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Harvard Law Prof. Emeritus Alan Dershowitz Joins Weinstein Defense Team in Class Action Suit

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Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz has joined Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team to consult on constitutional issues in a class action lawsuit against Weinstein, according to a Feb. 15 court filing.

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Current Policy, Past Investigations Offer Window Into Harvard’s Next Steps In Abramson Plagiarism Case

The allegations against Abramson evoke comparisons between University policies for responding to undergraduates who commit academic dishonesty and procedures concerning faculty misconduct.

Harvard Increases Graduate Student Stipend By Three Percent

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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean Emma Dench announced that Ph.D. students on financial support will see their stipends increase by 3 percent during the 2019-20 academic year in an email to GSAS affiliates Wednesday.

Bacow Tells Prison Divestment Group He Responds to ‘Reason,’ Not ‘Demands’

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Organizers from the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign met with University President Lawrence S. Bacow Thursday to present their demands for Harvard to divest from companies tied to the prison industry.

Men's Squash Takes Home National Title With Victory Over Trinity

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The Crimson men’s squash team ended its undefeated season with a dominant 9-0 win over Trinity in the National Championship to claim its 26th Potter Cup on Sunday. After losing to Trinity the past two years in the championship game, Harvard was finally able to avenge its previous defeats.

Graduate Student Union Organizers-Turned-Negotiators Learn to Bargain

Bargainfest

When representatives from Harvard’s newly-formed graduate student union sat down in front of the University’s negotiators in their first bargaining session last October, they brought to the meeting enthusiasm for their cause, an ambitious list of 80 bargaining goals, and a set of democratic negotiating principles framing leadership as shared among the entire team.

Tree Removal Moratorium Vote Heads Back to City Council

Cambridge City Hall

The Cambridge Ordinance Committee voted to send a tree protection amendment back to the City Council at a public hearing Thursday night.

Current Policy, Past Investigations Offer Window Into Harvard’s Next Steps In Abramson Plagiarism Case

The allegations against Abramson evoke comparisons between University policies for responding to undergraduates who commit academic dishonesty and procedures concerning faculty misconduct.

Men's Squash Takes Home National Title With Victory Over Trinity

On Top

The Crimson men’s squash team ended its undefeated season with a dominant 9-0 win over Trinity in the National Championship to claim its 26th Potter Cup on Sunday. After losing to Trinity the past two years in the championship game, Harvard was finally able to avenge its previous defeats.

Graduate Student Union Organizers-Turned-Negotiators Learn to Bargain

Bargainfest

When representatives from Harvard’s newly-formed graduate student union sat down in front of the University’s negotiators in their first bargaining session last October, they brought to the meeting enthusiasm for their cause, an ambitious list of 80 bargaining goals, and a set of democratic negotiating principles framing leadership as shared among the entire team.

Thousands Seek Love, Free Food on Valentine’s Day with Datamatch

On Valentine’s Day morning, more than 25,000 students spanning 13 colleges found their email inboxes struck by the arrows of Harvard’s “Digital Cupids” — the 2019 Datamatch team — offering food, friendship, and a chance at true love.

De Blasio Criticizes Amazon for Cancelling Headquarters Plans at IOP

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Amazon for walking away from a planned second headquarters in Long Island City at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Thursday evening, hours after the withdrawal was made public.

OPINION

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I Am An Asian-American Who Benefits From Affirmative Action

It was the diversity that exists in Harvard’s student body that, ironically enough, allowed me to feel at home for the first time in my life.

Editorials

Seeing into the Future of SEAS

As the SEAS Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging creates this five-year plan, we have high hopes that it will present a real step forward for a SEAS community.

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Crema Cafe Closed Down

The Neighborhood Where Nothing Ever Changes

Should Bill Bartley have to leave the neighborhood, he will take a piece of its history with him. Yet his departure would be but one of many, part of a long, gradual erosion of the landmarks that have distinguished Harvard Square for many years. And as the face of the Square changes, small business owners have no choice but to confront a version of the neighborhood’s future that may no longer save space for them.

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'The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part' Has All the Building Blocks of a Fan Favorite

With all its energy and goofiness, “The Lego Movie 2” is a masterclass in how to make a great family movie that appeals to both the young and the old.

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‘Fighting With My Family’ a Hearty but Clichéd Feel-Good

Although the film’s tropes are tried and true, and none are particularly pushed in any groundbreaking direction, it’s a touching feel-good story, packaged neatly with a pretty tied bow on top.

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A House Divided: &pizza and Milk Bar Review

&pizza and Milk Bar are like conjoined twins now, tied at the hip to each other’s successes. Their relationship is symbiotic.

SPORTS

Men's Ice Hockey

No. 18/15 Men's Hockey Splits Weekend in North Country

The Crimson bested St. Lawrence on a late goal, but could not hold onto an early lead against Clarkson.

Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Drops Season Opener at UNC

With its first game in the books for the 2019 season, the Harvard Men’s Lacrosse Team has reasons to be proud of its fight. Strong play from newcomers against a tough Tar Heels team forecasts well for the campaign to come despite the loss.

Men's Basketball

Notebook: Harvard Bolsters Its Ivy League Credentials with Mid-Atlantic Sweep

Here are some takeaways from an impressive road sweep, which was spurred by the scorching-hot Bryce Aiken, who scored 58 points on the weekend:

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