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Harvard Admits 13.4 Percent of Early Applicants to Class of 2023

Harvard Early Admissions Rates

Harvard College invited 935 of 6,958 early applicants to join its Class of 2023 Thursday, marking a 13.4 percent acceptance rate and making the 2018 early cycle likely the most competitive in school history.

Lawrence Bacow

Harvard Presidents Have Long Opposed Fossil Fuel Divestment. Bacow Offers A New Reason Why.

In an interview last week, President Bacow broke from his predecessor to offer up a new line of argument for sticking to the status quo: not only is divesting to compel change improper, he said, but it is also impractical and ineffective.

FAS Council Approves Transcript Change for Population Health Sciences Students

Monthly Faculty Meeting

The Faculty Council voted in favor of adding field of study to the transcripts of Ph.D. students in the Population Health Studies program at its biweekly meeting.

Institute of Politics Elects First Director of Diversity and Outreach

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The Harvard Institute of Politics will add a Director of Diversity and Outreach to its student advisory committee next year, the Institute announced Tuesday.

Greek Groups Are Suing Harvard Over Its Sanctions. Here’s What Happens Next.

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Experts and lawyers say a pair of lawsuits challenging Harvard’s sanctions could prompt a protracted — and pricey — legal battle in the months or years ahead.

In Wake of #MeToo, Harvard Title IX Office Saw 56 Percent Increase in Disclosures in 2018, Per Annual Report

University Hall

Disclosures of sexual and gender-based harassment across the University increased 56 percent in 2018, according to an annual Title IX Office report.

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to Add BGLTQ-Focused Fellow

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Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will hire a fellow tasked with serving its BGLTQ affiliates next semester, following years of student requests that they create the position.

Harvard Presidents Have Long Opposed Fossil Fuel Divestment. Bacow Offers A New Reason Why.

In an interview last week, President Bacow broke from his predecessor to offer up a new line of argument for sticking to the status quo: not only is divesting to compel change improper, he said, but it is also impractical and ineffective.

Greek Groups Are Suing Harvard Over Its Sanctions. Here’s What Happens Next.

Lawsuit Press Conference 1

Experts and lawyers say a pair of lawsuits challenging Harvard’s sanctions could prompt a protracted — and pricey — legal battle in the months or years ahead.

In Wake of #MeToo, Harvard Title IX Office Saw 56 Percent Increase in Disclosures in 2018, Per Annual Report

University Hall

Disclosures of sexual and gender-based harassment across the University increased 56 percent in 2018, according to an annual Title IX Office report.

Harvard President Bacow Opposes Provisions of DeVos’s Proposed Title IX Rules

University President Lawrence S. Bacow reiterated Harvard’s commitment to respond to new proposed federal Title IX rules.

It Was A Normal Tuesday Night. Then Scores of Harvard Students Dropped Their Underwear.

A biannual tradition, Primal Scream takes place at the end of reading period and just before the start of final exams in both the fall and spring semesters.

OPINION

Editorials

Outgoing UC Leaders Spoke Up But Fell Short in Delivering

Despite Zhang and Boucher's shortcomings, we would be remiss not to recognize their commitment to trying to improve the Harvard experience for students.

Op-Eds

In Defense of Truth

As the oldest and most prominent institution of higher education in the United States, Harvard has a unique responsibility to defend truth and the pursuit of it.

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ARTS

Will we get past Mila Gauvin II? The world may never know

The Case Against ‘The Final Countdown’

In my small comp class of 10 elected compers, picking up pitches wasn’t as competitive. But considering how much Arts has grown since then, it’s come to be a… tedious tradition. And just because it’s tradition doesn’t make it right.

Arts chairs vanity

Editors' Note: When Arts Goes Normie

At some point in the year, we realized that we weren’t just “Crimson friends,” but actual friends.

Twenty One Pilots 11/13

Twenty One Pilots’ Evangelical Gamble

For the 24 percent of America that identifies as evangelical, “religious” music isn’t just popular, but a cultural mandate. Twenty One Pilots’ drummer, Josh Dunn, would know.

SPORTS

Track and Cross Country

A Day in the Life of a Harvard Sprinter: Ngozi Musa

Ngozi Musa, a senior from Seattle, Wash., captains the women’s track and field team and competes in the sprints. This weekend we received an in-depth look at her routine as she prepared for the Penn Dual Meet at Gordon Indoor Track on Sunday.

Track and Cross Country

BRIEF: Track and Field Falls Against Penn in Dual Meet

This past weekend Harvard competed against Penn in a home dual meet at the Gordon Indoor Track. The men’s team lost by a score of 59-44 while the women’s team was defeated 63-41. The men’s team continued to have strong performances in the sprints while the women’s team excelled in the hurdles and jumps.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Ties New Hampshire, Loses to Maine

After its loss to Maine, Harvard (4-6-2, 3-3-1 ECAC) looked to finish the semester on a high note with a victory at New Hampshire (6-9-4, 4-8-1 Hockey East). However, neither team could separate itself during an overtime period, resulting in a 2-2 tie.

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