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Harvard Today Sep 25, 2018

It’s sweater weather on steroids.

—Ben S. Rhee, STAFF WRITER

In the News

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Hires New Title IX Coordinator

Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences announced the appointment of Danielle E. Farrell as Assistant Director of Student Affairs earlier this month. Farrell will serve as a Title IX coordinator for roughly 4000 Ph.D. and masters students enrolled in GSAS.

Hundreds of Harvard Law Students Walk Out of Class to Support Kavanaugh Accusers

Yesterday afternoon, several hundred Harvard undergraduates and Law School students walked out of class to protest the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and give support to his accusers.

Activists Talk Youth Voter Engagement at Harvard IOP

On Monday evening, youth activists from across the country  gathered at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to discuss youth voter engagement. Panelists included David Hogg, co-founder of March for Our Lives, and Jessica Browning, College Republican National Committee national co-chair.

ON FLYBY

How to Up Your Common Room Decor

Is your dorm looking dull? Check out our suggestions for some neat — and actually achievable — common room decor tips!

IN THE REAL WORLD

Woman Who Signed Letter Supporting Kavanaugh Calls Yearbook Revelation 'Hurtful'

A woman who, along with 64 other women, signed a letter supporting Brett Kavanaugh after he was accused of sexual assault earlier this month called revelations from his high school yearbook that showed he and his friends reportedly boasted about their supposed conquests with her "hurtful," The New York Times reported Monday.

Instagram's Co-Founders Plan to Step Down from Company

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the co-founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram, have resigned and plan to leave the company in the coming weeks, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. This exit comes in the wake of tensions and slowing growth in Instagram’s parent company, Facebook.

Arctic Cauldron

Here’s your long read of the day! We all know that global warming has been impacting the world for quite some time — especially the Arctic region. However, a team of scientists have discovered even more serious consequences in the lakes of the Arctic as a result of climate change. From methane leaks to accelerated permafrost thaw, the problems keep building.