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Here's What Happened in the Harvard Admissions Trial Today

William F. Lee

On Oct. 15, a lawsuit alleging Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants went to trial in Boston. The Crimson is updating this article with a summary of what went down in the courtroom every day the trial lasts.

Pro-SFFA Rally Three

In Photos: Dueling Rallies Mark the Start of Harvard Admissions Trial

The day before the admissions trial, Harvard split into two parallel universes. Two dueling rallies made one thing crystal clear: when it comes to the suit, divisions run deep. Relive a tumultuous 24 hours in Cambridge in photos.

Students Gather to Debrief Kavanaugh Confirmation With Diversity Peer Educators

Diversity Dialogue

The discussion, entitled “Being in and of the World: Do Societal Changes Affect Social Life at Harvard?” was the second in a Diversity Dialogue Series sponsored by the Office of Diversity Education & Support.

Admins Cancel Student-Run Forum on Shopping Week, Offer Harvard-Led Events Instead

University Hall

Hours before students were supposed to meet at an Undergraduate Council town hall to discuss the possible elimination of “shopping week,” Harvard officials announced they had changed their minds.

Harvard, Students for Fair Admissions Do Battle Over Discrimination on Day One of Trial

Edward Blum

The opening day of the highly anticipated Harvard admissions trial drew hordes of spectators and reporters — enough people to fill two courtrooms and a jury assembly room.

Grad Union, Harvard Head to the Bargaining Table

Bargainfest

Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers marked the occasion with a kickoff rally in Harvard Yard.

Former West Wing Staffers Talk White House Experiences, ‘Coolest Obama Moments’

West Wingers

The panelists told audience members to not lose faith in politics and encouraged them to vote.

In Photos: Dueling Rallies Mark the Start of Harvard Admissions Trial

The day before the admissions trial, Harvard split into two parallel universes. Two dueling rallies made one thing crystal clear: when it comes to the suit, divisions run deep. Relive a tumultuous 24 hours in Cambridge in photos.

Harvard, Students for Fair Admissions Do Battle Over Discrimination on Day One of Trial

Edward Blum

The opening day of the highly anticipated Harvard admissions trial drew hordes of spectators and reporters — enough people to fill two courtrooms and a jury assembly room.

Grad Union, Harvard Head to the Bargaining Table

Bargainfest

Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers marked the occasion with a kickoff rally in Harvard Yard.

Two Months into the Semester, New Lev Deans Settling into Role

According to Leverett resident Vitor DeFreitas ’19, Farrell and Ferraras have “big shoes to fill.”

Undergrads Spearhead Repairs to Loomis-Michael Observatory Telescope

The changes are minor, but long overdue, according to Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe President Rodrigo E. Cordova ’19.

OPINION

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Columns

Why We Simplify

At Harvard, people tend to complicate rather than simplify — and sometimes we forget to ask ourselves why.

Op-Eds

End Shopping Week

While shopping week may allow afford undergraduates some advantages, it is simply not worth the costs borne largely by graduate student teaching fellows.

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Harvard Wives

Harvard Wives' Tales

Lecture topics for the Society of Harvard Dames evolved over the twentieth century. In 1925, Miss Alice Bradley spoke on “Intelligent Housekeeping.” In 1951, the wives were “fascinated and delighted to hear” Harvard architecture professor Jean P. Carlhian weigh in on the subject, “Can Mrs. Blandings Build her Dream House?”

Canvassing in Nashua
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ARTS

"Aquemini" by Outkast

20 Years of Blending the Classic and Inventive in Outkast’s ‘Aquemini’

“Aquemini” demonstrates an admirable adroitness in blending lyrics of varying gravity and theme.

Beautiful boy still

‘Beautiful Boy’ A Startlingly Clear Picture of Addiction

In the end, “Beautiful Boy”  is more horror than Hollywood, and takes no artistic shortcuts to portray addiction honestly: as incurable, unpredictable, corrosive, and dangerous.

Cecil B. DeMille photo

‘The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille’ Unearths Film History

In the midst of a modern age of obsession with Hollywood culture, “The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille” is a timely examination of the American film industry’s origins.

SPORTS

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime to Brown

A hard-fought match ended in heartbreak for Harvard, when the team let the first goal of the match sail by in overtime of its contest with Brown this weekend.

Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Rallies for 3-2 Victory Against Brown

“I was incredibly impressed with the way we bounced back,” said Crimson head coach Chris Hamblin. “The team was very resilient.”

Men's Golf

Men’s Golf Concludes Fall Season with Third Place Finish in H-Y-P Match Play

In an event that featured head-to-head matchups instead of the traditional stroke play, Yale took first, Princeton second and Harvard third at this weekend's H-Y-P match.

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