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Daphne C. Thompson

Daphne C. Thompson is the Associate Managing Editor for the 144th guard. She can be reached at daphne.thompson@thecrimson.com.

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University President Drew G. Faust Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
Central Administration

In Uncertain Political Times, Faust Steps Up Advocacy

​University President Drew G. Faust is “ramping up” advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., where she will make the case for protecting undocumented immigrants and safeguarding research funding after Donald Trump’s unexpected ascension to the presidency.

Faculty Meeting
Faculty

After Tense Meeting, Sanctions Motion Tabled Until 2017

​A motion to oppose a College policy that penalizes members of final clubs and Greek organizations remains in limbo after a tense Faculty meeting Tuesday was adjourned without the expected vote.

University Hall
College

Faculty Council Declines to Vote on Sanctions Motion

The Faculty Council has declined to vote on a motion opposing the College’s historic sanctions against members of final clubs, fraternities, and sororities, citing uncertainty about whether a vote for the motion would impact the policy.

Harry Lewis Q&A
College

In FAQs, College Administrators and Lewis Lobby Faculty On Sanctions

Ahead of a contentious Faculty meeting, College administrators and computer science professor Harry R. Lewis ’68 have circulated documents to lobby faculty members with their respective arguments about historic penalties against members of single-gender social organizations​.

Faculty

Sanctions Set, But Implementation Open to Debate, Lee Says

As faculty debate whether the College should have a policy penalizing members of final clubs and Greek organizations, the senior fellow of Harvard’s highest governing body said the policy itself will not be revoked.

Dillon Field House
Track and Cross Country

Harvard Athletics Director Asks General Counsel to Review Men’s Cross Country Team

​Harvard’s Athletics Director has asked the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s cross country team after The Crimson reported former men’s runners produced “sexually explicit” spreadsheets about members of the women’s team.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
College

Sanctions Could Be Subject to Change, Faust Says

Harvard’s historic penalties on members of unrecognized single-gender social organizations could be subject to change after consultation with faculty members, University President Drew G. Faust said.

Dillon Field House
Track and Cross Country

Past Harvard Men’s Cross Country Teams Wrote ‘Sexually Explicit’ Comments About Women’s Team

The Harvard men’s cross country team produced yearly spreadsheets about members of the women’s team, sometimes writing “sexually explicit” comments about them, according to team correspondence obtained by The Crimson.

2012 Team
College

Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season After Finding Sexually Explicit 'Reports' Continued Through 2016

Harvard has cancelled the men’s soccer team’s season after an Office of General Counsel review found that the team continued to produce vulgar and explicit documents rating women on their perceived sexual appeal and physical appearance.

University Budgets 2016
Central Administration

University Budgets Potentially ‘Constrained’ For Years To Come, Report Warns

Harvard’s traditional revenue sources—including returns on its endowment—may be subdued in the coming years, a reality that could “significantly constrain” future University budgets, according to Harvard’s annual financial report released Tuesday.

University Hall

Faculty Debate Social Club Motion at Monthly Meeting

Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences sparred over a motion opposing the College’s historic sanctions of unrecognized single-gender social organizations Tuesday afternoon, filling all of the seats in the meeting hall and crowding by the doors.

Central Administration

Management Company Reportedly Described as ‘Lazy,’ ‘Stupid’ by Employees in 2015 Review

Harvard Management Company employees accused the University's investment arm of setting artificially low benchmarks and overcompensating top managers, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Pitches Global Impact In Berlin

University President Drew G. Faust commended Harvard’s global impact at an alumni event in Berlin Friday, the latest in a series of international trips she has made as part of the University’s ongoing capital campaign.

HUDS Worker Escorted Away
HUDS

HUDS Worker Escorted Away

Dining services worker Anabela Pappas is escorted away in plastic handcuffs by a Cambridge Police officer Friday afternoon.

HUDS Worker Escorted Away
Labor

HUDS Worker Escorted Away

Dining services worker Anabela Pappas is escorted away in handcuffs by a Cambridge Police officer Friday.