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Ahead of Climate Strike, A Look at Harvard Corporation Members’ Ties to the Fossil Fuel Industry

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Several members of the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — have maintained financial and professional ties to the fossil fuel industry through their employment or company investments.

Harvard Student Groups Back Political Campaigns

Harvard Democrats Back Student Groups for Presidential Candidates

As the Democratic primary race heats up across the country, various groups supporting individual campaigns have begun to crop up on campus, each seeking to differentiate the candidates from the wide field and gain supporters.

Harvard Graduate School Presidents Discuss Union Cooperation, Addressing Disparities Across Schools

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The meeting also covered diversity and inclusion grievance processes, lactation room standardization, and transportation to the new Allston campus.

Rhode Island Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Prof. Believed to Be Affiliated With Harvard

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The man — 29-year-old Matthew Haviland of North Kingston, R.I. — also sent threats to a school in Massachusetts reported to be one of Harvard’s professional schools.

Responding to a ‘Crisis in the Humanities,’ Harvard History Dept. Rebrands

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Most notably, this fall the department rolled out a new series of “foundations” courses geared toward freshmen and students outside the concentration, including those attempting to fulfill the General Education program’s new Social Sciences distributional requirement.

Out of Town News to Leave Town

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Out of Town News has sold newspapers from around the globe to Cambridge residents, students, and celebrities. Famous patrons included poet Robert Frost, celebrity chef Julia Child, and Microsoft founders Paul Allen and Bill Gates.

Khurana Stresses Importance of Free Speech in Current Political Climate

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Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Wednesday interview he believes Harvard students should keep in mind the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ free speech policy as they air dissenting opinions and plan on-campus protests.

Harvard Democrats Back Student Groups for Presidential Candidates

As the Democratic primary race heats up across the country, various groups supporting individual campaigns have begun to crop up on campus, each seeking to differentiate the candidates from the wide field and gain supporters.

Responding to a ‘Crisis in the Humanities,’ Harvard History Dept. Rebrands

Robinson Hall

Most notably, this fall the department rolled out a new series of “foundations” courses geared toward freshmen and students outside the concentration, including those attempting to fulfill the General Education program’s new Social Sciences distributional requirement.

Out of Town News to Leave Town

Harvard Square Newsstand

Out of Town News has sold newspapers from around the globe to Cambridge residents, students, and celebrities. Famous patrons included poet Robert Frost, celebrity chef Julia Child, and Microsoft founders Paul Allen and Bill Gates.

Harvard President Bacow Joins Hundreds of Universities in Letters Supporting Immigration Rights

Harvard’s decision to sign these letters comes as Bacow has been particularly vocal in his opposition to Trump Administration immigration policies.

Barreira to Focus on Grad Student Mental Health After Stepping Down from HUHS Director Position

The initiative's goal is to assess the prevalence of mental health issues among graduate students and to identify specific factors that contribute to the general well-being of students.

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Donation Nation

Instead of just donating money to candidates, donate your time, your principles, your expertise — your dedication to upholding the democracy.

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It’s Not (Yet) Too Late for Harvard to Lead

We call on the Harvard Corporation, and, importantly, the Harvard Management Company, to display similar vision and commitment, and to take seriously the abundant and mounting evidence in favor of fossil fuel divestment.

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Working Out With Professor Pull-ups

Sandel hopes to continue combining his interest in philosophy with his interests in both law and fitness. “I try to take lessons that I would learn in the gym and apply them to life more generally,” he says. “Your goal is an event in its own right; pour everything you have into that and don’t look at the finish line. That is something you learn from training for these pull up competitions.”

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'7' is a Hot Mess in the Best Way Possible

While the EP doesn’t necessarily define what kind of artist he plans on being, at his age and place in his career, it doesn’t need to. It’s clear he doesn’t plan on being defined by any singular category.

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‘Pity Boy’ Marks A New Sound For Mal Blum

The new album marks a shift for Blum, trading the folk feeling of their earlier work for a solid punk rock sound.

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‘Doxology’ Is a Parody — Thankfully, Not Of Itself

“Doxology” is a funny romp through nearly three decades.

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Preview: Football Antsy to Play, Opens Season at San Diego

Harvard football waited 44 weeks to start playing again and it's finally time. Sporting a new team, an old quarterback, and an antsy captain, the Crimson will fly across the country to challenge a formidable San Diego on enemy turf.

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Women's Golf Victorious At Dartmouth Invitational

The Harvard women’s golf team looked on as the men’s team dominated the field at the Ryan T. Lee Memorial to open the season. One week later, the women teed off at the Dartmouth Invitational to start their own campaign. The result: even more Crimson dominance.

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Field Hockey Splits Matches Against No. 18 Stanford, UMass

Both of the Crimson's contests this week were within a one point margin. The first, a contest against No. 18 that fell against the team from Cambridge. Harvard's fortuned flipped on Monday in a 3-2 victory over in-state rival, UMass.

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