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Crime

Undergrads Report Attempted Robbery at Radcliffe

The victims fled without injury or relinquishing their property.

Acceptance Letters
College

Groups File Federal Complaint Alleging Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Process

Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.

Police Guard Thayer
College

Thayer Evacuated After Wastebasket Fire

“The smoke tripped the water abatement system, which released water that then flooded the building from the 5th floor down to the basement,” Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde wrote. “Yard Ops is cleaning all the water out and will get the electrical inspectors to go in afterward to declare the building safe for students to re-enter.”

College

On Farkas Stage, Alumni and Faust Talk 'Whiplash'

At a panel introduced by University President Drew Faust, three College alumni discussed their work in creating "Whiplash," a film about a jazz student and his instructor.

Avik Chatterjee
College

Dunster Students Push for Tutor’s Return

At least 160 students have signed a petition for the reinstatement of Dunster resident tutor Avik Chatterjee amid concerns over BGLTQ support in the house.

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante
College

International UWC Schools Provide a Unifying Experience

Graduates of United World Colleges, a group of 14 boarding schools across five continents, credit their international education with providing a formative experience for college.

College

Yield Remains Steady at 81 Percent for Class of 2019

About 81 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to matriculate, which is about even with the rates of the past two years.

College

With Gen Ed Under Fire, Faculty Critique Undergraduate Academics More Broadly

An interim report that detailed the failings of the College’s program in General Education has prompted faculty members to critique how their peers teach and assess undergraduate students more broadly.

College

In GIFs, Students Debate Donating to Senior Gift

College seniors debated the value of donating to Senior Gift late last week as the Undergraduate Council’s former president critiqued the annual fundraising drive and his peers sparred over the initiative by sending GIFs over a class email thread.

College

UK Students Pleased With Support From Peers During Election

In the election, Prime Minister David Cameron retained his position as the UK’s Conservative Party received 51 percent of votes and 331 seats in Parliament. The Labour Party, led by Ed Miliband, received 36 percent of votes and 232 seats.

Dunster
College

In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

College

68 Undergraduates Win Hoopes Prize

The annual grant seeks to award students for “promoting, improving, and enhancing the quality of education...in literary, artistic, musical, scientific, historical, or other academic subject,” according to the Hoopes prize website.

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College

For Low-Income Students, the Cost of Books Can Be a Burden

Even at a school acknowledged to have one of the most generous financial aid programs in academia, students at Harvard still run into barriers created by costly course materials.

Primal Scream
College

In Biannual Tradition, Students Streak Around Harvard Yard

More than a hundred students took a break from studying at the strike of midnight on Thursday to ring in the College’s spring final exam period with a clothing-optional lap around Harvard Yard.

College

Blog Posts Female Final Club Membership

According to a post on the site, the new blog is a response to the posting of alleged members of male final clubs earlier last week.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

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FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize