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Harvard Administrators Discuss Sexual Misconduct Survey Results at Town Hall

AAU Town Hall

More than 50 Harvard affiliates gathered in the Science Center Thursday evening at a town hall to discuss the results of a campus-wide sexual misconduct climate survey that found incidences of sexual misconduct have remained largely unchanged over the past four years.

Home Shore

Head of the Charles 2019

The Trophies. The Leaders. The Preparation. All of these and much more behind the scenes work went into the 55th running of the Head of the Charles Regatta.

Annual Kennedy School Diversity Report Shows Little Change from 2018

Harvard Kennedy School

The Harvard Kennedy School has seen little or no change across various demographics in its student, faculty, and staff population, according to the school’s annual diversity report released Thursday.

Union, Harvard Reach New Agreements as Strike Authorization Vote Continues

Harvard Graduate Students Union

Harvard and its graduate student union tentatively agreed on two new contract provisions Thursday in the first bargaining session since union members began voting on whether to authorize a strike over a lack of progress in negotiations.

Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Publishes Report, Renews Demands

University Hall Morning

The Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign released a report Wednesday that estimated the University has at least $3 million invested in companies tied to the prison industry and urged administrators to divest all their endowment holdings in such prison-related companies.

Following SFFA Attorney’s Comments at Event, Harvard Law Students Debate Discrimination Against Asian Americans

Mortara APALSA

Students engaged in debate over comments about discrimination against Asian American students during a Harvard Law School event. At the event, some students laughed and shouted their agreement after lead Students for Fair Admissions lawyer Adam K. Mortara made a quip about personality ratings differences.

OTTO Pizza Reopens Harvard Square Location After Minor Fire

OTTO Pizza

OTTO Pizza reopened in Harvard Square this past Friday after a hood-vent fire over the summer forced the restaurant to close temporarily.

Head of the Charles 2019

The Trophies. The Leaders. The Preparation. All of these and much more behind the scenes work went into the 55th running of the Head of the Charles Regatta.

Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Publishes Report, Renews Demands

University Hall Morning

The Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign released a report Wednesday that estimated the University has at least $3 million invested in companies tied to the prison industry and urged administrators to divest all their endowment holdings in such prison-related companies.

Following SFFA Attorney’s Comments at Event, Harvard Law Students Debate Discrimination Against Asian Americans

Mortara APALSA

Students engaged in debate over comments about discrimination against Asian American students during a Harvard Law School event. At the event, some students laughed and shouted their agreement after lead Students for Fair Admissions lawyer Adam K. Mortara made a quip about personality ratings differences.

Longtime Harvard Athletics Director Scalise To Retire at End of Academic Year

Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise will retire in June 2020, after more than 50 years at Harvard serving in a variety of roles including coach and Business School associate dean.

Harvard Band Members Walk Out of Centennial Banquet After Alumni Comments on Sexual Harassment Policy

More than 70 members of the Harvard Band walked out of a banquet celebrating the group’s centennial Saturday after an alumnus joked about the group’s decision to implement a sexual harassment policy.

OPINION

Editorials

Women of Harvard Athletics Speak Out

This work is only the beginning, and we are glad to see WHA pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a female athlete on our campus and how our community can support these women in their competition and care of self.

Columns

Monday, October 14, 2019: Colonist Day

In some ways, it is alarming how many parallels do still exist between 21st century America and 15th century America.

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ARTS

Modern Love Still Preview

‘Modern Love’: Come For The Stories, Stay for the TV Series and Future Merch

The New York Times, in conjunction with WBUR Cityspace, held a preview of Amazon's new show "Modern Love" in Boston on Oct. 6.

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‘The Addams Family’: An Amusing but Unremarkable Animated Adaptation

With an at-times clever script elevating a derivative plot, 2019’s animated adaptation of “The Addams Family” meets expectations by modernizing a classic story for the 21st century, creating a sufficiently amusing narrative that’s appealing to both children and parents alike.

Joni Mitchell by Henry Diltz

Rock Photographers Henry Diltz and Mick Rock Share Stories of Hippies and Rock Debauchery

“I just tried to take interesting photos to entertain my stoned hippie friends,” photographer Henry Diltz said of his career during his Oct. 7 talk with photographer Mick Rock.

SPORTS

Sports Features

First-Year Athletes Impetus in Scooter Revolution

Scooters are inundating campus, and many are blaming the first-year athletes. With a need to cross the river on a daily basis, scooters represent an easy alternative to walking.

Previews

Preview: Football to Play Holy Cross in Homecoming Contest

For its homecoming game Saturday, Holy Cross is hosting Harvard. Amid the festivities and autograph sessions, the Crusader's will attempt to halt the Crimson's three-game win streak.

Women's Crew

The Great Brit

Many dream to one day wear the home country’s flag on our backs during an international sports competition, but only a small minority of us ever get the opportunity. An even smaller minority ever get to walk away from these competitions victorious. But for junior Hope Cessford, a member of Radcliffe Heavyweight Crew from Durham, England, this dream became a reality this past summer at the U-23 World Rowing Championships in Florida.

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