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Alumni

Matt Birk '98 Retires from NFL

Just like Ray Lewis, Matt Birk ’98 has decided to go out on top.

Undergraduate Council

More Than 150 Students Rally for Mental Health Reform

Chanting the words “Reform mental health” and “Our Harvard can do better,” a group of more than 150 students gathered in front of Massachusetts Hall Friday afternoon to urge administrators to take action on mental health.

College

VAWA Renewal Could Spell Change

In recent months, an expired piece of legislation has placed a few words of legal jargon, tucked away in the disciplinary codes of colleges and universities all over the country, at the forefront of a polarizing national debate. The argument centers around a charged question: how much evidence should an institution of higher education require to find an accused student guilty of sexual misconduct?

College

Record 35,000 Apply to Harvard College

Harvard College received a record 35,022 applications for the class of 2017, 719 more than last year, the University announced early Friday morning.

Scrutiny

Can Harvard Women Have It All?

In 2013, the national debate regarding the equality of women in the workplace still rages.

A Right to Bear Arms
IOP

NRA President Sticks to His Guns

In the midst of a national debate regarding gun-control policies, National Rifle Association President David A. Keene called on the government to better enforce existing laws regarding firearms before making legislative changes during an event in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday night.

Religion

Izzard Accepts Humanist Award

Edward J. "Eddie" Izzard accepted the sixth annual Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism in Memorial Church on Wednesday, delivering a powerful speech as part of Harvard's Atheist Coming Out Week.

Harvard College Democrats Vote to Endorse a US Senate Candidate
Politics

Harvard Dems Endorse Markey

The Harvard College Democrats, which has not endorsed a candidate in a primary since at least the last five years, broke the tradition Tuesday night, voting 36-1 to support U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey of Medford in his race against U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch of South Boston.

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Men's Basketball

Smith Provides Crucial Post Presence for Men's Basketball

Sophomore center Kenyatta Smith had the performance of his career for the Harvard men’s basketball team this weekend.

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Crime

Student Reports Assault in Quincy Courtyard

A female undergraduate reported being assaulted in the Quincy House courtyard early Monday morning, according to an advisory emailed by the Harvard University Police Department to members of the Harvard community.

Why Atheism Matters
Religion

Atheists Discuss Stigma Surrounding Lack of Faith

Students and community members gathered in Lamont Forum Room on Monday evening for an open discussion on atheism. The panel event “Why Atheism Matters” was the kick-off for “Atheist Coming Out Week.”

Research

Medical Leaders Say Federal Cuts will Hurt Research

Enumerating the developments and cures made possible by federal sponsorship, medical researchers warned that a roughly five percent cut to all non-military programs would be devastating to Boston’s hospitals and universities—including Harvard.

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Men's Ice Hockey

Killorn '12 Makes NHL Debut

Alex Killorn '12 made his Tampa Bay Lightning debut Sunday, facing former intracity rival Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

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HUDS

As Blizzard Hits, Harvard Copes with MBTA Closings, Staff Shortages

Nearly two feet of snow coated Harvard’s campus this weekend as winter storm “Nemo” became Boston’s fifth-largest snowstorm on record, with 24.9 inches of snow measured in the city according to official reports.

Earning the Pudding Pot
Hasty Pudding Theatricals

Hasty Pudding Roasts Man of the Year Kiefer Sutherland

Emmy Award-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland defused a costumed bombshell Friday night while being roasted as the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2013 Man of the Year.

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