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Jared T. Lucky

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Students Dissatisfied With Official Alerts Throughout Chaotic Night in Cambridge

As a fatal shooting at MIT and the ensuing police chase created a sense of chaos in and around Cambridge, students said that infrequent communications from University administration left them worried and in the dark as a frightening situation developed nearby.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Months Before Marathon Bombing, Suspect Worked as Harvard Lifeguard

On Friday, as police lights flashed through their shuttered windows, Tsarnaev’s former coworkers and classmates were left to ponder an unsettling question: how could they reconcile the soft-spoken teenager they had known with the suspected terrorist whose flight left the greater Boston area in a state of fear-ridden lockdown for a full day?

Student Groups

After Scandal, Quiz Bowlers Look Forward

As they meet before their Wednesday night practice, competitors for the Harvard Quiz Bowl team chat comfortably, rarely mentioning the cheating scandal that has recently rocked their program.

Student Groups

After Titles Revoked, Quiz Bowler Denies Cheating Allegations

Andrew M. Watkins ’11, the former Harvard Quiz Bowl player accused of illicitly viewing game questions in advance of multiple national championship matches, told The Crimson Sunday that he did not cheat in any academic competition.

Student Groups

Harvard Quiz Bowl Team Stripped of Four National Championship Titles

The Harvard Quiz Bowl team was stripped of four national championship titles Wednesday after organizers of the National Academic Quiz Tournaments, LLC, discovered that the team’s former president accessed game questions in advance of tournament matches.

Gender and Sexuality

Mia Karvonides, Federal Civil Rights Attorney, Named Harvard's New Title IX Coordinator

Federal civil rights attorney Mia Karvonides has begun work as Harvard’s first ever University-wide Title IX coordinator.


VAWA Renewal Could Spell Change

In recent months, an expired piece of legislation has placed a few words of legal jargon, tucked away in the disciplinary codes of colleges and universities all over the country, at the forefront of a polarizing national debate. The argument centers around a charged question: how much evidence should an institution of higher education require to find an accused student guilty of sexual misconduct?

Gender and Sexuality

Harvard Hires Title IX Coordinator

Harvard has hired a Title IX Coordinator to oversee the University’s compliance with the 40-year-old gender equality legislation, according to a Harvard spokesperson.


Government 1310 Verdicts Leave Door Open for Lawsuits

Days after Harvard announced the results of its massive Government 1310 cheating investigation, lawyers who have consulted with accused students say the door is still open for legal challenges against the University.


Concerns Linger After 'Final' Cheating Scandal Announcement

As Harvard sought to bookend its massive cheating investigation with an announcement last Friday, students implicated in the scandal said the new information raised more questions than it answered.

Ad Board

'More Than Half' of Ad Board Cases Last Fall Led to Withdrawals, Harvard Says

Roughly 70 students, or approximately one percent of Harvard’s undergraduate body, were forced to temporarily withdraw from the College last fall in connection with the massive Government 1310 cheating scandal, Harvard indicated in an announcement Friday morning.

Men's Basketball

Alumnus Slams Harvard's Handling of the Cheating Scandal

Thomas G. Stemberg ’71, founder of the retail chain Staples and a prominent supporter of the Harvard mens’ basketball program, characterized the College’s handling of the Government 1310 cheating scandal as “Orwellian” in a personal letter addressed to University President Drew G. Faust.


With Investigation Complete, Harvard Plans a Cheating Scandal Announcement

Harvard has delivered verdicts to all of the approximately 125 students ensnared in the Government 1310 cheating scandal and plans to make an announcement about the results of the investigation near the start of the spring semester, according to a Harvard spokesperson.


Old Quincy Opened Up for Inside Look

Students can expect better living accommodations and more accessible common spaces inside Old Quicy following its renovation, project managers said during a building tour on Friday.

Harvard Law School

From Harvard to the White House: Willard Mitt Romney

One impeccable smile. One slick shock of black hair, graying at the temples. Two Harvard degrees. Mitt Romney has checked off the basic points of a presidential persona. But behind the pristine grooming lies a unique political figure—a man whose time at Harvard exemplifies how his presidential credentials are at once typical and unprecedented.