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Undergraduate Council Meeting

Undergrads Seek Role in Presidential Search

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council requested an expanded student role in the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

Students Greet Faust’s Planned Resignation with Shock, Indifference

Many Harvard students stopped what they were doing—commuting to a summer internship, waiting for a flight, relaxing at home—to reflect on the decade-long career and legacy of Harvard’s first female president.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College Administration

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

Dunster House

College Hires Resident Deans for Winthrop, Eliot, and Dunster Houses

The College appointed three new resident deans Tuesday—one in Winthrop House, one in Eliot House, and one in Dunster House—ending a months-long search.

David Friedrich

Associate Dean of Students Friedrich to Leave Harvard for MIT

In his new position as the Senior Director of Housing Operation and Renewal Planning at MIT, Friedrich will be responsible for the school’s residential system, and will oversee a project to renovate and renew it.

Honor Code
Student Life

Honor Council 2.0?

Two years in, some are questioning the Honor Council's role—and whether it can fulfill it.

Mark Zuckerberg at HAA meeting

Zuckerberg Asks Graduates to Create ‘Purpose’ in the World

Zuckerberg said the biggest challenge facing Harvard’s Class of 2017 is to create a world “where everyone has a sense of purpose.”

Mark E. Zuckerberg

College Confers 1,541 Degrees at 366th Commencement

​Harvard awarded 7,054 degrees and 12 certificates during the University’s 366th Commencement in a rainy Tercentenary Theatre Thursday morning.

Faust at Commencement

Faust Advocates for Free Speech in Commencement Address

University President Drew G. Faust laid out an impassioned defense of free speech in her annual Commencement address Thursday.


Some Accused of Cheating in CS50 Sought Legal Counsel

One lawyer said Harvard is unlikely to face lawsuits from students accused of cheating in CS50 because the cases are “awfully hard” to prosecute.

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana
College Administration

Khurana Favorability Hits All-Time Low

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana's favorability rating has halved since he assumed the deanship two years ago, according to a survey conducted by The Crimson.

Harry Lewis
College Administration

Harry's Harvard

Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis '68 calls himself a “Harvard lifer”—a breed he fears is dying out.

Administrative Savior
College Administration

Khurana: A Case Study

Rakesh Khurana's scholarship on organizational behavior provides, for him, a guiding philosophy to approach his deanship.

Debate Watch

Harvard Democrats and Republican Club Jointly Denounce Comey Firing

The College Democrats and Republican Club denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to fire James Comey, former director of the FBI, in an unusual joint statement.

Binary Lights

In ‘Unusual’ Timeline, Honor Council Review of CS50 Cases Lasted Through February

​The email from CS50 head instructor David J. Malan ’99 arrived when one student was sitting in the airport on Jan. 9, waiting to board a flight home for winter break.