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On Social Group Ban, Khurana Keeps Quiet

Dean Khurana

​Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana all but refused to discuss a proposal to forbid membership in Harvard social groups in an interview Monday afternoon.

Loeb House

Presidential Search Committee Convenes Behind Closed Doors

As they left Loeb House on an unseasonably warm Monday morning, several search committee members declined to comment on the subject of Sunday’s meeting.

City Council Announces Plan to Use Building for Cambridge Benefits

Cambridge City Hall

​After Cambridge City Council agreed to redevelop the Foundry Building outside of Kendall Square, the city manager appropriated $30 million to complete the project at the body’s meeting Monday night.

Graduate Council Holds Elections, Discusses DACA Response

The Harvard Graduate Council elected seven students to its executive board Monday evening and discussed ways to respond to Trump's decision to end DACA.

Three Laptops, Wallet Lifted From Dorms Over Weekend

Straus Hall

The Yard and Quad saw three separate laptop thefts from first-floor student rooms over the weekend, including one in which the burglarized suite was occupied at the time.

Diversity Task Force Releases Draft Report

University Hall

​A University-wide task force recommended schools and administrators devise plans to ensure historically marginalized groups experience “full membership in the Harvard community.”

Councillor Mazen Teases Congressional Run

Nadeem Mazen at danger!awesome

Mazen recently filed a statement of candidacy that would have him running a campaign to fill the seat of retiring House Rep. Niki Tsongas.

Presidential Search Committee Convenes Behind Closed Doors

As they left Loeb House on an unseasonably warm Monday morning, several search committee members declined to comment on the subject of Sunday’s meeting.

Three Laptops, Wallet Lifted From Dorms Over Weekend

Straus Hall

The Yard and Quad saw three separate laptop thefts from first-floor student rooms over the weekend, including one in which the burglarized suite was occupied at the time.

Diversity Task Force Releases Draft Report

University Hall

​A University-wide task force recommended schools and administrators devise plans to ensure historically marginalized groups experience “full membership in the Harvard community.”

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Harvard ‘Reviewing’ New Title IX Guidance on Standard of Proof

Harvard is “reviewing” new guidelines cancelling a requirement that colleges use the lowest standard of proof when judging whether an accused student is guilty of sexual assault.

OPINION

Editorials

Expanding The Search

The search committee’s first priority must be the qualifications of the candidate. Broadening the search to untraditional places, however, may indeed provide a more competitive pool.

Op-Eds

Vietnam Falls, Harvard Shrugs

I didn’t stand out much among the best and the brightest but as far as I knew I was the only student whose father had died in battle in Vietnam.

FM

Newport House

Banned?

Visiting Williams, Bowdoin, and Amherst and exploring their archives by day reveals how other schools have enacted a Greek life ban. Wandering the three campuses at night offers a glimpse into life without social groups.

Brattle Flowers

ARTS

Rothko

MFA Opens Fall Slate of Exhibitions

From the juncture between “Seeking Stillness” and its neighboring exhibition “Mark Rothko: Reflection,” Jonas’s installation is also within view; Saywell recommended that viewers stand in this spot to take in painting, sculpture, and video stemming from nature.

"Wonderful Wonderful" by The Killers

The Killers Go Bold on ‘Wonderful Wonderful’

Released on Sept. 22, “Wonderful Wonderful” attempts to do too much.

kingsmangoldencircle

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Mixes Fun with Stupidity

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is a film of very little substance but a whole lot of fun.​

SPORTS

Football

Stifling Defense, Viviano Star in Football Home Opener

A week after a major spinal injury to freshman Ben Abercrombie, fellow Alabaman and defensive back Tanner Lee played perhaps the game of his career.

Track and Cross Country

Men's and Women's Cross Country Finish Strong at the 2017 Coast to Coast Battle

Battling the elements as well as some of the top programs in the country, the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country teams had a strong showing on Friday at the 2017 Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown.

Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Beats Mt. St. Mary's by Largest Margin in Program History

On Friday night, midway through the second half, the scoreboard displayed a score of 00-0 after the No. 7 Harvard Radcliffe Women’s rugby team (2-1-0) had scored 100 points against Mt. St. Mary’s (0-0-3), resetting the scoreboard, on its way to a 130-0 thumping of its opponents. The margin of victory was the greatest in program history.