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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.

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

Leverett House

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

With ‘I Got My Flu Shot’ Stickers, HUHS Wards Off Winter Epidemic

Earlier this month, HUHS started hosting vaccination clinics, offering free flu shots to all University affiliates.

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

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

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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?”

Sartorial Scholarship
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ARTS

"Tha Carter V" by Lil Wayne

‘Tha Carter V’: A Complex End to a Complex Career

With his final album, Lil Wayne sums up his career. It makes sense that “Tha Carter V” is as winding and unpredictable as the career on which it reflects.

"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.

Screenshot from "A Nightmare Before Christmas" trailer.

Five Halloween Movies for the Easily-Frightened

These five movies are great for getting in the Halloween spirit without any of the scares!

SPORTS

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.

Notebooks

NOTEBOOK: Last-Second Field Goal Caps off Close Football Win

Harvard came out on top in a back and forth affair against Holy Cross on Friday evening. Highlights from the match included strong fourth quarter performance, special teams gaffes and a strong defense.

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.

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