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2012 Harvard Men’s Soccer Team Produced Sexually Explicit ‘Scouting Report’ on Female Recruits

In what appears to have been a yearly team tradition, a member of Harvard’s 2012 men’s soccer team produced a document that, in sexually explicit terms, individually assessed and evaluated freshmen recruits from the 2012 women’s soccer team based on their perceived physical attractiveness and sexual appeal.

HUDS March

‘Hopeful Signs of Progress’ in HUDS Negotiations

​As an unprecedented strike heads into its third week, Harvard’s dining service workers have begun to make progress in a months-long contract stalemate with the University.

Harvard Yard During the Strike

14 Workers Break Harvard Dining Services' Picket Lines

A small number of dining services employees have, during the course of the more than two-week long strike, avoided the crowds of marching dining hall staff and have resumed work in Harvard dining facilities.

Updates on the Honor Council

Sophomores, Sciences Saw Most Honor Council Cases Last Year

The vast majority of 115 academic dishonesty cases the College’s Honor Council heard last academic year occurred in courses offered in the Sciences Division or the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according to the adjudicating body’s first-ever annual report.

Sights From the HUDS Strike
Food and Drink

11 Arrested in Dining Services Protest

Cambridge Police officers arrested 11 people Friday who were blocking traffic in protest of recent labor negotiations between Harvard and its dining services workers.

Faculty Club Picket Line

‘No Middle Ground’ in Negotiations, Says HUDS Union Leader

Harvard’s striking dining hall workers will not compromise on their “core demands,” their union's lead negotiator said.

HUDS Strikes at Annenberg on Second Day

Facing Financial Concerns, HUDS Workers are Resolute in Historic Strike

With the historic Harvard University Dining Services strike stretching into its seventh day, HUDS employees say they remain committed to their cause despite increasing personal financial pressures.

Marching On

No End in Sight for HUDS Strike

Harvard dining workers’ historic strike will likely continue throughout the rest of the week and some dining halls will remain closed, despite efforts by Harvard to assuage its dining workers’ demands on health care and wages.

An Eliot Evening

HUDS Strike Will Continue into the Weekend, More Dining Halls Close

Harvard dining services workers’ historic strike will continue into the weekend and additional dining halls will close for the time being.

Local 26

Harvard Dining Services to Begin Strike Wednesday Morning

Harvard’s dining hall workers will report to picket lines Wednesday morning instead of the dining halls as their union initiates a much-anticipated strike after failing to reach a contract agreement with the University.

Students March in Support of HUDS

After Another Negotiation Impasse, HUDS Strike Appears Imminent

“Things are not going well,” Brian Lang, the president of UNITE HERE Local 26, said.

No Justice, No Food

Harvard’s Dining Workers Will Strike Next Week if Agreement Isn’t Reached

​Harvard’s dining service workers will begin a strike next Wednesday if a “fair agreement” between the workers and the University is not reached by the night before, union representatives announced in a press release.

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph

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 College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Harvard Files Motion to Dismiss Admissions Lawsuit

Harvard motioned Friday to dismiss an ongoing lawsuit alleging race-based discrimination in its admissions processes, arguing that the plaintiffs in the case—anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions—lack grounds to litigate on behalf of its members.

Endowment Over Time

Harvard Loses Almost $2 Billion in Endowment Value

​Harvard Management Company lost almost $2 billion in endowment value during a “disappointing” fiscal year 2016, posting its worst endowment returns since the nadir of the financial crisis.