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Bacow Says He Will Respond to Sen. Grassley’s Letter on Sullivan and Academic Freedom

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In his letter, Grassley asked Bacow to respond to a series of questions about how the College made its decision not to renew Sullivan’s contract and the state of academic freedom at the University.

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Seniors Create Club to Combat 'Underrepresentation' of Women in Harvard Athletics

More than 100 women from 19 different varsity teams have joined the club, which aims to support athletes in part through workshops, panels, and wellness classes.

Journalist Naomi Klein Calls for New Approach to Climate Change at Harvard Square Book Talk

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In a talk lasting more than an hour, Klein said it was necessary to declare an “all-out war on pollution and poverty and racism and colonialism and despair, all at the same time.”

Barbara Schaal Discusses Artificial Selection at Harvard Museum of Natural History

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Schall’s talk, entitled “An Evolutionary Journey through Domestication,” drew on her work as a biology professor and dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.

Defense Shutters Cornell in Football's 35-22 Victory

Harvard's defense held the dynamic Cornell rushing attack to only 36 total yards. Likewise, the Crimson offense was perfect from the red zone, scoring on all three entires into the territory. Prior to the contest, the Big Red was first in the nation in red zone defense.

Harvard Law School Student Leaders Call for Release of 2017 Mental Health Survey Data

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Harvard Law School Spokesperson Jeff Neal wrote in an emailed statement Thursday that the data was presented at a March 2018 meeting after data collection concluded in January 2018.

U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy Discusses Senate Candidacy at Harvard Forum

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Kennedy — in conversation with Swathi R. Srinivasan ’21 and IOP Director of Student Programs Robert C. Watson Jr. ’09 — touched on a wide range of issues including political polarization, impeachment, structural reform, and the urgency of his campaign for Senate.

Seniors Create Club to Combat 'Underrepresentation' of Women in Harvard Athletics

More than 100 women from 19 different varsity teams have joined the club, which aims to support athletes in part through workshops, panels, and wellness classes.

Defense Shutters Cornell in Football's 35-22 Victory

Harvard's defense held the dynamic Cornell rushing attack to only 36 total yards. Likewise, the Crimson offense was perfect from the red zone, scoring on all three entires into the territory. Prior to the contest, the Big Red was first in the nation in red zone defense.

Harvard Law School Student Leaders Call for Release of 2017 Mental Health Survey Data

Langdell Hall

Harvard Law School Spokesperson Jeff Neal wrote in an emailed statement Thursday that the data was presented at a March 2018 meeting after data collection concluded in January 2018.

Veggie Grill Sprouts in Harvard Square

Launched in 2006, Veggie Grill currently has 34 restaurants operating along the West Coast and is seeking to expand onto the East Coast, starting with the opening of its JFK Street location.

Paulsell Announces ‘Pilgrimage’ Theme for Memorial Church

Paulsell said in an interview that the concept of pilgrimage seemed well suited in characterizing the church’s leadership transition. She said that she considers pilgrimages to be “transformative” since they enable people to think about themselves and their relationships.

OPINION

Columns

The World is Not Kind, But Your Daughters Are Not Weak

Your daughters may get hurt, we may feel pain and be struck with grief, exposed to all the terrible things you’ve always wanted to shield us from — but we will hold close to these moments of vulnerability and rise with them.

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Harvard’s Vision for Ethnic Studies: Almost There, But Not Yet

Only by subverting conventional understandings of history, which often omit the lived realities of people of color, can we come to a new understanding of the world, which can only happen at Harvard if the search committee hires the right faculty.

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Bureau of Study Counsel

Harvard Closes a 72-Year Old Door

The replacement of the Bureau of Study Council by the Academic Resource Center signals a shift away from the Bureau’s combined model of counseling for personal and educational concerns.

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Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey Discuss New #MeToo Memoir with Ashley Judd

Jodi Kantor can still remember the moment Harvey Weinstein arrived at the offices of the New York Times.

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Tragedy, Tyranny, and Designer Costumes: A Conversation on ‘The Politician’ with Ben Platt and Julia Schlaepfer

Seated at a polished wooden table in the Boston Athenaeum, Ben Platt, star of Netflix's "The Politician," was joined by co-star Julia Schlaepfer, who plays his character's First Lady-esque girlfriend Alice Charles, to discuss the new show.

The Boston Ballet's "Giselle"

Larissa Ponomarenko Stages an Expressive Update of Ballet Classic ‘Giselle’

Characterized by its expert dancing, thoughtful partnerships, and wildly extravagant set, Ponomarenko’s “Giselle” was a beautiful take on the classic.

SPORTS

Men's Water Polo

No. 12 Men’s Water Polo Sets Win-Streak Record

With results coming in like a broken record, it was only a matter of time before the Crimson started breaking records, and the squad did just that on Sunday, setting a new program mark for consecutive victories.

Field Hockey

No. 19 Harvard Dominates Penn, Defeats No. 13 Liberty

This weekend's field hockey matches had little in common: Ivy play and interleague play, unranked rival and top-25 opponent, a history of wins and no history at all. The games themselves were similarly different - a fast start and a slow start, a blowout and a forced overtime.

Football

In Historic First Meeting, Football Tramples Howard, 62-17

In the first ever meeting between Harvard and Howard, the Crimson running backs were nearly unstoppable, logging 288 yards and seven touchdowns. Harvard's defense tallied an impressive seven sacks and three punt blocks in the afternoon contest.

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