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Football

Harvard Leads Brown, 24-3, at Halftime

Under the temporary floodlights installed at Brown Stadium, Harvard takes on Brown in the first game of Ivy League play. At the end of one, perfect passing by quarterback Jake Smith and a 43-yard run courtesy of B.J. Watson have earned Harvard in the lead.

Popular Course Enrollment
FAS

Computer Science, Greek Mythology Classes Surpass Intro to Economics in Top Fall Course Enrollment

Computer Science 50 led course enrollment numbers with 724 undergraduates, according to data from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences registrar’s office Thursday.

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Harvard Law School

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Some Harvard Law Students Stand With His Accuser

Harvard Law School students are organizing to stand in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

The Fox Club Recognition Status
Final Clubs

The Fox Club Changed Its Mind About Going Gender-Neutral — Again

The historically all-male, 120-year-old social group — which earlier this month vowed to go co-ed and in return earned College recognition — is no longer planning to do so, according to administrators.

HCFA
Undergraduate Council

Almost Half of Harvard's Undergraduate Council Will Not Return to Govern

At least 23 representatives who served during the spring term — of 51 total members — are either declining to run for re-election or have resigned their positions in recent months.

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College

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Casts Six Women, Ending Nearly 200 Years of All-Male Performances

Hasty Pudding Theatricals has cast six women to perform in its 2019 show, completing a co-ed shift the group vowed last semester and ending an almost two-century period during which only men could act in Pudding productions.

20/20 Vision
Football

Shampklin Shines as Harvard Tramples San Diego, 36-14

Sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin scored four touchdowns en route to Harvard's home opening win on Saturday afternoon.

HLS Library
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Increasingly Favors Applicants With Real-World Work Experience

If you want to get into Harvard Law School, you should probably spend some time working in the real world before you apply to hit the books in Cambridge, according to the school's chief admissions officer.

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College

What One Student’s Marked-Up Harvard Application Reveals About the Admissions Process

One student's reviewed application, made public as part of the admissions lawsuit, sheds light on how the College assesses candidates — and on just what it takes to be Harvard material.

The Broad Institute
Sciences Division

Harvard, MIT Win Major Victory in CRISPR Patent Dispute

A federal appeals court ruled that the Broad Institute holds patent rights to the gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.

Delphic-Bee
College

Fox, Delphic-Bee Clubs Among 15 Social Groups to Promise Co-Ed Status, Escaping Sanctions

The historically all-male Fox Club and the Delphic-Bee Club are the only unexpected names on a list of recognized social groups that administrators posted Friday.

Remembering Courtney Blair
College

Students Remember Harvard Senior Blair for Her Humor, Friendship at Memorial Service

Pictures of Courtney S. Blair '19 lined the walls. Flowers and candles lay scattered around the room. Students snacked on Fruit Gushers — one of Blair’s favorite foods, according to a close friend.

Class of 2022 Freshman Survey
Features

The Crimson's Freshman Survey: Meet the Class of 2022

More than 50 percent of survey respondents are non-white, a first in The Crimson’s half-decade of canvassing incoming freshmen. Nearly half are “not at all interested” in campus social groups, the highest level of apathy in Crimson history. And — for the sixth year in a row — the majority of surveyed freshmen are virgins. Get to know the Class of 2022.

Acceptance Letters
Admissions

DOJ Broadside Against Harvard Admissions Hints at Federal Intent to Sue, Experts Say

“It paves the way for the Justice Department to directly intervene in the suit, join the suit,” said Savannah Law School professor Vinay Harpalani.

Waiting for new Deltas
College

Delta Gamma Becomes First Social Group to Close in Response to Sanctions

Harvard’s chapter of the Delta Gamma sorority is closing its doors — making it the first single-gender group to shut down in response to the College’s social group penalties.

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