Soda Stream Machine

Dining Services 'Mistakenly' Factored Politics into SodaStream Decision, Spokesperson Says

“As the President and Provost have made clear, our procurement decisions should not be driven by community members’ views on matters of political controversy,” the spokesperson wrote.

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News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Kim’s lawyer, Allison D. Burroughs, wrote in an emailed statement last month that Kim hopes to return to Harvard, but he must face the Administrative Board to be readmitted.

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Senate Approves Med School Prof. Murthy as Surgeon General

Though President Barack Obama nominated Murthy for the position in Nov. 2013, conservative members of Congress objected to his history of political activism.

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Former President of Finland To Join HKS as Fellow

As part of the fellowship, Tarja Halonen will give speeches, host study groups, and visit classrooms for one semester at the school.

University To Investigate Dining Services Decision To Suspend Purchases from Israeli Company

Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.

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In Sit-Down, Faust Looks Back at 2014

In her final interview of the year with The Crimson, Faust reflected on her role in several hot-button campus issues, including sexual assault policies and protests regarding two controversial non-indictments.

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Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0

Opinion

Op-Eds

Why We Called for Boycotting an Israeli Soda Company

For Palestinian students at Harvard, the presence of the SodaStream label represented a direct endorsement of land theft that has destroyed their communities and left thousands without homes.

Op-Eds

The Case Against Boycotting SodaStream

This is not a victory for human rights. It is a victory for human wrongs.

Editorials

Never Again

Op-Eds

Buying Off the Judiciary

Op-Eds

For Law Students, the Hardest Tests Are Yet to Come

Abuse Case Against Former Swim Coach Will Proceed

A lawsuit against the University alleging sexual abuse by a former Harvard swim coach will be allowed to proceed in court, following a legal extension of the statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases.

Registrar’s Office Slated To Move to Smith Campus Center

The current Registrar’s Office on Garden St. is located about a quarter of a mile away from the Smith Campus Center.

HUDS Suspends Purchases from Israeli Soda Company

Until last April, HUDS had been purchasing water machines from a company recently acquired by SodaStream, an Israeli company that specializes in do-it-yourself soda and water machines.

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

'Players' Succeeds in Comedy, Struggles with Drama

Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club's “Players” pokes fun at the life of the actor, a life that seems dramatically more foolish—perhaps even more self-servingly ridiculous—in the context of war. Playwright Alice Abracen’s ’15 script captured those comedic moments successfully with heart, while the play’s darker notes seemed confused, if not unnatural.