Nicole M. Iacopetti
Harvard’s endowment, which has been following the trend for the national average endowment, has dropped in recent years. Its endowment dropped .05 percent in the last fiscal year.
Medical Marijuana, Right to Repair Pass; Assisted Suicide Falls Short
Massachusetts residents voted on Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana and to pass the "Right to Repair" bill. The physician-assisted suicide measure was narrowly defeated.
Ed Markey Wins Fifth Congressional
Congressman Ed Markey won the Fifth Congressional seat once again on Tuesday night, beating Republican challenger Tom Tierney by a margin of about 3:1.
Warren Wins US Senate Seat
Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren defeated incumbent U.S. Senator Scott Brown Tuesday night by a margin of eight points.
2012 Election Results
President Barack Obama won the 2012 Presidential election on Tuesday night, defeating former Governor Mitt Romney by a margin of 132 electoral votes. The Democratic Party maintained a majority of seats in the Senate, while the Republican Party held onto control in the House of Representatives.
Historical Accuracy of Crimson Straw Polls
From 1884 to 2008, The Harvard Crimson straw polls have predicted Presidents of the United States with 50 percent accuracy.