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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.

School of Public Health

Harvard Employee Apologizes For Asking Neighbor with Biracial Daughter If She Lives in Affordable Housing

“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.

Kavanaugh’s Nomination May Jeopardize Affirmative Action, Experts Say

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

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

Drew Faust

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.

Jake Kaufmann Named Financial Aid Director

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

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.

Former Secretary General of Amnesty International To Join Kennedy School As Senior Fellow

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Amnesty International’s former Secretary General Shalil Shetty will be joining the Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy as a senior fellow in the upcoming academic year, according to a Friday press release.

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

“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

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

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.

Blair Remembered As ‘Incredibly Special Person’ and Role Model

“She was a ceiling breaker, she was somebody who lifted up others as she climbed, she just defied the odds in every imaginable way,” her brother, Everton L. “E.J.” Blair ’13, said.

Harvard Senior Dies in 'Heartbreaking' Loss

Courtney S. Blair ’19, a Dunster House senior, passed away Friday morning in a “heartbreaking” loss, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana wrote in an email to students Friday evening.

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

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.

In Retrospect

Submit to 'In Retrospect'!

The Harvard Crimson is now accepting submissions for its first ever Arts summer supplement!

The Handmaid's Tale: "The Word"

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Ends a Frustrating Season 2 with a Disappointing Finale

The constant repetition is suffocating the story—and Gilead is already a suffocating place.

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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