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Harvard Athletics Will Use ‘Honor System’ to Implement Sanctions Policy

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The Harvard Athletics Department will use an “honor system” to implement the College’s sanctions on members of certain single-gender social organizations, outgoing Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said in an interview Friday.

Prison Divestment

Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Delivers Report to Mass. Hall

Members of the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign delivered their 64-page report detailing the University’s alleged investments in companies tied to the prison industry to Massachusetts Hall Monday.

Former Ambassador Shares Hopes for Ukraine at Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program’s Launch Event

US Ukraine Event

Former United States diplomat John F. Tefft shared his hopes for the new Ukranian government under recently elected President Volodymyr O. Zelensky at a talk in the Barker Center to launch Harvard’s new Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program on Monday evening.

HKS Panel Evaluates Causes and Future Implications of Brexit

Brexit HKS

British policy experts pointed to polarization and rising populist sentiments as causes of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union — commonly referred to as “Brexit” — during a panel Monday evening at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Harvard Student Groups Condemn The Crimson’s Coverage of Abolish ICE Rally

The Crimson Building

Student-led immigration advocacy group Act on a Dream launched a petition earlier this month criticizing The Crimson's decision to request comment from a United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson for an article about an Abolish ICE protest.

Divest Harvard Holds Protest About University’s Brazilian Land Ownership

Divest Monday Demonstration

Divest Harvard — a student group demanding the University divest from fossil fuels — hosted a day of events Monday calling attention to Harvard’s ownership of Brazilian land and reigniting its calls for the school to sell those holdings in the name of environmentalism.

Out of Town News Kiosk Space to Host CultureHouse

Out of Town News

CultureHouse, a non-profit organization that hosts social events and artistic performances, will fill the kiosk currently housing Out of Town News, which will close at the end of October after 64 years in operation.

Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Delivers Report to Mass. Hall

Members of the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign delivered their 64-page report detailing the University’s alleged investments in companies tied to the prison industry to Massachusetts Hall Monday.

Harvard Student Groups Condemn The Crimson’s Coverage of Abolish ICE Rally

The Crimson Building

Student-led immigration advocacy group Act on a Dream launched a petition earlier this month criticizing The Crimson's decision to request comment from a United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson for an article about an Abolish ICE protest.

Divest Harvard Holds Protest About University’s Brazilian Land Ownership

Divest Monday Demonstration

Divest Harvard — a student group demanding the University divest from fossil fuels — hosted a day of events Monday calling attention to Harvard’s ownership of Brazilian land and reigniting its calls for the school to sell those holdings in the name of environmentalism.

Facing Appointment Caps and Fees, Some Graduate Students Call for an Insurance Plan Overhaul

Under Harvard’s Student Health Insurance Plan — which covers more than 10,000 graduate students, 2,600 undergraduates, and 600 dependents — specialist consultations are capped at a level some students say forces them to make hard choices about their physical and mental healthcare.

OSAPR and Harvard College to Pilot Bystander Training, Khurana Says

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said Friday he will work with the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response to pilot new forms of bystander training after survey results showed rates of sexual misconduct among undergraduates have remained stagnant over the past several years.

OPINION

Columns

Objective Journalism Doesn’t Exist

So-called “balanced” information privileges powerful entities like the state and large corporations, entities that have enough power to influence and produce narratives, to inform and shape truth to match their agenda.

Editorials

The Case for a Car Free Harvard Square

Many of these proposed safety reforms hold some promise, but the most effective way of ending pedestrian deaths is by removing cars from Harvard Square entirely.

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Harvard University Sackler Building

The Two Arthur Sacklers

Though the museum he funded on Quincy Street, the “miracle” that affirmed Harvard’s commitment to fine arts education, was erected to honor Arthur Sackler’s patronage of the arts during his lifetime, it has become to many a symbol of the forceful pharmaceutical advertising now implicated in thousands of overdose deaths.

Paul G. Sullivan reads The Harvard Crimson
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ARTS

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Big Thief Steals Hearts at the Wilbur

Still, the members of Big Thief took the stage with a sense of humility, intimacy, and newfound wonder that resonates throughout their music.

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What the Hell Happened: Mindy Kaling Accuses the Academy of Sexism and Racism

If what Kaling said is true, then the Academy’s remorseless reaction to Kaling’s exposé reveals a discouraging immaturity and cowardly unwillingness to learn the lessons that have come at great cost from #MeToo.

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I: FLOAT

The pub has not yet begun to overflow when F and K arrive. It is quite small, lit by dull lights like old, folded sunsets and full of stumbling bodies, all fluttering in circles on an invisible, drunken carousel that floats haltingly past the bar (an oaken, straight line pockmarked with rings and stars of wine and whiskey) and through a careful pattern of wooden tables and chairs

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Football

Football Spoils Holy Cross Homecoming in 31-21 Win

The Crimson wasted no time in taking control of the game after an initial stumble to race ahead to an early lead that it would never relinquish. Boosted by defensive takeaways and 24 consecutive points in the first 20 minutes of the contest, Harvard swiftly retook the driver’s seat and spoiled a well-attended Holy Cross homecoming game, 31-21.

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Women’s Volleyball Suffers Pair of Ivy Losses in Trip to New York

Harvard went into Columbus Day Weekend with new-found optimism: the squad was coming off a 3-0 win against Brown (9-6, 1-4 Ivy)  that snapped an eight game losing streak and garnered the team its first league win of the season. Despite the team’s success in Rhode Island, this past weekend the Crimson (3-11, 1-4) only managed to win one set in two games in New York, falling to Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday. As such, the team ended its stretch on the road with a 1-4 record in Ivy League play.

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.

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