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Politics

Bill That Could Endanger Harvard's Sanctions Won’t Pass, Experts Say — Particularly After Blue Wave

A bill that could jeopardize Harvard’s social group sanctions will almost certainly fail to pass before the end of this congressional term, experts say. The fact Democrats may regain the majority in November only makes things worse.

Harvard-Yale Tickets
On Campus

Spike in Harvard-Yale Ticket Scalping Spurs Rebuke from Resident Deans

So many students have tried to resell their tickets to the Harvard-Yale football game this year — a violation of Athletics Department policy — that some resident deans are now admonishing undergrads over internal email lists.

Year in Review - Pfister: Talk
Central Administration

Title IX Policy Review Committee Produces Report for Bacow

Former University President Drew G. Faust created the committee in 2015 when Harvard continued to face criticisms of its policy and procedures on sexual misconduct after it overhauled them in 2014.

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City Politics

Mass. Candidate Pressley Talks Warren, Sexual Assault at Media Roundtable

Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.

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Student Groups

A Bill Forbidding Social Group Sanctions Probably Doesn’t Affect Harvard. One Advocacy Group Wants to Change That.

Opponents of the sanctions have long hoped to force Harvard to choose between its sanctions and millions of dollars in federal funding. Now, they’re one step closer to making that happen.

UC Shopping Week Town Hall
College

Students Strategize to Defend Shopping Week Ahead of Admin-Led 'Listening Sessions'

Roughly 50 undergraduates gathered in Harvard Hall Tuesday evening to strategize ahead of a “listening session" with administrators about Shopping Week.

Bargainfest
GSAS

Grad Union, Harvard Head to the Bargaining Table

Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers marked the occasion with a kickoff rally in Harvard Yard.

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Research

Harvard Medical School Requests Retractions for Former Professor’s Research

The professor, Piero Anversa, left the Medical School in December 2015 after investigations into the integrity of his research.

Edward Blum
Admissions

Harvard, Students for Fair Admissions Do Battle Over Discrimination on Day One of Trial

The opening day of the highly anticipated Harvard admissions trial drew hordes of spectators and reporters — enough people to fill two courtrooms and a jury assembly room.

William F. Lee ’72
Admissions

Meet the Lawyers Defending Harvard's Race-Conscious Admissions Policies

Meet the lawyers who will help Harvard defend against allegations it discriminates against Asian-Americans in its admissions process.

UC Leadership
Undergraduate Council

UC Defends Affirmative Action, Calls for Changes to Admissions Process

The vote comes the day before the University faces off in court against advocacy group Students for Fair Admissions in a case that could decide the fate of affirmative action in the United States.

Dean Fitzsimmons
Admissions

Harvard Admissions Dean Emails ‘Key Points’ of School’s ‘Narrative’ to Alumni Interviewers Ahead of Trial

“In case you haven’t been closely following along, I want to take this opportunity to remind you of some key points of Harvard's narrative,” Fitzsimmons wrote in a Saturday email to alumni obtained by The Crimson.

The Suspense is Killing Me
Football

Walk-Off Field Goal Propels Football over Holy Cross

Harvard coughed up a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter, only to storm back during its final drive and secure a 33-31 win with a Jake McIntyre field goal.

Langdell Hall
Politics

Law School Students, Faculty Meet Behind Closed Doors to Discuss Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

Law School students, faculty, and administrators convened behind closed doors at a forum Thursday to reflect on the recent confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh.

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On Campus

Harvard Celebrates Coming Out Day With Rainbow Cake, New Resource Guide for BGLTQ Students

As Harvard students marked National Coming Out Day with rainbow bandanas and pride pins, College offices debuted an informational guide meant to outline resources for BGLTQ students.

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