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Conversations with Melody
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Conversations with Melody

Garth Brooks (standing), country music star, plays a short melody during a conversation held at the Ed School as part of the "Conversations with Harvard" speaker series.

Senator Elizabeth Warren
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At Conference, Warren Calls For 'Fighting Chance' For Americans

Warren spoke at the fourth annual Public Interested Conference, an event that aims to help students explore postgraduate opportunities in the public sector.

Trisha Yearwood
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Trisha Yearwood

The "Conversations with Harvard" speaker series hosted Trisha Yearwood (standing) and Garth Brooks (right) at the Ed School on Friday, Jan. 23.

Conversations with Melody
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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
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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.

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Students Volunteer with Pre-Med Society’s Service Week

Participants will be volunteering at the Phillips Brooks House Association Mission Hill After-School Program on Tuesday and the Boston Living Center on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

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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.

Interview with President Faust
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Faust Letter Cautions Against Proposed Cuts for DACA

University President G. Faust wrote a letter to the Massachusetts House delegation critiquing an amendment that would roll back a key Obama administration immigration initiative.

Man of the Year
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Chris Pratt Named Hasty Pudding’s 2015 Man of the Year

Pratt will be honored on Feb. 6 with a celebratory roast and “Pudding Pot” award presented by the Theatricals, a musical comedy troupe.

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Analysis: Law School Probe’s End May Mean Closer Scrutiny for College

Now that the government’s investigation into Harvard Law School’s compliance with Title IX has concluded, its ongoing probe at the College may focus more specifically on the undergraduate school’s own handling of sexual harassment.

Smith Campus Center, Second Floor
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Campus Center Plans Feature Student Offices, Network of Common Spaces

While officials have detailed plans to move several University offices to other locations to make room for the construction, the fate of several restaurants currently housed in the building still remains unclear.

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Amy Poehler Named Hasty Pudding’s 2015 Woman of the Year

Poehler, known for her comedic timing, acted as a cast member of the comedy show “Saturday Night Live” for many years and has recently received critical acclaim for her performance as idealistic female bureaucrat Leslie Knope on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”

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Video: Top 10 Stories That Shaped 2014

2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.

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Wheaton, Longtime Athletic Dept. Administrator, To Depart

Tim Wheaton, a former head coach of the women’s soccer team, will leave in January to become Colby College’s new athletic director.

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014

As faculty members debated changes to their health benefit plans and administrators pushed through a proposal to create the College's first honor code, 2014 saw a flurry of change and controversy on Harvard's campus. The planned reenactment of a satanic "black mass" drew criticism from both the University president and outside observers; as Harvard faced two federal probes into its compliance with Title IX, administrators unveiled plans to overhaul their approach to addressing the increasingly national issue of sexual assault on campus. With an eye toward the new year, The Crimson takes a look at 2014's biggest stories.

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

Harvard Stadium
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Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
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Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
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The Top 10 Stories of 2014