Lamont's New Self-Checkout Option

Lamont, Cabot Libraries Introduce Self-Checkout

The two machines—one at each location—stand near the circulation desks at both libraries.

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UC Ups Club Sports Funding But Alleges Athletic Dept. Cuts

Despite a near 60 percent increase in the number of club sports that applied for Undergraduate Council funding this semester, the Council is expected to, on average, fund organizations at higher rates than last year.

New Initiative May Be 'Game-Changer' for Public Service Recruiting

The new initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Public Interest Careers, the Institute of Politics, and the Office of Career Services.

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Faust Travels to Mexico, Dallas for Speeches and Donor Events

Faust’s Dallas speech marks the conclusion of a major international trip that saw her spend most of this week in Mexico, where she met with Harvard affiliates and alumni.

MSNBC Host Advocates Political Inclusivity

Nearly 400 attendees crowded into the Radcliffe Institute’s Knafel Center to hear Harris-Perry’s talk, given as this year’s Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture.

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Former NBA Star Lays Out Philanthropic Goals for Democratic Republic of Congo

Towering over the podium, the seven-foot two-inch 18-year NBA veteran discussed the hospital he founded in the DRC’s capital Kinshasa, as well as efforts to improve education and prevent Congolese brain drain.

Campaign Roundup: Baker Has Slight Lead in Gov. Race

With Election Day just ten days away, polls show Republican Charles D. Baker ’79 with a narrow lead over the veteran Massachusetts Democrat and Attorney General Martha M. Coakley in a heated race for governor.

Dumbarton Oaks Opens New Fellowship House

The opening of the fellowship house comes after 18 months of construction and more than three years of planning.

HUPD Officer Assaulted on Mass. Ave.

Peter Harris, 47, was arrested on Oct. 18 for assault and battery on a police officer and disorderly conduct after he allegedly hit a HUPD officer outside 1300 Mass. Ave.

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Media

Quiz the Quizmaster

Summer in Three Words

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

Events

Partners in Health Holds Teach-In on Ebola

At the event, which was hosted by Partners in Health Engage and other student groups, attendees discussed inequality, strategies to contain the epidemic, and how poor infrastructure allowed Ebola to spread.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Grads Top Midcareer Earning Survey

Harvard Law School graduates earn $201,000 a year on average by the time they reach the midpoint of their careers, outpacing all other graduate school degree holders.

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Religion

Religious Leaders Rally for Mass. Ballot Questions

The event, entitled “Towards a New Dawn,” gathered speakers from across different faiths to speak about Mass. ballot questions three and four.

House Life

Kappa Sigma Grows, Awaits Chapterhood

The "colony" currently boasts about 60 members, according to Director of Chapter Services for the Kappa Sigma National Chapter Leo J. Brown.

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Events

Panel Traces Hong Kong Crisis Through Colonial History

A panel of scholars and former U.S. diplomats argued that the current conflict in Hong Kong has historical roots during a seminar Wednesday afternoon.

Front Feature

Title IX Office Hires Temporary Help as Posts Remain Vacant

Harvard Law School

Karvonides Assures Neutrality After Law School Op-Ed

Af Am Department

Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art Opens

Endowment

Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

Student Groups

Queer Groups Formed for Graduate Students and Staff

Food and Drink

Barker Café Formally Reopens

The café welcomed community members to an open house that featured refreshments, as well as a glimpse at its new interior design.

Sciences Division

Cabot Library Renovations To Begin as Early as Fall 2015

Greenhouse Cafe will be combined with the library as collaborative spaces replace books.

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Crime

Analysis: Kim Secured ‘Extraordinary’ Bargain, Experts Say

Eldo Kim, who was charged last week for allegedly sending emailed bomb threats last December, reached an “unusual” yet “fair” arrangement, law experts say.

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Theater

Harvard Likely To Offer Concentration in ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.

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Visual Arts

Carpenter Center Unveils Simon Fujiwara Exhibit

The exhibit consisted of sculptures of smashed mugs, video clips of dialogue between a subject and an interrogator, typed letters attached to books, and photographs.

Crime

U.S. Department of Education Amends Clery Act

Books

Eig Discusses Invention of the Pill

Faculty

FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

Central Administration

Harvard Tightens Travel Restrictions as Ebola Outbreak Worsens

Undergraduate Council

Council Leaders Detail Measures To Increase Student Voice