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Discussion On The Royall Shield
Race

Committee and Activists Debate Law School Seal

The committee to review the controversial seal—which will release its recommendations to the Harvard Corporation in March—convened the meeting in the WCC center to solicit feedback on the seal.

Smith Campus Center Renovations
UHS

Smith Center Renovations Displace Harvard Offices

​With construction on the Smith Campus Center set to ramp up later this year, Harvard administrative offices and businesses displaced by the renovations have recently moved to new temporary locations.

Med School Petition
Harvard Medical School

Med Students Deliver Petition to Mass Hall

The group of students planned to deliver the petition to University President Drew G Faust, whose office is located in Mass. Hall, but she was not there to accept the petition, according to Nelson Malone, one of the petition’s main organizers.

College

Harvard and MIT Launch New Online Cross-Registration System

Harvard students hoping to cross-register at MIT will encounter a simpler, online-only process to do so starting Tuesday, where previously they had to go through a bevy of logistical hurdles.

Racial Justice and Political Correctness
Race

Law Prof. Kennedy Addresses Race and Activism at IOP

Harvard Law School professor Randall L. Kennedy confronted questions about the intersection of race and politics at the Institute of Politics Monday evening, urging attendees to fight racism but not institutions like Harvard.

Faust Climate Change
Race

Faust Condemns Free Tuition Proposal from Outsider Overseers Ticket

University President Drew G. Faust critiqued both major proposals put forward by five alumni last month in their grassroots campaign for the Board of Overseers, the University's second-highest governing body.

School of Public Health

Collage, Petition Detail Harvard Club Worker Grievances

Tensions between the Harvard Club of Boston and its unionized employees intensified this weekend following the delivery of a collage of worker photos and the circulation of a petition from School of Public Health students in support of the union.

"Free Harvard, Fair Harvard"
College

"Free Harvard, Fair Harvard"

Campaign organizer and spokesperson Ron K. Unz ‘83 displays university income statistics at the Science Center Plaza on Sunday afternoon. The “Free Harvard, Fair Harvard” campaign seeks to eliminate undergraduate tuition and make public how Harvard considers race in its admissions practices.

"Free Harvard, Fair Harvard"
Central Administration

Outside Overseers Candidate Arrives in Square, Petitions in Hand

Per Unz’s estimate, he had collected almost 300 signatures over a series of weeks—shipping petitions to alumni across the country—to earn a spot on the ballot for Harvard’s second highest governing body. He arrived in the Square to collect a few more signatures.

Health

Massage Therapist Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Harvard

Kara Donohoe, a massage therapist for Harvard University Health Services’ Center for Wellness, filed a class action lawsuit against Harvard on Monday, alleging that the University has misclassified her and other employees as independent contractors, thereby denying them benefits.

Research

Geneticist Embroiled in Conflict of Interest Controversy

The founding director of the Broad Institute has come under fire for publishing an article that critics charge fails to disclose a conflict of interest and understates the contributions of women in developing a biotechnology.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Allston Task Force Leadership Change Rekindles Debate

A recent leadership change in the Harvard-Allston Task Force, a neighborhood advisory body on issues related to Harvard’s development projects in Allston, has rekindled debate over the transparency of the group’s member selection process.

Harvard Medical School
Race

Medical Students Petition Faust to Increase School’s Diversity

Harvard Medical School does not have a diverse enough student and faculty body, a group of Medical School students is charging in a petition they plan to deliver to University President Drew G. Faust.

University Fundraising in 2015 Graph
Central Administration

Stanford Tops Harvard in FY 15 Contributions

After taking the top spot in 2014, Harvard fell to second in a ranking of universities by donations. Stanford has led this ranking, compiled by the Council for Aid to Education, for nine of the last ten years.

Larry Lessig
Politics

Back at the Law School, Lessig Reflects on Failed Campaign

Back on campus, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig said the campaign was a learning experience in the challenges affecting democracy in America. He said he sees businessman Donald J. Trump as the candidate with the best chance of enacting the campaign finance reforms he ran on.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes