A Harvard undergrad was assaulted while running along the Charles River late Tuesday, Harvard University Police Department said.
Harvard is doing solid work solidifying its public image as an institution dedicated to perpetuating institutions. If its leaders wanted to ensure personification as a rich, white, conservative prig puffing on cigars and plotting in a back room, this was a very good week.
While some might think twice about bringing a book with “Yale” in the title to Harvard territory, Michael Danziger has a different set of standards: He’s the guy who stuck with the college crew team for a full four years despite total athletic ignominy.
Diet Cig isn’t coming to town on its current tour behind the album “Swear I’m Good At This,” but the New York duo has worked its way around to making a video for the song “Harvard,” from the 2015 EP “Over Easy.”
Though he’s lived in Cambridge only two years, candidate Josh Burgin says a background in Florida state and county governments will allow him to serve capably on the City Council.
The prospect of putting affordable housing near Harvard Square on former divinity school land looks even more expensive, complicated and outright unlikely after an analysis by the current owners, despite an all-in vote by six city councillors.
With an expectation that Cambridge will grow to a population of around 140,000 within the next 30 years, City Councillor Dennis Carlone said that if reelected he hopes to spend the next two-year term focused on housing and the development master plan.
Although she’s only 19, Nadya Okamoto said, she’s prepared and qualified to run for City Council, exemplifying “a new generation of rising millennials and Gen Z who are passionate about taking action and passionate about things at the grassroots level.”
Two women from Cambridge are taking part in the coming 78th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant, where the title will be handed off by Alissa Musto, a 2016 cum laude graduate of Harvard.
Like many candidates for City Council, Gwen Volmar has affordable housing at the top of her platform. She learned firsthand how difficult it can be to live in Cambridge when moving here 10 years ago, and now helps others struggling with the cost and paperwork.