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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Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

The system would judge colleges and universities on a number of expected criteria, such as graduation rates, average net price, student loan debt, post-college earnings, and the percentage of students who receive Pell grants.

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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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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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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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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.

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Affiliates Raise Hands, Snarl Traffic in Largest Harvard Protest Yet Following Non-Indictments

The “March on Harvard,” as the demonstration has been billed, is the latest in a series of protests on campus and around the country in recent weeks.

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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

Crime

Parent Pleads Guilty of Defrauding College of Financial Aid

Joseph N. Fonge and his wife Barbara E. Fonge reported false income figures to the University to defraud the College of financial aid funding for their child, who graduated from the College in 2013.

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Boston

Faust, Boston Leaders Announce Plans for Innovation Week

The weeklong festival called HUBweek, scheduled for Oct. 3 through Oct. 10 next fall, will include hackathons, conferences, art exhibits, cultural performances, and other activities.

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College

Compostable Waste in Freshman Trash Bins Decreases

The Office for Sustainability's website attributes the reduction to the introduction of compost bins in all freshman dorm rooms three months ago.

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College

Ultimate Frisbee Club Establishes Endowment

Club representatives declined to reveal dollar figures, but they indicated that the endowment is large enough to waive all freshman membership fees for the fall season.

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Harvard Square

Historical Commission Approves Plans for Galeria Expansion

After months of delay, a proposal for a three-story addition to the Galeria requires just a special parking permit from the Cambridge Planning Board before construction can begin.

Health

Researchers Uncover Link Between Mediterranean Diet, Aging

Books

Author Revives Bombed Polish City in Latest Book

College

HUPD Closes Email Threat Investigation

Religion

Walton To Protesters: 'What Will You Do?' To Fight Racial Inequality

Crime

Cambridge Police Investigating Unarmed Robbery of Grad Student

School of Public Health

Campaign Has Raised $2 Billion Since Launch

The funds raised in the public phase of the campaign brings the total value of gifts and pledges to $4.8 billion.

Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

The “March on Harvard,” as the demonstration has been billed, is the latest in a series of protests on campus and around the country in recent weeks.

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Crime

Law School Student Charged with Assaulting HUPD Officer

The student, Matthew J. Diaz, was arrested on charges of assaulting a Harvard University Police officer in North Hall on Dec. 2.

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Harvard Business School

Senior Advisor to Faust To Appeal Indian Court Guilty Verdict

Business School professor Krishna G. Palepu was found guilty of receiving excessive compensation without first receiving proper governmental approval on Monday.

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Research

Researchers Pave Way for Anti-Obesity Drug

The discovery could help transform the body’s energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat.

Harvard Law School

In Light of Grand Jury Decisions, Law Students Petition for Exam Extensions

Student Life

Faust, Khurana Address Ferguson Protests

Harvard Square

Asian Street Food Restaurant Opens in Square

FAS

Physics Professor Awarded Fellowship for Nanotech Research

Humanities Division

Pinker, Abramson Teach Writing Style