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HPU Debate
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HPU Debate

Students sit on a panel during an undergraduate debated entitled, “Is Capitalism Good?” The Harvard Political Union hosted the event in Sever Hall Wednesday evening.

In the Studio
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Photos of the Day (04/01/2015)

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Snowden Lawyer Discusses Whistleblowing in Panel

Jesselyn A. Radack was joined by Walt L. Tamosaitis. The two shared their experiences as whistleblowers and pointed to exposing institutional misconduct as an important method for confronting injustice.

City Politics

Cambridge Residents Vote on $500,000 Participatory Budget

For the city's first participatory budget, Cambridge residents 12 and up will be able to vote on projects proposed by residents for city improvements.

Politics

Giffords To Front Law School Class Day

Former Congress member Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly will be Harvard Law School's 2015 Class Day speakers.

"The Sellout."
Books

"The Sellout."

College

Obama Unveils 'Student Aid Bill of Rights'

President Barack Obama announced several new initiatives to make higher education more affordable and to help students repay debts on Tuesday.

50 Years After Selma
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Students Discuss Legacy of Selma Marches

Students discussed current and past social justice movements, Ferguson, and racism at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery.

"The Discreet Hero."
Books

'The Discreet Hero' Triumphs

Mario Vargas Llosa’s “The Discreet Hero” (translated by Edith Grossman) depicts a pleasant, prosperous Peru; no violence to speak of actually takes place in this new novel. Yet the shadow of violence extends throughout.

"The Sellout."
Books

'The Sellout' a Must Buy

Beatty’s is an excoriating satire that manages to address contemporary issues with a fascinating blend of recklessness, sensitivity, tenderness, and humor—an appropriately complex mélange of sentiments and tones.

New York City Schools Chancellor Forum
Politics

NYC Schools Chancellor Discusses Controversial New Education Policies

Chancellor of New York City Schools Carmen Fariña discussed some of her key policy objectives, including a controversial proposal to change the admissions process for the city’s highly competitive specialized high schools, at the Graduate School of Education on Thursday evening.

Politics

Faculty Weigh In FCC’s Ruling To Classify Internet as Telecommunications

Following the Federal Communication Commission's decision to classify the internet as a telecommunications service, thereby allowing the government to regulate it as a utility, Harvard professors praised the ruling as a victory for ordinary consumers.

Central Administration

Federal Bill Would Regulate Colleges’ Handling of Sexual Assault

New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.

Books

'Civilization and its Discontents' a Cosmopolitan Journey

“Discontent and Its Civilizations” tells a story, or perhaps a series of mini-stories, that may feel relatable, especially to those who have had the experience of feeling like an outsider and wondering where they belonged.

College

FM Imagines: Extracurriculars to the Real World

FM imagines where Harvard’s premier talent is most likely to end up. Today we bring you a guide to your futures based on your choice of student group. And let’s be honest: We all know Harvard students only join these clubs for the career opportunities. So when you consider what to comp next semester, keep this list in mind.

Big States, Little States
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Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
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Freshman Advising: Under Construction