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Harvard volleyball player Sandra Zeng setting a ball during a game

An adept passer and gritty defender, Zeng also finished fifth in the Ivy League in service aces.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications


Volleyball captain Sandra Zeng’s defensive focus


Charles Brickley pictures alone in an old-fashioned football uniform

Charles Brickley

Photo collage by Harvard Magazine/JC. Photograph in the public domain. 

A Harvard great with an all-time boot


A Harvard player catches a ball at eye level.

Eighteen seasons after his final reception for the Crimson, Morris still has a firm hold on almost every significant Harvard pass-catching record. Photograph by Simon Bruty/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images

2000-02: a Crimson Wide Receiver's Fab Four


Outdoors at Boston's Armenian Heritage Park

Armenian Heritage Park

Photograph by Yerevanci/Wikipedia/Creative Commons

Scavenger-hunting in historic Boston

November-December 2020

In Harvard Yard, workers unload gigantic heads of lettuce and other greens from a truck prominently labeled United Farm Workers as students celebrate the University's decision to support the union workers by buying only UFW-certified produce.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

November-December 2020

Master Yon Lee extends his hands in a tai chi pose.

Master Yon Lee leads a beginner tai chi course on the MAC Quad.

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/HPAC

The healing of Master Yon Lee

November-December 2020

Photograph of Louisa Thomas standing outside

Louisa Thomas

Photograph by T.J. Kirkpatrick

Louisa Thomas takes a different view.

November-December 2020

Football player Chubb Peabody, in pads and helmet, charges forward.

Hard hitting and with a keen nose for the ball, Endicott “Chub” Peabody II was not to be messed with.

Photo collage by Harvard Magazine/JC


1941: “Chub” Peabody ’42 bottles up “Barnacle Bill.”


Harvard's Terence Patterson catches a pass under pressure from two Yale defenders during The Game 1999. 

Photograph by Dominic Chavez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

1999: Terence Patterson ’00 and his four scores


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