In one 2013 email headlined “My Hero,” former Kennedy School Dean Ellwood thanked Harvard's dean of admissions for his help accepting a set of students with very particular qualifications. "[Redacted] and [redacted] are all big wins. [Redacted] has already committed to a building.”
After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over. The Crimson breaks down what you need to know before the Harvard admissions trial officially kicks off Monday — and what you can expect to learn before it ends.
Eight of the students and alumni who petitioned to testify at the upcoming Harvard admissions trial will have the opportunity to speak in support of the College in court, U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs has ruled.
U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs ruled Friday that the admissions lawsuit alleging Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants must go to trial in October, thwarting Harvard's hopes to the contrary.
Members of ReproJustice Action and Dialogue Collective and Our Harvard Can Do Better teamed up with the Democrats for a panel discussion and phonebank opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.