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Harvard Square at night

FM Year in Review 2017: The Nightshift

Diversity and Isolation
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Diversity and Isolation

Diversity and Isolation
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'Party of One': Diversity and Isolation in Harvard's Faculty

These stories provide a window into what it’s like to be an underrepresented minority professor at Harvard, an old and powerful institution that has openly struggled with faculty diversity in the past and present.

Pills
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Pills

A Cambridge Public Health Department study in 2015 revealed that fatal opioid-related overdoses rates for the city were 7.3 cases per 100,000 people.

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Every Minute Counts: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Cambridge

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, over 33,000 people died from overdoses involving pain-relieving narcotics, known as opioids, in 2015. Of those, 1,751 were in Massachusetts.

Agassiz House
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Agassiz House

Weed
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Weed

Bong and Widener
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Bong and Widener

Kush
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Kush

Smoking Weed
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Smoking Weed

Weeks Bridge Bench
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Weeks Bridge Bench

Benches by the Weeks Bridge are popular spots for students to smoke.

Bong and Widener
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It's High Time: Weed at Harvard

Even after recreational marijuana became legal Massachusetts in the fall, some Harvard affiliates—professors, administrators, proctors, deans, even students—still clam up when asked what they think about using the drug on campus.

Nikki M. Daurio
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Nikki M. Daurio

“A weight lifted off my shoulders knowing that I didn’t have to stress anymore and that I was going to be able to focus on getting healthy,” says Nikki M. Daurio ’19-’20.

Nick F. Barber
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Nick F. Barber

Nick F. Barber ’17-’18 worked for a public defender’s office in New Orleans and then for the Louisiana Campaign for Equal Justice during his time away.

Students Who Leave
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Students Who Leave