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U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III Joins Harvard Graduate Students Union Picket Line

Joseph P. Kennedy III

Standing in the pouring rain, United States Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) joined roughly 20 picketers to obstruct loading docks behind Harvard's Science Center Saturday morning.

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15 Most Interesting Seniors 2020

Is "most interesting" a subjective title? Of course. Are these 15 seniors still very interesting? Certainly! We sent our writers to hang out with them in their favorite places on campus and glean a bit of wisdom from them before they graduate. Now, we hope you'll take time to get to know them too.

Scholars Criticize Bacow’s Response to Their Letter Demanding Review of Prof’s Tenure Case

Ethnic Studies Rally at Widener Library

A group of more than 200 senior scholars from across the United States is dissatisfied with University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s response to their letter decrying associate Romance Languages and Literatures professor Lorgia García Peña’s tenure denial, according to a statement the group released Thursday.

Experts Say Harvard Internal Email About Grad Union Strike May Violate Labor Law

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Harvard may have illegally asked some hiring managers to confirm with prospective teaching staff whether they plan to begin teaching on time next semester, potentially making their employment contingent on a promise not to remain on strike even if a contract is not reached by then, according to experts.

Admissions Office 'Moving Ahead' on Suggestions from Trial Ruling, Fitzsimmons Says

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Harvard College’s Admissions Office is “moving ahead” with the suggestions that Judge Allison D. Burroughs included in her ruling on Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, according to Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67.

Law School Professor Dershowitz May Join Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team

Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz may be added to President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment team to help with his legal defense during a potential forthcoming Senate trial, according to the New York Times.

Harvard Students Occupy Admissions Office to Protest Tenure Decision, Demand Ethnic Studies Department

Dean Khurana at Sit-In

Roughly 50 Harvard students occupied Harvard’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid Thursday to demand the University create an ethnic studies department, arguing that Harvard must extend its commitment to diversity beyond race-conscious admissions.

15 Most Interesting Seniors

Is "most interesting" a subjective title? Of course. Are these 15 seniors still very interesting? Certainly! We sent our writers to hang out with them in their favorite places on campus and glean a bit of wisdom from them before they graduate. Now, we hope you'll take time to get to know them too.

Admissions Office 'Moving Ahead' on Suggestions from Trial Ruling, Fitzsimmons Says

Fitzsimmons

Harvard College’s Admissions Office is “moving ahead” with the suggestions that Judge Allison D. Burroughs included in her ruling on Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, according to Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67.

Law School Professor Dershowitz May Join Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team

Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz may be added to President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment team to help with his legal defense during a potential forthcoming Senate trial, according to the New York Times.

Economics Remains Most Popular Concentration for Class of 2022

Economics maintained its position as the most popular concentration, with 612 undergraduate concentrators at the College this fall, according to the Director of the Office of Institutional Research Karen Pearce.

Bacow Says He Has Never Reversed a Tenure Decision in Response to García Peña Backlash

Amid controversy over the tenure denial of associate professor Lorgia García Peña, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said he has never reversed a tenure decision during his time at Harvard, nor did he as president of Tufts.

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Is a Consulting Job Ever Just a Job?

This tarnishing of McKinsey, being the “best” of the consulting firms, is one that might force Harvard students to contemplate their entire existence.

Editorials

Another Blow to Ethnic Studies

Given administrators’ professed commitment to ethnic studies, we are disheartened by the decision to deny Garcia Peña’s tenure, especially in light of her well-regarded research in the field and her position on the search committee for faculty in ethnic studies.

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Marylene Altieri

The Alimentary Rules of Building a Cookbook Collection

Though many initially disputed the cookbook collection’s academic merits, it now seems emblematic of the way the academy has changed in recent decades; it is a testament to many fields’ fights for legitimacy.

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So Much For The Sisterhood: Sarah Dessen and the Ugly Side of Twitter

It’s understandable to have missed the mid-November debacle that concerned Sarah Dessen, YA literature, and people’s irrational tendencies to jump into a debate about which they do not possess all the facts.

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‘Twenty-one Truths about Love’ Proves the Power of the List

On the face of it, the list is one of the most banal forms of literature.

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What the Hell Happened: Victoria’s Secret Cancels their Fashion Show

If you haven’t been keeping up with the latest news in the world of women’s lingerie, you may be shocked to hear that the once beloved Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is cancelled indefinitely.

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Men's Ice Hockey

No. 2 Cornell Handles No. 12/9 Men's Hockey

The undefeated Big Red dealt the Crimson its first conference loss of the season to the tune of 3-1.

Football

Yale Completes 19-Point Comeback, Beats Harvard in Double-OT, 50-43

With 1:28 to play, the Bulldogs recovered an onside kick down only seven points, setting up a game-tying drive. Yale quarterback Kurt Rawlings, the division leader in passing efficiency, touchdowns, yardage, and average yards per game, then led the Bulldogs to an Ivy League championship on Saturday afternoon.

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No. 12/9 Men's Hockey Drops Overtime Bout to Colgate

After an undefeated start to the season, the Crimson suffered its fourth straight loss heading into its winter hiatus.

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