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Harvard School of Public Health Raises $933 Million in Capital Campaign

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The total more than doubles the goal of $450 million the school announced in October 2013.

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Harvard’s Capital Campaign Shows Enduring Support for Higher Ed, Growing Financial Gap Between Schools

The University’s record-breaking $9.6 billion capital capital sends a strong signal of faith in Harvard and higher education — but it also highlights ongoing tensions in the industry, experts say.

Breakthrough Starshot Initiative Aims to Discover Life in Other Solar Systems

Avi Loeb

Loeb said in an interview Monday that one of Breakthrough Starshot’s greatest challenges is designing a lightweight spacecraft that can travel at a fifth of the speed of light.

With Break Dancing and Slam Poetry, Students Host Pro-Affirmative Action Event

Defending Diversity

The event comes as Harvard’s affirmative action policies are set to face a legal challenge in federal court on Oct. 15.

Students, Alumni, Faculty Gather for Inaugural Harvard College Latinx Convocation

Latinx Convocation

The ceremony, the title of which translates to “My Roots, My Community,” was organized by Latinx student leaders in order to welcome students of Latinx heritage in the Class of 2022.

Harvard Police Investigating Two Break-Ins in Freshman Dorms, Again

Harvard Yard Robberies

Several Wigglesworth Hall residents reported that someone climbed through their first floor window while they were sleeping and stole “several laptops, wallets, and an iPhone,” Catalano wrote.

Hurricane Florence Hits Close to Home for Harvard Students

Since Florence made landfall, there have been at least 43 confirmed deaths, flooding as high as 30 inches, and possible contamination of rivers due to flood damage to a dam in North Carolina.

Harvard’s Capital Campaign Shows Enduring Support for Higher Ed, Growing Financial Gap Between Schools

The University’s record-breaking $9.6 billion capital capital sends a strong signal of faith in Harvard and higher education — but it also highlights ongoing tensions in the industry, experts say.

Students, Alumni, Faculty Gather for Inaugural Harvard College Latinx Convocation

Latinx Convocation

The ceremony, the title of which translates to “My Roots, My Community,” was organized by Latinx student leaders in order to welcome students of Latinx heritage in the Class of 2022.

Harvard Police Investigating Two Break-Ins in Freshman Dorms, Again

Harvard Yard Robberies

Several Wigglesworth Hall residents reported that someone climbed through their first floor window while they were sleeping and stole “several laptops, wallets, and an iPhone,” Catalano wrote.

Ed School Symposium Aims to Combat Sexual Violence in Schools

Katz focused on the positive impact of prevention and education programs for not only young women, but also young men.

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

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.

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Editorials

After Defining 'Probation,' Harvard Should Clarify Expectations

While the College is making efforts to hold groups to community norms, it has yet to satisfactorily articulate and disseminate what those norms are.

Columns

Make Cambridge Harder to Drive In

In the century following the Model T, Cambridge redesigned itself to be as car-friendly as possible. With a few miles of bike lanes and a handful of Birds, the city has only begun to reverse the catastrophe.

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ARTS

Bob Dylan Illustration

Unpopular Opinion: In Defense of Bob Dylan’s Singing

Despite the many accolades Dylan has received, though, one rarely hears strong praise for him as a vocalist.

Gene Kelly in “An American in Paris”

This Year in American Arts: 1951, An Age of International Intimacies

It’s no surprise that in 1951, the imagination of American artists went abroad.

HAMLateNights

Roving Reporter: Harvard Student Late Night

Since its inception in 2015, the event has proven massively popular with Harvard students from every field whether it was their first or their tenth time in the museum.

SPORTS

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Routs Yale in Ivy League Opener

Harvard, led by senior back Olivia Allin’s two second half goals, prevailed 6-0 against Yale in its first Ivy League matchup of the season, once again blanking its opponent.

Women's Rugby

Rugby Drops First Contest of the Season at Dartmouth

By the end of regulation, the hosts had run up the final score to 55-13. Saturday was another instance of the Big Green asserting its dominance over the Crimson squad in the last few years.

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Ties in Stalemate at Penn

Defense wins championships, but defense prevented a goal being scored in nearly two hours of soccer, leading to a tie. Overtime did not allow either Harvard or Penn to emerge victorious in the Ivy League opener this past weekend.

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