Guide to CS50

Harvard Approves Joint Yale CS50 Venture, Malan Says

Harvard’s approval was the final step necessary for a joint Harvard-Yale CS50 venture, which was first reported in The Crimson in October and approved by Yale faculty in early November.

One Year Later, Kim Apologizes for Bomb Threat Hoax

Kim wrote that he could “only cringe at [his] sheer stupidity and immaturity” and felt he “betrayed the very community that [he] had intimately become a part of and come to love.”

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Profs Urge Interdisciplinarity in CS Expansion

Faculty and students in the proliferating computer science program say that it should build upon Harvard’s liberal arts tradition and expand existing interdisciplinary offerings.

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Parking Issues Come to Fore in Tense Allston Meeting

Allston residents demanded solutions to what they called chronic problems, particularly competition for parking from construction workers, at a tense Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting Monday night.

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Undergrads Welcome Obama Immigration Order with Reservations

Many Harvard students drew on personal experiences in the days following the announcement to argue that the new program will have a positive impact on undocumented students and families.

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Cambridge Council Discusses Citywide Plan

The plan was created in response to City Council interest earlier this year in an outline of goals and recommendations to guide future change in Cambridge.

Brazilian Official Discusses Olympics, World Cup Planning

Brazilian Vice-Minister of Sports Luis Fernandes discussed Brazil’s preparation for both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics at a Law School panel on Monday evening.

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Three More Departments Endorse Section Size Cap

Faculty from the departments of Anthropology, Linguistics, and East Asian Languages and Civilizations have endorsed a 12-student cap on section sizes.

Analysis: Precedent for Divestment Suit Is Tenuous, Legal Experts Say

Harvard divestment advocates caught national attention when they took their fight to court last week, but legal experts say the case’s claims may ultimately be too tenuous to be heard.

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STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads

Undergraduate Council

UC Debates Its Own Relevance and Efficacy

Council members said that a lack of enthusiasm will be one of the problems that Ava Nasrollahzadeh ’16 and Dhruv P. Goyal ’16, the Council’s next President and Vice President, will face.

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College

Nasrollahzadeh-Goyal Win ‘Monumentally Close’ Election

The final calculation came out favoring Nasrollahzadeh-Goyal over Yang-Jackson by about 70 votes, about 2 percent of the total voters, and marked an end to a crowded and close election.

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Harvard Law School

Student Activists File Suit Urging Harvard To Divest

The 11-page complaint claims that investment in fossil fuel companies is “a breach of [the University’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”

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The Harvard Crimson

Lee To Lead The Crimson’s 142nd Guard

The paper's outgoing editors elected their successors early Friday morning. The Crimson’s current President, Samuel Y. Weinstock ’15, shared the results with The Crimson's staff soon after.

Harvard Divinity School

Jimmy Carter Addresses Issues of Human Rights

In his lecture, Carter shared facts about various forms of gender inequality, discussing the sex slave trade’s injustices against women, religious institutions’ discrimination against women, and sexual assault on college campuses.

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College

Sexual Assault Activist Addresses Student-Athletes

Central Administration

International Affairs Vice Provost To Step Down

Crime

Unreported 2008 Probe Prompted Med School To Adjust Sexual Assault Procedures

Undergraduate Council

UHS Will Maintain 24-Hour Urgent Care, Following Outcry

Race

Suit Alleges Race-Based Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Practices

Undergraduate Council

Council Reps Largely Avoid Endorsements as Final Votes Are Cast

Students are turning out to vote in high numbers even as Undergraduate Council representatives withhold endorsements from a crowded council presidency race entering its final day.

Labor

DoubleTree Housekeepers Strike, Rally Attracts Hundreds

The strike marks the culmination of over a year of campaigning organized by a Massachusetts-based union that represents Harvard’s dining hall employees and the Student Labor Action Movement.

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College

HUDS Serves Thanksgiving Meal

The House menus featured Thanksgiving classics Thursday evening, including roast turkey breast, cider-glazed ham, vegetarian stuffing and—of course—pumpkin pie.

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History of Science

Professor Wins History of Science Award

The Sarton Medal is awarded every year to a scholar from the international community and is considered one of the highest honors in the history of science field.

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College

In HUDS Survey, Students Indicate Lower Focus on Sustainability

The annual survey, conducted by HUDS in September, asks students various questions on all aspects of dining hall life, including allergies and diets, customer service, and overall satisfaction.

IOP

Brokaw Shares Berlin Wall Stories at IOP

Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads

Harvard Kennedy School

Goldberg Paints Dire Picture of Middle East Journalism

Student Groups

Law Students Form Title IX Discussion Group

College

Barreira To Announce 24-Hour Care Center, UC Leaders Say