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Quorum Analyzes Congressional Data
Politics

Quorum Analyzes Congressional Data

Jonathan A. Marks '15 is one of the cofounders of Quorum, which uses quantitative data to evaluate members of the United States Congress.

College

Snow Days by Concentration

Now that everyone has frolicked sufficiently, snow days have become a time for learned contemplation. FM considers how students of various concentrations can best use their time off.

Wesley Lowery - Ferguson Reporting
Politics

Wesley Lowery - Ferguson Reporting

Wesley Lowery discusses his experiences reporting on Ferguson and the resulting national reaction in a forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Wesley Lowery - Ferguson Reporting
Politics

Wesley Lowery - Ferguson Reporting

Wesley Lowery, left, discusses his experiences reporting on Ferguson and the resulting national reaction. Next to him is Pulitzer prize winning journalist and director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Alex S. Jones, asking questions.

A Few Questions with Jeffrey DeLaurentis
Politics

A Few Questions with Jeffrey DeLaurentis

Jeffrey DeLaurentis, Chief of Mission at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, answers questions from Dennis O. Ojogho '16 in a January 30th interview.

A Few Questions with Jeffrey DeLaurentis
Politics

7 Q's With Jeffrey DeLaurentis

Following the historic announcement on Dec. 17 that diplomatic relations would be restored between the U.S. and Cuba, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, chief of mission of the U.S. Interests Section in Cuba, recently sat down with Fifteen Minutes for a conversation about U.S. foreign policy toward Cuba.

#Hack4Congress
On Campus

#Hack4Congress

Tables are brought out at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum for #Hack4Congress. The hackathon ran from Friday, Jan. 30 to Sunday, Feb. 1.

FAS

Danielle Allen To Head Harvard Ethics Center

Political theorist Danielle S. Allen has been appointed as the next director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, succeeding Lawrence Lessig.

New Urban Mechanics
Harvard in the City

Harvard Finds New Partner in City Hall's 'Urban Mechanics'

From research and teaching partnerships to smartphone apps and projects analyzing how to improve city services, city officials and Harvard faculty say, the New Urban Mechanics are redefining what civic innovation means in the 21st century.

#BostonWithMexico
Government

#BostonWithMexico

College students from schools throughout the greater Boston area gather in Killian Court at MIT Wednesday evening to peacefully protest against the kidnapping of forty three students, six of which have been killed, from the Ayotzinapa Normal School in Mexico. The group condemns the governments failure to address the situation. In solidarity, they lit forty three candles and walked from MIT to the Mexican consulate.

Harvard Law School

Microsoft Exec Discusses Data Surveillance

Technology companies and the federal government are locked in an escalating legal battle over data surveillance and consumer rights, said Microsoft’s General Counsel Brad Smith.

Ambassador Rob Ford
Events

Former Ambassador to Syria Discusses Hazards, Hopes in Middle East

Robert S. Ford—who was recalled from his post in Damascus three years ago due to an assault by a pro-government mob—emphasized the desire for human respect motivating the tumult in both Syria and Iraq.

Books

In Talk, Greenwald Blames Government, Media for Distorting Snowden's Intentions

Glenn Greenwald blamed both the government and the media for distorting Snowden’s intentions while debuting his book, “No Place to Hide.”

Innovation for Greece
Events

At Conference, Speakers Discuss Future of Greece

Academics, students, and professors from a range of fields came together to discuss the current state and future of Greece’s government and economic sectors on Saturday.

FlyBy Image
English

#tbt: Let Them Eat Keats

In 1955, English replaced Government as the most popular concentration among Harvard College freshmen. That’s right—back in the days before Sparknotes, hundreds of undergrads willingly signed up for English classes way before “Chick Lit” was even an option.

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