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In a Harvard T-Shirt, Jessie J Takes the Yardfest Stage

British pop artist Jessie J took the stage in pink hair and a Harvard T-shirt for the College’s annual Yardfest concert in Tercentenary Theater on Friday night.

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Sony Entertainment CEO Responds to WikiLeaks Database

Speaking out about the recent decision by Wikileaks to publish a searchable database of hacked emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment, company CEO Michael M. Lynton ’82 called the dissemination “frustrating."

Overseer Connects Harvard Fundraising Apparatus to West Coast, Sony Emails Suggest

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael M. Lynton '82 is heavily involved in Harvard business both in his capacity as a member of the University’s second-highest governing body and as a donor and active alumnus.

Government Releases Guidance on Title IX Coordinator Position

The federal government published guidance on Friday that could strengthen the role of Title IX coordinators at many schools, including Harvard.

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UC Representatives Share Mixed Opinions on Event App

Questions about Ventfull came as a UC task force charged with compiling a report on new Council initiatives decided to recommend continued support of the application.

Report Shows Dissatisfaction With Gen Ed Program, Prof Says

Faculty will discuss the interim report on the current program in General Education at their next monthly meeting on May 5.

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Business Leaders Speak at Annual Harvard China Forum

Speeches and panels fell under this year’s theme of “defining the Chinese dream,” and addressed the challenges of entrepreneurship in China.

In Attempt To Break World Record, Students Host Malaria Awareness Event

Harvard College Students Against Malaria attempted Saturday to break a world record for the longest chain of glowsticks by linking more than 10,000 glowsticks together in the Science Center Plaza.

Legal Group Prepares To Intervene in Affirmative Action Suit

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice is preparing to intervene against a pending lawsuit that alleges that Harvard uses “racially and ethnically discriminatory policies” in its admissions process.

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Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

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Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

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John Stilgoe’s Secret History

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Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

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Civil Rights Office Interviews Students for Title IX Probe

Attorneys from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights are soliciting student input on sexual violence on Harvard’s campus this week as part of the government’s nearly year-long investigation into the College’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.

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Law School Still Awaits Government Sign-Off on Title IX

More than two months after having received initial feedback on its Title IX procedures from the federal Office for Civil Rights, the Law School has still not received final sign-off from OCR on its updated draft.

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HUDS Expands Yardfest Sustainability Efforts

This year’s Yardfest, the College’s outdoor concert headlined by Jessie J, will boast an increased focus on sustainability with a buffet featuring completely compostable dishware in an effort to reduce waste at the event.

Crime

Man Allegedly Exposes Himself to Student on Mt. Auburn

A man allegedly exposed himself to a Harvard Student at about 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday on Mt. Auburn St. near the corner of JFK St.

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More Than One-Third of Students Respond to Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

Although administrators praise the 37 percent response rate so far, students who are currently studying abroad or taking time off from school are not able to take the survey, prompting some criticism.

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Boston College Opens Applications for Neighborhood Improvement Fund

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Harvard Upgrades Stadium Field

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Student Voices Bring John Harvard Statue to Life

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Teaching Campaign Delivers Section Cap Petition to Mass. Hall

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Mock Trial Team Beats Yale To Win National Championship

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Man Exposes Himself in Quincy, Flees

A Quincy resident reported the incident at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, and officers responded “immediately,” according to a community advisory issued by HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.

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Harvard Celebrates Sustainability with Earth Day Fair

Vendors from in and around Cambridge, including the Little Free Library and Book Exchange, Hubway, and Next Step Living, set up shop on the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to promote sustainable living.

Student Life

Theater Concentration Begins Hiring Faculty

The new Theater, Dance, and Media concentration has started the process of hiring faculty members, said Martin Puchner, the English professor who spearheaded the effort to create the concentration, during a panel event Wednesday.

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Yardfest Will Be Closed to Most Visiting Prefrosh

Only prospective students who received permission based on religious or medical reasons to arrive a day early for Visitas will be allowed to attend Yardfest.

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Politics

Study Proposes Excise Tax on Harvard’s Endowment

If implemented, the tax would generate approximately $5 billion of revenue, according to the study published this month by the Nexus Research and Policy Center.

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Students Discuss Campus Social Life In Off-Record Meeting

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UC Pushes Annual Student Shows To Look Elsewhere for Funding

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Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison To Deliver Six Campus Lectures

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Bombing Memories Still Lingering, Harvard Affiliates Run Marathon

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Students Plan Involvement in 2016 Elections