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  1. Men's Soccer Seeks To End Ivy Title DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    Co-captain Mark Ashby and the Crimson, pictured in a game on Oct. 4, 2014 against Yale, will look to reverse the trend of slow starts to the season when they kick off the 2015 season this weekend. A Nine games.

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  2. Women's Rugby Kicks Off Season at BowdoinRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    At Bowdoin, the women's rugby team will get its first taste of competition in 2015. The team will look to young talent and freshman recruits to fill in the gaps left by last year's graduating seniors.

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  3. Building on Hype in Cambridge, CS50 Kicks Off at YaleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    In a video documenting the first meeting of an introductory computer science course at Yale, a cohort of teaching fellows wave their hands enthusiastically and hundreds of students in the audience cheer. "I'm here to introduce...all of the students at Yale who as of this morning have made this the most popular course at Yale," course instructor Brian Scassellati says, facing the camera with a grin.

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  4. Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Weld Boat HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Harvard Crimson

    A 24-year-old woman was sexually assaulted near Weld Boat House on Memorial Drive early Tuesday morning, in close proximity to Harvard's Cambridge campus, according to police. Massachusetts State Police are currently investigating the crime that officials say occurred at about 2 a.m. Tuesday.

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  5. Man Fatally Shot Near MIT CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Harvard Crimson

    A man was shot and killed Wednesday evening on Main Street near Kendall Square, according to the Cambridge Police Department. The fatal shots were fired at 8:41 at vehicle a short distance from Kendall Square and MIT's campus, according to MIT's emergency website and the authorities.

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  6. Svetlana Boym, Professor Whose Work 'Transformed,' Dies at 56Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Harvard Crimson

    Svetlana Boym, a Slavic and Comparative Literature professor whom colleagues remember as an avid writer and artist whose work was known around the world for its transformative power, died Aug. 5 after a battle with cancer. She was 56. Boym, who was born in the former Soviet Union and studied Hispanic languages and literatures at the Leningrad's Herzen Pedagogical Institute, went on to receive a master's degree and Ph.D. from Boston University and Harvard, respectively.

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  7. Zoning Board Delays Campus Center Plans a Second TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    At a second hearing before the Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal on Thursday, Harvard's plans for renovating the 10-story building were once again delayed, with no date set for continuing the case. If approved then, Thursday's hearing would have marked the final step before the University began construction on the building, formerly known as the Holyoke Center, at 1350 Massachusetts Ave. A preliminary rendering of the renovated Smith Campus Center shows a remodeled front facade, where restaurant Au Bon Pain is currently located.

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  8. Doyle, Incoming SEAS Dean, Will Face Opportunities and ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    When Francis J. Doyle III starts his stint as dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the start of next month, he will take the helm of a school that just received the largest donation in Harvard's history and that is slated to relocate to Allston in just four years. SEAS faculty members, while praising Doyle's appointment, suggest that their new dean will face challenges in ushering the growing school through an era of major transition and a major capital campaign.

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  9. Kennedy School Focuses Its Technology on Classrooms, Not MOOCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Much of Harvard's experimentation in online education targets distributing its curriculum around the world through virtual learning platform edX, but administrators at the Kennedy School of Government say they are prioritizing using digital tools on campus instead. Kennedy School Executive Dean John A. Haigh said the school has been "intrigued" by different online education models in use around the University-offerings of massive open online courses through Harvard's branch of edX, which it co-founded in 2012, Harvard Business School's eight-week business primer "CORe," and the School of Public Health's integrated residential and online master's degree program .

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  10. City Council Hears Plans for Potential Cambridge SkyscraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Representatives from the Cambridge City Planning Board unveiled a potential plan to build a skyscraper in Kendall Square at a joint meeting on Monday with the City Council ordinance committee. The plans would renovate a 14-acre plot of land currently owned by the federal government, housing the Department of Transportation's Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.

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  11. Zoning Board Delays Decision on Campus Center PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    After more than two hours of public discussion, the Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal on Thursday delayed a decision on Harvard's plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center until July 30 at the earliest. Approval from the Board of Zoning Appeal would be the final step before the University can begin renovating the building formerly known as the Holyoke Center at 1350 Massachusetts Ave., which was originally set to begin next year.

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  12. Two Years After Bombings, Tsarnaev Sentenced to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    A federal judge sentenced Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev to death on Wednesday for his role in the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and left hundreds wounded. Tsarnaev spoke in court for the first time since he entered a "not guilty" plea at his arraignment hearing two years ago, expressing remorse for his actions, according to an official court hearing transcription.

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  13. Construction Underway, Kennedy School Targets Active Learning in Campus ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    With Commencement three weeks past and most students gone, Kennedy School of Government faculty and staff are working alongside an incessant "banging" noise as construction on the school's dramatic campus expansion is underway. The construction project, which kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony on May 7 and is expected to go through fall 2017, is estimated to cost $126 million, according to Kennedy School Executive Dean John A. Haigh.

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  14. Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    The Cambridge Planning Board this week voted unanimously to recommend Harvard's plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city's Board of Zoning Appeal, moving the major construction plans one step closer to city approval. Among the proposed plans discussed at the board meeting on Tuesday include the proposed remodeling of the campus center's front facade, where the restaurant Au Bon Pain currently resides, and other modifications to the space, according to Cambridge Community Planning Director Stuart Dash.

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  15. City Council Talks Rental Properties and Snow RemovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Cambridge residents raised concerns about being forced to evacuate their rental properties at the Harvard Towers located on 295 Harvard Street during the Cambridge City Council's weekly meeting on Monday. According to Cambridge resident Jerome Saunders, apartment renters at the towers were given an unfairly short notice to evacuate their homes on May 4. Saunders said at the meeting that he thought the City should do something about what he saw as the unfair treatment of the tenants.

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  16. Men's Basketball Acquires Another Four-Star RecruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Harvard men's basketball coach Tommy Amaker, shown speaking with the media during the opening round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, has landed another one of his top recruiting targets. Late Monday night, the Harvard men's basketball team scored its first victory of the 2015-2016 season when four-star Class of 2016 recruit Seth Towns announced his commitment to Harvard.

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  17. Team of the Year: Women's Ice HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Sophomore Sydney Daniels takes a shot against Boston College in the Beanpot finals. The Crimson downed their local rivals, taking home the title with a 3-2 victory.

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  18. Female Breakout Athlete of the Year; Female Athlete of the Year,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Sophomore Nikki Okwelogu had a year to remember, continually breaking her own Ivy League record in the shot put en route to a plethora of honors. First it was a school-record 15.33 meter throw, then a 16.09 mark, followed by a 16.39 meter and Ancient Eight record-setting follow-up.

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  19. Male Athlete of the Year: Jimmy Vesey Revives Men's Ice HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Junior forward Jimmy Vesey led the Crimson throughout the year, helping Harvard take home the ECAC tournament title while racking up a variety of individual honors. For opposing coaches trying to figure out how to slow down the Harvard men's ice hockey team this past season, the first step in shutting down the offense was clear: contain junior forward Jimmy Vesey.

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  20. Making the Jump From JuniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Sophomore Tyler Moy made strides in his second season with the men's ice hockey team, scoring 12 goals while notching 15 assists. In a season that saw the Harvard men's ice hockey team return to national prominence, the Crimson offense tallied 3.27 goals per game, the highest mark in the ECAC.

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