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“None of my friends are going to The Game, which is evidenced by the fact that we’re at IHOP deliberating whether our crêpes should come with lingonberry, and not on a shuttle into Boston.” 

11.21.18 | Students

Cook’s tour: Harvard wideout Jack Cook leaves Yale’s Deonte Henson in the dust on a third-quarter, 15-yard touchdown. The score gave the Crimson a 28-24 lead, which it would not surrender.
Photograph by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

On the fiftieth anniversary of That Game, Harvard really does beat Yale. 

11.16.18 | Sports

Quarterback Frank Champi ’70 is carried off the field as the Yale game ends.

Photograph by Gary Mottola

The immediate post-Game coverage, and an update on that famous headline

11.15.18 | Harvardiana

A panoramic shot of the Advanced Cold Molecule Electron EDM, a device in the laboratory of Silsbee professor of physics John Doyle that is designed to make measurements of the quantum physical behavior of electrons so precise that the results could change understanding of the Standard Model of particle physics.
Photograph courtesy of John Doyle/Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics

Harvard thinks bigger about the odd realm of matter at the very smallest scale.

11.14.18 | Science

Last lunge: With senior right guard Larry Allen Jr. (73) keeping Penn defenders at bay, Harvard senior back Charlie Booker nudges the ball over the goal line for the Crimson's first score.

Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

A bludgeoning victory in the season’s final road game

11.11.18 | Sports

A quilt from the Shape/View series: 2015–2017, all works hand-stitched cotton View III 43×57 in.

Courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Leach Gallery


Anna Von Mertens depicts the findings of female astronomers using quilts and drawings.

11.8.18 | Arts

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The Business School’s new take on teaching management

11.8.18 |
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Foundation of Len Blavatnik, M.B.A. ’89, makes record pledge for basic and applied science.

11.8.18 | News

Happy hookup: Having beaten Columbia’s Will Allen, Harvard junior wide receiver Jack Cook waits for the pass from senior quarterback Tom Stewart. Cook made the grab and then dashed to the end zone for the longest touchdown pass in Crimson history—92 yards.
Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

A Senior Day, and game, to celebrate

11.4.18 | Sports

Inside WHRB, a self-portrait

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Harvard radio station’s long-time chairman David Elliott ’64 steps down.

11.2.18 | Alumni