Mariel A. Klein

HUCTW Anniversary
Commencement

HUCTW Praised First Contract

When the Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers won recognition in 1988 after 17 years of efforts, many were uncertain about what relationship the University would have with the new union.

Year in Review - Divestment: Massachusetts Hall Protest
Harvard Management Co

Money and Morals at HMC

A year of protests and conflicts reveals the divergent conceptions of responsible investment at Harvard.

Doubletree Protest
Labor

DoubleTree Workers Call on Sandberg to Aid Unionization Process

Continuing their yearlong campaign to pressure the hotel chain to allow fair process unionization, DoubleTree employees asked Class Day speaker and Facebook executive Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91 to hold a “Lean In Circle” for them.

Demand For Better Healthcare
Labor

Cambridge City Council Votes To Support DoubleTree Workers

The City Council voted unanimously to support the boycott of the hotel, a sign of support for employees trying to unionize.

Research

Harvard Library and Museum in D.C. Join HUCTW

After a majority vote April 1, 45 Dumbarton Oaks employees are now eligible to join the Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers.

Labor

University Grant Managers Now Eligible for Overtime Pay

After an outside arbitrator released a report two weeks ago about payroll disputes at Harvard, the University will begin to pay FAS and SEAS grant managers for their overtime work.

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March
Labor

Doubletree Boycott Launch Draws More Than 100 Workers, Advocates

Dozens of students joined Cambridge City Council members and DoubleTree workers in protest Thursday to support the employees' efforts to unionize.

10 types of Spring Break
Student Life

10 Types of Spring Breaks

We have only one glorious week of vacation in the spring, but our friends (and frenemies) at Harvard are taking full advantage of this free time with a range of destinations and activities. Here are the ten types of Harvard spring breaks.

Labor

University Will Discontinue Reception Honoring 25-Year Employees

Several employees who have served the Harvard community for 25 years expressed disappointment that the University will no longer hold an annual event honoring long-serving workers.

Insomnia Lawsuit Resolved
Labor

Former Insomnia Workers Reach Settlement, Declare Victory

The workers will be compensated with payback totaling over $4,000 and will have their terminations rescinded from their records.

Central Administration

Overtaxed Employees Pleased with University Response to Payroll Error

Harvard employees said they are pleased with the way the University has dealt with the payroll error that overtaxed employees on more than $20 million of income between 2009 and 2013.

Thinking Big
Events

Harvard Thinks Big About Drugs, Brains, and Hip-Hop

Students listened to six Harvard professors give short lectures on a variety of academic topics in Sanders Theatre on Wednesday evening.

Graduate School of Design

Benefactor Donates $10 Million to GSD

The Graduate School of Design announced last Wednesday that John K. F. Irving ’83 and his sister Anne Irving Oxley have donated $10 million to the school in honor of their father John E. (Jack) Irving.

College

Outed Online: The Dangers of Social Media

Despite the privacy settings sites offer, the difficulty of keeping information private remains. Queer students, especially, have found that ‘the closet’ on the Internet does not provide a very good lock.

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

Heidelberg
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Saudade, or Nostalgia

Unlocking the Map
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Unlocking the Map