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Harvard Employee Who Confronted Neighbor Placed on Leave ‘Effective Immediately’

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Harvard employee who asked a neighbor with a biracial daughter if she lives in “affordable” housing in a video that went viral and drew widespread criticism has been placed on leave.

Sackler Protest

Demonstrators Hold 'Die-In' To Protest Sackler Family’s Ties to Harvard Art Museums

More than 30 demonstrators held a “die-in” in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum Friday to protest its connections to a family they said contributed to the opioid crisis.

Dan Balz Returns to IOP as First-Ever 'Senior Fellow'

IOP

IOP Director Mark D. Gearan said Balz’s position as senior fellow is “new” to the IOP and will allow Balz to “visit campus frequently during the semester.”

Confidentiality of Some Admissions Files Remains in Dispute in Suit Against Harvard

Dean Fitzsimmons

These currently sealed documents include the depositions and emails of several Harvard officials, including Director of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 and Director of Admissions Marlyn E. McGrath ’70.

Harvard Employee Apologizes for 'Inappropriate' Comments Made in Viral Video

School of Public Health

“Are you in one of the affordable units? Or are you in one of the Harvard units?” the Harvard employee asked her neighbor, who has a biracial daughter.

Jake Kaufmann Named Financial Aid Director

Jake Kaufmann '93

Jake Kaufmann ’93 stepped into his role as the College’s director of financial aid Monday vowing to Harvard’s socioeconomic diversity and “open doors for students."

Clover Back-Pays Employees Thousands After Investigation

Clover Employees

Clover paid over $79,000 in back wages and damages to 65 employees after the Department of Labor determined the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Demonstrators Hold 'Die-In' To Protest Sackler Family’s Ties to Harvard Art Museums

More than 30 demonstrators held a “die-in” in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum Friday to protest its connections to a family they said contributed to the opioid crisis.

Harvard Employee Apologizes for 'Inappropriate' Comments Made in Viral Video

School of Public Health

“Are you in one of the affordable units? Or are you in one of the Harvard units?” the Harvard employee asked her neighbor, who has a biracial daughter.

Jake Kaufmann Named Financial Aid Director

Jake Kaufmann '93

Jake Kaufmann ’93 stepped into his role as the College’s director of financial aid Monday vowing to Harvard’s socioeconomic diversity and “open doors for students."

Kavanaugh’s Nomination May Jeopardize Affirmative Action, Experts Say

If Kavanaugh is confirmed, he will replace retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who is known for being the Supreme Court’s “swing vote.”

Faust to Join Getty Trust Board of Trustees

Former University President Drew G. Faust will add to her growing list of board memberships this fall when she will join the board of trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust.

OPINION

Summer Postcard: Newark
Summer Postcards 2018

Summer Postcard: Passing By

Most people only pass through the city briefly, get a glance of ‘dirty jerz’ through the airport or the train and make their opinions accordingly.

Columns

Warped Recollections

Through the chilling brushstrokes of a novelist’s pen, veritas becomes mendacium. Déjà vu becomes jamais vu. The familiar once again becomes unfamiliar.

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ARTS

From Pitchfork Music Festival 2018: Courtney Barnett

From Pitchfork Music Festival 2018: Patricia's Friday Sound Bites

Chicago-based rapper Saba, whose set was a definite highlight of the day, hit the Red Stage to a sizable crowd of devoted fans.

The Death of Mrs. Westaway Cover

‘The Death of Mrs. Westaway’: An Ending that Kills a Good Story

Ruth Ware succeeds in creating a creepy and gothic atmosphere in her latest novel, “The Death of Mrs. Westaway.”

Summer Wives Cover

'The Summer Wives': Engaging And Facile

The drama’s set-up presents obstacles to that romance, and while those challenges are bitter, Williams injects a sense of hopefulness into her writing.

SPORTS

Men's Crew

BRIEF: Yale Dominates in 153rd Regatta

Yale heavyweight crew followed up its national championship with a victory in the annual Harvard-Yale Regatta, held on the Thames River in New London, Conn.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey 2017-2018 Season Recap

“The season was basically characterized by learning curves,” said tri-captain forward Jake Horton. “It gave a lot of guys...that didn’t necessarily get those experiences over the past few years...the experience that they’re going to need to be great [next] season.”

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Seniors: Where Are They Headed?

Here’s a glimpse at what each member of the class of 2018 is doing in his life beyond Harvard hockey.

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