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Derek G. Xiao

Derek G. Xiao is the President of the 145th guard of The Harvard Crimson. He can be reached at derek.xiao@thecrimson.com. Follow him on Twitter @derekgxiao.

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Owl Club
College Administration

Corporation Votes to Keep May 2016 Social Group Policy

The College’s penalties on members of single-gender final clubs and Greek organizations will remain in effect after the Harvard Corporation voted to keep the policy unchanged on Monday.

The Clubhouse of the Fly
Final Clubs

As Sanctions Remain, So Does Resistance From Single-Gender Groups

The Corporation's new stamp of approval on the sanctions did little to sway long-time critics of the policy.

Hempest
Drugs

Hempest

Hemp products on display at The Hempest in Cambridge.

Boston Smoke Shop
Drugs

Boston Smoke Shop

Pipes and other paraphernalia on display at Boston Smoke Shop.

Yale Bowl
Student Life

Harvard-Yale 2017: Seen from the Sidelines

In photos: Even as the score turned in the Bulldogs' favor, school spirit remained strong on the sidelines and in the stands of the Yale Bowl.

Bulldog Roar
Football

Bulldog Roar

Freshman running back Aaron Shampklin rushes against Yale’s defense on Saturday. On a couple other occasions, pitches to the Crimson’s running backs led to fumbles recovered by Yale. These plays were symptomatic of the entire weekend as Harvard’s offense never got going and Yale went on to win 24-3.

Handsome Dan
Football

Handsome Dan

Yale Bowl
Football

Yale Bowl

Saybrook Shoes
Football

Saybrook Shoes

During the third quarter of the Game, residents of Yale's Saybrook College hold their shoes in the air as a warning that they are about to take off their clothes.

Saybrook Strip
Football

Saybrook Strip

The Saybrook Strip is a tradition for the residents of its namesake College, which sees Saybrugians stripping down to their underwear - or less - during the third quarter of football games.

Saybrook Strip
Football

Saybrook Strip

At the 2016 meeting of the Game, several Saybrugians were escorted from Harvard Stadium after taking the Strip down to full-frontal nudity. This year, the Yalies stopped short of getting into similar trouble.

Yale Cheer
Football

Yale Cheer

Yale's cheerleaders run along the sidelines with flags.

Love Your Body Day
Mental Health

Love Your Body Day

Cassandra S. Hastie '18 takes a photo of Karen M. Maldonado '18 during ECHO's "Love Your Body Day" event in Ticknor Lounge Thursday evening. Hastie and Maldonado are both ECHO peer counselors.

Three Free Throws
Men's Basketball

Three Free Throws

Junior guard Tommy McCarthy heads into 2017-2018 as one of Harvard's most experienced backcourt players.

Stare Down
Men's Basketball

Stare Down

Sophomore guard Bryce Aiken, who averaged 14.5 points as the Crimson's leading scorer last season, will be an important offensive threat for Amaker this season.

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