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Food at Oktoberfest
Graduate School of Design

Today in Photos (10/14/2014)

SLAM TFA Protest
Labor

TFA Co-CEO Responds to SLAM Protesters, Defends Program

Teach For America co-CEO Matthew Kramer ’98 defended his organization on Wednesday in an interview with The Crimson.

University Benefits Costs
Central Administration

Budget Claims Behind Health Plan Changes Don’t Add Up

The jump in costs that Hausammann described did take place, but over the course of only two years and more than a decade ago.

Labor

Students Make Beds in Support of DoubleTree Workers

Several employees of the Boston-Cambridge DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel and members of the Student Labor Action Movement set up a bed-making demonstration in the Science Center Plaza Monday afternoon, continuing their year-and-a-half long efforts to support worker unionization.

Religion and The American Dream
Undergraduate Council

Today in Photos (9/29/2014)

SLAM TFA Protest
Student Groups

Student Activist Group Calls on Faust To Sever Ties with TFA

The effort is part of a larger national movement started by United Students Against Sweatshops that criticizes Teach For America for undermining the quality of public education.

Central Administration

Ahead of Sit-Down, Union Releases Healthcare Report

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.

Health

Workers, Experts Weigh Impact of Health Plan Changes

Some activists worry that the new plans may increase the cost of healthcare for non-union employees; others say that the changes help balance costs.

Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

National Union Members Descend on DoubleTree for Protest

Hundreds gathered last Wednesday to advocate for the unionization of the hotel’s workers. Many on hand noted that the rally was by far the largest yet in support of the workers.

Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

Rally Outside the Doubletree

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

March Outside the Boston-Cambridge Doubletree Hotel
Labor

March Outside the Boston-Cambridge Doubletree Hotel

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

Protest Outside the Doubletree Hotel
Labor

Protest Outside the Doubletree Hotel

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

HUCTW Anniversary
Labor

HUCTW Anniversary

The Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers first organized in 1988 and immediately set out to negotiate its first contract with Harvard.

HUCTW Anniversary
Commencement

HUCTW Praised First Contract

When the Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers won recognition in 1988 after 17 years of efforts, many were uncertain about what relationship the University would have with the new union.

Doubletree Protest
Labor

Doubletree Protest

Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students joined workers and local community members in protesting the Doubletree Hotel in Allston in this file photo on Thursday, March 27.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization