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Lassonde to Depart Mather in June, Unsure of What Lies Ahead

Former Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde will move out of Mather House at the end of this June, unsure of what lies ahead after stepping down from his administrative post in the middle of this year.

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Draft Motion

Twelve professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences filed a motion Monday resolving that “Harvard College shall not discriminate against students on the basis of organizations they join."

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Some Clubs to Undergo Policy Shifts in the Fall

After a chaotic year capped by a set of controversial sanctions, leadership of Harvard’s unrecognized single-gender social organizations are carefully weighing next steps as they head into the summer.

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College Dean Rakesh Khurana

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Coaches Support Social Group Sanctions

In a letter to the editor Sunday, coaches of three prominent teams praised Harvard’s new sanctions against single-gender groups.

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Up In Hutchins
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Building a Field of Dreams: Henry Louis Gates Jr. and the Afro-American Studies Department

​When Department Chair Nathan I. Huggins died in December of 1989, it looked like the end of Afro-American Studies at Harvard.

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Harvard’s Social Experiment

Harvard has aimed to bolster undergraduate social life, but some people said the University has gone too far

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Investigating Harvard Admissions: The 1990 Education Department Inquiry

​As a lawsuit alleging discrimination in Harvard’s admissions practices remains delayed—awaiting a Supreme Court decision on the related affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin—the College’s use of race as a factor in admissions decisions has once again come under scrutiny.

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Standing Up: Student Groups Take on Sexual Assault

Despite efforts to improve trainings, some have suggested the brief sessions on their own may be insufficient.

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Graduation, for a Price

Though aid exists, some students still struggle to foot the bill for Commencement.

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A Social Dean

As Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana cracks down on final clubs and tries to bolster House life, he is trying to cast his administration as one focused on academics.

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6,700 and Not Counting

As Harvard approaches the opening of a new campus in Allston, some administrators are weighing in on whether Harvard should expand its undergraduate population.

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Lewis Letter

In a private letter sent by Lewis on Wednesday and obtained by The Crimson, Lewis excoriated new sanctions against final clubs.

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Former College Dean Criticizes Khurana's Policies

In a private letter from Lewis dated May 11 and obtained by The Crimson, Lewis, a computer science professor, excoriated the new sanctions against single-gender social groups.