Government

Yaz and Cam
College

UC Hosts Phone Bank Against GOP Bill's Proposed Endowment Tax

UC representatives urged fellow students to call and advocate against a provision in the Congressional tax bill that would cost the University millions.

Baker Library
Politics

Business School Study Finds Handgun Waiting Periods Reduce Gun Violence

Laws instituting a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a gun reduce gun-related homicides by 17 percent, a Business School study says.

Donna Shalala
Health

Former Clinton Administrator Reflects on Career

Shalala said that the failure of the Clinton Administration to pass healthcare reform was among her regrets as Health and Human Services secretary.

Sally Q. Yates
IOP

Former Deputy Attorney General Yates Criticizes Trump At IOP Event

“Our standard for our president shouldn’t be, ‘Anything short of a felony is okay,'" she said.

Law School Gavels
Harvard Law School

Report Criticizes Law School’s Alleged Corporate Focus

Five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader said the Law School is "not addressing the broader need around the country for legal services.”

Massachusetts Hall
Government

Harvard Facing Three Federal Title IX Investigations

Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.

Events

China Experts Analyze 19th Party Congress

Chinese President Xi Jingping may continue to centralize his power even as the country’s ideological balance remains constant, experts predicted at the event.

Faust at the Economic Club
Central Administration

Harvard Signs Letter Urging Legislative Support for 'Dreamers'

The letter claimed that universities were “ready to work with Congress in a bipartisan manner” to protect undocumented students.

Harvard to the Hill
Features

John Harvard Goes to Washington

Come June, Faust's successor will need to continue to advocate for American higher education on a national stage.

Prayer and Vigil
Religious Groups

Students Protest 'Muslim Ban 3.0'

Students stood vigil in solidarity with those affected by Trump’s latest immigration restrictions.

Harvard School of Public Health
Research

School of Public Health Researchers Find Many Unreported Police Killings

The study found that only 44.9 percent of police-related deaths were documented as such in a database managed by the federal government.

Events

Panelists Share Perspectives on Social Media’s Impact

As social media becomes increasingly integral to everyday life, four Harvard professors discussed its impact on individuals’ identities and relationships at a panel on Monday.

Saravi Speaks to the Press
Harvard Medical School

After 8 Months, Iranian Scientist Barred By Trump Reaches Harvard

“Bans and restrictions make humans stronger,” Saravi said. “Now I am really stronger than before because I have passed many limitations, many restrictions.”

US Japan Relations
Government

Professor Chronicles History of U.S.-Japan-China Relations

Japanese politics professor Ezra F. Vogel made the case that U.S.-Japanese relations were dependent on the relationship between Japan and China.

Nadeem Mazen at danger!awesome
Cambridge City Council

Councillor Mazen Teases Congressional Run

Mazen recently filed a statement of candidacy that would have him running a campaign to fill the seat of retiring House Rep. Niki Tsongas.