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Mariel A. Klein

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Harvard Square

Homeless Woman Found Dead in Square

A 66-year-old homeless woman was found dead in Harvard Square early Tuesday morning, the Cambridge Police Department reported later in the day.

DoubleTree Protest
Student Groups

Citing Workplace Injuries, DoubleTree Workers Call for Faust Meeting

Students, workers, and local politicians convened for a roundtable discussion Tuesday evening to discuss workplace hazards at the Boston-Cambridge DoubleTree Suites, which is located in a Harvard-owned building.

Crime

HUPD Officer Assaulted on Mass. Ave.

Peter Harris, 47, was arrested on Oct. 18 for assault and battery on a police officer and disorderly conduct after he allegedly hit a HUPD officer outside 1300 Mass. Ave.

Crime

U.S. Department of Education Amends Clery Act

Harvard and all other universities receiving federal funding will now have to report crimes determined as unfounded after the Clery Act was amended.

Eldo Kim
Crime

Analysis: Kim Secured ‘Extraordinary’ Bargain, Experts Say

Eldo Kim, who was charged last week for allegedly sending emailed bomb threats last December, reached an “unusual” yet “fair” arrangement, law experts say.

HUPD
Crime

HUPD Police Log 9/22 - 10/12: Stolen Elevator Doors and Disappearing Swordsmen

Between annoying texts, stolen cleaning supplies, and wall twerking, it seems that a lot's been going on around campus.

Crime

Man Charged for Harvard Radio-Controlled Plane Attack Threat

A Moroccan national will be sentenced after being recorded discussing flying a radio-controlled plane fitted with explosives into Harvard and a federal building, according to the Connecticut Post.

SLAM TFA Protest
Labor

TFA Co-CEO Responds to SLAM Protesters, Defends Program

Teach For America co-CEO Matthew Kramer ’98 defended his organization on Wednesday in an interview with The Crimson.

Clery Act 2014
Crime

Harvard Reports Highest Sex Offense Number in Ivy League

Harvard police reported 40 instances of forced sexual contact on or near campus in 2013, more than any other Ivy League school, last week.

University Benefits Costs
Central Administration

Budget Claims Behind Health Plan Changes Don’t Add Up

The jump in costs that Hausammann described did take place, but over the course of only two years and more than a decade ago.

A Listening Joe
IOP

Invoking U.S. Responsibility, Biden Calls for Global Collaboration in Harvard Speech

Vice President Joseph R. Biden talked foreign policy, the future of the United States, and the ‘bitch’ of being a vice president during a speech at the Institute of Politics on Thursday evening, the focal point of his first official visit to campus since taking office in 2009.

Crime

Woman Arrested Following Stabbing in Old Burial Ground

Revere resident Mariel Teves, 24, was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend.

Labor

Students Make Beds in Support of DoubleTree Workers

Several employees of the Boston-Cambridge DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel and members of the Student Labor Action Movement set up a bed-making demonstration in the Science Center Plaza Monday afternoon, continuing their year-and-a-half long efforts to support worker unionization.

SLAM TFA Protest
Student Groups

Student Activist Group Calls on Faust To Sever Ties with TFA

The effort is part of a larger national movement started by United Students Against Sweatshops that criticizes Teach For America for undermining the quality of public education.

Central Administration

Ahead of Sit-Down, Union Releases Healthcare Report

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?