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Georgina Milne flies through the air, flipping toward the water.

Georgina Milne tucks and flips, helping Harvard defeat Brown.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications


Diver Georgina Milne pictures a post-pandemic return.


fencers celebrate a championship win

Cai (far left) and teammates swarm Filip Dolegiewiez, who clinched their Ivy title.

Photograph courtesy of Crimson Athletic Communications

How Harvard fencers won an Ivy championship

May-June 2020

A fencer walks away from his opponent, holding up a fist

2020 Ivy foil champion Geoffrey Tourette '21 celebrates a point.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletics Communcations 

A focus on process leads Harvard fencers to an Ivy championship.


Alumnus Paul Lee ’46 carries the (replica) Little Red Flag at the 2012 Harvard-Yale game. Steve Goodhue ’51 is beside him; Spencer Ervin ’54 and Jeff Lee ’74 stand behind.

At his seventieth Harvard-Yale game, in 2012, Paul Lee ’46 proudly carried the replica Little Red Flag. Steve Goodhue ’51 is beside him; Spencer Ervin ’54 and Jeff Lee ’74 stand behind.

Photograph courtesy of Judy Goodhue

Are you eligible to carry the (replica) Little Red Flag?

March-April 2020

Matt Gilmore, sitting behind the wheel of a Zamboni

Matt “Happy” Gilmore smiles behind the wheel. Zamboni-driving takes focus, but Gilmore says that he loves waving to children in the crowd and making their day.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard’s Zamboni operators’ quest for the perfect sheet of ice

March-April 2020

Photograph of several players competing for the puck in front of the Harvard goal

Mind the net: Sophomore goalie Lindsay Reed, flanked by teammates Ali Peper (13) and Nicki Lutschaunig (12), homes in on a speeding puck during a January win against Union College. Last year, Reed averaged more than 30 saves per game. 
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Courtesy of Harvard Athletics Communications


The many saves of a six-foot goalie

March-April 2020

Harvard Mount Washington cabin in the snow

Built in 1962, the off-the-grid, one-room cabin is popular among ice climbers and back-country skiers.

Photograph by David Leonard

The Harvard Mountaineering Club’s Mount Washington cabin

January-February 2020

Drawing of Harvard and Oregon football players at the Rose Bowl, with the goalposts depicted at two long-stemmed red roses with a bar between them

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

January-February 2020

Photograph of Harvard athletics director Robert L. Scalise

Robert L. Scalise
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Sexual-misconduct survey results, and the athletics director to retire

January-February 2020

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