Saunders Slips

Men's Basketball Surrenders 26-2 Run, Falls to Dartmouth

Powered by a 26-2 second half run, the Dartmouth men's basketball team snapped an 11-game losing streak to the Crimson Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion.

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Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Bid documents, released Wednesday, include plans for Harvard venues to host aquatics, fencing, field hockey, tennis, and water polo for the Olympic Games, as well as five others for the Paralympic Games.

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Davidson, Trailblazing Surgeon, Remembered for Compassion

Michael J. Davidson, an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s director of endovascular cardiac surgery, died Tuesday after being shot at the Brigham.

University Names Overseer Nominees

All alumni, excluding members of the Corporation and “officers of instruction and government,” may vote in the Overseer election. Election results will be announced in May.

In Wake of Allegations, 38 Law School Profs Sign Letter ‘in Support of’ Dershowitz

In the letter, the professors argue that Dershowitz was unable to directly respond to the recent allegations in a legal setting, citing the fact that he does not have standing in the civil case in which the allegations of sexual misconduct were first filed and that Dershowitz denies.

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Affidavit Filed Reaffirms Allegations Against Dershowitz

The woman, identified in court documents as “Jane Doe No. 3,” claims in the affidavit that she “had sexual intercourse with Dershowitz at least six times.”

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The Top 10 Stories of 2014

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University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

Interview with President Faust
Higher Education

Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

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News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Opinion

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No More Liberal Excuses  

The problem with Harvard groupthink is that it does not realize that while the West is not at war with an entire religion, we should be at war with its extremist forms.

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Transgender Erasure at Harvard

Of all the words in next year’s readings for Community Conversation, many more than one should be the word “transgender.”

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The Trouble with Harvard’s Email Culture

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Dreaming to the Maximum in Mumbai

Med School Establishes Research Center in Dubai

The Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery—Dubai, as the center is called, will house research for delivery methods of health care treatment throughout the UAE, but it will not provide patient care.

Harvard's Federal Research Funding Declines Slightly in FY 2014

Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said Tuesday that a doctor from the hospital was in life-threatening condition after being shot at least twice in the hospital’s Shapiro Building.

College

15 Least Interesting Classes

Like Forrest Gump would’ve said if he’d gotten the chance, course selection at Harvard is like a box of chocolates. That Gen Ed could turn out to be filled with sweet, melty caramel—or funky raspberry syrup. That off-the-wall VES elective could be luscious dark chocolate right to the core, or a flavorless layer of brown barely covering a hollow center. Avoid some unpleasant surprises this spring: don’t bite into any of the duds below.

Arts

On Campus

In 'Acis and Galatea,' Love Hits a High Note

Winning the affections of your crush is no easy task—especially if you’re a cyclops sticking out like a sore thumb among beautiful nymphs and shepherds. But that’s not to say such a challenging endeavor isn’t interesting to watch.