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Amy Friedman

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Virginia Tech Verdict Repealed

Though the United States Department of Education has repealed its December verdict that found Virginia Tech’s response to a 2007 campus shooting in violation of the Clery Act, emergency protocol at universities will likely remained unchanged.


Police Send Warning After Two Assaults

In the past three days, the Harvard University and Cambridge police departments have reported two violent unarmed robberies in the area around the Harvard campus.


CPD Officer Recognized For Protecting Foreign Dignitary

A Cambridge police officer was honored last week for protecting a visiting foreign dignitary against a potential threat at the intersection of Brattle and Mt. Auburn streets this past February.

Harvard Business School

No One Injured in HBS Fire, Several Displaced

A Harvard spokesperson confirmed Monday that no one was injured by the fire that broke out a few minutes before 7 p.m. on Sunday on the fourth floor of an apartment complex on Harvard Business School’s campus.

Harvard Business School

Fire Displaces HBS Students

A fire in a dormitory on Harvard Business School’s campus in Allston on Sunday evening caused an evacuation of the building but no injuries, according to news reports.

Fiscal 911

Panel Talks Bipartisan Economic Policy

The Institute of Politics gathered four experts on Tuesday night to discuss "the great crisis of our time."


Cambridge Police Gets Grant to Improve Crime Prevention

The Cambridge Police Department received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to implement a new analytics-based approach to crime prevention as part of the Smart Policing Initiative, the CPD announced Tuesday.

Harvard in the World

Justice Goes Global

Through the aid of technology and of simultaneous translation, “Justice” students in three countries now debate ethical dilemmas in real time with each other.


Cambridge Police Launch New Smartphone App

Hoping to connect with Cambridge’s many college students, the Cambridge Police Department officially launched their new smartphone application, My Police ...

Extension School

Harvard College Administration Quiet on Abe Liu Incident

As discussion of the 27-year-old Extension School student who was escorted from Weld Hall on Dec. 8 cools down on campus, freshmen have expressed concern about how the administration has handled informing students of the incident.

Extension School

Weld Visitor Abe Liu: I Was Lonely

Abe Liu, a 27-year-old student at Harvard Extension School, was escorted out of Weld Hall on Thursday by Harvard University Police Department officers after sleeping in friends’ rooms in the freshman dormitory and telling students that he was a freshman at the College.


Occupy Harvard Hosts Teach-In

Over 350 people gathered in Science Center D Wednesday for Occupy Harvard’s first “teach-in,” a series of eight lectures that spanned about four and a half hours.

Crowd Surfing
House Life

Students Kicked Out of Formal

Many students report being evicted from Sunday’s Winter Formal co-hosted by five Houses at the House of Blues for allegedly appearing intoxicated.

Occupy Harvard Rally - November 28, 2011

Occupy Harvard Rally - November 28, 2011

Occupy Harvard Rally - November 28, 2011
Office of Career Services

Occupy Harvard Rally for Free Speech Targets Goldman Sachs Recruiting Event

Occupy Harvard went head-to-head with Wall Street on Monday when protestors attempted to interrupt a Goldman Sachs recruiting event hosted by the Office of Career Services.