In interviews with The Crimson, student group leaders, two top College administrators, and dozens of undergraduates tackled a difficult question: where is Harvard’s sense of fun?
Adams House residents blamed lax security for the theft of more than $8,000 worth of possessions from a Randolph Hall dorm on Saturday night, pointing to unaddressed reports about a malfunctioning gate that has remained unremedied since the renovated building opened in July.
Former Harvard President Derek C. Bok said top American universities like Harvard should end legacy admissions preferences in remarks to the Financial Times on Monday.
Portuguese Foreign Minister Tells Harvard Students to ‘Dream Big’ at Center for European Studies Talk
Portuguese Foreign Minister João Gomes Cravinho discussed the European Union’s defense strategies during an event at Harvard’s Center for European Studies on Tuesday.
Theo J. Harper ’25 sued the Harvard International Relations Council after he was temporarily removed from the group in December for redirecting $170,000 to an unofficial bank account over two months as part of a secret financial stress test unbeknownst to the IRC’s top leadership.
The Harvard Undergraduate Association proposed an academic freedom petition and two wellness initiatives at their general meeting Monday evening.
Some Harvard residential tutors, proctors, and house aides are planning to publicly launch a campaign for unionization, an effort they have been quietly working towards since last spring.
After nearly three years of meeting in quiet, Harvard College’s Intellectual Vitality Initiative has finally gone public. The initiative, spearheaded by Dean Rakesh Khurana and a committee of undergraduates, faculty, and administrators, began student-facing programming early this semester and will launch “phase three” of its plan to improve the free exchange of ideas on campus in the summer.
A website created on Sunday by Harvard undergraduate Sungjoo Yoon ’27 exposed user data of Harvard College freshmen who had registered for Datamatch, a student-run online matchmaking service.
Freshman will have swipe access to upperclassman Houses this year during “River Run,” the Dean of Students Office wrote in a statement to The Crimson on Wednesday.
Swipe access will remain unchanged for freshmen during “River Run” even as the First Year Experience and First Year Social Committee Offices will provide food trucks, a snack bar, and games at the Malkin Athletic Center to mark the informal college tradition.
Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana condemned an antisemitic image posted by two pro-Palestine student groups during an interview on Tuesday, calling the post “unmistakably antisemitic and racist.”
Former Harvard undergraduate Damilare Sonoiki appealed a federal judge’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the University wrongfully withheld his degree after three women accused him of sexual assault, according to a filing by his lawyers on Thursday.
Amid fierce backlash for publishing an antisemitic image in an Instagram post on Sunday, two pro-Palestine student groups issued an apology Monday afternoon.
Thirty Harvard affiliates gathered to mourn the death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny at a small vigil in Harvard Yard Saturday evening.
The appearance of antisemitic and anti-Palestinian posters on Harvard’s campus and a string of poster vandalisms have caused further controversy on a campus already divided since Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.
Despite forecasts predicting up to 12 inches of snow throughout Tuesday, Harvard students shared a sense of disappointment after waking up to a snowless campus.
More than 30 pro-Palestinian Harvard students participated in a 12-hour hunger strike Friday in solidarity with 17 students at Brown University who refused to eat for eight days to pressure the Brown Corporation to divest from Israel.
Harvard College students are celebrating Black History Month with a series of events thrown by undergraduate houses and affinity groups.
Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, is expected to be announced as Harvard football head coach next week. But in interviews with The Crimson, 10 players and alumni said they were upset with the search process, with some privately lobbying Athletics Director Erin McDermott to make a last-minute reversal and not proceed with Aurich’s hiring.
Entering their 175th season, the Hasty Pudding Theatrical Company celebrated Barry Keoghan and Annette Bening as their Man and Woman of the Year.
More than 150 Harvard students and affiliates gathered in the Science Center Plaza Thursday afternoon to demand the University “disclose and divest its ties to the Israeli occupation.”