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Harvard Today Feb 20, 2018

Hope you enjoyed the break, because midterm season is now in full swing...


In the News

Harvard Women’s Squash Wins Fourth Straight Championship

As it turns out, you can’t just walk onto the squash team, since they’re really good. As in reallllly good. Read here about how the women won another national championship.

HCFA Invites ‘Ex-Gay’ Speaker, Sparking Protest

Harvard College Faith and Action’s decision to bring “ex-gay” speaker Jackie Hill-Perry did not go over well; students and faculty brought their anger and rainbow flags to Emerson Hall Friday night to protest.

Law School and Bacow

In the days following the announcement of Bacow as Harvard’s next president, the Law School has steadily been building its excitement. Many believe that Bacow, a graduate of Harvard Law, will have the experience necessary to lead the University and the Law School in particular.


Black Panther Opens in Record-Breaking Weekend

Don’t worry there are no spoilers here, so regardless of whether or not you’ve seen the movie yet, read up on many of the ways Black Panther has broken records and why it’s sweeping the nation. By the way, if you haven’t seen it yet, we highly recommend you do this upcoming weekend.

Shooting as a “Reprieve”?

An anonymous White House official recently called the Florida shootings a “reprieve” from the Rob Porter controversy at the White House.

Faking it to the Olympics

So apparently you don’t actually need to be good to go to the Olympics. Read about Elizabeth Swaney’s appearance at the Olympics despite not being competitive whatsoever. Spoiler alert: you’re going to need a lot of money to pursue your Olympic dream.