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.

Merrick B. Garland, Former Crimson Writer
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.

Merrick B. Garland, Former Crimson Writer
College

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.

The Harvard Crimson

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.

Presses
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.

Mariel A. Klein
The Harvard Crimson

Mariel A. Klein

Mariel A. Klein ‘17 will serve as President of The Harvard Crimson next semester.

College

Five Harvard Seniors Win Rhodes Scholarship

Five Harvard undergraduates are winners of the 2016 Rhodes Scholarship, up three from last year when two Harvard students won the award.

Mariel A. Klein
The Harvard Crimson

Klein To Lead 143rd Crimson Guard

The Crimson's next Managing Editor will be Meg P. Bernhard '17, and Leia N. Wedlund '17 will head the organization's finances and operations as its next Business Manager.

Crime

Crimson Complies With Subpoena After Emailed Threat

The Crimson complied with a subpoena to turn over a “narrow” span of traffic logs to its website on Wednesday after one of its reporters received an emailed threat that referenced the unfounded bomb scare in and around Harvard Yard earlier this week.

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

At Debate, UC Hopefuls Support Recognizing Single-Sex Groups

When asked how they would have voted on a proposed ballot referendum that called on administrators to restrict student membership in final clubs, all candidates said they oppose such a move.

College

Comping Creativity

​When high school seniors open their acceptance letters to Harvard, they are invited to attend one of the world’s most exclusive institutions. But when students who decide to matriculate arrive on campus as freshmen, they find a whole new set of exclusive institutions with their own barriers to entry. Getting into Harvard doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll feel at home here.

Harvard Crimson Door
FlyBy Blog

The Harvard Crimson Article TBTs

​The Crimson archive is a treasure trove chock full of fascinating articles. Since 1873, this newspaper has been reporting on events and issues that range from tremendously important to slightly bemusing. Let us go back in time and dig up some gems, shall we?

The Tab at Harvard Website
College

Students Launch Two New Online Publications

The two new outlets are called “The Tab” and “Once Daily” and look to publish regularly online, according to their editors.

Matthew Clarida
College

Editing Ourselves and Looking Ahead

There were times when I didn’t love The Crimson, but they are dispersed thinly among moments when 14 Plympton was great to me and so many others.