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Mariel A. Klein

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Interview with President Faust
Higher Education

Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

The system would judge colleges and universities on a number of expected criteria, such as graduation rates, average net price, student loan debt, post-college earnings, and the percentage of students who receive Pell grants.

Soda Stream Machine
Student Groups

University To Investigate Dining Services Decision To Suspend Purchases from Israeli Company

Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Kim’s lawyer, Allison D. Burroughs, wrote in an emailed statement last month that Kim hopes to return to Harvard, but he must face the Administrative Board to be readmitted.

HUBweek Press Conference

Faust, Boston Leaders Announce Plans for Innovation Week

The weeklong festival called HUBweek, scheduled for Oct. 3 through Oct. 10 next fall, will include hackathons, conferences, art exhibits, cultural performances, and other activities.


Cambridge Police Investigating Unarmed Robbery of Grad Student

The 26-year-old white woman told police that she was struck from behind by an unknown male while walking on Banks Street at 1:30 a.m.


HUPD Police Log 11/7 - 12/4: Unauthorized Bedazzling and A Rejected Christmas Caroler

Between stolen Disney tickets, breaking into Northwest Labs, and unrecognized roommates, it seems that a lot's been going on around campus.


Law School Student Charged with Assaulting HUPD Officer

The student, Matthew J. Diaz, was arrested on charges of assaulting a Harvard University Police officer in North Hall on Dec. 2.

Eldo Kim

One Year Later, Kim Apologizes for Bomb Threat Hoax

Kim wrote that he could “only cringe at [his] sheer stupidity and immaturity” and felt he “betrayed the very community that [he] had intimately become a part of and come to love.”

Double Tree Housekeepers Strike, Rally Attracts Thousands
On Campus

Double Tree Housekeepers Strike, Rally Attracts Thousands

Double Tree Rally

DoubleTree Housekeepers Strike, Rally Attracts Hundreds

The strike marks the culmination of over a year of campaigning organized by a Massachusetts-based union that represents Harvard’s dining hall employees and the Student Labor Action Movement.

Health Care Panel

Harvard Union Hosts Panel on Reducing Healthcare Costs

Around 150 members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and Harvard faculty gathered Monday to discuss strategies for improving employee health while keeping health care affordable.


HUPD Police Log 10/13 - 11/02: Bag Check Bandit and Suspicious Squirt Guns

Between unchecked bags, stolen soda, and suspicious smells, it seems that a lot's been going on around campus.

Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor

Baker '79 Elected Next Governor by Thin Margin

He will be the first Republican governor of the Bay State since 2006.

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.

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success


Reconstruction 3.0