Harvard News & Publications

Here are some sources of news and other publications from and about Harvard. A complete list of student publications is available through The Hub.

The Harvard Crimson

In our time at Harvard, waking up each morning to find a freshly printed copy of The Crimson dropped off at your door was part of college life. It still is published by students, and retains many of the traditions dating back to its founding in 1873, but today The Crimson is distributed online, which makes it easy to keep up with daily news at Harvard. You also can subscribe to email newsletters.

The Harvard Gazette

The Harvard Gazette is the official news website for Harvard University. It is published by Harvard Public Affairs and Communications. The Harvard Gazette covers campus life and times, University issues and policies, innovations in science, teaching, and learning, and broader national and global concerns. It also helps to distribute stories from University affiliates. It also offers an email newsletter and an RSS feed.

Harvard Magazine

Founded in 1998 by alumni, Harvard Magazine is an independently edited magazine and separately incorporated affiliate of Harvard University. Aside from The Harvard Crimson, it is the only publication covering the entire University, and also regularly distributed to all graduates, faculty and staff. It is published bimonthly and distributed by mail and online. It also offers some email newsletters and an RSS feed.

Harvard Magazine has historically published the class notes and obituaries for Harvard College and GSAS. To read class notes and obituaries online, you must create an account and verify your status as an alum.

Go Crimson

Go Crimson is the official website of Harvard University Athletics. It publishes news about Harvard Athletics online, via email and RSS. Through the web site, you can also find scheduled, and purchase tickets and Harvard Athletics merchandise.

Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review is published by Harvard Business Publishing, founded in 1994 as a not-for-profit, wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvard University, reporting into Harvard Business School. The mission of HBP is to improve the practice of management in a changing world.

Harvard International Review

The Harvard International Review is a quarterly journal of international relations distributed to 76 countries in six continents. Published by the Harvard International Relations Council, the HIR offers incisive commentary on global developments in business, science, technology, and politics.

Harvard Political Review

The Harvard Political Review was founded in 1969 by a group of Harvard College undergraduates and a student journal of politics, policy, and culture. The HPR is written and published entirely by Harvard undergraduates and is housed at the Institute of Politics. The HPR does not represent any ideology or party, and does not take magazine-wide editorial positions.

Harvard Independent

The Harvard Independent describes itself as Harvard College's weekly undergraduate newsmagazine, providing in-depth, critical coverage of issues and events of interest to the Harvard College community. The Independent claims no political affiliation, and seeks to offer diverse commentary on news, arts, sports, and student life.

Harvard Advocate

The Harvard Advocate founded in 1866, is the nation's oldest continually published college literary magazine. It is a quarterly review of art, fiction, poetry, and criticism from contributors within the Harvard community and beyond.

Harvard Review

Harvard Review publishes new poetry, essays, fiction, drama, criticism, book reviews, and interviews. From its beginnings, the journal has been committed to showcasing the work of emerging writers alongside established voices.

The Harvard Lampoon

The Harvard Lampoon is difficult to describe, but you know what it is.

Harvard Yearbook

Can't find your freshman facebook (now called the freshman register, but we know the truth) or Harvard yearbook, or want a copy from another year? You can purchase one from Harvard Yearbook Publications.


WHRB is operated by Harvard Radio Broadcasting, a private, non-profit corporation operated on a volunteer basis by undergraduates at Harvard College. Policy and programming decisions are made entirely by undergraduate members. The principal purpose of WHRB is to offer musical, cultural, educational, informational, and other programs and materials for the entertainment and profit of the public, and for the education and training of its staff.

Harvard Podcasts

Player.fm has an extensive collection of Harvard related podcasts.