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Harvard Raises $9.6 Billion in Final Capital Campaign Tally, Smashing Its Own Fundraising Record

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Harvard just beat Harvard's own fund-raising record. The University closed out its record-smashing capital campaign at $9.6 billion, meaning the school surpassed its original fundraising goal by more than $3 billion.

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Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Some Harvard Law Students Stand With His Accuser

Harvard Law School students are organizing to stand in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Musical Groups Say Search for Talent Drives Decision to Go Co-Ed — Or Not

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Some musical groups say that the makeup of their membership — and possible shifts toward co-ed status — are driven by auditionees’ abilities, not their gender.

Grad Union Negotiations With Harvard Will Likely Take Place Behind Closed Doors

Graduate Student Unionization Debate

Harvard and its brand-new union have yet to hammer out initial bargaining terms. But both University and union representatives say their upcoming negotiations will likely take place behind closed doors.

Gonzalez Proposes Endowment Tax that Would Cost Harvard Half a Billion Per Year

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Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for Mass. governor, wants to levy a 1.6 percent tax on private, non-profit colleges and universities in the state whose endowments total over $1 billion — a category that includes Harvard.

Grad Unionization Movement Sees Mixed Results Around Country After Harvard Success

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After Harvard teaching and research assistants voted to unionize last semester, labor experts predicted other schools would follow in Harvard's footsteps. That forecast has proved partially correct at best.

Construction Is Underway, But Still No Opening Date for &pizza and Milk Bar

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According to Harvard Square Business Association director Denise Jillson, the pizza chain and dessert dive hope to open sometime this fall.

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Some Harvard Law Students Stand With His Accuser

Harvard Law School students are organizing to stand in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Gonzalez Proposes Endowment Tax that Would Cost Harvard Half a Billion Per Year

Jay Gonzalez

Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for Mass. governor, wants to levy a 1.6 percent tax on private, non-profit colleges and universities in the state whose endowments total over $1 billion — a category that includes Harvard.

Grad Unionization Movement Sees Mixed Results Around Country After Harvard Success

Cambridge Queen's Head Voting Place Sign

After Harvard teaching and research assistants voted to unionize last semester, labor experts predicted other schools would follow in Harvard's footsteps. That forecast has proved partially correct at best.

The Fox Club Changed Its Mind About Going Gender-Neutral — Again

The historically all-male, 120-year-old social group — which earlier this month vowed to go co-ed and in return earned College recognition — is no longer planning to do so, according to administrators.

Hasty Pudding Institute Moves into Former Bee Clubhouse

The group is leasing its new space from the Fly Club, according to Cambridge property records.

OPINION

BIRDS
Editorials

The Bird is the Word, With Reservations

Given the financial and operational advantages that dockless electric scooters offer, we hope the City of Cambridge will commit to a pilot program.

Op-Eds

Harvard Should Establish an Internal Carbon Tax

An internal carbon tax does not remove money from Harvard’s hands — rather, it re-allocates it in a socially-responsible manner.

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21 Colorful Crimson

15 Minutes with 21 Colorful Crimson

On a campus where most things are triangulated within four dimensions of irony, 21CC’s earnestness combines with genuine musicality to create what serious music critics call a “bop.”

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ARTS

"Room 25" by Noname

Noname is Everything on 'Room 25'

Lyrical complexity is not a reach for Noname. She strikes a delicate balance between self-reflection and social commentary, at times in the same song.

"To All the Boys I've Loved Before"

Unpopular Opinion: I Hated 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before'

I can’t stay silent anymore. “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is an awful movie.

The Black Clown

‘The Black Clown’: A Rich Legacy of Jazz and Blues

A.R.T.’s new show “The Black Clown" is musical and dramatic adaptation of Langston Hughes’ poem of the same name. Though written in 1931, its verses are still bound to send chills down one's spine through its lively and haunting performance.

SPORTS

Football

Ivy League Squads Rock and Roll Into Week Two

In the spirit of sports gambling nearing complete legalization in the United States, we here at The Crimson have adapted. We’re giving you, the readers, a pick and a point spread on each of these games as opposed to an exact score prediction (which, let’s face it, was a complete shot in the dark anyway). Read our picks for the week.

Field Hockey

BRIEF: Field Hockey is Perfect in Weekend Matchups

Not only did Harvard cruise through this weekend’s matches as it faced two Massachusetts rivals — Northeastern and UMass — but sophomore forward Natalie Sicher’s breakout game on Sunday earned her the title of Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week.

Columns

A Characteristically Tumultuous Start to Ancient Eight Football

Yale was ranked first in an Ivy League preseason poll. In the inaugural weekend of play, they lost to an 0-2 Holy Cross team. The loss doesn't really mean anything, but it previews another season of tempestuous Ivy League rankings.

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