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Faculty Meeting
Faculty

After Tense Meeting, Sanctions Motion Tabled Until 2017

​A motion to oppose a College policy that penalizes members of final clubs and Greek organizations remains in limbo after a tense Faculty meeting Tuesday was adjourned without the expected vote.

Strike Rally
Scrutiny

Harvard's Dining Workers, Behind the Picket Line

On Oct. 5, HUDS employees went on strike for the first time in more than 30 years, and for the first time ever during the academic year. Many of these employees have been at Harvard for years, even decades—so what has that time looked like?

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph
Endowment

A Tale of Two Endowments

Should Harvard abandon decades of established investment practices and, in short, start investing like Yale does? Can it afford not to?

Harvard Undocumented
College

Harvard, Undocumented

Since the launch of DACA in 2012, young immigrants at Harvard and beyond have become increasingly open about being undocumented.

Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation
College

Class of 2020, By the Numbers

From first-generation status and admissions statistics to gap years and interest in campus social life, The Crimson's fourth annual survey of Harvard's incoming freshmen breaks down the Class of 2020.

PSK Time Lapse
Front Feature

Behind Closed Doors

How Harvard’s final clubs went from unrecognized to penalized

Senior Section 2016 Tease
Front Feature

The Graduating Class of 2016, By the Numbers

When Harvard College’s Class of 2016 departs Cambridge this week, they will leave a campus in the midst of a debate about its values and enter a world in the middle of a contentious dispute over its own direction.

Harvard's Social Experiment illustration
College Administration

Harvard’s Social Experiment

Harvard has aimed to bolster undergraduate social life, but some people said the University has gone too far

Harvard and Hillary
Politics

H is for Hillary

The ties between Harvard and Hillary run remarkably deep.

Piles of Money
Capital Campaign

$6.5 Billion. Now What?

With about two years left in its drive, Harvard’s fundraising officials are now focusing their energies on raising money for still-unfilled “buckets” of need. But that’s easier said than done.

A Broken Pipeline: Minority Students and the Pathway to the Ph.D.
Race

A Broken Pipeline: Minority Students and the Pathway to the Ph.D.

While underrepresented minorities represent a small percentage of GSAS—and those who are here often struggle to stay afloat—administrators and individual departments are actively seeking to bolster their numbers and experience at Harvard.

Scrutiny

If a Tree Falls: Fighting Climate Change in the Harvard Forest

More than a century old, the Harvard Forest still bears traces of its past—stone fences, ancient oaks. Yet changes have come, too, subtle but significant.

Where Your UC Student Life Fee Goes
Undergraduate Council

Where Your UC Student Activities Fee Goes

In theory, most undergraduates at Harvard have a stake in UC funding policies. To finance student events, the College requests undergraduates pay a $75 UC Activities fee each academic year. Here is where their money goes.

Massachusetts Hall
Alumni

With At Least $6.5 Billion Raised, Harvard Sets Higher Education Fundraising Record

Harvard has raised at least $6.5 billion in its capital campaign, breaking a higher education fundraising record after only two and half years of its five year-long public drive, according to two donors with direct knowledge of the campaign’s progress.

Hope Is Here
Scrutiny

30 Nights: Y2Y Homeless Shelter

Y2Y, Harvard Square's only youth homeless shelter, has hosted 60 guests since its opening. While the vast majority have responded positively, the shelter's staff and volunteers acknowledge that they can only do so much to tackle the immense and intractable problem of homelessness.