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Ten Stories that Shaped 2014
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Ten Stories that Shaped 2014

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014

As faculty members debated changes to their health benefit plans and administrators pushed through a proposal to create the College's first honor code, 2014 saw a flurry of change and controversy on Harvard's campus. The planned reenactment of a satanic "black mass" drew criticism from both the University president and outside observers; as Harvard faced two federal probes into its compliance with Title IX, administrators unveiled plans to overhaul their approach to addressing the increasingly national issue of sexual assault on campus. With an eye toward the new year, The Crimson takes a look at 2014's biggest stories.

The Harvard Crimson

Lee To Lead The Crimson’s 142nd Guard

The paper's outgoing editors elected their successors early Friday morning. The Crimson’s current President, Samuel Y. Weinstock ’15, shared the results with The Crimson's staff soon after.

Dhruv + Ava

Nasrollahzadeh and Goyal

<p>Hoping to continue their UC partnership, Nasrollahzadeh and Goyal are campaigning on a platform that seeks to find new funding sources for students and increase the sense of community among undergraduates.</p>

Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor

Decision 2014

Eldo Kim Hearing

Eldo Kim Charged in Bomb Threat Case, Unlikely To Get Jail Time

The U.S. Attorney asked Friday that the court defer prosecuting Kim for 18 months, while he takes part in a pretrial diversion program.

Engagement: Cherish A. Connelly '14 and Damaris J. Taylor '12

Wedding Bells: Marriages and Engagements in the Class of 2014

Cote Laramie

In Memoriam: Cote K. Laramie ’14

Friends, peers, and advisers pay tribute to Cote K. Laramie ’14.

Wedding Bells: Marriages and Engagements in the Class of 2014

Wedding Bells: Marriages and Engagements in the Class of 2014

Snapshots of members of the Class of 2014 who have already or will soon tie the knot with their partner.

David Royce

David Royce '56

Campus Resources

Campus Resources

Honor code draft.
College News

Honor code draft.

Advocating Divestment
Year in Review

Ten Stories That Shaped 2013

From bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon to bomb threats in four campus buildings, life at Harvard was anything but calm in 2013. As Harvard’s too-crazy-to-believe year draws to a close, The Crimson looks back at ten stories that most shaped life on campus in 2013.

Student Life


FlyBy Blog

From the Archives: Grade Inflation at Harvard

On Tuesday, Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris stated that the median grade at Harvard College is an A-, prompting commentators the world over to criticize the perceived leniency of the College's grading standards. But this is not the first time such an outcry has occurred, nor is it likely to be the last. Below, Flyby presents a collection of news stories on grade inflation at Harvard over the years, from The Crimson’s archives.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize