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Social Group Ban Revives Faculty Concerns Over Governance

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The faculty committee was meant to ameliorate professors' worries that they weren't being heard—but a new ban on social groups has left some feeling more frustrated than ever.

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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.

Wagamama Closes Doors After Decade in the Square

Wagamama Closing

After a decade in Harvard Square, the Japanese noodle restaurant Wagamama closed its doors at 57 JFK St. for good on Sunday, July 9.

Law School Task Force Releases Findings, Students Dissent

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Though all of the committee’s faculty members signed the report, only two of four student members did so.

After Proposed Ban, Final Clubs Consider Suing Harvard

The Clubhouse of the Fly

A faculty committee’s recommendation that social groups at Harvard be “phased out” by May 2022 has some final club graduate leaders considering legal action.

S. Allen Counter, Founding Director of Harvard Foundation, Dies at 73

Dr. S. Allen Counter

Dr. S. Allen Counter, a neurology professor at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations died Wednesday morning.

‘Morning Joe’ Hosts Speak at IOP Event

Morning Joe Event

Speaking Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C., at an event organized by the Institute of Politics, Brzezinski and Scarborough told Harvard students about their collective experiences working in news media and politics.

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.

After Proposed Ban, Final Clubs Consider Suing Harvard

The Clubhouse of the Fly

A faculty committee’s recommendation that social groups at Harvard be “phased out” by May 2022 has some final club graduate leaders considering legal action.

S. Allen Counter, Founding Director of Harvard Foundation, Dies at 73

Dr. S. Allen Counter

Dr. S. Allen Counter, a neurology professor at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations died Wednesday morning.

Faculty Committee Recommends Social Groups Be 'Phased Out'

A faculty committee has recommended that the College completely forbid students from joining “fraternities, sororities, and similar organizations” and replace existing penalties for members of the social groups that are set to go into place in the fall.

Key Events in Harvard’s Social Groups Sanctions Policy

A faculty committee has recommended that the College completely forbid students from joining “fraternities, sororities, and similar organizations”. Here’s The Crimson’s coverage of how the sanctions policy has changed over the past year.

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Summer Postcards 2017

Summer Postcard: Lost in Translation

I want to write books someday, in English. This language saps the beauty from the countless tongues of my country, decade by decade, but it lends shape to the workings of my mind.

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Final Clubs, Episode III: The Empire Strikes Out

I finally know why the Ringling Bros. Circus closed in May: It was getting too much competition from Harvard.

ARTS

Stellaris

War and Peace in Space: 'Stellaris: Utopia' Enhances Galactic Empire Sim

I’ve poured many, many hours into "Stellaris,” and I can tell you that it’s worth your time.

"Melodrama" by Lorde

Lorde’s Highly-Anticipated ‘Melodrama’ Encapsulates the Pangs of Love

“Melodrama” triumphs in its ability to capture all the different facets of love and its consequent heartbreak. Each song explores these feelings in a tender way, slowly peeling back the layers of boozy nights until we are confronted with truth and raw emotion.

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My Queer Iconoclasm: The Fall of PWR BTTM

I here assert that the queer identity must not be anything. The queer identity must be indefinable, nondescript, impossible to anchor to one image, one glam-rock group or pop goddess.

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Track and Field Advances Four to National Championships

A total of 15 Harvard student-athletes qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Meet for track and field. After three days of competition, four athletes in five events will advance to the National Outdoor Championships.