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NLRB Rules Against Harvard in Student Unionization Appeal

Unionization Vote

​Harvard may have to hold a new election to determine whether eligible students can form a union after the National Labor Relations Board ruled against the University’s appeal Tuesday.

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Republican Legislation Could Prevent Harvard from Enforcing Sanctions

Harvard could be prevented from enforcing its sanctions on members of single-gender social groups under a measure included in amended legislation proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives.

Senior (Un)common Room

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Some say Senior Common Rooms are characterized by affiliates’ meek involvement, low student engagement, and inconvenient program scheduling.

Sexual Assault Complaints Increased By 65 Percent Last Year

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

According to the report, 43 individuals across Harvard filed formal complaints of sexual or gender-based harassment during 2016-2017, an increase from 26 the year before.

College Admits 14.5 Percent of Early Applicants to Class of 2022

Dean Fitzsimmons

The College notified 964 students of their acceptance into the Class of 2022 Tuesday, representing 14.5 percent of the 6,630 applicants for early admission.

Sororities To Proceed With Recruitment, Defying Sanctions

A Recurring Fight

Three sororities will host a recruitment process open to all freshmen women next semester, reaffirming their membership status after Harvard finalized its sanctions.

Reports of Sexual Harassment at Harvard Increase Amid National Movement

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

​Harvard has seen a 20 percent increase in sexual harassment complaints filed in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal implicating Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein.

Republican Legislation Could Prevent Harvard from Enforcing Sanctions

Harvard could be prevented from enforcing its sanctions on members of single-gender social groups under a measure included in amended legislation proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives.

College Admits 14.5 Percent of Early Applicants to Class of 2022

Dean Fitzsimmons

The College notified 964 students of their acceptance into the Class of 2022 Tuesday, representing 14.5 percent of the 6,630 applicants for early admission.

Sororities To Proceed With Recruitment, Defying Sanctions

A Recurring Fight

Three sororities will host a recruitment process open to all freshmen women next semester, reaffirming their membership status after Harvard finalized its sanctions.

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Duels, Drinks, Debates: Inside the John Adams Society

At a time when some are questioning Harvard’s commitment to free speech, the John Adams Society seeks to challenge what they see as the campus liberal orthodoxy—even if it means meeting in secret.

OPINION

Editorials

Necessary Support for Sanctions

The exceptional circumstances surrounding the sanctions justified this input from the Harvard Corporation.

Op-Eds

When Jokes Aren’t Funny

When you parody the thing you fear, you loosen its control. The exercise of writing satire is my way of taking power, of convincing myself that I have a voice.

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

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‘They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us’ Blends Art And Life

To share every quote from “They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us” that is enticingly beautiful or haunting would be to write no review at all, but rather to print an abridged serving of words from Hanif Abdurraqib’s first collection of essays. The spoken word poet’s pieces are deep, uncensored analyses of topics ranging from music to death, from culture to sports, saturated with the weight of his memories and experiences.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Unpopular Opinion: Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Its lack of character development drags it down tremendously

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.

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.

Football

El Jefe’s Plans Fundraiser for Injured Football Freshman

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.

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.