Michelle Denise L. Ferreol
This week Harvard’s Houses prepare to welcome freshmen into their communities, but those who no longer live on campus say that, for them, the Housing Day hype is overblown. Students interviewed for this article who no longer live in Harvard housing say they are not so much drawn to the perks of off-campus life than turned off by a residential system in which they did not feel at home.
In effort to expand online services, students can now download an unofficial version of their academic transcript to send to summer internship or graduate school programs.
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?
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.
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.
Boston’s fifth biggest snowstorm on record was mighty enough to temporarily close down state roads, halt Harvard operations, and postpone the freshman formal this past weekend. But it did not deter Falafel Corner employee Ibrahim Souz, who voyaged out into the swirling snow to deliver a take-out meal to a hungry customer on Friday night.
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.
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.
Many Americans probably don’t know this, but the Philippines starts celebrating Christmas in September.
After the distribution of inflammatory flyers across campus sparked community outrage and a swift administrative response, students and two House Masters criticized College administrators for diverting the conversation away from what they say are the most salient issues surrounding the controversy.
This semester, conversations about rape and sexual assault have come to the forefront of campus discussion, as several controversies both here and elsewhere have garnered the student body’s attention, and last night, two events on consent and sexual assault continued the conversation.
As a Harvard committee looks to examine the proper place of take-home exams in undergraduate courses in the wake of this fall’s massive cheating investigation, Yale administrators have discouraged their own faculty from administering take-home finals in response to the scandal at Harvard.
Representatives from the Administrative Board, University Health Services, and other campus groups sought to clarify the University’s current policies in dealing with cases of rape or sexual assault at a panel on Wednesday.
Move aside Adams and Quincy! It looks like Hillel now has dining restrictions as well.
Like hundreds of political dignitaries and leaders before them, the eight candidates vying for 2013 Undergraduate Council President and Vice President sat at the center of the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday evening to participate in the first-ever public UC election debate.
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