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Harvard College Faith and Action

College Places HCFA On ‘Probation’ After Group Barred Student in Same-Sex Relationship from Leadership

​The College has placed Harvard College Faith and Action on “administrative probation” for a year after the organization pressured a female member of its student leadership to resign in September following her decision to date a woman.

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Harvard Management Co

'Hard Lines to Draw': Harvard Balances Roles as University, Investor

Both a major investor and an educational institution, Harvard seeks to strike a difficult balance between considering ethical responsibilities while remaining apolitical.

Undergraduate Council
Undergraduate Council

UC Reps Allege Lack of Student Input in Presidential Search

Multiple members of the Undergraduate Council alleged Harvard did not adequately take student input into account in its recently completed presidential search at a Council meeting Monday.

Four More Years
Women's Squash

Women's Squash Wins Fourth Consecutive National Championship

“The win this year was more about backing up what we had already achieved,” sophomore Gina Kennedy said.

Master Yon Lee

Harvard's Tai Chi Master

Some say Lee—tai chi master, Harvard fixture, sword-repeller—can even cure broken bones.

Luck, Skill, All of the Above
Men's Ice Hockey

Ryan Donato Heads to Pyeongchang to Compete on World's Biggest Stage

Harvard hockey star Ryan Donato will officially represent team U.S.A. in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games—marking the next chapter in a life dedicated to hockey.

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.

Enemies, Then Friends
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Falls to BU in Double-Overtime Beanpot Classic

After 23 minutes of overtime hockey, the Terriers edged the Crimson, 3-2, and will advance to play Northeastern in next Monday's tournament finale.

Undergraduate Council

UC to Survey Student Body on Mental Health and Inclusion

​The Undergraduate Council will conduct a survey to gather student input on current mental health resources and inclusion on campus.

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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.

External Candidates Hold Some Advantages in Presidential Search
Central Administration

The External Edge

Some analysts say a president from outside the University would bring a fresh point of view and might be better able to navigate federal scrutiny while wielding global clout.

The Harvard Head Start
Drew Faust

The Harvard Head Start

Experts and Harvard affiliates say presidential candidates internal to the University may have an edge over those hailing from outside its gates.

Jim Yong Kim

Kim in Contact with Search Committee, Mulling Top Job

In an emailed statement, Kim wrote he is devoted to his role at the World Bank.

Amira T. Weeks '18
Hasty Pudding Theatricals

In Historic Reversal, Hasty Pudding Theatricals to Let Women Join Cast

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals group will accept women at its next round of auditions, breaking with almost 200 years of tradition.

Stand With Puerto Rico
University Finances

Protesters Call on Harvard to Divest from Puerto Rican Debt

The protest forms part of a series of protests calling on higher education institutions to divest from financial groups with significant Puerto Rico debt holdings.