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Faculty Critique Loss of Course Gen Ed Status

Carter Eckert

“Had I known at the faculty meeting when we approved Gen Ed 2.0, had I known this is the way it was implemented, I would've voted against it,” one professor said.

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'Hard Lines to Draw': Harvard Balances Roles as University, Investor

Both a major investor and an educational institution, Harvard seeks to strike a difficult balance between considering ethical responsibilities while remaining apolitical.

Dental School Raises $10.1 Million, Passes Campaign Goal

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

​The Harvard School of Dental Medicine has surpassed its $8 million capital campaign goal, reaching $10.1 million in donations during the four-year campaign.

UC Faculty-Student Dinner Program Debuts to Praise

February 2010

A new UC initiative that facilitates dinner table discussions between students and faculty members debuted last week.

Harvard Foundation Criticizes Myanmar Leader

Aung San Suu Kyi

The Harvard Foundation called on Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi to better address her country’s ongoing persecution and expulsion of Rohingya Muslims.

'Pracademic' Bacow Brings Economic Expertise to Top Job

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Over the course of his academic career, President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow published two books and various articles on environmental studies, economics, and higher ed policy.

Black Arts Festival Kicks Off with Grammy Winners

Black Arts Festival

The Kuumba Singers hosted singer, songwriter, and actress Jill Scott and jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding to kick off the week-long Black Arts Festival.

'Hard Lines to Draw': Harvard Balances Roles as University, Investor

Both a major investor and an educational institution, Harvard seeks to strike a difficult balance between considering ethical responsibilities while remaining apolitical.

Harvard Foundation Criticizes Myanmar Leader

Aung San Suu Kyi

The Harvard Foundation called on Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi to better address her country’s ongoing persecution and expulsion of Rohingya Muslims.

'Pracademic' Bacow Brings Economic Expertise to Top Job

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Over the course of his academic career, President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow published two books and various articles on environmental studies, economics, and higher ed policy.

Record $25 Million Donation to Divinity School to Fund Renovations

A $25 million donation to the Divinity School will enable a complete renovation of the main campus building, administrators announced last Thursday.

CAMHS Debuts New System to Reduce Wait Time

Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services has piloted a new model for service provision meant to reduce the wait time for students who request therapy appointments.

OPINION

Op-Eds

American Enough

The misguided perception that to be American is to be white pervades communities across America, and Harvard is no exception.

Columns

For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow

When Bacow talked to Harvard affiliates: “Some of them said, ‘What about you, Larry?’ And I said, ‘No, thank you.’ I was there to get their ideas about others to lead Harvard.”

FM

Barker Center Cafe Re-Opens

A 'Great, Grave, Noble Hall'

This saga began when the Barker Center was not the humanities mecca it is today, but rather the Harvard Union—a new social club on campus.

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ARTS

Fifty Shades Freed Soundtrack

Single review: Julia Michaels’ ‘Heaven’ is ‘Fifty Shades’ of Unconventional Catchiness

The love in “Heaven” is not the holy grail, as in Ellie Goulding’s version. Nor is love equated to immortality, in ZAYN and Taylor’s version. As Michaels herself sings in the second verse, “There’s no regrets. I just thought it was fun.” “Heaven” renders love, or at least the “Fifty Shades” version of it, in simple terms. The boy is bad for her, and yet, so good.

Marquee Moon

‘Marquee Moon’'s Glimmer of Inimitable Subversion

Rebelling against punk’s own revolution of wild simplicity, Television harnesses that simplicity to make long, technical, and controlled music.

Pray For Me

Lamar and The Weeknd Run Out of Steam on ‘Pray For Me’

Even after acknowledging the film’s context, Lamar and The Weeknd still complicitly pander to the status quo.

SPORTS

Previews

Men's Basketball To Take On Princeton, Penn For The Top Spot In The Ivy League

As Harvard (14-11, 9-1 Ivy) prepares for the Tigers (11-14, 3-7) and Quakers (19-7, 9-1 Ivy) in its penultimate regular season weekend, the focus is clear: continue its late-season momentum and avoid even thinking about the second trip back to Philadelphia on March 10.

Men's Tennis

BRIEF: Men's Tennis Captures Silver at ECAC Championships

Entering the tournament seeded No. 2, Harvard fit the bill and placed second following a weekend of tennis. With easy wins against Brown and Cornell, it was only in the championship match that the Crimson faltered to Dartmouth.

Skiing

Skiing Posts Strong Results at Williams Carnival

Among the field of competitive teams comprising the EISA circuit, the Crimson improved upon its own previous performances to score 273 points across both genders and disciplines.

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