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Vote Breakdown by Division
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Polling Shows Strong Union Support Among Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences Students

Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences students were much more likely to vote to unionize in Harvard’s election last week than were Sciences and Engineering and Applied Sciences students.

Unionization Exit Polls
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Exit Polls Suggested 50.6 Percent Favored Union

Exit poll results adjusted for response bias suggested a slight majority—50.6 percent—of eligible students who cast ballots voted in favor of unionization. But the margin of error—plus or minus 2 percent—meant The Crimson could not definitively call the election.

Ben Abercrombie (28 Top)
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The Biggest Hit

Ben M. Abercrombie '21 was ready for a successful career as a Harvard football player—until an entirely legal hit snapped his neck, compressing his spinal cord and essentially detaching his brain from the rest of his body.

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Harvard and the Atomic Bomb

For 70 years, the light a Harvard president helped ignite has continued to burn. Entire movements have sprung to extinguish it, as have generations of academics; neither have succeeded.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Past Hints at Future

Some say Bacow’s history in higher education campaigns has prepared him well for the financial responsibilities that come with running one of the world’s richest universities.

Loeb House
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Hiding in Plain Sight

Harvard’s soon-to-be 29th president strolled into Loeb House the morning of his confirmation unnoticed and under the radar.

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Central Administration

The Bacow Era Begins

Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.

A Woman At The Top
Central Administration

The Woman President

“I wanted to be the president of Harvard, but I recognized that there was this kind of parallel track where I was being the woman president of Harvard in a way that mattered," University President Drew G. Faust said.

Amanda Gorman (front)
Student Life

American Lyricist

Amanda S. C. Gorman '20 is the first Youth Poet Laureate of the United States and a self-described future candidate for the U.S. presidency.

#MeToo in the Academy
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'Swimming with Sharks'

Academia’s #MeToo movement doesn’t entirely look like Hollywood’s—at least, not yet.

Michael Robinson
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Michael Robinson

Michael Z. Robinson poses for a photo Friday in the common room of Straus Hall. Robinson, a proctor in Wigglesworth and third-year Masters of Divinity student at the Harvard Divinity School, hails from Springdale, Ark.

Hasib Muhammad
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Hasib Muhammad

Hasib Muhammad ’19, who comes from Georgia, stands in front of Widener Library Thursday afternoon.

Ladner and Wyville
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Ladner and Wyville

Roommates Trevor W. Ladner '20, left, and Nicholas T. Wyville '20, right, pose for a photo in their room Friday afternoon. Earlier this year, Ladner and Wyville launched Southerners Organizing Urgent Transformation Through Harvard College, or SOUTTH.

Crimzone App
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Crimzone App

The Crimzone Rewards application offers points for attendance to sporting events, and informs users of giveaways occurring at events. Points can be redeemed for prizes.

Annemarie Schimmel
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Annemarie Schimmel

A portrait of Annemarie Schimmel, an influential scholar of Islam, hangs on the wall in Eliot House Library Thursday evening. The portrait is one of many painted by artist Stephen E. Coit '71 displayed around campus.

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