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Smith Center Homelessness
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Sleeping in Smith Center Draws Harvard Police Interventions

While the Smith Campus Center has given many a new place to seek refuge from the Cambridge winter, repeated instances of homeless individuals violating the building’s no sleeping policy has drawn Harvard police forces to help security guards address the incidents.

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Tufts Lecturer Arrested for 'Peeping and Spying' in Harvard Pool Locker Room

Tufts lecturer and Harvard Business School graduate Kaiser K. Fung, 45, was arrested for surreptitiously photographing a Harvard affiliate in the men’s locker room showers at Blodgett Pool last week.

Winthrop House Commencement
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Harvard Law Prof. Sullivan Defends Decision to Represent Weinstein Following Student Concerns

Harvard Law Professor and Winthrop House Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. sent an email to Winthrop students and resident tutors Friday defending his decision to represent former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in his Manhattan sexual abuse case.

Winthrop House Commencement
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Harvard Law Prof. and Winthrop Dean Ronald Sullivan Joins Harvey Weinstein’s Legal Team

Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood film producer who has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women, has hired Harvard Law School professor and Winthrop House Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. to represent him in his Manhattan sexual abuse case.

Plympton Street outside of Quincy House.
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Harvard Police Investigating 'Indecent Assault' of Female Undergraduate on Plympton Street

HUPD is investigating a female student's report that she was “indecently assaulted” while walking on Plympton Street early Tuesday morning, a HUPD spokesperson wrote in an email to Harvard affiliates Tuesday.

Cambridge Common Menorah
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Cambridge Common Menorah

The menorah standing in Cambridge Common, which a man toppled over Sunday in what police are investigating as a "possible hate crime."

Cambridge City Hall 1960s
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Almost 50 Years Later, Police Identify Suspect in Harvard Student Jane Britton’s Murder

The possible perpetrator is Michael Sumpter, a man the District Attorney’s Office dubbed a “career criminal” in a press release last week. Sumpter died of cancer in 2001 after spending years in prison for committing rape in 1975.

Number of Medical Transports During Yardfest

BSOC Protest One
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Harvard Suggests Clarifying Policies, Changing Yardfest in Final Report On Arrest of Black Student

The report calls for clarification of emergency response policies, expansion of HUHS counseling, and changes to Yardfest, among other recommendations.

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Elderly Woman Assaulted on Red Line, Police Say

An elderly woman was punched in the back of the head after getting on a Red Line train car at the Harvard Square station on Friday.

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Burglaries Down, Disciplinary Actions Up Last Year Per Annual Harvard Police Report

According to the 2017 report, there were 33 reported on-campus rapes and 47 reported cases of on-campus burglaries.

Harvard Yard Robberies
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Harvard Police Investigating Two Break-Ins in Freshman Dorms, Again

Several Wigglesworth Hall residents reported that someone climbed through their first floor window while they were sleeping and stole “several laptops, wallets, and an iPhone,” Catalano wrote.

Harvard Yard Robberies
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Harvard Yard Robberies

More freshmen were the victims of robberies in the Yard.

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Suspect in Hit-and-Run Death of 80-Year-Old Woman Pleads Not Guilty

The Pembroke, Mass. woman arrested last week on the suspicion that she was responsible for a hit-and-run that left an 80-year-old woman dead pled not guilty at her arraignment in Cambridge District Court on Friday morning.

Hit and Run
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Hit and Run

An 80-year old woman died after being struck Thursday afternoon by a car in the parking lot of the Cambridge Housing Authority building, pictured here.

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