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The Other Field of Study
College

Walking On, Trading Off: Athletes Reconsider Varsity Life

The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

For 16th Year in a Row, Cambridge Receives AAA Credit Rating

Cambridge is one of only 34 municipalities across the country to earn the AAA rating from all three major U.S. credit rating agencies this year.

Honor Code Meeting
College

Honor Code Affirmation Legislation Details Frequency

In addition to these requirements, faculty members would be “encouraged to ask students to affirm their awareness of the Honor Code on assignments when appropriate” when the honor code goes into effect in the fall of 2015.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Four years after the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’ reinstatement on campus, the challenges of reuniting two long separated institutional and bureaucratic giants—Harvard University and the United States military—remain.

Medical School Applicants
Harvard Medical School

More Students Take Time Off Before Applying to Medical School

Alumni make up a growing majority of Harvard applicants accepted to medical school as taking time off become increasingly common.

Deval Patrick
Central Administration

Deval Patrick Named 2015 Commencement Speaker

Patrick will address graduates and their families during the Afternoon Exercises of Commencement, which will take place in Tercentenary Theatre in Harvard Yard in May.

Cultural Rhythms Talent
College

Harvard Foundation Honors Eva Longoria at Cultural Rhythms

Longoria, who was recognized as the 2015 Harvard University Artist of the Year, spoke Saturday about her experience identifying as both a Mexican and an American.

East Asian Languages and Civilizations Housed at 5 Bryant St.
FAS

As Faculty Reaches Largest Size, Departments Face Space Constraints

Occupying old buildings, adapted residential homes, and shared spaces, several departments in the social sciences and arts and humanities divisions must use every available inch of office space in order to accommodate instructors, classrooms, and events.

Divest Harvard Alumni Letter
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Plans Weeklong Sit-In

In an open letter posted online early Friday morning, more than two dozen alumni called for fellow University graduates to gather in Harvard Yard for the protest that organizers are calling “Harvard Heat Week.”

For Three
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Rides Second-Half Run to Win Over Penn

After the Quakers cut their deficit to six midway through the second half, the Crimson responded with a 12-0 run en route to its seventh consecutive conference victory.

UC Crimson Crossfire
College

UC Will Create Alumni Advisory Board

Undergraduate Council leaders plan to create an alumni advisory board during their term in the hopes of eventually acquiring alumni funding for student groups, one of their campaign centerpieces.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

With supportive faculty, programs like the Thiel Fellowship, and an accommodating return policy, students at Harvard considering dropping out have few reasons not to do so. While entrepreneurial and artistic opportunities are often time-sensitive, Harvard, these students believe, can wait.

Stillman After Hours
College

UHS To Develop New Protocols After Closing Overnight Beds

After closing Stillman Infirmary and its 10 overnight observation beds, Harvard University Health Services may expand patient booking resources and mental health resources by 20 to 25 percent.

Divest Protest in Mass Hall
College

Honor Code Affirmation Likely to Be Required for Final Exams, Papers

Students will likely be required to make an affirmation of integrity before taking final exams and writing final papers should members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences approve the legislation of the College’s first-ever honor code.

Back On Top
Women's Squash

Back On Top: Women's Squash Downs Trinity for National Title

The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team (13-1, 3-1 Ivy) brought home the Howe Cup as the national champion after defeating No. 3 Trinity (17-2), 7-2, at the Barnaby Courts in the Murr Center on Sunday.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall