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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.

HUPD
Crime

HUPD Police Log 9/1 - 9/21: The Rogue Violinist

HUPD has had their hands full with us Harvard students over the past few weeks.

Scottish Watch
Student Groups

Scotland Referendum Divides Harvard's Britons

Harvard undergraduates and faculty members were as divided as the Scottish electorate going into Thursday’s referendum on Scotland’s independence.

Crime

Two Charged for Robbery of Harvard Employee

Boston resident Radeat Abate and homeless man Daishaun Lawrence reportedly pinned down the victim at gunpoint on Aug. 19, according to a Cambridge Police Department report.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School