Mariel A. Klein

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.

Crime

Homeless Man Arrested after Assault in Sq.

Harvard University Police Department arrested a homeless man who reportedly assaulted a group of individuals outside Johnston Gate last week.

Health

Workers, Experts Weigh Impact of Health Plan Changes

Some activists worry that the new plans may increase the cost of healthcare for non-union employees; others say that the changes help balance costs.

Health

University Restructures Health Plans in Cost Control Measure

The University will significantly restructure the benefit plans it offers to non-union employees, cutting premiums but introducing, for the first time, a deductible at the point of care.

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.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board