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Activists File Title IX Complaint Against Harvard Alleging Discrimination Against Men

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A Ph.D. student and two former lawyers — all unaffiliated with Harvard — filed a Title IX complaint with the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, alleging the University had created “a hostile environment against men.” Harvard is already undergoing three probes into its Title IX compliance

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Mass. Law Gives Harvard Law Research Assistants First Pay Raise in 11 Years

Student research assistants at Harvard Law School received their first pay raise in more than a decade this month thanks to a Massachusetts minimum wage law that took effect Jan. 1. In total, 742 student workers throughout the university received raises when the state minimum wage rose from $11 to $12 per hour.

Harvard Law Prof. Vicki Jackson Will Lead Association of American Law Schools

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Harvard Law School professor and constitutional law expert Vicki C. Jackson will serve as the next president of the Association of American Law Schools, the organization announced earlier this month. The group inducted Jackson as its president at a January meeting in New Orleans.

Language Requirement Changes Pave Way for Harvard Students Seeking Credit for Native Languages

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Eli J. Langley ’20-’21 said that when he arrived at Harvard he found the University's language programs made it difficult to receive credit for Koasati. But recent changes to the language requirement have paved the way for more students to receive credit for proficiency in Native-American languages.

Thousands of Cambridge Residents Attend MLK Day Community Service Event

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Braving strong winds and sub-freezing temperatures, more than two thousand Cambridge residents descended on City Hall and Central Square Monday for Cambridge’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

A Voice Beyond the Court for Harvard Basketball

Paying Respect

A critical component of the student-athlete experience under the decade-plus leadership of coach Tommy Amaker is grounded upon exposure to important social advocacy issues ranging from education to racial justice.

Activists Call on Harvard to Strip Art Museum of Sackler Name

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Local activists and at least one public official are calling on Harvard to remove the Sackler family’s name from their buildings after a memorandum filed in federal court Tuesday alleged the family knowingly understated the risks of its company’s addictive opioid product.

Mass. Law Gives Harvard Law Research Assistants First Pay Raise in 11 Years

Student research assistants at Harvard Law School received their first pay raise in more than a decade this month thanks to a Massachusetts minimum wage law that took effect Jan. 1. In total, 742 student workers throughout the university received raises when the state minimum wage rose from $11 to $12 per hour.

Thousands of Cambridge Residents Attend MLK Day Community Service Event

MLK Photo 1

Braving strong winds and sub-freezing temperatures, more than two thousand Cambridge residents descended on City Hall and Central Square Monday for Cambridge’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

A Voice Beyond the Court for Harvard Basketball

Paying Respect

A critical component of the student-athlete experience under the decade-plus leadership of coach Tommy Amaker is grounded upon exposure to important social advocacy issues ranging from education to racial justice.

Protesters Brave Sub-Freezing Temperature to Attend Boston’s Third Women’s March

Thousands of protestors donning bright pink hats and scarves braved sub-freezing temperatures to converge on Boston Commons Saturday for the Boston Women’s March – turning out alongside hundreds of other “sister” marches across the country.

The Longfellow Bar Opens on Brattle Street Amid a Sea of Closings

Harvard Square diners disappointed by the recent slew of restaurant closings finally have a new place to dig in — the Longfellow Bar at Alden & Harlow opened its doors on Brattle Street Saturday.

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President Bacow’s Doublespeak on Fossil Fuels

Still in its infancy, Bacow’s presidency has the chance to champion a sustainable future, but only if he addresses the challenge of climate change in a single, clear voice, rather than an equivocating doublespeak.

Letters

Letter to the Editor: Editorial Board Fell Short on UC

A recent piece by The Crimson Editorial Board criticizing the outgoing leadership of the Undergraduate Council — of which I am the former Vice President — represents a failure of adequate research.

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The Fire That Changed The Way We Think About Grief

Hundreds lost loved ones to Boston's 1942 Cocoanut Grove fire, the deadliest nightclub conflagration in U.S. history. The blaze and its aftermath — and a Harvard professor's study of the bereaved — would reshape the way America and the world understood grief.

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‘Vice’ Is Postmodern and Partisan

At its core, “Vice” is a biased work.

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Does Gillette Get to be Part of #MeToo?

"We Believe: The Best Men Can Be" exemplifies why commodity activism is fundamentally incompatible with movements like #MeToo.

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‘You Know You Want This’ Offers Shock Value — But Not Much Else

Roupenian insists that we want this, we know we want this. But is it too much to ask for a little bit more?

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Rugby's Recruiting Success and Its 2018 Run to the NIRA Championship Game

This season, the Harvard women’s rugby team has proven it deserves attention. The program has continuously been among the best in the NCAA, and its 2018 campaign showed no change. The program’s greatness only becomes more impressive when the difficulty in recruiting high school rugby players and walk-ons is considered.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Rolls to 84-71 MLK Day Win at Howard

Harvard will hope that Monday afternoon’s victory is a harbinger of things to come, and will catalyze the team leading up to a Saturday rematch with Dartmouth at Lavietes Pavilion.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women’s Ice Hockey Suffers Two Setbacks in One of Toughest Weekends of Conference Play

Facing No.8/8 Colgate on Friday and No. 7/7 Cornell on Saturday, the Crimson could not muster an upset against two of the ECAC’s top four teams.

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