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Federal Judge Will Deny Student Plaintiffs Anonymity If Sanctions Lawsuit Proceeds

Three unidentified College students who are suing Harvard over its social group sanctions in federal court will not be allowed to remain anonymous if the case proceeds beyond a motion to dismiss, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Former Top Trump Official, Nine Others Named Institute of Politics Fellows

President Donald Trump’s former Chief Economic Advisor and nine other prominent political figures will join the Institute of Politics’ spring cohort of fellows, the IOP announced Thursday.

Exempt from Harvard’s Sanctions, Four Former Sororities Hold Joint Recruitment

Touting their exemption from the College’s sanctions against single-gender social organizations, four former sororities have partnered to sponsor a joint recruitment process for new members during the spring semester.

Corp. Voted on Social Media, Corporate Tax Policy Shareholder Proposals in 2018

Harvard voted on shareholder proposals concerning digital media content and corporate tax policy for the first time in 2018, among a series of other issues that have previously arisen, according to the University’s annual shareholder responsibility report published Tuesday.

Shutdown Poses Research Challenges For Some Harvard Faculty

Funding lapses and restricted access to collaborators and resources — consequences of the longest government shutdown in United States history — have left some Harvard faculty members’ research projects mired in uncertainty, though most remain insulated from the shutdown’s effects for now.

Former Patrons Pained by Harvard Square Au Bon Pain Closing

Amid a sea of closings, Harvard Square bid adieu to its nearest Au Bon Pain last week. The restaurant announced its departure in a Jan. 4 email, joining Crema Cafe, Chipotle, Tealuxe, Urban Outfitters, and Sweet Bakery in departing from long-held locations in the Square since the start of December.

Mass. Turnpike To Undergo Major Renovations in Allston

The $1.1 billion project — which may not begin for a few years and may take up to eight years to complete — will lower the Mass. Turnpike to ground level in Allston and elevate Soldiers Field Road along the Charles River onto a new viaduct above the highway.

Urban Outfitters and Sweet Bakery Close Ahead of Building Renovations

Urban Outfitters and Sweet Bakery in Harvard Square closed their doors earlier this month ahead of planned renovations to the Brattle Street building that housed them.

Music

Twenty One Pilots, Travis Scott, and Tame Impala to Headline 10th Boston Calling

Twenty One Pilots, Travis Scott, and Tame Impala will headline this year’s Boston Calling music festival Memorial Day weekend in “a lineup of epic proportions.”

Health

Harvard University Health Services Director to Step Down

During his 15 years at the University, Barreira has served as director of Behavioral Health and Academic Counseling at HUHS, overseeing Student Mental Health Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the Center for Wellness, and the Bureau of Study Counsel.

Harvard Law School

New Plaintiff Joins Harvard Law Review Lawsuit, Along With Expanded Charges

An amended complaint filed Monday in the lawsuit against the Harvard Law Review, Harvard Law School, and Harvard adds an additional plaintiff to the case, along with new charges alleging the Law School illegally uses affirmative action policies in its faculty hiring process.

Harvard Business School

Online Education Program HBX Rebrands as ‘Harvard Business School Online’

Harvard Business School announced Tuesday it had renamed its online education program in an effort to attract more students to its web-based offerings. The initiative, formerly known as HBX, will now be called Harvard Business School Online.

College

Student Who Sued Harvard for Investigating Alleged, Off-Campus Sexual Assault Voluntarily Dismisses Case

A Harvard College student who sued the University alleging it had wrongfully opened an investigation into sexual assault allegations against him has voluntarily dismissed his suit, according to documents filed in federal court Friday.

College

Report Assigns Harvard Failing Grade for Leave of Absence Policy

FAS

In Letter, Hundreds of Students Call for Changes to University Econ Depts Following Fryer Allegations

Politics

Harvard Signs Amicus Brief Opposing More Stringent Student Visa Policies

Harvard Law School

Epstein Allegedly Directed Second Woman to Have Sex with Harvard Prof. Dershowitz, Court Documents State

Harvard Law School

Harvard, Law Review Look to Dismiss Anti-Affirmative Action Lawsuit Against the Publication

Food and Drink

Chipotle Wraps Up Business in Harvard Square

Chipotle Mexican Grill will no longer be an option for students seeking to satisfy their burrito cravings. The fast casual Mexican restaurant closed down its Harvard Square location earlier this month.

College

Harvard Rhodes Scholar and ‘Dreamer’ Risks Being Denied Reentry Into U.S.

Due to his immigration status, Jin K. Park ’18-19 — the first ever Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiary to win the Rhodes Scholarship — could be denied reentry into the United States if he leaves to pursue a master's at Oxford.

Politics

Senator Elizabeth Warren Announces Presidential Bid

Senator and Harvard Law School professor emerita Elizabeth A. Warren announced her bid Monday for the United States presidency in 2020 by establishing an exploratory committee, one of the first formal steps to launching a presidential campaign.

FAS

Roy Glauber, Harvard Physics Professor and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 93

Harvard Physics Professor Emeritus Roy J. Glauber ’46, whose pioneering work in the field of quantum optics earned him a Nobel Prize in 2005, died on Dec. 26. He was 93.

GSAS

Graduate Students Unionize After Years-Long Effort

Harvard teaching and research assistants voted to unionize in April after five years of activism by Harvard Graduate Student Union-United Automobile Workers organizers. Following the vote, the University agreed to negotiate, and the two parties have begun the bargaining process.

College

Harvard, SFFA Spar Over Key Takeaways from Admissions Trial

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