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HUDS Expands Yardfest Sustainability Efforts

This year’s Yardfest, the College’s outdoor concert headlined by Jessie J, will boast an increased focus on sustainability with a buffet featuring completely compostable dishware in an effort to reduce waste at the event.

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Legal Group Prepares To Intervene in Affirmative Action Suit

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice is preparing to intervene against a pending lawsuit that alleges that Harvard uses “racially and ethnically discriminatory policies” in its admissions process.

Take Back the Night, Through the Yard
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'Take Back the Night' Supports Abuse Survivors

“We want people to know that they are cared for and are not alone,” said Alyssa R. Leader ’15, a member of Response Peer Counseling.

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Natalie Portman Will Speak at College Class Day

The academy-award winning actress, known for her roles in psychological thriller “Black Swan” and the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy, will address the Class of 2015 on May 27.

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Civil Rights Office Interviews Students for Title IX Probe

Attorneys from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights are soliciting student input on sexual violence on Harvard’s campus this week as part of the government’s nearly year-long investigation into the College’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.

Yardfest 2014
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Yardfest Will Be Closed to Most Visiting Prefrosh

Only prospective students who received permission based on religious or medical reasons to arrive a day early for Visitas will be allowed to attend Yardfest.

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Mock Trial Team Beats Yale To Win National Championship

Harvard rose to the top of the 48 teams in the American Mock Trial Association's national championship to claim its first national title.

Harvard Stadium
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Harvard Upgrades Stadium Field

The project, which will bring hybrid turf technology to the Stadium began on April 6 and is set to conclude by June 8.

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Man Exposes Himself in Quincy, Flees

A Quincy resident reported the incident at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, and officers responded “immediately,” according to a community advisory issued by HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.

John Harvard Projection
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Student Voices Bring John Harvard Statue to Life

An art installation featuring student faces projected onto the John Harvard Statue and an accompanying audio track of their voices debuted on Tuesday night.

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More Than One-Third of Students Respond to Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

Although administrators praise the 37 percent response rate so far, students who are currently studying abroad or taking time off from school are not able to take the survey, prompting some criticism.

Harvard Teaching Campaign Petition
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Teaching Campaign Delivers Section Cap Petition to Mass. Hall

At the time of delivery, the petition had garnered 2,273 signatures, with 1,103 undergraduates, 685 graduate students, 113 faculty members, and 81 alumni as signatories.

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UC Pushes Annual Student Shows To Look Elsewhere for Funding

The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee recently chose to cap funding for annual student performances at $1,000 this semester in an attempt to push student groups hosting the events to search for funding sources outside the UC.

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Students Discuss Campus Social Life In Off-Record Meeting

Dozens of undergraduates piled into Winthrop House Junior Common Room on Monday for a nearly two hour-long discussion about exclusivity in social spaces at the College.

Lucas Carr and Matt Brown Near Finish Line
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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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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
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Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard