College Life

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At Baccalaureate, Faust Tells Graduates to ‘Not Throw Away Their Shot’

University President Drew G. Faust drew on the musical "Hamilton" as she delivered an alternatingly lighthearted and serious recap of the Class of 2016’s tenure at Harvard.

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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.

College

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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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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College Administration

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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College

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.

Affording Commencement
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Graduation, for a Price

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

College Dean Rakesh Khurana
College

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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Ninety-five Seniors Join Phi Beta Kappa

​Rejoicing with smiles, shouts, and hurried text messages to parents, 95 members of the Class of 2016 found out they had been elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society in an email on Wednesday.

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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.

Harry Lewis Q&A
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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.

Move Out on Mass Ave
College

Move Out on Mass Ave

Dalen Ferreira ‘19 moves boxes to store in Adams House, his residence for next year.

House Life

FAS Shifts Strategy for Pitching House Renewal

As Harvard cruises past its $6.5 billion capital campaign goal, Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators have rethought how they pitch House renewal, one of the campaign's top priorities, to donors and alumni.