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‘Secretive, Dubious Partnerships': Harvard Quietly Keeps Strong Saudi Connections

Many American institutions are re-examining their ties to Saudi Arabia after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed earlier this month. Despite its long-running links to the Saudi royal family, Harvard has opted to wait out the tide of criticism.


A Noteworthy Space: Harvard Cellist Studies Abroad

Unable to rent a cello in the small Tuscan town, Siena, where she was studying abroad, Saskia Maxwell Keller '18 travelled fifty miles to Florence by bus. But that was not the biggest challenge she faced – she had to find a quiet space where no one would hear her scales and concertos.


A Noteworthy Space: Harvard Cellist Studies Abroad

Saskia Maxwell Keller ’18 is a cellist dedicated to her craft. “I’ve always been playing, so when I don’t, it feels like something is wrong.” Unable to rent a cello in the small Tuscan town, Siena, where she was studying abroad, Keller travelled fifty miles to Florence by bus. But that was not the biggest challenge she faced – she had to find a quiet space where no one would hear her scales and concertos. After trying stairwells and gardens, Keller settled in an unusual room in the attic of her residence.


Clayton Spencer, current president of Bates College, speaks to the crowd in the Askwith Forums on Thursday night. Spencer was previously Harvard's Vice President for Policy and the founder of the Crimson Summer Academy.


CSU Administrator Named Dean of Division of Continuing Education

Huntington D. Lambert, the head of continuing education at Colorado State University and one of the leading voices in online education, will become the next dean of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith announced in an email to faculty members Thursday.


Community Warned of Banished Summer School Student

A former Harvard Summer School student, Steve Wu, has been banned from Harvard property according to an email sent by Summer School administrators on Friday.


Students Couldn't Understand This Sentence in 1956. Can You?

Every week, The Crimson publishes a selection of articles that were printed in our pages in years past.


Graduating Class of 1904 Included Farmer, Three Dry Goods Salesmen, and 121 Lawyers

Every week, The Crimson publishes a selection of articles that were printed in our pages in years past. June 24, 1904: Senior Class Occupations Abbott, H., law. Acosta, R.M. de, law. Adams, A.K., teaching. Adams, G.P., teaching. June 25, 1942: 675 Will Register in Memorial Hall Approximately 675 students will register today in historic Memorial Hall to become members of a freshman class which bids well to grow by September to one of the largest classes in the 300 years of Harvard history, if not the largest.


Undergraduate Researchers Flash Mob in Harvard Yard

With nothing better to do (other than their research), undergraduates from PRISE and BLISS surprised tourists in Harvard Yard today by breaking out into dance moves in front of the John Harvard Statue.


In Letter to Harvard, Civil Liberties Group Cautions Against Swamy Investigation

FIRE sent a letter to President Faust urging her not to allow Harvard to take action against Summer School instructor Subramanian Swamy.


Petition Calls Op-Ed by Harvard Summer School Instructor Offensive to Muslims

An article written by Subramanian Swamy advocated for measures in India such as disenfranchising non-Hindus as a means to combat terrorism, provoking many to call for his firing from Harvard.


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