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Women's Center
Scrutiny

‘Feminist Hysteria’: A History Of Sexual Violence At Harvard

The year was 1960, it was orientation week for Lynn J. Ochberg ’64's freshman year at Radcliffe, and, she said, she had just been sexually assaulted by a senior on Harvard’s football team.

Harvard Computer Society
College

Email Lists Revealing Students’ Private Information Remained Public for Years

More than 1.4 million emails—some divulging Harvard students’ grades, financial aid information, and at least one individual's Social Security number—were open to the public until Monday.

University President Drew G. Faust
Politics

News Analysis: In the Age of Trump, Faust Treads Cautiously

As Faust has taken a more active approach to national politics, her position as president of one of the most renowned universities in the world has both limited and enabled her ability to push for change.

Ali Khademhosseini's Lab
Politics

'Not Welcome Here'

More than 111 Harvard affiliates hold visas from countries listed in President Donald Trump's immigration order. Here are some of their stories.

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.