Theodore R. Delwiche

Debate: HCFA vs HCHAA
College

Student Groups Debate Conceptions of ‘The Good Life’

Representatives from religious and non-believers on-campus groups discussed their different worldviews in a debate Sunday afternoon.

Acceptance Letters
College

Freshman Survey Part II: The Gilded Envelope

Part II of The Crimson's annual freshman survey dives into the high school backgrounds, financial status, and college decision-making process of the Class of 2018.

College

Feds Allege Parents of 2013 Grad Defrauded College of Financial Aid Funding

According to the complaint, Joseph N. Fonge and Barbara E. Fonge reported false income figures to the University between 2010 and 2013 in an attempt to defraud the College of financial aid funding.

Crime

Top Mass. Court Denies Appeal by 2009 Kirkland Shooter

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts on Tuesday denied an appeal for a retrial or a lessening of the degree of guilt by Jabrai Jordan Copney, the gunman convicted of the May 2009 Kirkland House shooting.

Jill Abramson
FAS

Jill Abramson ’76 To Teach Undergraduate English Courses in the Fall

Ex-colleagues of the The New York Times's former executive editor say that Harvard is fortunate to have Abramson, who will focus on narrative non-fiction during the upcoming academic year.

Kenneth C. Griffin
Reunions

Kenneth C. Griffin ’89: Investor and Philanthropist

Griffin is now the chief executive officer of his very own private equity firm, Citadel Capital, a company that oversees $19.6 billion in investments. In 2013, he was among the youngest members of Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans, holding his position at 103 with a net worth of $4.4 billion.

Number of Undergraduates Enrolled in SEAS Concentrations
SEAS

Engineering a Balance

As enrollment at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences continues to grow, many remain concerned about the school’s persistent gender gap.

Allston

Plans for Potential Allston Rail Station Tabled

Citing budgetary concerns, MassDOT spokesperson Mike Verseckes told The Boston Globe on Tuesday that the proposed rail station, “West Station,” has been delayed, but not cancelled entirely.

College

SAT IIs No Longer Required for Admission

The change is part of ongoing efforts to attract applicants from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds.

Your Harvard panel
HAA

On Intrepid, Faust Renews Campaign Pitch to New York Alumni, Donors

The gathering, called “Your Harvard: New York City,” attracted a spectrum of tri-state area Harvard affiliates, including some of the University’s most influential donors and alumni, as well as a small cohort of protesters.

Hong Kong
Religion

Even after Harvard Group Drops Sponsorship, Black Mass Takes Place at Hong Kong

The Harvard Extension School Cultural Studies Club has dropped its sponsorship of a re-enactment of a satanic “black mass” ritual, which was scheduled to occur Monday evening at Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub.

Response to 'Black Mass'
Religion

Citing University’s Commitment to Free Speech, Faust Says ‘Abhorrent’ Black Mass Will Not Be Barred

University President Drew G. Faust said in a statement earlier this morning that she affirms the right of the Harvard Extension School Cultural Studies Club to host a Satanic event involving a demonstration of “Black Mass” this evening, but strongly disagrees with the club’s decision to hold it.

Response to 'Black Mass'
Religion

Amid Opposition, Extension School Club Will Hold Satanic Black Mass Demonstration

Despite condemnation by the Archdiocese of Boston and many alumni and students on campus, an organization of Harvard Extension School students will host a staging of a satanic “black mass” on campus on Monday.

College Life

Record Number of African Americans, Latinos Matriculate as Yield Increases

Roughly 82 percent of the 2,023 students admitted to the Class of 2018 have decided to matriculate—a figure that represents the College’s highest yield in 45 years.

Papyrus Troubles
Religion

Doubts About Authenticity of 'Gospel of Jesus’s Wife' Fragment Rekindled

The fragment, which is only a few inches in length, has been marked with controversy since Divinity School professor Karen L. King first presented it in Rome in Sept. 2012.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out