker Announces Stay-At-Home Advisory, Mask Mandate, and Restaurant Curfew as COVID Cases Mount

Governor Charlie D. Baker ‘79 announced a number of initiatives to respond to rising coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, including a stay-at-home advisory, a mandate on mask-wearing in public spaces, and a curfew on restaurant service.

Harvard Business School Students Credit Datar’s Experience But Question His Commitment to Diversity

Harvard Business School students praised incoming dean Srikant M. Datar’s decades of experience at the school but expressed concern that his appointment was a “missed opportunity” for ongoing diversity initiatives.