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Articles: Students

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association


Harvard seniors help Houses thrive.


Harvard's First Generation Student Union hosts events like the first gen welcome event for freshmen.

Courtesy of Harvard College First Generation Student Union

Advocating support for first-generation Harvard students


Tjerk van Herwaarden

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Under coach Tjerk van Herwaarden, Harvard field hockey ascends.

September-October 2017

Natasha Lasky and Tawanda Mulalu

Photograph by Stu Rosner

The Ledecky Fellows provide an undergraduate perspective on life at Harvard.

September-October 2017

Illustration by Rebecca Clarke

The Undergraduate contemplates cycles in college friendships.

September-October 2017

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