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Harvard Admissions Trial Will Stretch Into 2019 with New Hearing, Filings

Harvard Press Conference

The high-stakes and high-profile Harvard admissions trial may stretch well into 2019, per new details announced in a Wednesday court order. The University and opponent SFFA are slated to hold another hearing and submit new filings.

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Harvard Federalist Society, Long a Conservative Haven, Seeks Distance From Trump

The Federalist Society is an influential force in the U.S. legal world. In the Trump era, though, the Harvard Law chapter of the conservative and libertarian organization says it's maintaining distance from the controversial president.

Harvard Engineering Professor Wood Awarded Medal for Work in Robotics

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Robert J. Wood, a Harvard professor of engineering and applied sciences, won the Max Planck-Humboldt Medal last week for his innovations in soft robotics. The medal comes with $68,000 in prize money.

Panelists Talk Challenges Faced by Women in Mass. Politics at Harvard Event

Women, Politics, and MA

A small group of students gathered to hear female politicians and experts discuss how women fare in Massachusetts politics at a Harvard panel Wednesday afternoon.

Harvard Law Unveils New Building for Legal Clinics, Research Programs

New Law School Building

Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 unveiled a new building slated to house several clinics, programs, and faculty offices at a reception early last week.

Harvard Open Data Project Predicts Palaniappan and Huesa Will Win UC Race

Open Data Project 2018 UC Election Results Prediction

Based partly on its poll of the student body last week, the Harvard College Open Data Project has predicted Sruthi Palaniappan ’20 and Julia M. Huesa ’20 will win the 2018 Undergraduate Council presidential election.

U.S. Strategic Commander Urges Deterrence at Harvard IOP Forum

Institute of Politics

Commander of the United States Strategic Command John E. Hyten ’81 urged American leaders to continue deterring the country’s adversaries from using nuclear weapons at an Institute of Politics forum Wednesday.

Harvard Federalist Society, Long a Conservative Haven, Seeks Distance From Trump

The Federalist Society is an influential force in the U.S. legal world. In the Trump era, though, the Harvard Law chapter of the conservative and libertarian organization says it's maintaining distance from the controversial president.

Harvard Law Unveils New Building for Legal Clinics, Research Programs

New Law School Building

Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 unveiled a new building slated to house several clinics, programs, and faculty offices at a reception early last week.

Harvard Open Data Project Predicts Palaniappan and Huesa Will Win UC Race

Open Data Project 2018 UC Election Results Prediction

Based partly on its poll of the student body last week, the Harvard College Open Data Project has predicted Sruthi Palaniappan ’20 and Julia M. Huesa ’20 will win the 2018 Undergraduate Council presidential election.

Guillaume to Lead The Crimson’s 146th Guard

Kristine E. Guillaume ’20 will lead the newly elected 146th Guard of The Harvard Crimson, the organization’s President announced on Monday. Guillaume is the first black woman to serve as President in The Crimson's 145-year history.

Harvard Suggests Clarifying Policies, Changing Yardfest in Final Report On Arrest of Black Student

The report calls for clarification of emergency response policies, expansion of HUHS counseling, and changes to Yardfest, among other recommendations.

OPINION

Too Many Emails
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Too Many Emails

The Undergraduate Council should create an all-encompassing calendar of campus events and notifications — eliminating the overload of emails students currently receive.

Editorials

Vote ‘No’ On UC Ballot Referenda

The UC's choice to include purely symbolic referenda on divestment from the prison-industrial complex and fossil fuel industry appears well-intentioned but myopic.

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Ted

Ted Judge Will Keep in Touch

For more than 40 years, Ted — who lives with cerebral palsy — has worked with a series of Harvard student helpers, forging friendships that last decades. The string of volunteers form a precarious chain that could come undone at any moment.

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‘Maria by Callas’ a Humanizing Portrait of a Diva

Throughout her illustrious career, Callas was as beloved as she was excoriated for not being perfect, for missteps that probably wouldn’t ensnare a man of the same stature.

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‘The Grinch’ is Two Sizes Too Small of a Film

Narrated by Pharrell Williams, “The Grinch” paints a candy cane-coated Christmas wonderland that lives up to contemporary standards, yet ultimately fails to add nuance to the famous storyline, distracting from the themes and charm of Seuss’s original.

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‘Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play’ Brings the Contemporary Political Climate to Stage

Anne Washburn’s “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play” is a charged show. It’s a part-comedy and part post-apocalyptic social commentary in which survivors work first to piece together an episode of “The Simpsons,” then to form a theater company that reenacts those scenes exclusively.

SPORTS

Men's Basketball

NOTEBOOK: Men's Basketball Secures Victory over UMass in First Road Contest

With seven players scoring six or more points apiece, it took a complete team effort to knock off the Minutemen. While no player scored more than Lewis’ 16 points, different players had crucial offensive moments throughout the game. Welsh’s first career three-pointer helped quell a UMass run, Kirkwood’s energy off the bench repeatedly galvanized Harvard, and crucial 2-for-2 efforts at the free-throw line from Juzang and Bassey in the last minute helped seal the victory.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Cruises Past La Salle

The Crimson always seemed to be one step ahead of La Salle on Wednesday night, trouncing the Explorers, 86-43, at Lavietes Pavilion.

Football

AROUND THE IVIES: A Day at the Ballpark

In the last trip Around the Ivies for the 2018 football season, check out picks and hard-hitting analysis for the four Ivy League games remaining on this fall's slate.

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