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Harvard Grad Union Strike Causes Delivery Delays Across Campus

Picketers Block Deliveries

Mail and package deliveries across the University were disrupted Wednesday and Thursday by the graduate student union strike, which will enter its fourth day Friday.

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Harvard Departments Check Grad Student Strike Status, Prompting Union Backlash

Several academic departments across the University emailed graduate student teaching staff asking whether they are participating in the graduate student union’s strike this week, prompting anger among union members.

Harvard Graduate Students at Longwood Campus Trade Pipettes for Picket Signs

Longwood Striking

Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers members began picketing at the Longwood campus Wednesday, a day after their strike began in Harvard Yard.

Radcliffe Fellow Talks Technological Advancement, Privacy, and Ethics

Fall in Harvard Yard

Computer scientist Francine Berman discussed the need for data policy that promotes the public good and protects consumer security at the Radcliffe Institute’s Knafel Center Wednesday evening.

Harvard-Yale Divestment Protesters Receive Five Hours of Community Service

Divestment Protesters Hearing

Under the agreement, the protesters are required to complete five hours of community service before their Jan. 27 court date in New Haven, Conn. and commit no additional offenses between now and then.

Harvard Ethnic Studies Coalition and Grad Student Union Rally Together in Protest of Prof’s Tenure Denial

Ethnic Studies Protestor

Hundreds of Harvard affiliates crowded on the steps of Widener Library Thursday to protest the decision to deny Romance Languages and Literatures associate professor Lorgia García Peña tenure and demand an ethnic studies program.

SEAS Dean Urges ‘Respect’ In Divestment Debates

Dean Doyle

Amid disagreement over divestment from fossil fuels among professors at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III urged both sides to respect each other in an interview Thursday.

Harvard Departments Check Grad Student Strike Status, Prompting Union Backlash

Several academic departments across the University emailed graduate student teaching staff asking whether they are participating in the graduate student union’s strike this week, prompting anger among union members.

Harvard-Yale Divestment Protesters Receive Five Hours of Community Service

Divestment Protesters Hearing

Under the agreement, the protesters are required to complete five hours of community service before their Jan. 27 court date in New Haven, Conn. and commit no additional offenses between now and then.

Harvard Ethnic Studies Coalition and Grad Student Union Rally Together in Protest of Prof’s Tenure Denial

Ethnic Studies Protestor

Hundreds of Harvard affiliates crowded on the steps of Widener Library Thursday to protest the decision to deny Romance Languages and Literatures associate professor Lorgia García Peña tenure and demand an ethnic studies program.

Harvard Scientists Develop Method to Limit Fat Absorption as Treatment for Obesity

A team of Harvard scientists have found a potential new method of treating obesity by limiting the body’s absorption of fat, according to a paper published Nov. 25 in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Local and Intl. Student Unions Take to Picket Line, Social Media in Support of Harvard Grad Union

Members of academic unions worldwide have thrown their support behind Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers this week as they began their strike Tuesday.

OPINION

Columns

The Ancestor You Will Be

In the age of today, we have a choice in how we will join the ranks of tomorrow — as members of an imperfect world, where people are denied rights in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, you and I are tasked with the responsibility to protest.

Op-Eds

Why ‘The Asian Advantage’ May Not Be an Advantage

Being immersed in a setting where diversity and inclusion are constant topics of discussion, I have introspectively delved into my personal experience of being Asian American.

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FM

Science Center Farmers Market

GoodieKrunch Crumbles into Cambridge

An unorthodox, unapologetic upgrade on the classic cereal-and-granola-schtick, each of GoodieKrunch’s crumbs holds the seed of a remarkable story.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
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ARTS

Joy C. Ashford

Arts Vanity: The Five Stages of Sophomore Slump as Musical Numbers

Had a calm, peaceful sophomore fall filled with an appropriate amount of responsibilities and minimal existential crises? Didn’t think so.

Connor S. Dowd Image

Arts Vanity: Applying to Harvard? Arts Can Help!

The college admissions process can be daunting. Follow the steps below to make it a whole lot easier.

Shruthi Venkata

Arts Vanity: Art That I Hate (For No Reason)

I, too, am impressed by the impeccable sheen of the velvet on More’s sleeves. Hans Holbein nonetheless chose an unflattering angle and that expression for his face.

SPORTS

Previews

Women’s Ice Hockey Looks to Get Back on Track and Stay Undefeated in Conference Play

After a 5-0-0 start in ECAC play and an appearance in the top 10 of national rankings, Harvard has since cooled off in a 4-game nonconference skid.

Football

In Photos: The 136th Game

In a double-overtime thriller, No. 24/25 Yale defeated Harvard in the 136th rendition of The Game, 50-43. With the victory, the Bulldogs claimed a half-share of the Ivy League title, sharing the crown with Dartmouth. En route to earn the victory, Yale (9-1, 6-1 Ivy) overcame a 19-point deficit, with 17 consecutive points in the fourth quarter alone.

Men's Ice Hockey

No. 12/9 Men's Hockey Bows to BU, 5-2, for Second Straight Loss

The Crimson suffered a 5-2 defeat at the hands of Boston University, struggling to establish the dominance that defined its first six games of the season.

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