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Bombing Memories Still Lingering, Harvard Affiliates Run Marathon

Two years after two bombings left the Boston Marathon’s finish line in chaos in 2013, more than a dozen Harvard students, faculty, and affiliates took to the 26.2 mile Marathon course on Monday.

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Relay For Life Raises Over $30K for Cancer

The 12-hour event, one of many held annually around the world, centered on a fundraising walk around the Gordon Indoor Track. It also featured games, food, ceremonies, and performances by student groups.

Entrepreneurship Panel
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Harvard Ventures Hosts Entrepreneurship Event

Entrepreneurs of various backgrounds discussed their paths to success with an audience of Harvard students and schoolchildren from underserved New York City communities at Harvard Ventures’ Entrepreneurship and Empowerment event on Friday.

Harvard Project Winner
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Freshman Enrichment Program Wins ‘Harvard Project’ Grant

The Freshman Enrichment Program, which was one of three finalists chosen last week by the Council’s Student Initiatives Committee, aims to help students from under-resourced high schools transition to life at Harvard.

General UC Meeting
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UC Reps Discuss Visitas Event Fair Application

"Check In" will allow admitted students to use the camera on their smartphones to scan barcodes assigned to individual clubs, which will automatically register them for emails.

BSC Open Forum
Student Life

Despite Student Concerns, College Says BSC Move Will Not Affect Privacy

Administrators say they will not use information gathered from students’ meetings with Bureau of Study Counsel counselors for disciplinary purposes.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
Student Groups

Nine Months Later, Central Title IX Office Is Still Understaffed

Harvard has not yet fully staffed the centralized office that is in charge of investigating reports of sexual harassment, more than nine months after administrators announced its creation.

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
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Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 has speculated that the Admissions Office’s use of a new low-income student outreach program called Harvard College Connection may have contributed to a larger pool of applicants than in previous years.

Class of 2019 by the Numbers
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Harvard Acceptance Rate Will Continue To Drop, Experts Say

According to admissions experts, the historic decline in admissions rates has been driven by students applying to larger numbers of colleges and increased university recruiting efforts.

The View from Inside Mass Hall
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Doors Blockaded, Mass. Hall Freshmen Adjust Their Routines

As Divest Harvard blocks administrators from accessing offices inside of Mass. Hall, the 14 freshmen who live in the campus’s oldest standing building have tried out a new routine.

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Microbial Sciences Initiative Aims To Attract Undergraduates

Microbial Sciences Initiative, an interdepartmental and interschool initiative founded in 2003, hopes to engage more students from Harvard College as well as microbial scientists from the Boston area.

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Student Group Created in Response to Pfoho Poster Incident

A group of students responded to the controversial posters parodying Renegade magazine by forming a "collective" to discuss free speech.

University Hall Blockade
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'Heat Week' Protests Affect Classes Across Campus

Divest Harvard members say their occupation of Massachusetts Hall has added to their academic experience, and some professors have incorporated discussion of the protest into their curricula.

University Hall Protest
Music

Photos of the Day (04/14/2015)

Class Day Speakers
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Senior Class Committee Names 2015 Class Day Speakers

Samuel B. Clark ’15 and Taylor K. Phillips ’15 will deliver Ivy orations at the celebration, and Ethan G. Loewi ’15 and Reina A.E. Gattuso ’15 will deliver the Harvard orations.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
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John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard