News Analysis

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building
GSAS

Labor Experts Foresee Long, Difficult Path to Student Unionization

Harvard’s student unionization effort could come to an end at the hands of Republican appointees to the National Labor Relations Board, one of a number of ways experts say the years-long movement could stall.

Politics

School of Public Health Partners with Politico for Polling

For the first time, the School of Public Health is partnering with political news agency Politico this year to conduct national polls about health and domestic policy.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
University

Eight Key Takeaways from the Sexual Assault Prevention Report

Senior Crimson News writers parsed through the sexual assault prevention task force's final report to highlight eight key takeaways.

Massachusetts Hall
Front Feature

News Analysis: With New Position, Harvard Continues to Centralize Sexual Assault Resources

As Harvard grapples with the pernicious issue of sexual assault on campus, its efforts have echoed a greater institutional shift in recent decades. Instead of the so-called “Every Tub on Its Own Bottom” model, where every individual school operates mostly autonomously, Harvard has increasingly embraced a “One University” structure, locating resources in and crafting policies from its central administration.

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

If they garner enough support, questions that ask students to vote on measures that are far from actionable—even joke questions—can make it to the voting box.

Fox Club
College

‘Harvard Has Forced Our Hand,’ Fox Club Letter Says

The Fox’s thinking, detailed by its undergraduate leaders in a letter to club graduates courting their support, seems to have evolved over at least the last year but accelerated this fall.

Honor Code Panel
College

Honor Code Could Prompt Talk of Students’ Roles in Discipline

Administrators acknowledge that a question that logically follows the honor code’s introduction is whether Harvard will move to expand students’ role in disciplinary procedures later on.

Allston Campus Rendering
FAS

Details Still Uncertain, SEAS Delays Move to Allston

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has delayed its relocation to Allston to 2020, and details of which offices will move remain in flux.

Sexual Misconduct at Harvard and Other Schools
College

Admissions Officers Prepare for Questions on Sexual Assault

Since the results of a nationwide sexual conduct climate survey were released last Monday, the Admissions Office has been weighing the best way to discuss the survey’s findings with applicants and their parents.

Drew G. Faust
College

After Survey, Determined Faust Promises Conversation and Seeks Change

“We have a huge amount of work to do and we need to change this culture and these kinds of realities," University President Drew G. Faust told a packed lecture hall on Monday.

Watching the Launch
Central Administration

Overall Target in Reach, Smaller Campaign Goals Remain

An internal report shows that some fundraising areas in the Harvard Campaign still have a ways to go, even as it approaches its overall $6.5 billion goal.

Spee Club
College

Spee Story Hits Hot Topics in Public Discourse, Reporters Say

According to reporters covering the Spee Club's decision to invite women to punch, the story encapsulated trending issues of gender equality, fraternities, and sexual assault.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

Amid Volatility, Experts Say Management Company Should Hold Course

​Finance experts say that despite both domestic and international market volatility, the Harvard Management Company should stay its course and not make drastic changes to investment portfolio.

Acceptance Letters
College

Facing Admissions Scrutiny, Harvard Has Much at Stake

Harvard faces mounting scrutiny into an aspect of its admission process that administrators have long held is central to fostering campus diversity.

Khurana Honor Code
College

With Honor Code, College Looks To Turn a New Page

The new honor code that College administrators are touting as a cornerstone of students’ education comes three years after the Government 1310 cheating scandal.