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Katie R. Zavadski

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Harvard Refused Heymann's Monitoring Proposal

Days after internet activist Aaron Swartz's Jan. 11 suicide, The Huffington Post reports that during the 1990s, Swartz's prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Heymann—who was, even then, a pioneer in policing the internet—tried to get Harvard's cooperation in monitoring the University's network usage without a court order. Heymann proposed that the University put an "electronic banner on its intranet telling users they were being monitored" and implying their consent. Harvard refused, HuffPo reports, citing "the privacy of its users."

Animals on Campus



Which Would You Choose?

Upper Crust Closes
On Campus

Upper Crust Closes



In The Meantime

After Dinner: Timothy P. McCarthy

Timothy P. McCarthy ’93 has, maybe, four people he’s obsessed with at the moment. One of them is Nate Silver.

EqualiTEA Attendees Brave Hurricane Sandy

EqualiTEA Attendees Brave Hurricane Sandy

Students attend Dean of Freshmen Thomas Dingman's EqualiTEA on Monday afternoon, despite winds and rain Hurricane Sandy.

Sandy's Tatters
Today in Photos

Today in Photos (10/30/2012)


Graduating with Debt

“It’s like a paycheck-to-paycheck sort of process,” says Sasanka N. Jinadasa ’15 as she sits in Lowell dining hall.

Harvard Welcomes Veterans
Central Administration

Harvard Welcomes Veterans

Harvard affiliates lead a discussion during the University’s welcoming event for veterans, which was held on Monday afternoon at the Faculty Club.


7 PM: Harvard Works

"I’m not gonna say anything bad. This is Leverett, the best house."


Dharun Ravi: What If?

After cursing Harvard’s rooming assignments, I now count among my friends people with similar political and religious views to the girls I lived with. And so, reading about the case, I can’t help but think, “what if?”


A Liberal Critique

To be sure, I agree with many of their demands—a living wage for employees, socially responsible and transparent investments, and increased diversity among the faculty to name a few—and I know and like many of the undergraduate Occupiers personally.

In The Meantime

The morning after “Occupy,” Harvard Yard on Lockdown

Inside tent city, the mood was triumphant and studious, but outside the Yard, others were still having trouble getting where they needed to go.


Egyptian Arab Spring Organizers Address Occupy Harvard

Speaking through the bars of the locked Johnston Gate, Egyptian activists Ahmed Maher and Esraa Abdel Fattah sought to link the Occupy movement to the Arab Spring.

Free Time

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization