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Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

With supportive faculty, programs like the Thiel Fellowship, and an accommodating return policy, students at Harvard considering dropping out have few reasons not to do so. While entrepreneurial and artistic opportunities are often time-sensitive, Harvard, these students believe, can wait.

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

The “powerful and very dangerous” storm, the National Weather Service reported, will develop Saturday night through Sunday morning.

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

Fourteen remaining protesters demanding that Harvard divest from fossil fuels left the administrative building Friday morning at about 10 a.m.

COVER PHOTO
College

#blacklivesmatter

Student activists recognize their unique access to the Harvard name and resources for making substantive change, and they aren’t simply sitting on such a privilege. As they transition the movement from one of dialogue to policy change, they have also expanded their vision to include communities outside the Yard.

Gore Hall Addition
College

Winthrop Renewal Plans Include Addition to Gore Hall

Renewal plans for Winthrop House, which is slated for renovation in 2016-2017, include a five-story addition to Gore Hall on Mill Street.

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.

At the Black Lives Matter protest in Central Square
Politics

Iconic Revolutions: Art and Protest at Harvard

The energies that fuel art are similar to the ones that power politico-economic movements, and the line between the two can often blur. The protest can be considered a form of performance art, and movements at Harvard and beyond have utilized the intersection between the two.

Honor Code Meeting
Student Life

College Readies Honor Council Procedures, Membership

The Honor Council, the composition of which will be announced this spring, is scheduled to begin hearing academic integrity cases next fall at the same time as the College's first honor code is implemented.

FY 2014 Gifts
Central Administration

Harvard Brings in Record-Breaking $1.16 Billion in FY 2014 Gifts

For the first time since 2004, Harvard outraised Stanford in Fiscal Year 2014, posting a record-breaking total of $1.16 billion in gifts.

Ava & Dhruv
College

UC Leaders Lay Out Preliminary Goals

Two new phone applications geared towards Harvard undergraduates and a gender equality campaign are among the Undergraduate Council initiatives planned for the spring semester.

Widener Sledding
College

On Rare Snow Day, Students Sled, Assist Dining Staff

Many Houses hosted their dining hall workers overnight, whether in House masters’ residences or on couches, and students enjoyed a rare day off from classes.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

More than 200 demonstrators joined together to march through Central Square Wednesday evening, along the way staging two die-ins in protest of racial prejudice in the criminal justice system.

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Bid documents, released Wednesday, include plans for Harvard venues to host aquatics, fencing, field hockey, tennis, and water polo for the Olympic Games, as well as five others for the Paralympic Games.

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said Tuesday that a doctor from the hospital was in life-threatening condition after being shot at least twice in the hospital’s Shapiro Building.

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014

As faculty members debated changes to their health benefit plans and administrators pushed through a proposal to create the College's first honor code, 2014 saw a flurry of change and controversy on Harvard's campus. The planned reenactment of a satanic "black mass" drew criticism from both the University president and outside observers; as Harvard faced two federal probes into its compliance with Title IX, administrators unveiled plans to overhaul their approach to addressing the increasingly national issue of sexual assault on campus. With an eye toward the new year, The Crimson takes a look at 2014's biggest stories.

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

COVER PHOTO
College

#blacklivesmatter