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Harvard Square History Quiz

Think you know Harvard Square? Take our quiz—and submit your answers to be enrolled in a contest to win a copy of Harvard Square: An Illustrated History Since 1950 by Mo Lotman.

Pictures in the Square

A new book of photographs tells Harvard Square’s history since the 1950s. Test your own Square knowledge for a chance to win a copy of the book.

Curious Colors

A class tradition refurbished, and “Harvard Yard” threads

Holy Cow

Hollis professor of divinity Harvey Cox will lead a cow through Harvard Yard.

Song for Hard Times

The classic folksong “One Meat Ball” got its start at Harvard.

The Bells Return to Russia

A New Yorker article explores the Lowell House bells’ journey back to Russia—and how they came to be at Harvard in the first place.

Yesterday's News

Happenings at Harvard in March and April of years past

Drat Those Vandals!

A vandalized pump, a fumbled swearing-in, and lessons about life from Professor John H. Finley