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Faculty Meeting

After Tense Meeting, Sanctions Motion Tabled Until 2017

​A motion to oppose a College policy that penalizes members of final clubs and Greek organizations remains in limbo after a tense Faculty meeting Tuesday was adjourned without the expected vote.

Ellison Clarifies Role in Final Club Case

Internal Divisions Rack Owl Club

An Owl club undergraduate’s email spurred an acrimonious exchange with one member of the graduate board, offering a glimpse into a wide rift between the undergraduate and graduate memberships

Dillon Field House
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Men’s Cross Country Team Placed on ‘Athletic Probation’

Harvard Athletics Department has placed the men’s cross country team on “athletic probation” after an Office of the General Counsel review found that the 2014 team made “crude and sexualized statements” about members of the 2014 women’s cross country team, but did not “denigrate or objectify particular women.”

"You Can't Normalize White Supremacy"

Protesters Denounce Trump Advisers Outside IOP Event

​Protesters gathered in the pouring rain outside Harvard’s Institute of Politics Wednesday evening to denounce the University for inviting advisers of President-elect Donald Trump to a campus event this week and call for the dismissal of Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon.

The Delphic Door

Hundreds of Survey Comments Illustrate Pressure that Prompted Final Club Sanctions

The comments, which Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith sent compiled in an email to voting members of the faculty last week, represent the most extensive and candid student feedback made public during a divisive debate.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Faust Outlines Plans to Protect Undocumented Students

​University President Drew G. Faust pledged to take steps to protect undocumented students in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, writing an email to Harvard affiliates Monday to “reaffirm our clear and unequivocal support for these individuals.”

Dean Khurana

Khurana Says He Is ‘Committed to Serving’ Undocumented Students

Khurana said he empathizes with groups that Trump specifically targeted throughout his campaign.

Harvard Law School

Anti-Semitic Postcard Promises to ‘Drain the Swamp’ at Harvard Law

The brief postcard, which includes threatening, explicit, and anti-Semitic attacks on visiting Law professor ​Sanford Levinson, ends with: "We’re gonna drain the swamp at Harvard Law. Juden Raus!”

Defenders of the Undocumented

Students and Faculty Report Hate Speech, Harassment Around Harvard After Election

​A handful of University affiliates have reported incidents of harassment around Harvard’s campus, echoing a nationwide uptick in hate speech after Donald Trump’s election.

Unionization Vote

Students Head to Voting Booths for First Day of Historic Student Union Election

Eligible graduate student research and teaching assistants, as well as undergraduate teaching assistants, cast their ballots for or against unionization at the Phillips Brooks House Association in Harvard Yard and the Dental School in Longwood.

SEIU Strike

With Tentative Agreement for Custodians, Harvard Narrowly Averts Campus Strike

Harvard and its custodial workers reached a tentative agreement around 1 a.m. Wednesday after a marathon bargaining session.

Crimson Crossfire Debate

UC 2016

Meet this year's four tickets for the Undergraduate Council presidency.

2016 Elections: Students at the IOP

Campus In Disbelief After Trump Clinches Presidency

Harvard Yard was quiet Wednesday afternoon as students, tired from staying up late to watch the unexpected victory of Donald Trump, walked to and from class.

IOP Reactions
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Donald Trump Wins the Presidency, Stuns Nation

​Donald Trump won the presidential election, capping off a divisive campaign that split the country and upended political norms after one of the most bitter races in modern history.

Dillon Field House
Track and Cross Country

Harvard Athletics Director Asks General Counsel to Review Men’s Cross Country Team

​Harvard’s Athletics Director has asked the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s cross country team after The Crimson reported former men’s runners produced “sexually explicit” spreadsheets about members of the women’s team.