Crimson staff writer

Tara W. Merrigan

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Profile: Nancy F. Cott

When history Professor Nancy F. Cott took the stand in January 2010, she was stepping into a highly contentious arena that had drawn California’s governor and most ardent supporters of gay marriage into a battle over the legality of Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in that state.


Obama Revises Student Loans

President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that he plans to sign an executive order that will ease the financial burden of student loans for many young Americans, including some Harvard undergraduates and graduate students.


Harvard and the Fabric of a Nation

As America’s star has begun to dim and other countries are diluting United States’ influence on the international stage, will Harvard’s fate be once again entwined with America’s?


Harvard Rethinks Strategy Abroad

An advisory group has provided a set of recommendations to University administrators that begin to formulate a vision for Harvard’s international presence.


With $40 Million Gift, Harvard Launches Teaching Initiative

With a $40 million gift from Rita E. and Gustave M. Hauser, Harvard said Tuesday that it will launch a new teaching initiative, an effort that officials describe as re-emphasizing a commitment to best teaching practices and innovative learning.