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HPT Woman of the Year
Student Life

Poehler Celebrated as Pudding's Woman of the Year

After the Pudding's annual parade and comedy roast, Poehler, the star of NBC’s sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” discussed the irony of receiving an honor at a university that she had long considered elitist.

Honor Code Meeting
Student Life

College Readies Honor Council Procedures, Membership

The Honor Council, the composition of which will be announced this spring, is scheduled to begin hearing academic integrity cases next fall at the same time as the College's first honor code is implemented.

Ava & Dhruv
College

UC Leaders Lay Out Preliminary Goals

Two new phone applications geared towards Harvard undergraduates and a gender equality campaign are among the Undergraduate Council initiatives planned for the spring semester, according to UC President Ava Nasrollahzadeh ’16 and UC Vice President Dhruv P. Goyal ’16.

HCWC
College

HCWC

Naisha Bradley will be the new director of the Harvard College's Women Center.

Widener Sledding
College

On Rare Snow Day, Students Sled, Assist Dining Staff

Many Houses hosted their dining hall workers overnight, whether in House masters’ residences or on couches, and students enjoyed a rare day off from classes.

Conversations with Melody
College

Brooks, Yearwood Featured at 'Conversations with Harvard'

This first-ever Conversations with Harvard evolved from Conversations with Kirkland, a speaker series launched by former Kirkland resident scholar Peter V. Emerson in 2002.

ReFRESHMENt's Talented Performers
College

Freshman Class Begins New Tradition of ‘ReFRESHMENt’

The presentation, which was was organized by the First-Year Social Committee, the Undergraduate Council, and the Freshman Dean’s Office, featured entertainment and speakers including Dean of College Rakesh Khurana.

College

Khurana Pushes for Wintersession To Focus on Reflection

New programs for this year’s Wintersession, including a three-day retreat to Vermont, are meant to prompt students to reflect on their experiences at Harvard, according to College Dean Rakesh Khurana.

Robert C. Meisner
House Life

Currier House Names Meisner Acting Dean

Currier House Masters Richard W. Wrangham and Elizabeth A. Ross informed Currier affiliates of Meisner’s appointment in an email late last week.

Primal Scream Protest
College Administration

Protest at Primal Scream Leads to Chaotic Exchange

Protesters said that their goal was not to protest Primal Scream itself, but to hold a four-and-a-half minute period of silence before the run for Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. and Eric Garner of New York.

College

HUPD Closes Email Threat Investigation

German authorities will now take the helm in the ongoing investigation to apprehend and prosecute the sender of the racially charged threat sent in October.

Harvard Undergraduate Humanities Initiative
College

Harvard Undergraduate Humanities Initiative

Diana Sorensen, dean of the Arts and Humanities Division, addresses a group of students Thursday night during a discussion of skepticism in the humanities.

Thanksgiving at Harvard
College

For Students on Campus, Thanksgiving Brings Rest, Feasting

Surrounded by the golden tones of Adams House and the din of conversation, students found a warm, comfortable atmosphere for Thanksgiving dinner on campus. Others hit the books.

Rhodes Winner Fritzi Reuter
College

Reuter ’14 Joins Ranks of 2015 Rhodes Scholars

The former Lowell House resident will study at Oxford next fall and plans to pursue an M.Phil in economics.

College

Sexual Assault Activist Addresses Student-Athletes

Speaking to about 20 student-athletes yesterday, journalist and filmmaker Goldie Taylor recounted her childhood sexual assault by a football coach and her abusive relationship with an older man.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

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