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At College Class Day, Biden Encourages Public Service

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“Don’t fool yourself into thinking that disengaging from the system that you think is broken will hold you harmless from the system’s failures," Biden said.

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Year in Review 2017

From Harvard's response to Donald Trump's election to a Faculty debate on a contentious new social policy, the past academic year has been anything but uneventful.

Some Accused of Cheating in CS50 Sought Legal Counsel

One lawyer said Harvard is unlikely to face lawsuits from students accused of cheating in CS50 because the cases are “awfully hard” to prosecute.

Kerry Urges Optimism at Kennedy School

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Kerry urged the school’s Class of 2017 to pursue activism in a “moment of adversity” at a graduation ceremony for the school.

Workhorses of the Lab

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After the Ph.D., Harvard's researchers face tight finances, stressful working conditions, and uncertain job prospects.

Harry's Harvard

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Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis '68 calls himself a “Harvard lifer”—a breed he fears is dying out.

Yates Discusses Trump Defiance at Law School Class Day

“I believed then and I believe now that resigning would have protected my personal integrity, but it would not have protected the integrity of the Department of Justice,” Yates remarked about her brief tenure as acting attorney general.

Year in Review 2017

From Harvard's response to Donald Trump's election to a Faculty debate on a contentious new social policy, the past academic year has been anything but uneventful.

Workhorses of the Lab

Postdocs Graphic

After the Ph.D., Harvard's researchers face tight finances, stressful working conditions, and uncertain job prospects.

Harry's Harvard

Harry Lewis

Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis '68 calls himself a “Harvard lifer”—a breed he fears is dying out.

In Baccalaureate Address, Faust Asks Seniors to be ‘Noticers’

“My graduation wish for you is that we will have succeeded in making you noticers,” Faust told soon-to-be graduates on Tuesday.

Khurana Favorability Hits All-Time Low

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana's favorability rating has halved since he assumed the deanship two years ago, according to a survey conducted by The Crimson.

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Free Speech, Not Free Reign

Any infringement on any person’s speech, however odious that speech might be, is a threat to the free expression that has fueled our democracy.

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The Transformation of Harvard Square

Each year, Harvard Square undergoes a series of transformations. Worrying is the trend: a Square that caters to a more affluent clientele, one composed of tourists and students with money to spend.

This week, the Harvard College Class of 2017 will enter a world still divided over November’s presidential election and, overwhelmingly, begin their post-graduate lives deeply pessimistic about the direction the country is headed.
Anti-war student activists clashed with politicians and University administrators as the nation grappled with one of the most controversial wars in the country’s history.
​“He’s in the crowd, but you can’t pick him out,” a 1991 article said of Harvard’s newly-elected President Neil L. Rudenstine. “He doesn’t look like a Harvard president.”