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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.


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

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

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

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.


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.

A Wide Perspective

UC Tickets Bring Different Philosophies to Campaign

Tickets in this year’s Undergraduate Council presidential elections have exhibited different attitudes toward campaign spending and club endorsements.

 Town Hall HUHS Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UHS Will Maintain 24-Hour Urgent Care, Following Outcry

While Stillman is still slated to close in 2014, eliminating overnight respite beds, Barreira said that UHS will continue to offer in-person medical services such as triage, urgent care treatment, and on-site alcohol assessments at night.

UC Crimson Crossfire

UC Candidates Spar at Crimson Crossfire Debate

The audience, which included the current UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, cheered raucously and frequently shouted at the candidates.

Stillman After Hours

Barreira To Announce 24-Hour Care Center, UC Leaders Say

The announcement would come after many students criticized the University’s decision to close Stillman in order to shift resources to other UHS services.

UC Presidential Election - Stephen Turban '17 and Luke Heine '17

Sophomore Ticket Brings Levity and Ambition

Though they’re both veterans of the UC, Heine and Turban have emphasized their differences from the rest of the Council and say the UC needs to focus more on the students it supports.


99 Interviewed on Inaugural Public Service Recruiting Day

Ninety-nine seniors, selected from a pool of 150 applicants, had one-on-one interviews on Friday with 20 public service organizations.

The Debate

UC Candidates Criticize Council, Administration at Debate

The four tickets vying for the Undergraduate Council’s top spots in the upcoming presidential elections praised Council leaders but attempted to differentiate themselves from the current administration at a debate at the Institute of Politics Thursday night.

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

Interview with President Faust
Higher Education

Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?