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Commencement Celebration
Student Life

Commencement Celebration

Jovonne J. Bickerstaff, who earned a PhD in Sociology, and Jacqueline C. Rivers, who earned a PhD in Sociology and African and African American Studies, celebrate during Commencement on May 28.

HLS Students Celebrate
College

Harvard Confers 7,736 Degrees at 364th Commencement

Ten people received honorary degrees from the University, including Yale President Peter Salovey and former Massachusetts governor Deval L. Patrick ’78.

Harvard Teaching Campaign Petition
College

Teaching Campaign Delivers Section Cap Petition to Mass. Hall

At the time of delivery, the petition had garnered 2,273 signatures, with 1,103 undergraduates, 685 graduate students, 113 faculty members, and 81 alumni as signatories.

Massachusetts Hall
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Teaching Campaign Prepares To Deliver Petition

With 1,827 signatures as of Wednesday, the Harvard Teaching Campaign is making a final push for signatures on a petition that calls for a 12-student cap on section sizes before delivering it to administrators.

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Grad Students’ Path to Unionization May Depend on Labor Board

Law experts say that Harvard graduate students' success at unionization may depend on whether the National Labor Relations Board reconsiders a 2004 decision.

Graduate Student Council Election
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Newly Elected Graduate Student Leaders Back Unionization

Newly elected members of the Graduate Student Council declared Wednesday night their support for an effort by graduate students to unionize.

Massachusetts Hall
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Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Graduate students involved in the unionization effort said the movement is still in its early stages but counts members from all three divisions of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

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Graduate Students Await Columbia Unionization Ruling

A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.

Packages in Leverett
Crime

Police Respond to ‘Uptick’ in Package Thefts

The Harvard University Police Department has observed an increase in reports of missing items, particularly at graduate apartment-style housing, according to spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.

Voicing Concerns
On Campus

Voicing Concerns

Graduate Student Council President Summer A. Shafer leads the council's first meeting of the year in Dudley House on Wednesday evening. Many criticized the size of sections, noting that teaching fellows were additionally struggling with logistics after recent snow days.

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Graduate Students Discuss Section Uncertainty Following Snowstorm

At a meeting of the Graduate Student Council on Wednesday, students of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences lamented an unusually high level of uncertainty in their teaching plans for sections as a result of two consecutive snow days this week.

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Teaching Campaign Members Optimistic About Smaller Sections

Members of the Harvard Teaching Campaign are hopeful that last semester’s string of departmental endorsements for smaller section size will result in a new policy this semester.

Caley C Smith
Scrutiny

Scrambling for Stability: The TF Experience at Harvard

Teaching fellows play an important role in educating Harvard undergraduates, but for many, decades-old problems associated with shopping week, unclear expectations, and time commitments still pervade.

FAS

Three More Departments Endorse Section Size Cap

Faculty from the departments of Anthropology, Linguistics, and East Asian Languages and Civilizations have endorsed a 12-student cap on section sizes.

Undergraduate Council

Committee on Study of Religion Endorses Section Cap

The body became the sixth department or committee to extend its support of the Harvard Teaching Campaign, a group of teaching fellows and students calling for smaller sections.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
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Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
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A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet