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Ivan B. K. Levingston

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Community Conversation: Racist Emails

College Begins Redesigning Bias Reporting System

Spurred by racially charged death threats that were emailed to hundreds of students last semester, the College is beginning the process of redesigning its current bias reporting system.

Quincy House Lottery Results

Quincy Open Don't Care

Snow Piles Taller Than Tourists

After Snow Days, College Asks Student Groups To Prioritize School

In an email last week to leaders of student groups, Associate Dean of Student Life David R. Friedrich asked student leaders to set the expectation that members of their groups should prioritize academics over extracurricular commitments.


College Will Pilot Spring Break Meal Plan

The program is modeled after the College’s limited meal plan over winter break, when certain Houses remain open for meals.

Dean Khurana Addresses the Class of 2018

New Office To House Ad Board and Honor Council

The Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct will replace the College’s Office of the Secretary of the Ad Board in July, according to an email sent to undergraduates Friday from Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana.


With Staff Doubled, OSAPR Operates at Capacity

After receiving increased funding and expanding staff, OSAPR faces extra demand from expanded services offered across the University's schools.

Firefighters at Massachusetts Avenue

Fire Causes Evacuation at 1610 Mass. Ave.

A three-alarm fire broke out at about 7 p.m. Wednesday inside the housing complex at 1610 Massachusetts Ave., according to Cambridge Fire Department Assistant Chief James Burns.

Ad Board Disciplinary Withdrawals

Ad Board Statistics Show Decline in Withdrawals

The Ad Board required five undergraduates to temporarily withdraw from the College in the 2013-2014 academic year in disciplinary cases related to sexual “social behavior.”

Lampoon does the Crimson
FlyBy Blog

Lampoon does the Crimson

The Lampoon does The Crimson unsuccessfully

Lampoon does the Crimson
FlyBy Blog

Congrats, Lampoon

And if you’re short of time then here’s a Tl;dr for you– you won’t think it’s funny unless you spend most of your time in a castle.

Harvard's Alcohol Policy

Analysis: Dartmouth’s Hard Alcohol Ban Unlikely To Affect Harvard

Harvard administrators and national experts said that while they are not surprised by the new policy at Dartmouth, they expect the changes to have little effect on Harvard College's alcohol policy.

HPT Woman of the Year
Student Life

Poehler Celebrated as Pudding's Woman of the Year

After the Pudding's annual parade and comedy roast, Poehler, the star of NBC’s sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” discussed the irony of receiving an honor at a university that she had long considered elitist.

Honor Code Meeting
Student Life

College Readies Honor Council Procedures, Membership

The Honor Council, the composition of which will be announced this spring, is scheduled to begin hearing academic integrity cases next fall at the same time as the College's first honor code is implemented.

Widener Sledding

On Rare Snow Day, Students Sled, Assist Dining Staff

Many Houses hosted their dining hall workers overnight, whether in House masters’ residences or on couches, and students enjoyed a rare day off from classes.

Easter Island Head
Student Life

Winter is Coming: Snowmaggedon 2015

With forecasters predicting that the Boston area will be obliterated with up to 3 feet of snow this, starting now and lasting through early into Wednesday, administrators all over Massachusetts are preparing for the end of the world.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall