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Hannah Natanson

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Computer Science

As CS50 Expanded, Course Materials Became More Publicly Available

Some CS50 staffers said the course’s recent expansion and online availability of answer keys likely contributed to high levels of academic dishonesty.

Binary Lights

Under CS50 Policy, Accused Students Likely Left in Dark

Because of the way CS50 reviews cases of academic dishonesty, students likely did not learn of cheating allegations against them until months after they potentially violated course policy.

CS50 Lecture

More than 60 Fall CS50 Enrollees Faced Academic Dishonesty Charges

More than 60 students enrolled in CS50 last semester appeared before the Honor Council in a wave of academic dishonesty cases that has stretched the Council to its limits.


Six Harvard Students Arrested at Boston Protest

​Six Harvard students were arrested after they held a sit-in at the Suffolk County House of Correction in protest of the detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants.

College Administration

Harvard Transgender Rights Pamphlet Prompts Conservative Backlash Online

A pamphlet providing information about transgender rights distributed by the College’s Office for BGLTQ Student Life drew attention and criticism from various conservative and Christian websites over the past week.

Professor Harry Lewis

Former College Dean Attacks Social Group Penalties in Washington Post Op-Ed

“Using ‘nondiscrimination’ as a cudgel against students’ private associations is odiously patronizing," Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 wrote in the op-ed.

The Delphic Door
Final Clubs

Delphic Club Members Hired Strippers for 2010 Punch Event

​Graduate members of the Delphic Club hired strippers to entertain a handful of undergraduates at an October 2010 punch event held in a graduate’s Boston apartment.

University Hall

Diversity Director Loc Truong to Leave Harvard for MIT

​Loc Truong, the College’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs, is stepping down from the role for a job at MIT after 13 years at Harvard.

University Hall

College to Revive ‘Director of Community and Diversity’ Position in Freshman Dean’s Office

The Freshman Dean's Office will revive the position of "Director of Community and Diversity" in response to recommendations from a diversity and inclusion working group.

Dorm Crew
College Life

Dorm Crew Adds Transition Advising Amid Calls for Low-Income 'Bridge' Program

Harvard Dorm Crew plans to shorten its work day and include extra advising sessions in its Fall Clean-Up schedule next semester.

Dean Khurana

College Plans to Pilot Inter-House Dining Societies

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana will follow the “spirit”—and not the exact wording—of recommendations from a report on the College’s social group policy.

Khurana at the UC Meeting

Khurana, Dingman Pen Op-Ed Defending Rejection of Program for Low Income Students

Khurana and Dingman published an op-ed defending the College’s rejection of a summer program for low income students.

House Masters Linger

A Year Later, 'House Master' Title and Royall Seal Linger

The words “House Master” still adorn the doors of some Faculty Deans’ residences, parking signs for their cars, and emails sent by at least one Faculty Dean.

OSAPR, BGLTQ & Title IX Offices Partnership
Sexual Assault

OSAPR, Title IX, BGLTQ Office to Formally Partner

Representatives from Harvard’s Title IX Office, the College’s Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response will begin meeting monthly in a new partnership.

AEPI Passover Seder

Alpha Epsilon Pi to Go Gender Neutral

​Members of the Harvard chapter of national fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi will disaffiliate from the organization and form a new, gender neutral social group