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Bailar
College

Schuyler Bailar, First D1 Transgender Swimmer, Joins Harvard's Men's Team

The swimmer’s journey—from a Harvard women’s swimming recruit to an incoming member of the men’s team—is a historic one in the world of college athletics.

SEAS Gift Announcement
FAS

'Timely' Gift Will Lend SEAS Momentum in Era of Transition

​The record $400 million donation from hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson that renamed the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences comes during a transitional phase of a school whose enrollment has fast outgrown its resources.

Moving On
College

Men’s Hockey’s McNally, Michalek, and Everson Denied Additional Year of Eligibility

​The NCAA has denied goaltender Steve Michalek and defensemen Patrick McNally and Max Everson an additional year of NCAA eligibility, bringing an end to a long period of uncertainty for the trio of NHL draft picks.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center Plans

The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.

Meet Harvard's Lawyers
Central Administration

Harvard’s Legal Defenders: Behind OGC

As Harvard faces increased regulatory pressure, the influence of its internal legal apparatus grows.

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

After weathering two hurricanes, three different deans of the College, and the Boston Marathon bombing, the Class of 2015 will pack up and leave the College this week. The Crimson breaks down Harvard's graduating senior class, by the numbers.

Montgomery Sheriffs and Protesters 1965

1965 Reunion Issue

Acceptance Letters
College

Groups File Federal Complaint Alleging Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Process

Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.

Divest Protests University Appointment
Student Groups

Divest Harvard Blockades Mass Hall Again

The group blocked entrances to the administrative building for the second time this semester in protest of the appointment of new University Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister, who is a former oil executive.

Dunster
College

In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

According to data scraped from the Harvard Athletics website, nearly 15 percent of Harvard athletes come from California, while just 12 percent come from non-U.S. countries.

Holi 2015

FM's Year in Review

Fifteen Minutes takes an A-Z look at the past year at Harvard. From Divest Harvard to Dean Khurana's Instagram, FM runs through the alphabet to find what made us laugh, cry, and wish we lived in the Quad.

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College

Harvard Will Renovate Lowell House in 2017-2018

Pending funding approval, planners will begin full construction on Lowell House in the summer of 2017, and administrators hope to finish the project the next summer, in 2018.

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

Law Students for Justice
On Campus

Law Students Organize Vigil Commemorating Freddie Gray

The vigil consisted of two speakers and spanned from 9:45 to 10 p.m. in order to coincide with Baltimore's 10 p.m. curfew announced by the city's mayor.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers