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Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

The splendor of human achievement can never be replicated, and the terror of human destruction can never be undone.

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Year In Review 2015

From analysis of challenges to University President Drew Faust's leadership to a profile of a Law School professor who is challenging Harvard's approach to Title IX, The Crimson breaks down the 2014-2015 Year in Review.

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Year in Sports 2015

From a perfect season to improbable playoff runs, the 2014-2015 campaign had it all. Revisit all the action with The Crimson's Year in Sports.

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers

After weathering two hurricanes, three different deans of the College, and the Boston Marathon bombing, the Class of 2015 will pack up and leave the College this week. The Crimson breaks down Harvard's graduating senior class, by the numbers.

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Wedding Bells 2015

Meet the members of the Class of 2015 who are engaged to be married or have already tied the knot.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

According to data scraped from the Harvard Athletics website, nearly 15 percent of Harvard athletes come from California, while just 12 percent come from non-U.S. countries.

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Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Though the environment for women faculty at Harvard has improved over the past 20 years, many say that there is still room for improvement.

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Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

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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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Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

As Harvard Law School moves to break from the University’s central approach to handling cases of alleged sexual harassment, Law professors are questioning the relationship between their school and Harvard’s central administration.

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John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Professor John R. Stilgoe wants his students to notice—to be able to process and interpret visual information by opening themselves up to the subject. What it comes down to is looking.

Big States, Little States
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Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

While enhanced recruiting efforts and financial aid initiatives in recent years have created the most diverse student body in the school’s history, Harvard’s geographic numbers are still unrepresentative of the United States as a whole.

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In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Law School professors Charles Fried and Robert H. Mnookin sharply criticized the centralization of Harvard's administration in an op-ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Not a 9-to-5 Job

While Harvard administrators make extensive efforts to ease the many burdens placed on junior faculty—such as granting financial aid for child care or extensions on the tenure clock—some say the University does not go far enough.

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Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Stories from students reveal that, despite ramped up efforts and investment from many places within the University, some problems with the advising system persist. Many advisers are able to give the time and attention to students necessary, but others are too busy with their full-time jobs; either way, advisers face challenges guiding students through a vast curriculum on which no one has complete expertise.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers