Response to 'Black Mass'

Amid Opposition, Extension School Club Will Hold Satanic Black Mass Demonstration

Despite condemnation by the Archdiocese of Boston and many alumni and students on campus, an organization of Harvard Extension School students will host a staging of a satanic “black mass” on campus on Monday.

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Cambridge Crime Continues Downward Trend

Serious crime in Cambridge decreased significantly during the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Cambridge Police Department.

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Former Mechanic, Member of Square Homeless Community Dies at 58

Melvin Jenkins, known by students and frequenters of Harvard Square as a warm and friendly man, died on June 16 in Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Rue ’17 Remembered as Genuine and Adventurous Friend

Whether she was dancing, sending smiley-face text messages to friends, or writing about her travels, Haley A. Rue ’17 took on life with unceasing optimism, friends remembered on Monday.

Haley Rue ’17 Dies While Traveling in Germany

Haley A. Rue, a rising sophomore in Pforzheimer House, died on Friday while traveling in Germany, according to German press reports and an email to the College from Dean Rakesh Khurana.

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Khurana Names New Dean for Administration, Finance

In one of his first moves as dean of the College, Rakesh Khurana has named Rutgers University administrator Sheila Thimba the College’s new dean of administration and finance, filling a post that has been without a permanent appointee for nearly a year.

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Corp. Member Bacow To Join Kennedy School as Leader-in-Residence

Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.

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Feds Allege Parents of 2013 Grad Defrauded College of Financial Aid Funding

According to the complaint, Joseph N. Fonge and Barbara E. Fonge reported false income figures to the University between 2010 and 2013 in an attempt to defraud the College of financial aid funding.

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Univ. Announces New Sexual Assault Policy Including Central Office, ‘Preponderance of the Evidence’ Standard

A new set of University-wide Title IX policies and procedures set to take effect this fall will create a central office to investigate cases of sexual assault and gender-based harassment and institute a “preponderance of the evidence” standard for evaluating those allegations.

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A World Cup Malcontent

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College

Khurana Quietly Assumes College Deanship as Pfister Makes Exit

Rakesh Khurana, Cabot House co-master and Business School professor, is officially the new dean of Harvard College.

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Boston

Suspect Apprehended After Alleged Sexual Assault at Arboretum

A 23-year-old man was arrested last Friday on charges of aggravated rape and armed robbery in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the grounds of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Former Canadian Political Leader Assumes Full-Time Post at Kennedy School

Former Canadian opposition leader Michael G. Ignatieff will become the Edward R. Murrow Chair of press, politics, and public policy at the Kennedy School of Government.

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Cambridge

Cambridge License Commission Discusses Crackdown on Ridesharing Services

The drafted regulations would require services like Uber to obtain city-sanctioned licenses and limit which devices may be used to calculate fares, among other rules.

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Endowment

Harvard Management Co. CEO To Step Down

After helping Harvard’s endowment recover from a global financial crisis, Harvard Management Company President and CEO Jane L. Mendillo will depart her post at the end of 2014.

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FAS Administration

Women, Minority Faculty Members Report Worse Climate Than Men, Non-Minorities

Harvard Law School

Mindy Kaling and Preet Bharara Speak at Law School Class Day

College

Channeling ‘Breaking Bad,’ Faust Emphasizes Service, Moral Compass to Seniors

Labor

DoubleTree Workers Call on Sandberg to Aid Unionization Process

College

Flehinger Named Interim Secretary of Ad Board, Will Oversee Period of Transition

Museums

Slive Remembered as Engaging Professor, Prolific Scholar, and Warm Presence

Seymour Slive, a former director of the Fogg Art Museum and fine arts professor emeritus, died on June 14 at the age of 93.

College

Shuttle Service To Add Early Morning Route, Operate during Move-In

Starting this fall, shuttle service will include a 5:15 a.m. trip and increased service during move-in week and senior week.

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IOP

Kennedy School Names Clinton Advisor as New IOP Director

Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams, who has served as a close advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton for more than 20 years, including as manager of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, will be the new director of the John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Institute of Politics.

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Class Day

Sandberg Urges Graduates To Open Themselves to Criticism, Seek Truth

Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91 called upon the College's Class of 2014 to be open to criticism and “see the truth and speak the truth” about discrimination in society today.

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College

Mather Tutor Appointed New Adams Resident Dean

Adam Muri-Rosenthal, a resident tutor in Mather House, has been appointed to replace longtime Adams House resident dean Sharon L. Howell, Adams House Masters Judith S. Palfrey ’67 and Sean Palfrey ’67 wrote in an email to students last week.

IOP

Grayson Accepts Position at Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

College

PBK Elects Final 92 in Pre-Commencement Ceremony

Commencement

The Great Harvard Sex Scandal of 1964

Commencement

Barbara Hackman Franklin HBS '64, Former Secretary of Commerce

Music

The Beatles and Music in the Square: When I’m '64