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Smith Says College Considering Adding Sanctions to Handbook

FAS Dean Michael D. Smith

The College has not decided if the recently-affirmed undergraduate social life policy will appear in the student handbook, which is approved each May by the Faculty.

To Serve Better Thy Country

Faust Names GOP Tax Plan Top Lobbying Priority

Faust is making the fight against the Republican tax plan her “priority focus,” reaching out to lawmakers and Harvard alumni in conservative states to combat the bill’s most “dangerous” proposals.

Students Express Surprise, Confusion at Proposed Advanced Standing Changes

University Hall

Students expressed surprise and confusion at recently proposed changes to the advanced standing program.

From Homeschool to Harvard

Harvard 2021 Class Photo

Harvard’s homeschooled students say growing up outside of a traditional school system was an opportunity for them to be flexible and self-driven.

With Looming Tax Bill, Grad Students Escalate Advocacy

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Harvard graduate students have continued to advocate against Republican tax proposals that could hike their taxes and cut into the University’s endowment.

El Jefe’s Plans Fundraiser for Injured Football Freshman

Coming Together

On Tuesday, the Harvard Square shop will donate all revenue to the Benson M. Abercrombie '21 Fund, which supports student-athletes who suffer major injuries.

Five Seniors Named 2019 Schwarzman Scholars

Justus Uwayesu

Five Harvard seniors and six University affiliates were named Schwarzman Scholars on December 4, according to the scholarship’s press office.

Faust Names GOP Tax Plan Top Lobbying Priority

Faust is making the fight against the Republican tax plan her “priority focus,” reaching out to lawmakers and Harvard alumni in conservative states to combat the bill’s most “dangerous” proposals.

With Looming Tax Bill, Grad Students Escalate Advocacy

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Harvard graduate students have continued to advocate against Republican tax proposals that could hike their taxes and cut into the University’s endowment.

El Jefe’s Plans Fundraiser for Injured Football Freshman

Coming Together

On Tuesday, the Harvard Square shop will donate all revenue to the Benson M. Abercrombie '21 Fund, which supports student-athletes who suffer major injuries.

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Law School Student Leaders Pledge to Improve Campus Mental Health

The letter criticizes the “damaging” popular culture stereotype about law school—that it must be a “grueling and overwhelming ordeal to adequately prepare students for legal practice.”

OPINION

Admissions Files
Editorials

Harvard Material? Yes, You Are.

Requests to view admissions files only serve to heighten an unhealthy and toxic atmosphere that can often surround Harvard admissions.

Op-Eds

The Harvard Community is Responsible for Sexual Assault

I am not trying to remove responsibility from the men who attack women. Their behavior must change—but so should the behavior of people not directly involved in sexual assaults.

FM

Khalil Abdur-Rashid

A Conversation with Harvard’s First Muslim Chaplain

From the Fifteen Minute Magazine: Khalil Abdur-Rashid is four months into his role as the first full-time Muslim chaplain at Harvard University.

The Game

ARTS

Khizr Khan

Khizr Khan Discusses ‘An American Family’ at First Parish Church

A skilled raconteur, Khan captivated event-goers with reflections on his early reverence of the United States, the events leading up to his famed speech, and the upstanding character of his late son Captain Humayun Khan.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Monolith Production’s ‘Shadow of War’ is More(dor) of the Same

Its main draw is a slick combat engine employed to great effect alongside the Nemesis system.

Tyler Spindel

Alumni Spotlight: Tyler E. Spindel ’07

"It’s kind of crazy to see something that you’ve conceived, shoot it and have it come out."

SPORTS

Track and Cross Country

Women's Track and Field Looks to Sprint to an Indoor Track Success

A sprinting squad that was dominated by freshmen and sophomores in 2017 is now managed by most of those same athletes, only with a year more of experience. At the helm of that group is junior sprinter Gabby Thomas. One of the newly elected captains, Thomas has been a menace in the Ivy League for the past two seasons.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women’s Ice Hockey Stays Strong, Silences Dartmouth

​Coming off a statement win on Saturday against Princeton, Harvard women’s ice hockey looked to keep the momentum going as it traveled to Hanover, NH to face off against Dartmouth. Building off its strong defensive play from the weekend, the Crimson (7-4-1; 5-2-1 ECAC) shutout the Big Green (3-9-0; 1-7-0) 1-0. With the result, Harvard enters its winter break on a high note.

Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Wins Close Contest Against Fordham

Despite an ugly, low-scoring performance Wednesday night, the Harvard men’s basketball narrowly squirmed its way to victory, defeating Fordham 47-45 in The Bronx, N.Y.