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Simone C. Chu

Staff writer Simone C. Chu can be reached at simone.chu@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @simonechuu.

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Graham & Parks Voting
Student Groups

Harvard Wins Harvard-Yale Votes Challenge

“Our victory over Yale is a good omen for both democracy and for The Game on Saturday,” said Theodore “Teddy” N. Landis ’20, who co-founded the Harvard Votes Challenge.

Joy at the IOP Election Watch Party
College

Taking in Midterm Election Results, Harvard Students from Both Parties Claim Victory

On a rainy Tuesday in Cambridge, midterm election races across the United States kept undergraduates and faculty members on the edge of their seats throughout the night.

Secretary of Education DeVos
Gender and Sexuality

New Trump Administration Guidelines May Prompt Changes to Harvard Title IX Policy

Harvard may be required to change its current Title IX policy if the U.S. Department of Education publishes a new guidelines under consideration.

Faculty Meeting
Faculty

Harvard Rolls Out Mandatory Sexual Assault Prevention Training for Faculty, Staff

An estimated 18,000 faculty and staff across the University will take a sexual assault prevention training module starting Monday. The new program comes on the heels of a year that saw the #MeToo movement hit Harvard in a big way.

University Health Services
Health

Mental Health Initiative for Asian-American Women Comes to Harvard

A new Boston-area mental health initiative focused on Asian-American women enrolled its first cohort at Harvard this fall.

IOP
IOP

Forty Percent of Respondents to IOP Youth Poll 'Likely' to Vote in Midterms

Forty percent of respondents to an Institute of Politics poll of 18- to 29- year olds said they are likely to cast a ballot in the midterm elections in one week, and 26 percent said they approve of President Donald Trump’s performance in office.

UC Shopping Week Town Hall
College

Students Strategize to Defend Shopping Week Ahead of Admin-Led 'Listening Sessions'

Roughly 50 undergraduates gathered in Harvard Hall Tuesday evening to strategize ahead of a “listening session" with administrators about Shopping Week.

University Hall
College

Admins Cancel Student-Run Forum on Shopping Week, Offer Harvard-Led Events Instead

Hours before students were supposed to meet at an Undergraduate Council town hall to discuss the possible elimination of “shopping week,” Harvard officials announced they had changed their minds.

Canvassing in Nashua
Politics

Canvassing in Nashua

Affiliates of the Harvard College Democrats learn their canvassing routes for a Sept. 22 trip to Nashua, NH.

Canvassing in Nashua
The Scoop

Why The Hell Don't Harvard Students Vote?

At freshman convocation this September, University President Lawrence S. Bacow gave students their “first homework assignment”: to register to vote and cast a ballot. This was not a one-off line: It reflects a carefully orchestrated campus-wide effort to get out the vote.

Silliman College
IOP

Harvard Votes Challenge Calls on Undergrads to Beat Yale — at the Ballot Box

With both the Game and the midterm elections happening next month, organizers at Harvard and Yale are using the annual rivalry to encourage students to vote.

kavanaugh-HLS
Alumni

Harvard Alumni Travel to D.C. to Hand-Deliver Petition Urging Sasse to Vote ‘No’ on Kavanaugh

The two alumni — Allison A. Hill-Edgar ’94 and Melissa A. Bender ’94 — graduated from Harvard in 1994, the same year Sasse did.

United States Capitol
Alumni

Harvard Alumni Petition Senators to Vote Against Kavanaugh's Confirmation

Alumni have circulated at least two separate letters in recent days — one addressed to the 13 Harvard alumni who currently serve in the Senate, and one specifically to Sen. Ben Sasse ’94.

Activating the Youth Vote
IOP

Activists Talk Youth Voter Engagement at Harvard IOP

David Hogg, co-founder of March for Our Lives, was among those who spoke about young voter engagement at the IOP Monday night.

PBHA
College

Administrators Conducting Review of Public Service at Harvard College

Before searching for a new Assistant Dean for Public Service, administrators are assessing the state of public service at the College.

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