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Activities Fair Draws Thousands of Undergraduates to Quad

While students praised the myriad offerings, administrators have expressed concerns about the priority that many students place on extracurriculars.

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Sociology Professor Among Several Harvard Affiliates to Win Pulitzer Prize

Sociology professor Matthew S. Desmond was one of several Harvard affiliates to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, taking top honors in the “general nonfiction” category.

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Endpaper: The President's Chair Affair

We couldn’t wait to tell the rest of the staff how we had heroically saved our sacred chair from another bout of torture by the ‘Poonsters… or so we thought.

College

Social Group Recommendations Met With Skepticism, Praise

Harvard affiliates greeted the new recommendations for the College's penalties on members of single-gender social groups with both skepticism and praise.

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Meet the Printers

Before long, Byrne picks one up to check the color photos on the front page. “I used to be able to tell without this thing!” he yells, pulling out a tiny magnifying glass to check for unequal color balances.

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Parting Shots

Outgoing FM leaders pass the torch.

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Derek K. Choi '18
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Derek K. Choi '18

Derek K. Choi '18 will lead the 144th Guard of The Harvard Crimson.

Obituary

Pioneering Crimson Business Representative Dies at 86

Joan Simons Brown ’51 was among the first female members of The Crimson, serving as the paper’s Radcliffe Chief Business Representative in the spring of 1950. Brown died a few weeks ago on March 29 at the age of 86, according to an obituary published in the Manchester Journal.

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Harvard Law School

Merrick B. Garland, Former Crimson Writer

Supreme Court nominee Merrick B.Garland ’74 contributed to The Crimson, penning theater reviews and news articles.

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Merrick B. Garland, Former Crimson Writer

Supreme Court nominee Merrick B.Garland ’74 contributed to The Crimson, penning theater reviews and news articles.

ROTC

15 Things FM Taught Us This Year

This year, we learned some things that you should know.

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The Passing of the FM Torch

CORDELIA F. MENDEZ ’16 , Chair I’m not going to say Cordelia F. Mendez ’16 could run the world, but I’m confident that she could at least run the country. That’s because Cordelia is easily one of the most competent people you will ever meet. And if you haven’t met her yet, then you should, because she is as smiley and friendly as she is capable.

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Arts

The Changing Face of The Harvard Crimson

The Harvard Crimson has undergone numerous changes, both online and in print, over the past two decades. These changes have shaped the newspaper's focus in both design and content.