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Lev Laptops
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Lev Laptops

Wyatt T. Mackey ‘18 works on his laptop in the Leverett Dining Hall Thursday afternoon. Leverett House has experienced a number of laptop thefts in recent weeks.

Lev Laptops
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Thousands of Dollars Worth of Laptops Stolen Across Campus

Ten laptops, together worth thousands of dollars, were stolen from dorm rooms across campus last weekend, and the Harvard University Police Department continues its investigation.

HUPD at Divest 'Heat Week'
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HUPD Crime Log: 8/30 – 9/8

The first few weeks of school have been rife with crimes of all sorts, from the sudden rash of cell phone thefts at a party in Adam’s senior house to the $17,121.75 worth of dental equipment that went missing from the Harvard Dental School last week. We don’t know whether to be terrified by the boldness of some people, or to be impressed.

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Dental School Reports $17,000 Worth of Property Stolen

​More than $17,000 worth of dental equipment was stolen from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Longwood sometime last month. The equipment was discovered stolen on Aug. 24 at 10:30 a.m. and has yet to be recovered.

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Adams Senior House Party Marred by Missing Phones

At least three students believe their cell phones were stolen at the same event on Saturday evening.

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Cambridge Police Warn of Local ATM Skimming Scheme

A skimming device—hardware that reads and stores a person’s credit or debit card information at an ATM—was recently discovered attached to a machine at a local convenience store in Cambridge

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More Rapes Reported at Harvard in 2014 than Any Other Mass. School

Harvard topped the list for Massachusetts universities with 33 reported rapes that occurred on its campus in Cambridge.

Threat At Harvard Business School
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Threat At Harvard Business School

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Man Found in Charles River, Pronounced Dead

Massachusetts State Police pulled an adult male from the Charles River early Tuesday morning. He was transported to Mount Auburn Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

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Photographer Captures Reality of Juvenile Detention System

Speaking over a slideshow of his photography, video, and audio recordings, photographer Richard Ross presented his work shedding light on the juvenile prison system on Wednesday.

Security in the Yard
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Citing Recent Thefts, Students Call for Security Cameras

In response to recent thefts in River Houses and Harvard Yard dormitories, the Undergraduate Council’s Student Life Committee issued a memo last week expressing support for exterior security cameras outside of residence halls. ​

Boys To Men To Boys
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Boys To Men To Boys

Legal expert Robert T. Kinscherff discusses the role of psychology and neuroscience in resentencing and parole in the criminal justice system while at Harvard Law School.

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Police Still Investigating Church Street Stabbing

Cambridge Police are still awaiting video surveillance in connection with a stabbing that occurred on Church Street late last month, and an investigation into a shooting that occurred near Mount Auburn Hospital remains "open and active."

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City Council Meeting Focuses on Increasing Affordable Housing

At its Monday meeting, the Cambridge City Council tackled issues ranging from the affordable housing crisis, to a potential medical marijuana dispensary, and prescription drugs disposal.

The Lightning Rod
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Lawyers Call Sexual Misconduct Case Against Dershowitz ‘A Mistake’

Lawyers opposing Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz in a pair of defamation suits admitted fault in accusing him of having sex with an underage woman, formally putting to rest allegations levied against the former professor since December 2014.