On Oct. 15, a lawsuit alleging Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants went to trial in Boston. The Crimson is updating this article with a summary of what went down in the courtroom every day the trial lasts.
“Look at my children,” protester Sunny Zhao said. “Look at the people here’s children. Our children study so hard. Their hard work is not as appreciated. Why? It’s just because we are Asian. That’s unfair.”
At least two admissions officers appeared to mention Diep's possible eligibility for Harvard's financial aid program. The College describes its admissions process as need-blind. (Highlighting added by Crimson staff.)
More than 50 percent of survey respondents are non-white, a first in The Crimson’s half-decade of canvassing incoming freshmen. Nearly half are “not at all interested” in campus social groups, the highest level of apathy in Crimson history. And — for the sixth year in a row — the majority of surveyed freshmen are virgins. Get to know the Class of 2022.
The Crimson conducted exit polling of voters during Harvard's second-ever unionization election, which ultimately saw students vote to unionize for the first time in University history. Here, take a look inside the demographics of who voted and what drove them to the polls.