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Sullivan Criticizes Harvard, Higher Education in Op-Ed

Winthrop Gates

Ousted Winthrop Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. criticized Harvard’s decision to dismiss him and co-Faculty Dean Stephanie R. Robinson in an op-ed published in the New York Times Monday.

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Agassiz’s Descendants Urge Harvard To Turn Over Slave Photos

A group representing 43 descendants of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz delivered a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow Thursday urging him to turn over a set of historic slave photos to a Connecticut woman who alleges they depict her ancestors.

Institute of Politics Announces Former U.S. Senator, Panamanian Vice President as Fall Resident Fellows

Harvard Kennedy School

Current vice president of Panama Isabel Saint Malo and former United States Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) are among a group of six professionals heading to Harvard this fall as Institute of Politics resident fellows, the IOP announced Thursday morning.

OTTO Pizza in Harvard Square Temporarily Closes After Fire

OTTO Pizza

A fire broke out Monday morning at OTTO Pizza in Harvard Square and was extinguished within an hour after an “aggressive attack,” according to the the Cambridge Fire Department.

Dig Inn to Sprout in Harvard Square

82 Mount Auburn Street

Dig Inn’s opening takes place as several restaurants frequented by college students — including Chipotle, Sweet Bakery, and Crema Café — have closed their doors in recent months.

Federal Grand Jury Investigates Harvard Fencing Scandal

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A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of a Needham, Mass. home from Harvard’s head fencing coach to the father of current and former College fencers. The Massachusetts U.S. attorney’s office subpoenaed Needham officials in April, seeking to review records related to the 2016 transaction.

Gay Announces Plans to Hire New Ethnic Studies Faculty

Barker Center

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay will hire three to four senior faculty to specialize in Asian American, Latinx, and Muslim American studies during the upcoming academic year, the University announced Monday.

Agassiz’s Descendants Urge Harvard To Turn Over Slave Photos

A group representing 43 descendants of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz delivered a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow Thursday urging him to turn over a set of historic slave photos to a Connecticut woman who alleges they depict her ancestors.

Dig Inn to Sprout in Harvard Square

82 Mount Auburn Street

Dig Inn’s opening takes place as several restaurants frequented by college students — including Chipotle, Sweet Bakery, and Crema Café — have closed their doors in recent months.

Federal Grand Jury Investigates Harvard Fencing Scandal

Fencing Scandal Coach Training

A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of a Needham, Mass. home from Harvard’s head fencing coach to the father of current and former College fencers. The Massachusetts U.S. attorney’s office subpoenaed Needham officials in April, seeking to review records related to the 2016 transaction.

Harvard Rescinds Parkland Student’s Admissions Offer Over Racist Comments in 2017

Harvard College rescinded its offer of admission to Parkland, Fla. school shooting survivor and gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv earlier this month for racist comments he made in high school, according to an announcement he made on Twitter Monday.

Harvard Allston Land Company Solicits Proposals for Enterprise Research Campus

The Harvard Allston Land Company is soliciting proposals from developers for the initial construction phase of its Enterprise Research Campus in Allston in a formal request issued Friday, according to Harvard spokesperson Brigid O’Rourke.

OPINION

Summer Postcard: Hebron
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Hungry in Hebron

My stomach really does hurt — right in the upper left corner, hot and sharp — but I can’t tell if it is the hunger or a sense of shame.

Editorials

Building a More Robust, Equitable House System

In light of the elevated tension within these House communities, we are compelled to ask: What role do the Houses play in the undergraduate experience? How can House administrations ensure that this role is a positive one?

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Enrolling in Sugar Baby University

The landing page of the Sugar Baby University website greets me with a “student debt clock,” a live update of the combined total that American students owe.

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‘Tell-Tale Heart’: ‘Big Little Lies’ Adds Yet Another Mother to the Mix

First Mary Louise, now Elizabeth… Is this town just one festering cesspool of mommy issues?

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‘What Have They Done?’: ‘Big Little Lies’ Second Season Has Yet to Justify Itself

Despite its Avengers-like assembly of Hollywood’s best and brightest, “Big Little Lies” has yet to justify its second season, beyond wanting to strike it rich.

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From Governors Ball 2019: Kacey Musgraves’s Counter-Culture Country

At the end of the day, Kacey Musgraves is just a girl with a guitar — but she sure will leave you with a smile on your face.

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Harvard Baseball Travels West for Its NCAA Tournament Opener Against Oklahoma State

For McColl and the other seniors, the berth into the Tournament is especially meaningful. The veterans of the Crimson squad will leave their mark on the program as they don a Harvard uniform for the last couple of times.

Sports Parting Shots

Parting Shot: Jack Stockless

But contributing to the record of Harvard athletics and making memories with the small (yet fearsome) band of fellow sportswriters at 14P has given me some great stories of my own to tell. And I will continue to tell them for years to come.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men’s Hockey 2018-2019 Season Recap

A recap of the 2018-2019 Harvard men's hockey season.

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