Harvard Law School Students Advocate for Licensing Without Bar Exam

Nearly 200 third-year Harvard Law School students signed a letter to Law School administrators Thursday asking for the school to publicly advocate for an emergency diploma privilege — a policy granting graduating students their law licenses without requiring the bar examination.

‘A Grade You Could Be Proud Of’: Claybaugh Outlines Committee Debates Over Grading Policy

As Harvard College students debated grading policies for remote classes in Facebook groups and Zoom calls, so too did administrators in closed-door committee meetings, Dean of Undergraduate Education Amanda J. Claybaugh said.

Harvard's Remote Mental Health Services Elicit Mixed Reviews

After the coronavirus outbreak prompted Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services to transition to solely remote care, some students have voiced appreciation for CAMHS’ continued support, while others raise concerns about the quality of its communication and its care.


Harvard University Housing Accommodate Residents Amid Pandemic

As of Thursday, the governors of at least 38 states — including Massachusetts — had issued stay-at-home orders in an attempt to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. For some affiliates, staying at home means staying in homes that are owned by Harvard.

Harvard Square Businesses Engage Customers with Virtual Programming Amid Pandemic

As non-essential establishments in Massachusetts shut their doors in compliance with Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79’s stay-at-home advisory, several Harvard Square businesses and organizations are offering virtual programming to engage locals.

Opinion

Trump and the Trolley Problem

Trolley operators at all levels should take the helm of the trolley and engage in honest decision-making. As we wash our hands, more than ever, we must not wash away our moral convictions.

Thinking Beyond Your Situation: Inequality and Coronavirus

The social and economic impact of this virus will be felt even more by those who are already marginalized — those who are segregated by education, race, and wealth.

A Gentlemen's Agreement

Across Harvard Square, lower-income residents and small businesses have for years existed in a constant competition for space — with large chains, with the University, and with the real estate investment firms frequently criticized for purchasing large swathes of land throughout the neighborhood. But taken collectively, Harvard’s property-owning final clubs exert a sizable influence on the Harvard Square real estate market. They too are players in the competition for space — and sometimes its rules aren’t necessarily fair.

Arts

Sports

Coronavirus Puts Harvard Fencer Elizabeth Tartakovsky’s Olympic Dream On Hold

“I know that I’m gonna have to make a tough decision eventually, but I had to make a tough decision last year as well about whether to take a year off or not,” Taratakovsky explained. “And I don’t regret it for a minute.”

Much to Give, Plenty to Prove: Seth Towns Returns Home

“Home is where the heart is,” said Towns in an announcement on Saturday night’s 11PM SportsCenter. “...That opportunity to fight for the city that raised me is so invaluable.”

Women’s Basketball’s Boehm and Mullaney Garner All-Ivy Accolades

The Ivy League honored two members of Harvard women’s basketball this season, naming senior forward Jeannie Boehm Second Team All-Ivy and awarding freshman guard Lola Mullaney with an honorable mention.