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Year in Review

David Barron
Politics

Barron Narrowly Confirmed by Senate Despite Drone Memo

Harvard Law School professor David J. Barron ’89 was confirmed by the full Senate for a seat on the bench of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday afternoon in a narrow vote of 53 to 45.

Your Harvard panel
HAA

On Intrepid, Faust Renews Campaign Pitch to New York Alumni, Donors

The gathering, called “Your Harvard: New York City,” attracted a spectrum of tri-state area Harvard affiliates, including some of the University’s most influential donors and alumni, as well as a small cohort of protesters.

Holy Hour at St. Paul
Religion

Catholic Community and Its Supporters Gather for Prayer and Protest in Face of Black Mass

Across campus, members of the Harvard and greater Boston community gathered to protest the planned reenactment of the Satanic black mass.

Response to 'Black Mass'
Religion

Amid Opposition, Extension School Club Will Hold Satanic Black Mass Demonstration

Despite condemnation by the Archdiocese of Boston and many alumni and students on campus, an organization of Harvard Extension School students will host a staging of a satanic “black mass” on campus on Monday.

Sheryl Sandberg
Commencement

Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg ’91 To Headline College Class Day

Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and the author of the controversial book “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead."

Faust University Hall
College

Faculty Approves College’s First Honor Code, Likely Effective Fall 2015

The code lays out formal expectations for academic integrity and creates a new student-faculty/administrator judicial board to hear cases regarding the violation of those expectations.

Prospective Homeowners Face Competition with Investors
Harvard in the City

As Investor Interest in Allston Grows, Opportunities for Prospective Homeowners Dwindle

Allston residents say that cash-paying investors seeking to rent out properties swoop in and purchase newly available houses before potential homeowners have the chance to make a bid.

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College Administration

Honor Code Would Face Tough Challenges in Inculcating Culture Shift

Those charged with implementing the honor code may encounter hurdles created by a restructured disciplinary system and a community that may be apathetic to the policy’s purpose.

Incident at Lamont
Crime

Police Detain Man in Lamont Implicated in Domestic Dispute

No charges were ultimately pressed, according to Jeremy Warnick, director of communications for CPD, though the man in question was removed from the scene in handcuffs.

Coming Back
Student Life

Coming Back

Students who have gone home for mental health reasons say they came back to Harvard with a new approach to addressing the difficulties of campus life.

Going Home
College

Getting Better

Taking a leave of absence for mental health reasons forces students to deal with new health care providers, a job, and loneliness, but those who have gone through it often said they were better for doing so.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Aims To Raise $1 Billion in Campaign

The school has already raised $600 million in gifts and pledges, putting it well on its way to fulfilling its share of the University-wide goal.

LIQUOR LICENSES
Harvard Square

Liquor Licenses Prove Critical for Local Restaurants

Though the process of obtaining a liquor license can be long and arduous, business owners are often willing to wait weeks, wading through multiple levels of red tape, to obtain a permit.

Sexual Assault Meeting
GSAS

Graduate Students Form Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Members of a recently formed coalition to address sexual assault at Harvard gathered Tuesday evening to craft their group’s name, mission statement, and plan of action.

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression