Harvard to Refrain From Controversial Statements on Public Matters

Harvard Will Refrain From Controversial Statements About Public Policy Issues

After months of grappling with a campus fractured by a polarizing debate over the Israel-Hamas war, Harvard announced on Tuesday that the University and its leadership will refrain from taking official positions on controversial public policy issues.

‘This Has to Stop’: Harvard Set to Consider Institutional Neutrality

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 is expected to announce a working group that will consider a policy of institutional neutrality, a move that comes just months after the University became embroiled in controversy over its response to Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.





Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Talks Justice, Civic Engagement at Radcliffe Day

Supreme Court Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor discussed the strains of serving on a rightward-shifting court while speaking  at Harvard’s annual Radcliffe Day ceremony, at which she was awarded the 2024 Radcliffe Medal.​​​​​​​

Church Says It Did Not Authorize ‘People’s Commencement’ Protest After Harvard Graduation Walkout

The leadership of Harvard-Epworth Church said they were angered and dismayed that the church became the site of a large-scale pro-Palestine protest.

‘Welcome to the Battlefield’: Maria Ressa Talks Tech, Fascism in Harvard Commencement Address

Journalist Maria A. Ressa warned Harvard graduates of impending fascism due to Big Tech in her Commencement address Thursday, imploring them to “choose their best self” in response.





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Letter From the Chairs: An Olympic Year in Sports

The 2023-2024 athletic year has been defined by one word: Olympic. Marked by a slew of national championships, Ivy League titles, and individual player honors, Harvard’s 42 Division I teams placed themselves firmly within a niche of excellence this past season. And that elite level of competition will only be heightened as the Crimson is set to be represented by a contingent of athletes at the highest level this summer: the 2024 Paris Olympics.


Artist Profile: Morgan Parker on ‘You Get What You Pay For’ and the Journey Towards Interconnected Identity

Morgan Parker discusses her new book, "You Get What You Pay For," and the difficulty of healing, self-discovery, and empathizing with others.

The Boston Ballet ‘Spring Experience’: Saving the Best for Last

Boston Ballet’s “Spring Experience” offered viewers a beautiful, cohesive, and original show with both traditional and contemporary choreographic styles.

Artist Profile: Mimi Lien Designs the Unexpected in Sets for ‘Gatsby’ and Beyond

Lien's delight came from trying to connect the relations between people’s lives to physical space, which she described as “narrative and space coinciding.”

‘Shit-Faced Shakespeare’ is Shakespeare Shaken, Not Stirred

The first show was a disaster. “They got 10 minutes into the show, and [the drunk actor] absolutely passed out, completely immovable,” Milanowski said.


Letter From the Chairs: An Olympic Year in Sports

The 2023-2024 athletic year has been defined by one word: Olympic. Marked by a slew of national championships, Ivy League titles, and individual player honors, Harvard’s 42 Division I teams placed themselves firmly within a niche of excellence this past season. And that elite level of competition will only be heightened as the Crimson is set to be represented by a contingent of athletes at the highest level this summer: the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Callie Hem, Female Athlete of the Year

Nearing the end of the team’s best season in 10 years, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team is ready for the Ivy League tournament. Holding an impressive 10-4 record, the squad seems to have found its groove. A major part of the Crimson’s success is its powerful offense, as Harvard finished the season with the highest goals per game, assists per game, and percentage of converted shots in the Ivy League. A key piece of the offense, this past season, was senior attacker Callie Hem, who, for her performance this past season, was awarded The Crimson’s title of Female Athlete of the Year.

Fantastic Phil: Conigliaro Wins Male Athlete of the Year

It is not uncommon for dozens of Phil Conigliaro’s biggest fans to pack the Malkin Athletic Center on a Saturday during wrestling season.

Heartbeat Heroes: Varsity Team Managers

Often considered “the heartbeat of the team,” team managers play an integral role in varsity sports. The Crimson sat down with four managers from Harvard’s basketball, lacrosse, and squash programs to learn more about the position.


Artist Profile: Morgan Parker on ‘You Get What You Pay For’ and the Journey Towards Interconnected Identity

Morgan Parker discusses her new book, "You Get What You Pay For," and the difficulty of healing, self-discovery, and empathizing with others.

The Boston Ballet ‘Spring Experience’: Saving the Best for Last

Boston Ballet’s “Spring Experience” offered viewers a beautiful, cohesive, and original show with both traditional and contemporary choreographic styles.

Artist Profile: Mimi Lien Designs the Unexpected in Sets for ‘Gatsby’ and Beyond

Lien's delight came from trying to connect the relations between people’s lives to physical space, which she described as “narrative and space coinciding.”

‘Shit-Faced Shakespeare’ is Shakespeare Shaken, Not Stirred

The first show was a disaster. “They got 10 minutes into the show, and [the drunk actor] absolutely passed out, completely immovable,” Milanowski said.



Letter From the Chairs: An Olympic Year in Sports

The 2023-2024 athletic year has been defined by one word: Olympic. Marked by a slew of national championships, Ivy League titles, and individual player honors, Harvard’s 42 Division I teams placed themselves firmly within a niche of excellence this past season. And that elite level of competition will only be heightened as the Crimson is set to be represented by a contingent of athletes at the highest level this summer: the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Callie Hem, Female Athlete of the Year

Nearing the end of the team’s best season in 10 years, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team is ready for the Ivy League tournament. Holding an impressive 10-4 record, the squad seems to have found its groove. A major part of the Crimson’s success is its powerful offense, as Harvard finished the season with the highest goals per game, assists per game, and percentage of converted shots in the Ivy League. A key piece of the offense, this past season, was senior attacker Callie Hem, who, for her performance this past season, was awarded The Crimson’s title of Female Athlete of the Year.

Fantastic Phil: Conigliaro Wins Male Athlete of the Year

It is not uncommon for dozens of Phil Conigliaro’s biggest fans to pack the Malkin Athletic Center on a Saturday during wrestling season.

Heartbeat Heroes: Varsity Team Managers

Often considered “the heartbeat of the team,” team managers play an integral role in varsity sports. The Crimson sat down with four managers from Harvard’s basketball, lacrosse, and squash programs to learn more about the position.