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Condemning Police Brutality at Harvard
Editorials

Condemning Police Brutality at Harvard

It bears repeating: Last Friday night, four police officers attacked an unarmed, naked, black young man.

Columns

The Role of the ‘Elite’

There is nothing inherently elitist about being liberal. And surely the word “elite” loses meaning when it is applied to half the country.

In Historic Move, Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize

In a historic move, Harvard teaching and research assistants have voted to form a union. The results of a unionization election held April 18 and 19 showed 1,931 ballots cast in favor and 1,523 against.

Students Cast Ballots On First Day of Historic Unionization Election

Mulling the pros and cons of installing a union at Harvard, eligible graduate and undergraduate students headed to the polls Wednesday on the first day of the University's second go at a unionization election.

Exit Polls Suggested 50.6 Percent Favored Union

Exit poll results adjusted for response bias suggested a slight majority—50.6 percent—of eligible students who cast ballots voted in favor of unionization. But the margin of error—plus or minus 2 percent—meant The Crimson could not definitively call the election.

Harvard Holds Second Unionization Election: Live Updates

Harvard held a second unionization election on April 18 and 19—at stake was whether or not eligible students could collectively bargain with the University. The Crimson live updated this article with voter interviews throughout the day both days.

Harvard Gears Up for Second Unionization Election

The election will determine whether over 4,000 eligible graduate and undergraduate teaching and research assistants will collectively bargain with the University.

OPINION

Condemning Police Brutality at Harvard
Editorials

Condemning Police Brutality at Harvard

It bears repeating: Last Friday night, four police officers attacked an unarmed, naked, black young man.

Columns

The Role of the ‘Elite’

There is nothing inherently elitist about being liberal. And surely the word “elite” loses meaning when it is applied to half the country.

Faculty Diversity Report Shows Uneven Growth Across Graduate Schools

A University-wide report tracking the growth of faculty gender and racial diversity across Harvard’s individual schools shows some progress over the past decade.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie To Speak At Class Day

​Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award winning author will address the College’s Class of 2018 at Class Day, the speaker selection committee announced Thursday.

At Kennedy School, Police Chiefs Discuss Use of Force, Harvard Student’s Arrest

Three police chiefs from Detroit, San Francisco, and Minneapolis visited the Kennedy School Thursday to field questions about the realities of modern day policing.

Students Form All-Female Final Club The ‘X’

​Students have formed a new all-female final club called the Exister Society, according to an email sent to some undergraduates Wednesday night obtained by The Crimson.

Former Drug Czars Visit HLS to Address the Opioid Epidemic

​Michael P. Botticelli and John P. Walters, former directors of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, spoke to a crowd of over 50 law students Thursday.

Owen Gingerich

Around the World in 30 Years

More a book collector’s sanctum than an office, Gingerich’s bookshelves are crowded with ancient, valuable books and tchotchkes. But despite the wealth of knowledge that pervades the room, one particular item truly stands out among the rest—a brown paper bag filled with a raisin-bread ham sandwich from Whole Foods Market: Gingerich’s daily lunch.

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50 Years On, ‘Odessey and Oracle’ Provides a Template for DIY Sophistication

Odessey” demonstrates that DIY music need not be defined by scrappiness or invested in changing the definition of musical greatness.

Travis Karter

Hip-Hop and Humanitarianism

An abundance of other rap and hip-hop artists have performed comparable charitable actions, instituting a pattern of positive behavior into rap’s culture.

"Legion": "Chapter 10"

Is ‘Legion’ Losing its Edge?

If “Chapter 10” is any indication, the show is struggling to find the same level of emotional complexity that made “Legion” truly bizarre and earth-shattering in its first season.

SPORTS

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Overcomes Penn State in Five Sets, Advances to EIVA Tournament Final

Harvard and Penn State entered their matchup on Thursday with a spot in the EIVA tournament final on the line. In a back and forth affair, the Crimson alternated winning sets with the Nittany Lions, winning the first and third before ultimately taking the deciding fifth set, 15-11, to secure the victory.

Previews

Preview: Women's Golf Aims to Reclaim Ivy League Crown This Weekend

Last season, the Crimson’s impressive five-year reign atop the conference came to an end when Princeton took home the title in dominating fashion. This season, Harvard will travel to Metedeconk National Golf Club in the Tigers’ home state of New Jersey in an attempt to return the trophy to Cambridge.

Previews

Preview: Men’s Volleyball to Rematch Penn State in EIVA Semi-Final

Harvard is one of the four teams that will be descending on Fairfax, Va., in an effort to grab the EIVA tournament trophy and punch it’s ticket to the national bracket. Seeded third, the Crimson will square up against No. 2 seeded Penn State in the semi-final match Thursday.

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