College Life

University Hall
College

Social Group Ban Revives Faculty Concerns Over Governance

The faculty committee was meant to ameliorate professors' worries that they weren't being heard—but a new ban on social groups has left some feeling more frustrated than ever.

The Clubhouse of the Fly
College

After Proposed Ban, Final Clubs Consider Suing Harvard

A faculty committee’s recommendation that social groups at Harvard be “phased out” by May 2022 has some final club graduate leaders considering legal action.

Fly Club

Key Events in Harvard’s Social Groups Sanctions Policy

A faculty committee has recommended that the College completely forbid students from joining “fraternities, sororities, and similar organizations”. Here’s The Crimson’s coverage of how the sanctions policy has changed over the past year.

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College Life

Mumps Returns to Harvard with Two Confirmed Cases

​Harvard University Health Services has confirmed two cases of mumps on campus as of June 22, 2017.

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Student Groups

Coping with Co-Ed

With a push for gender-netural social clubs on campus, some students and administrators are finding the shift less than simple.

Biden and Khurana
College

At College Class Day, Biden Encourages Public Service

“Don’t fool yourself into thinking that disengaging from the system that you think is broken will hold you harmless from the system’s failures," Biden said.

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Religion

Muslim at Harvard in the Age of Trump

After the election, Muslim students at Harvard are grappling with their place in the country and on campus.

Pizza Boxes for April Fool
Student Life

Pizza Boxes for April Fool

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College

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Free Speech at Harvard
College

A War of Words?

As debates over free speech roil campuses nationwide, many say Harvard has been comparatively—if not entirely—quiet.

The Fox Club
College

Fox Undergraduates Reverse Support for Co-Ed Membership in Non-Binding Vote

In a reversal of longstanding support for co-ed membership, undergraduate members of the Fox Club voted against allowing women to be elected into the final club this fall.

Debate Watch
College

Harvard Democrats and Republican Club Jointly Denounce Comey Firing

The College Democrats and Republican Club denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to fire James Comey, former director of the FBI, in an unusual joint statement.

Student Groups

Student Liaisons Host First-Ever Mental Health Week

In the midst of a hectic reading period, students took a break from cramming for finals by attending mental health-themed events as part of Mental Health Week.

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Student Life

On Eve of Exams, Students Strip for Naked Lap

A gaggle of eager exhibitionists, reluctant runners, and curious onlookers gathered at midnight Thursday morning in Harvard Yard for the College’s biannual “Primal Scream."

Indigo Peer Counseling
College

Indigo Peer Counseling To Return in Fall 2017

After not offering counseling services for a year, Indigo Peer Counseling announced that it will once again provide counseling in the fall 2017 semester.