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Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

More than a quarter of surveyed students in the Class of 2018—the most diverse in Harvard College history by some metrics—reported that a member of their immediate or extended family attended the College.

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Freshmen

Class of 2018: By the Numbers

From legacy status and admissions statistics to political beliefs and sexual experience, The Crimson's second annual survey of Harvard's incoming freshman beings the Class of 2018 into sharper focus.

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Race

Black Students Raise Hands in Solidarity with Slain Mo. Teen

Nearly 200 black Harvard affiliates posed for a group photograph on the steps of Widener Library Sunday evening in solidarity with Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager killed three weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Higher Education

Warrior-Scholar Project Hosts Inaugural Program at Law School

Veterans were on campus for a one-week intensive pilot program designed to help military veterans transition from the battlefield to the classroom and beyond.

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Endowment

Management Co. Taps New Head of Public Equity

Ryan, who most recently served as the chief investment officer at MDR Capital Management in New York, will start his new role in September.

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IOP

Former Governor, Biden’s Sister Among Fall IOP Fellows

Former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, Valerie Biden Owens, columnist Kristen Soltis Anderson, former Turner Broadcasting Systems CEO Phil Kent, former RNC chairman Frank Fahrenkopf, and health care consultant Anton J. Gunn will lead study groups and campus events.

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College

Leverett House Resident Dean Will Take Leave to Join Ad Board

Leverett House Resident Dean Lauren E. Brandt ’01 will serve as the interim assistant dean in the Secretary of the Administrative Board’s office.

Haley Rue '17 Remembered
College

Rue ’17 Remembered as Genuine and Adventurous Friend

Whether she was dancing, sending smiley-face text messages to friends, or writing about her travels, Haley A. Rue ’17 took on life with unceasing optimism, friends remembered on Monday.

Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

National Union Members Descend on DoubleTree for Protest

Hundreds gathered last Wednesday to advocate for the unionization of the hotel’s workers. Many on hand noted that the rally was by far the largest yet in support of the workers.

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1964 Reunion Issue

50 years ago, the College mourned a 'Son of Harvard,' watched one of its own arrested for civil rights protestation in Georgia, and lived through "The Great Harvard Sex Scandal." This week, the Class of 1964 reunites on campus for its 50th reunion.

David Barron
Politics

Barron Narrowly Confirmed by Senate Despite Drone Memo

Harvard Law School professor David J. Barron ’89 was confirmed by the full Senate for a seat on the bench of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday afternoon in a narrow vote of 53 to 45.

Your Harvard panel
HAA

On Intrepid, Faust Renews Campaign Pitch to New York Alumni, Donors

The gathering, called “Your Harvard: New York City,” attracted a spectrum of tri-state area Harvard affiliates, including some of the University’s most influential donors and alumni, as well as a small cohort of protesters.

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Religion

Catholic Community and Its Supporters Gather for Prayer and Protest in Face of Black Mass

Across campus, members of the Harvard and greater Boston community gathered to protest the planned reenactment of the Satanic black mass.

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Religion

Even after Harvard Group Drops Sponsorship, Black Mass Takes Place at Hong Kong

The Harvard Extension School Cultural Studies Club has dropped its sponsorship of a re-enactment of a satanic “black mass” ritual, which was scheduled to occur Monday evening at Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub.

Response to 'Black Mass'
Religion

Citing University’s Commitment to Free Speech, Faust Says ‘Abhorrent’ Black Mass Will Not Be Barred

University President Drew G. Faust said in a statement earlier this morning that she affirms the right of the Harvard Extension School Cultural Studies Club to host a Satanic event involving a demonstration of “Black Mass” this evening, but strongly disagrees with the club’s decision to hold it.

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Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

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Freshmen

Class of 2018: By the Numbers

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An Evil Woman

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