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‘Taxation Without Representation’: What the NCAA’s $2.8 Billion Settlement Means for Harvard

A nearly $2.8 billion settlement proposed by the National College Athletics Association and the Power Five Conferences will allow collegiate athletes to be paid by their universities — a historic shift that may leave Harvard Athletics bleeding.

City Council Defers Bike Lane Discussion Following Friday’s Fatal Crash

The death of a cyclist in a Friday collision with a box truck was not discussed in depth at Monday’s Cambridge City Council, but is certain to add urgency and emotion to a longstanding debate over bike safety in Cambridge.

Fox Club Received Eviction Notice From Landlord Over Noise Complaints, Zoning Code Violations

The Fox Club moved out of a Cambridge residential neighborhood after the property owner served the club with an eviction notice following warnings from the city that their use of the space violated local ordinances.​​​​​​​


City Officials Say Charter Review’s Proposed Election Reforms Pose Legal Challenges

Cambridge City officials raised legal and practical concerns about local election reform recommendations made by the Charter Review Committee, adding further uncertainty to a process already marred by confusion.

City Officials Say Charter Review’s Proposed Election Reforms Pose Legal Challenges

Cambridge City officials raised legal and practical concerns about local election reform recommendations made by the Charter Review Committee, adding further uncertainty to a process already marred by confusion.

Historic Bow & Arrow Press Will Move to Lamont Library Following Adams House Eviction

Bow & Arrow will be run by Houghton Library’s Printing and Graphic Arts department, though the library has not yet announced a timeline for when operations will begin.

Zoe Marks Named Director of Harvard Center for African Studies

Zoe Marks, a lecturer in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, will serve as the next faculty director of the Center for African Studies, the center announced Thursday.

Harvard Peabody Museum Returns Five Ancient Mummies to Denmark

The Harvard Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology returned five Greenlandic Inuit mummies to Denmark last week, five years after their repatriation was first requested by Danish authorities.

3 Harvard Faculty Divisions Approve Motion to Select Delegates to Design a Faculty Senate

Three Harvard faculties, including the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, overwhelmingly voted in favor of selecting delegates to a body tasked with designing a University-wide faculty senate.

Harvard Yard Reopened to the Public for First Time in 6 Weeks

Harvard Yard reopened Wednesday for the first time in six weeks since it was first closed to the public in April for a pro-Palestine encampment that occupied the campus for 20 days.

Harvard To Phase Out Crimson Cash Beginning July 1

Harvard will begin to phase out Crimson Cash — a system that allows students to link their Harvard IDs to declining balance accounts — starting July 1.