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Harvard Will Accept Fewer Students in Class of 2022

Dean Fitzsimmons

After an unusually large freshman class this year, Harvard College will accept fewer students into the Class of 2022 in hopes of admitting more students off the waitlist.

Newport House

Banned?

Visiting Williams, Bowdoin, and Amherst and exploring their archives by day reveals how other schools have enacted a Greek life ban. Wandering the three campuses at night offers a glimpse into life without social groups.

Trader Joe's Transfers Liquor License

Trader No's

The Trader Joe’s on 748 Memorial Drive—frequented by Harvard undergraduates—will cease alcohol sales on Oct. 1.

Citing Harvard, Northeastern Dining Workers Brace for Strike

HUDS Strike Continues

As organizing at Northeastern has progressed, the union's success at Harvard has served as an inspiration.

In Presidential Search, Calls for Diversity

Harvard's Next President

Over the course of four centuries, Harvard has seen presidents of many stripes. But to date, all have been white. And, until current University President Drew G. Faust, male.

Professors Condemn Rejection of Michelle Jones

University Hall

Over 150 professors are condemning Harvard’s decisions to deny Ph.D. program admission to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and rescind a fellowship offer to Chelsea Manning.

Asset Breakdown Absent from HMC Report

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office

In a departure from tradition, notably absent from the annual endowment report Harvard Management Company released Tuesday was a dissection of the assets that comprise its portfolio

Banned?

Visiting Williams, Bowdoin, and Amherst and exploring their archives by day reveals how other schools have enacted a Greek life ban. Wandering the three campuses at night offers a glimpse into life without social groups.

In Presidential Search, Calls for Diversity

Harvard's Next President

Over the course of four centuries, Harvard has seen presidents of many stripes. But to date, all have been white. And, until current University President Drew G. Faust, male.

Professors Condemn Rejection of Michelle Jones

University Hall

Over 150 professors are condemning Harvard’s decisions to deny Ph.D. program admission to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and rescind a fellowship offer to Chelsea Manning.

Have a Tip?

Have confidential information about a Harvard-related matter that you want to share with The Crimson? We have several ways of receiving tips.

Football Freshman Undergoes Surgery for Neck Injury

Defensive back Ben Abercrombie suffered the injury on Saturday in a game at Rhode Island.

OPINION

Letters

Letter to the Editor: The Marshall Project Responds to Professor Stauffer

I sympathize with Professor John Stauffer, who has made himself a scapegoat in the case of Michelle Jones. But his letter to The Crimson is an attempt to blame the messenger.

Editorials

A Question of Marginal Utility

We urge the Ec10 staff to make an effort to lower their costs​—indeed remembering the very lessons taught in their course.

FM

Andrew W. Badinelli

Coordinates: Mount Auburn Street

If you look down past your phone, you’ll see the sidewalk bricks play a game of reverse Whack-a-Mole, rising unevenly out of the ground to fight back against your steps. Even if you survive the cars and the middle fingers and the tourists and that tenth Lumineers song, they still seem to say, screw you. Your foot strikes a particularly raised brick. You stumble. You look around but shake it off.

Brattle Flowers

ARTS

gossip girl

Guilty Pleasures: ‘Gossip Girl’

For those who do not know, “Gossip Girl” managed to convince thousands of teenage girls that Brooklyn is a cheap neighborhood, that headbands should be worn past the age of twelve, that you shouldn’t take drugs (at least not before the SATs), and that the solution to every problem is to spread gossip through anachronistic blog posts about your fellow New York prep-school friends.

Racha Kirakosian

Teaching the Real Game of Thrones

“Students would say, ‘Oh, this is like “Game of Thrones.’ And I would say ‘Well, if anything, it’s the other way around.’”

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.

Page to Screen: The Glass Castle

Suffice it to say, I had high expectations when I learned that “The Glass Castle” would become a movie in August 2017.

SPORTS

Football

Football Prepares for Home Opener Against Brown

The Bears may seem like a trendy upset pick. I say otherwise. Harvard knows how to deal with gnats.

Football

Despite Early Loss to Rhode Island, Hope Remains

On Saturday, though, history toppled to the ground like a tower of cards. Harvard simply looked lost.

College

Tragic Injury, Offensive Struggles Mar Season Opener

The Crimson came into the season’s inaugural matchup with history on its side. Not only had Harvard never lost to the Rams, but also the Crimson had won the past two matchups by at least 30 points.