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CS50 is exceptional for its size, its resources and the cult of personality around its charismatic leader. It is more than just a class at Harvard; it is a cultural touchstone, a lifestyle, a spectacle. This is CS50, and it’s here to stay.

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Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.

Two Charged for Robbery of Harvard Employee

Boston resident Radeat Abate and homeless man Daishaun Lawrence reportedly pinned down the victim at gunpoint on Aug. 19, according to a Cambridge Police Department report.

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Math Professor Wins 'Genius' Grant

Mathematics professor Jacob A. Lurie ’00, along with three other Harvard graduates, was named a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship on Wednesday.

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For Many UC Hopefuls, Humor Is a Touchstone

For a growing group of UC candidates—fueled by the surprise victory of UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 last year—humor has become the go-to strategy to separate themselves from this year’s field.

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With New Catalog, Admins Hope To Re-Invent Browsing Experience

Administrators hope a new course catalog tool will spur students to reflect on their educational goals when searching for courses, even as some professors worry that more targeted search tools will limit exploration.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Harvard vs. Yale
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Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Opinion

Editorials

Good Thought Experiment, Bad Politics

We feel that independence would represent an impractical and economically imprudent step for Scotland.

Columns

Dash to Wall Street

Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon, Mr. Money-Smith.

Op-Eds

From an Outsider Looking In

Op-Eds

Ideology Versus Foreign Policy

Editorials

Let Them Eat Where They Please

Youth Homeless Shelter Initiative Secures Funding

The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Youth Initiative, aimed at launching the first overnight shelter for youth in Cambridge, has received a grant that will support its operating costs for the next 15 years.

Harvard's Allston Footprint Under Construction

All eyes these days are fixed on Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, but across the Charles River, construction is quietly underway in North Allston.

Latest Figures Show Univ. on Pace To Raise $2B in Single Year

Harvard has raised at least $4.3 billion in pledges and donations during its University-wide capital campaign so far, including $500 million in the second quarter of 2014 alone.

Food and Drink

Eulogy for a Sandwich Recalled

It is with a heavy heart and a reluctantly eupeptic gullet that this gourmand must report the untimely, unjust, and wholly understandable demise of a HUDS staple: the Chickwich.

Sports

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Football

For Veteran Wideouts, New Year Brings New Numbers

If you forget who junior wide receiver Andrew Fischer and senior wideout Seitu Smith II are now that the pair have switched their jersey numbers to No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, just remember they are the fast guys.

Arts

Theater

'Dinner' Served Lukewarm

Simply put, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” suffers from thematic inconsistency: from the direction to the performances and even the wardrobe, the show tries and fails to make the production simultaneously a contemporary criticism of racial dynamics in America and a unique cultural product of the ’60s.