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Articles: Students

A view of renewed Winthrop House's expanded terrace. Click through for more images.
Photograph by Peter Vanderwarker


Students move into a renovated Winthrop House.


A Harvard committee proposes eliminating unsanctioned student social organizations.

September-October 2017

Derek Bok and other scholars weigh in on improving universities and colleges—and why that’s hard to do.

September-October 2017

Memorial Hall burning in September 1956—with flames beyond the reach of firefighting apparatus

Photograph by William Simon

A fresh source for Harvard humor, a critique embedded in a memorium, and historic photos of a famous campus fire

September-October 2017

College students collaborate on tech projects at HackHarvard.

Courtesy of Major League Hacking/

On the draws and limitations of college hackathons


The director of the Harvard Foundation passed away after a brief illness.


Membership in any and all unrecognized student social organizations would be prohibited.


Andrew Womack excavating within kiln at Qijiaping in excavation unit T1 on May 15, 2017.

Photograph by Rowan Flad

Field notes from a summer archaeological expedition


President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

An expected transition, as the University’s twenty-eighth president plans to conclude her service.