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Brandeis Center Accuses Harvard of ‘Deliberately’ Ignoring Antisemitism in Lawsuit

The Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and Jewish Americans for Fairness in Education accused Harvard of “deliberately” ignoring antisemitism on campus and creating “an unbearable educational environment” for Jewish students in a lawsuit filed last week.


Harvard Will Refrain From Controversial Statements About Public Policy Issues

After months of grappling with a campus fractured by a polarizing debate over the Israel-Hamas war, Harvard announced on Tuesday that the University and its leadership will refrain from taking official positions on controversial public policy issues.


Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Talks Justice, Civic Engagement at Radcliffe Day

Supreme Court Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor discussed the strains of serving on a rightward-shifting court while speaking  at Harvard’s annual Radcliffe Day ceremony, at which she was awarded the 2024 Radcliffe Medal.​​​​​​​


HOOP Hosts ‘People’s Commencement’ to Honor 13 Harvard Seniors Denied Degrees

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine hosted an mock graduation ceremony to honor the 13 seniors whose degrees were withheld for their involvement in the encampment.


As it Happened: More Than 1,000 Stage Walkout at Harvard Commencement Ceremony

More than 1,000 people staged a walkout in support of 13 undergraduates who were barred from graduating, while interim President Alan M. Garber ’76 was booed at the end of his address to graduates. Follow The Crimson for live coverage of Harvard’s eventful Commencement ceremonies.


‘Endangered’: Drew Faust Passionately Defends Higher Education at Harvard PBK Ceremony

Former University President Drew Gilpin Faust offered an impassioned defense of higher education and denounced politicians for “denigrating and destroying” the academy during her keynote address to Phi Beta Kappa honorees on Tuesday.


The Harvard Kennedy School is Getting More International. Its Offerings Are Not Keeping Pace.

In interviews with The Crimson, HKS affiliates raised concerns that the school’s curriculum, faculty, and financial aid programs have not kept pace with its growing international student population despite some efforts from leadership.


Copy-and-Paste: How Allegations of Plagiarism Became the Culture War’s New Frontier

Harvard had already found itself in the crossfires of the culture war. But with new software at their disposal and a trove of unscrutinized scholarship to dive into, the plagiarism allegations against Claudine Gay had opened up a new frontier.


Critics Says Harvard’s Endowment Is Underperforming and Overly Secretive. Is It?

The lackluster performance of Harvard’s endowment — the largest in the world — has sparked concerns about the stewardship and transparency of the endowment under Harvard Management Company CEO N.P. “Narv” Narvekar.


‘Connection You Can Cling To’: Harvard Celebrates Latinx Graduates at Affinity Event

Harvard Law School Professor Andrew M. Crespo ’05, the first tenured Latino faculty member at HLS, urged graduates to remember the contributions of their families during a Latinx affinity graduation celebration Tuesday morning.


‘Our Forever President’: Black Harvard Graduates Celebrate Claudine Gay at Affinity Ceremony

Two Harvard graduates presented an award for faculty who show “a strong commitment to social justice” to former Harvard President Claudine Gay during the University-wide celebration of Black graduates on Tuesday evening in Sanders Theatre.


HUCTW, HOOP Protest Sanctions Against Pro-Palestine Harvard Staff at Tuesday Rally

Nearly 100 Harvard workers and Cambridge residents held a pro-Palestine rally in front of Smith Campus Center on Tuesday to condemn the University’s disciplinary action against union members involved in the 20-day encampment in Harvard Yard.


Harvard Corporation Rejects FAS Effort to Let 13 Pro-Palestine Student Protesters Graduate

The Harvard Corporation rejected an effort by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to confer degrees on 13 seniors facing disciplinary charges for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment, opening a new front in the standoff between faculty and the board.


‘Really Powerful’: Harvard Hosts Third Annual AAPI Graduation Ceremony

Harvard held an affinity celebration for Asian-American, Pacific Islander, and Desi American graduating students on Monday that honored APIDA graduates and featured speeches which discussed APIDA issues and referenced pro-Palestine protests at Harvard and the ongoing war in Gaza.


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