Endowment Over Time

Harvard Loses Almost $2 Billion in Endowment Value

​Harvard Management Company lost almost $2 billion in endowment value during a “disappointing” fiscal year 2016, posting its worst endowment returns since the nadir of the financial crisis.

Queen’s Head Pub Hosts Parties for Each Class Year

The Cambridge Queen’s Head, a student-operated pub, is hosting parties for students from each each class year in an effort to create more College-sanctioned social events for undergraduates.

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Laptops Stolen Across Campus

Ten laptops, together worth thousands of dollars, were stolen from dorm rooms across campus last weekend, and the Harvard University Police Department continues its investigation.

HUDS Negotiations: What’s on the Table

A primer on the topics on the table in this round of negotiations between the University and its dining services workers, and the proposals the parties have traded thus far.

Yale Earns 3.4 Percent On Investments, Beating Harvard

In a rough year for university endowments, Yale returned 3.4 percent on its investments in fiscal year 2016, beating out Harvard’s negative 2 percent returns over the same time period.

A Guide to Harvard's Endowment

​Harvard lost almost $2 billion dollars in endowment value this year. Here’s what that means, why it matters, and an analysis of why it may have happened.

New BGLTQ and Diversity Offices On Track to Completion by Next Year

By next year, Harvard will likely complete the renovation of Grays Hall basement into a dedicated space for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity and the BGLTQ Office.

HUDS Workers Ask for Student Support With Mealtime Stories

Members of the undergraduate group Student Labor Action Movement and several Harvard University Dining Services employees made speeches and held informational sessions in three College dining halls.



Combating Homelessness in Cambridge

There exists no panacea—instead, programs aimed at providing housing, increasing employment, and improving dignity for the homeless must be implemented in parallel to address the myriad problems suffered by the homeless.


The Great Chinese American Novel

Looking back, the real reason why I wished for a Great Chinese-American Novel was because I wanted someone else to do the work of figuring out what it meant to be Chinese-American for me.


Clipping the Hawk Wings


Letter to the Editor: Local 25 Supports HUDS Workers


The Wicked and the Diverse

Prize Recipient Hopes to Combat Violence Through Education

Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Middle East Initiative celebrated Palestinian schoolteacher Hanan Al Hroub as the second recipient of the Global Teacher Prize in a discussion Thursday night.

News Analysis: HUDS Strike Threat Rooted in History

​Last week, Harvard’s dining hall workers voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike after more than three months of stagnant contract talks. But this is not the first time UNITE HERE Local 26, the union that represents HUDS employees, has brandished the threat of a strike in the face of static negotiations.

HLS Groups Blast Harvard for Contract Stalemate with its Dining Workers

15 student groups from Harvard Law School issued a statement on their website reproaching Harvard’s bargaining record with its dining service workers, characterizing the ongoing stalemate in HUDS’ most recent round of contract talks as a class and racial justice “struggle.”


Athletic AF

Football Overcomes Slow Start to Dispatch Brown, 32-22

​This Saturday Harvard football rushed past Brown, 32-22, in the Ivy League opener for both teams.


High Maintenance

The Highs and Lows of ‘High Maintenance’

“High Maintenance” is highly successful in the twists and turns of its writing and is blatantly unafraid to push boundaries.