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Honor Code Meeting
Student Life

College Readies Honor Council Procedures, Membership

The Honor Council, the composition of which will be announced this spring, is scheduled to begin hearing academic integrity cases next fall at the same time as the College's first honor code is implemented.

Ava & Dhruv
College

UC Leaders Lay Out Preliminary Goals

Two new phone applications geared towards Harvard undergraduates and a gender equality campaign are among the Undergraduate Council initiatives planned for the spring semester, according to UC President Ava Nasrollahzadeh ’16 and UC Vice President Dhruv P. Goyal ’16.

FY 2014 Gifts
Central Administration

Harvard Brings in Record-Breaking $1.16 Billion in FY 2014 Gifts

For the first time since 2004, Harvard outraised Stanford in Fiscal Year 2014, posting a record-breaking total of $1.16 billion in gifts.

Snowplows
Central Administration

Buried in Snow, Harvard Resumes Operations

Classes across the University will proceed as normal Wednesday, although the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office has listed select class cancellations on its Tumblr blog.

Working Against the Blizzard
Central Administration

Anticipating Blizzard, Harvard Will Suspend Operations

The "crippling and potentially historic" looming blizzard is predicted to bring more than two feet of snow to the Boston area.

Title IX Officer
Harvard Law School

Karvonides Responds to Law School’s Departure from Central Title IX Procedures

The working group that crafted Harvard’s newly centralized sexual harassment policy and accompanying procedures did not anticipate that individual schools would deviate from those procedures to the extent Harvard Law School may, according to University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides.

The Lightning Rod
Crime

In Wake of Allegations, 38 Law School Profs Sign Letter ‘in Support of’ Dershowitz

In the letter, the professors argue that Dershowitz was unable to directly respond to the recent allegations in a legal setting, citing the fact that he does not have standing in the civil case in which the allegations of sexual misconduct were first filed and that Dershowitz denies.

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said Tuesday that a doctor from the hospital was in life-threatening condition after being shot at least twice in the hospital’s Shapiro Building.

Smith Campus Center, Second Floor
College

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.

Michalek In Net
Men's Ice Hockey

Men’s Hockey Downed in Second Edition of Rivalry On Ice

With a chance to end an 11-game winless streak away from home against No. 19/- Yale under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden Saturday evening, No. 3/3 Harvard fell short, 4-1.

Kyle Style
Previews

Men's Hockey Carries Streak into Rivalry on Ice

Looking to improve on a seven-game winning streak, the No. 3/3 Harvard men’s hockey team will trade the confines of its Allston home for Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, when the Crimson faces No. 19/- Yale in the second edition of the Rivalry On Ice game.

The Lightning Rod
Crime

As Dershowitz Takes Action To Refute Allegations, Lawyers Sue for Defamation

The lawyers—whom Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz claims fabricated sexual misconduct allegations against him—accused Dershowitz of “initiat[ing] a massive public media assault on [their] reputation and character.”

Sexual Harassment Policy Meeting
Central Administration

New Law School Sexual Harassment Procedures Break From University Framework

If the Law School’s new procedures are implemented, the University’s approach to investigating sexual harassment complaints against students will no longer be consistent across all of its schools.

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014
Central Administration

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014

"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
Race

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

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014