Harvard Police Chief ‘100%’ Backs Student and Alumni Demands After Leverett Swatting Attack
Harvard University Police Chief Victor A. Clay clarified the department’s response to an April 3 swatting attack at Leverett House in a Friday interview with The Crimson, expressing his support for written demands made by students and alumni in the wake of the incident.
Suspect in Harvard Science Center Plaza Bomb Scare Released on Bond as Authorities Seek Accomplice
The man accused of planting a fake bomb on Harvard’s campus as an accomplice in an effort to secure a “large” amount of Bitcoin from the University according to a criminal complaint was released on an unsecured bond with conditions at a hearing Friday.
New Hampshire Man Arrested for Planting Fake Bomb on Harvard Campus in Bitcoin Extortion Attempt
A New Hampshire man was arrested Tuesday by the FBI and is accused of planting a fake bomb on Harvard University’s campus last month as an accomplice in an effort to secure a “large” amount of Bitcoin from the University, court records say.
Ex-Harvard Chemist Charles Lieber Spared Additional Prison Time, Will Serve 6 Months House Arrest
Former Harvard chemistry professor Charles M. Lieber was spared additional time in prison by a federal judge on Wednesday and ordered to serve six months of house arrest, after he was convicted of lying to government investigators about his ties to China.
Harvard Student Groups, Alumni, Deans Condemn Leverett House ‘Swatting’ Attack
Harvard students, administrators, and alumni condemned Monday’s early morning “swatting” attack, which saw at least five Harvard University Police Department officers enter a Leverett House suite with riot gear and assault rifles.
Harvard Police Chief Makes First Public Statement on ‘Swatting’ Attack, Says Caller Claimed to be Student ‘Kicked Out’ of Harvard
Harvard University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay provided new details on the Monday armed raid by HUPD of an undergraduate suite in response to a false 911 call, writing in a Wednesday statement that the caller claimed to be a Harvard student who was “kicked out.”
Four Harvard Students Held at Gunpoint by Campus Police in ‘Swatting’ Attack
At least five armed Harvard University Police Department officers raided an undergraduate suite in Leverett House in response to a false 911 call about an armed individual in the suite early Monday morning.
Harvard Students and Organizers Rally Against ‘Cop City’ In Harvard Yard
Dozens of Harvard students and organizers rallied against a plan by Atlanta officials to create a police training center — which activists have dubbed “Cop City” — at a Thursday protest in Harvard Yard.
Harvard Law School Student Charged With Assaulting Student In Homophobic Attack
A Harvard Law School student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a fellow HLS student in a homophobic attack last month, according to a Harvard University Police report.
Following Shooting of Sayed Faisal, Protesters Question Investigation at City-Held Meeting
Confused and frustrated Cambridge residents confronted city officials at a tense public meeting Thursday in response to the police shooting of 20-year-old Sayed Faisal.
After Fatal Shooting of Sayed Faisal, Cambridge Residents Seek Answers at City Council Meeting
Cambridge residents expressed outrage at the fatal shooting of a college student by Cambridge police at Monday’s city council meeting, an hour after a large protest outside the City Hall.
In Cambridge and Dhaka, Protests Erupt in Wake of Police Shooting of Sayed Faisal
An outpouring of grief and anger over the fatal police shooting of college student Sayed Faisal swept the steps of Cambridge City Hall Monday as demonstrators demanded answers and reform from officials.
Cambridge Police Fatally Shoot UMass Boston Student, Sparking Charges of Racism, Police Brutality
A Cambridge Police officer shot and killed an allegedly armed man Wednesday, prompting dozens to protest police brutality and call for transparency at Cambridge City Hall.
Ten Stories That Shaped 2022
In 2022, Harvard saw a multitude of transitions. The school finally lifted most of its last Covid-19 mandates and held in-person Commencement ceremonies for not one, not two, but three Harvard College classes. Across the top ranks of Harvard’s leadership, familiar faces exited the stage, including University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who will be succeeded by Claudine Gay, the first person of color and second woman to be named to Harvard’s top post. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2022 at Harvard.
Ex-Harvard Fencing Coach and Harvard Parent Acquitted of Bribery Charges
Former Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand and Harvard College parent Jie “Jack” Zhao are not guilty of a bribery scheme to recruit Zhao’s sons to Harvard, a jury decided Wednesday.
Wife of Harvard Parent on Trial for Alleged Admissions Bribery Scheme Says Couple Was Pressured Into Making $1 Million Payment
The wife of businessman and Harvard College parent Jie “Jack” Zhao told a federal jury on Friday that she and her husband were pressured into making a $1 million payment that prosecutors claim was a bribe to secure their sons’ admission to Harvard.
Wife of Ex-Harvard Fencing Coach Says Alleged Bribes Were Personal Loans, Paid Back in Full
The wife of former Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand told a federal jury on Thursday that the payments made by businessman Jie “Jack” Zhao to their family were personal loans that they planned to pay back with anticipated inheritance money. Brand and Zhao are facing trial for federal bribery charges.
Currier Student Charged with Assaulting Harvard Police Officers, Threatening Violence
A student was arrested outside Currier House last month after he allegedly assaulted police officers and threatened a school shooting at Harvard.
Neo-Nazi Group Threatens Residents in Harvard Square
Members of a neo-Nazi group harassed and threatened residents in Cambridge Sunday, lunging and shouting at people across the street from Quincy House.
Petrie-Flom Center Hosts Panel Discussion on Violence Against Health Care Workers
Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel Tuesday on efforts to reduce violence against healthcare workers.
Epstein Victim Drops Claims Against Alan Dershowitz
A victim of Jeffrey E. Epstein who claimed she was sexually abused by Alan M. Dershowitz settled a lawsuit she had filed against him, saying she “may have made a mistake” in accusing the prominent lawyer of wrongdoing.
New York Times Reporter Jodi Kantor, Actress Ashley Judd Discuss the #MeToo Movement at Harvard IOP
New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor and actress Ashley Judd talked about the making of the ground-breaking investigative story that amplified the #MeToo movement during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday.
Quincy House, one of Harvard's 12 upperclassmen houses, was the site of two burglaries.
A burglary at 20 DeWolfe St., a Harvard undergraduate residence, was reported Saturday night.