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Massachusetts

Eric P. Lesser
Harvard College Democrats

Eric P. Lesser

Eric P. Lesser '07 is one of the youngest members of the Massachusetts State Senate.

Immigrant Day Students
Politics

Harvard Students Lobby for Immigrants at Mass. State House

Eight Harvard students traveled through snowy weather to the Massachusetts State House Monday to participate in the annual Immigrants’ Day lobbying event. Now in its 23rd year, Immigrants’ Day is the “biggest lobbying day of the year” for immigrants, refugees and allies.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
Economics

Harvard Prof. Fryer Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations in Letter

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. denied all allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him in a letter published in the New York Times Thursday.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
Economics

Prof. Fryer Facing Two More Harvard Investigations: One Title IX, One Financial

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is the subject of two more Harvard-led investigations, one into allegations of sexual misconduct brought by a group of women, the other into his spending and lab’s finances, the New York Times reported Friday.

Tim Hortons
Flyby Blog

Cultural Comparison: Canada vs. USA

In time for non-Canadian Thanksgiving, freshman Noah J. Caza gives us his cultural insights after a few months "abroad."

Women, Politics, and MA
On Campus

Women, Politics, and MA

Five panelists discussed ways to increase female political representation in Massachusetts Wednesday afternoon in CGIS South.

Massachusetts Election Results
Elizabeth Warren

Massachusetts Election Results

Election Results 2018

Polling Place
Cambridge

Here's What You Need to Know About the 2018 Midterm Elections

Cambridge residents can cast their votes Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. in one of 29 local polling places, including Quincy House.

Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform
Gun Politics

Gun Control Bill Driven by Recent Grad Becomes Massachusetts Law

An “extreme risk protection order” firearms bill inspired by recent Harvard alumnus Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 is now Massachusetts law.

Jay Gonzalez
Endowment

Obama Endorses Democrat Jay Gonzalez for Governor

Former President Barack Obama endorsed Mass. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez Monday, as Gonzalez prepares to face popular Republican incumbent Charlie D. Baker ’79 at the polls in November.

Jay Gonzalez
Politics

Gonzalez Proposes Endowment Tax that Would Cost Harvard Half a Billion Per Year

Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for Mass. governor, wants to levy a 1.6 percent tax on private, non-profit colleges and universities in the state whose endowments total over $1 billion — a category that includes Harvard.

Quentin Palfrey on Primary Night
Politics

From Harvard to Beacon Hill: Quentin Palfrey ’96 Makes a Bid for Lieutenant Governor

Quentin A. Palfrey ’96 always knew he wanted to serve others. Now, drawing on Harvard role models ranging from Theodore Roosevelt to his parents, he's running to serve as Massachusetts's next lieutenant governor.

Apple Orchard
Flyby Blog

How To Do Massachusetts Apple Picking Right

Bring your own peanut butter, and don't leave without a box of apple cider donuts.

United States Capitol
City Politics

Capuano, Pressley Face Off in Nationally Watched Primary

For the first time in roughly two decades, voters in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville will vote in a highly contested Democratic primary.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
Features

Star Economics Prof Fryer Facing Harvard and State-Level Investigations, Barred from Lab He Heads

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is being investigated separately by Harvard and the state of Massachusetts and has been barred by University officials from setting foot in the research lab he heads.

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