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For Likely Candidates, Harvard’s Top Job Would Bring Pay Raise

Faust’s successor could expect to make over $1.4 million annually—a pay raise for candidates likely on the shortlist.

Searchers In Suburbia

Search Committee Holds Secret All-Day Meeting in Suburbia

Members of the committee searching for Harvard’s next president convened secretly in one member's home Saturday, spending almost the whole day in private discussions.

Shorenstein Center Names Six New Fellows for Spring 2018

Harvard Kennedy School

The fellows will study the intersection of technology and public policy, as well as issues like climate change and the divide between rural and urban America.

Harvard’s New Allston Plans Face Weeks of Review

SEAS Allston Construction

Harvard officially filed a master plan for a segment of its Allston properties with Boston’s urban planning agency in early December—but the document will likely remain under review for weeks to come.

Students, Staff Concerned over Fate of DACA

DACA

​The eyes of Harvard’s undocumented students are turned to Washington as lawmakers negotiate a deal to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

HBS Grads Increasingly Choose Public Service Careers

Harvard Business School

Four percent of Business School graduates chose careers in public service in 2017—roughly double the number who did so the previous year.

On MLK Day, Faust Affirms Commitment to Equality

Faust at 2021 Convocation

“Now more than ever, it is our responsibility to continue his work and carry forward his legacy, at Harvard and beyond," Faust wrote, referring to Martin Luther King Jr.

Search Committee Holds Secret All-Day Meeting in Suburbia

Members of the committee searching for Harvard’s next president convened secretly in one member's home Saturday, spending almost the whole day in private discussions.

Students, Staff Concerned over Fate of DACA

DACA

​The eyes of Harvard’s undocumented students are turned to Washington as lawmakers negotiate a deal to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

HBS Grads Increasingly Choose Public Service Careers

Harvard Business School

Four percent of Business School graduates chose careers in public service in 2017—roughly double the number who did so the previous year.

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Injured Football Freshman Abercrombie Returns Home

On Monday, friends and family gathered with balloons to welcome Abercrombie home.

OPINION

Op-Eds

#MeToo Excesses

However, I am concerned that in the recent rush to judgment, principles of basic fairness, differences between proven and merely alleged instances of misconduct, and important distinctions between different kinds of sexually charged conduct have too often been ignored.

Op-Eds

The Ice Cream Metaphor

It wasn’t so much the hard facts but the expression of it, the words themselves—the ones we said aloud and alluded to in the spaces caught between our metaphors—that were beautiful.

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Solange N. Azor (top)

Solange Azor

A self-described natural storyteller, most of Azor’s humor is derived from her own experiences, “but I’m also a black woman, so a lot of that experience is inherently political.”

Wyatt M. Robertson (top)

ARTS

"Arkangel"

‘Arkangel’ is a Half-Hearted Cautionary Tale

"Black Mirror" shouldn't take its family advice for its writing.

"Crocodile"

‘Crocodile’ is All Shock and Gore With No Substance

But because “Crocodile” never truly expands on Mia’s character aside from the homicide, the homicide is all she is.

"Melodrama" by Lorde

Top Five Lorde Songs

In 2017, the release of Lorde’s sophomore album “Melodrama” after a three-year hiatus revived the relevance of the pop prodigy in the national spotlight—and on a personal level.

SPORTS

Men's Squash

Men's Squash Sweeps Cornell, Records First-Ever Loss against Columbia

Just one day after strolling to an easy 9-0 win at Cornell, Harvard suffered its first defeat of the 2017-2018 season at the hands of a fellow Ancient Eight competitor in No. 4 Columbia, 5-4.

Skiing

Skiing Contends with Icy Course at Colby Carnival

Junior nordic skier Nina Armstrong snagged ninth place out of 90 competitors in the women's 5K, and Harvard placed eighth overall in a field of 13 teams in Waterville, Maine.

Women's Ice Hockey

Cornell Hands Women's Ice Hockey First Ivy Loss

Finishing up the second half of a road trip, Harvard women’s hockey headed to Ithaca, N.Y., to face old foes No. 6/6 Cornell. Several things were on the line for the Crimson: remaining undefeated in Ivy League play, and snapping a two-game losing skid.