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Rakesh Khurana
College

Harvard College Reviewing Amnesty Policy, Khurana Says

The College is reviewing its “amnesty policy” in response to a fall report on the April 2018 forcible arrest of a black undergraduate, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview Friday.

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
Cambridge

New Uber Feature Allows Cambridge Residents to Better Access 911

Cambridge residents riding with Uber can now take advantage of an enhanced security feature built into the application to improve emergency response.

BSOC Protest One
College

Arrest Sparks Allegations of Police Brutality

After Cambridge police officers forcibly arrested a black undergraduate in mid-April, students and administrators spoke out against the officers' actions, and the University put together a task force to examine what went wrong the night of the arrest.

Cambridge Common Menorah
Religion

After Menorah Knocked Down, Cambridge Residents Gather to Light Hanukkah Candles

Dozens of Harvard affiliates and Cantabrigians gathered in Cambridge Common Thursday night to light candles on a large silver menorah four days after an unidentified man deliberately knocked it down.

Cambridge Common Menorah
Cambridge

Cambridge Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime After Man Topples Harvard Chabad’s Menorah

Cambridge police are investigating a “possible hate crime” after witnesses say a man intentionally toppled over a large menorah.

Cambridge

Cambridge Pedestrian Killed in Truck Accident Friday

A woman was killed in a truck accident at the corner of Magazine Street and Putnam Avenue Friday.

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
Cambridge Police

Cambridge Police Don’t Know When They’ll Finish Reviewing Controversial Arrest of Black Harvard Student

Cambridge police have yet to determine a timeline for an internal probe into the conduct of officers involved in the arrest of a black Harvard student.

Harvard Square

Hydraulic Spill Causes Police Cordon, Road Closures along Mt. Auburn Street

The Cambridge Police and Fire Departments were hard at work Wednesday afternoon to respond to a reported hydraulic leak in Harvard Square.

United States Capitol
City Politics

Capuano, Pressley Face Off in Nationally Watched Primary

For the first time in roughly two decades, voters in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville will vote in a highly contested Democratic primary.

Protesters Denounce Black Undergraduate's Arrest
Cambridge Police

Protesters Denounce Black Undergraduate's Arrest

College

Black Harvard Student Arrested in April Will Face No Charges, Per Attorneys

No charges will be filed against the black Harvard undergraduate whose arrest April 13 sparked national controversy and allegations of police brutality, his attorneys announced Friday.

Marc C. McGovern
Race

Mayor McGovern Questions CPD Actions, Says Some Police Angry With Him

Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern questioned Cambridge Police Department officers' use of force during the arrest of a black Harvard undergraduate last month.

Arrest Map of Harvard
On Campus

Arrest Map of Harvard

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Crime

‘Review Committee’ Not a Direct Response to Student Demands, Faust Says

Faust also said she convened the committee to examine “what can we do differently to make sure that we don’t have such an incident and disturbing event happen again.”

Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Faust Forms Committee to ‘Review’ Lead-Up to Arrest of Black Student

Faust has formed a “review committee” to determine the exact “sequence of events” leading to the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate April 13 and to undertake a “systematic examination” of a wide variety of Harvard policies.

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