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Delano R. Franklin

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Harvard Admissions
College

Admissions Lawsuit Trial Date Set for Oct. 2018

​The pending lawsuit alleging the College discriminates against Asian American applicants in its admissions process will go to trial Oct. 15, according to a May 23 court filing.

Harvard Affiliates Working for Trump
Politics

Breaking With 'Tradition,' Harvard Faculty Avoid Trump Administration

The distaste is mutual. Harvard faculty don’t want to work for Trump—and the administration likely doesn’t want to elevate academic elites.

Admissions Lawsuit
College

An Inflection Point: High Stakes as Harvard Admissions Trial Approaches

Now several years into legal proceedings, much remains at stake as a lawsuit over Harvard's admissions policies advances.

Harvard Admissions
College

82 Percent of Admits Plan to Join Class of 2022

Around 82 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2022 have accepted their offers of admission so far, though more students will be admitted from the waitlist in the coming months.

Primal Scream
College

Skyclad Students Streak into Spring

More than a hundred naked undergraduates celebrated their last night of freedom before finals by running a lap around the Yard as part of the semesterly tradition.

Harvard Mountaineering Club
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Harvard Mountaineering Club

The Adams House offices of the Harvard Mountaineering Club, pictured in April 2018. The club is slated to lose its offices given the impending renovation of Adams.

Arrest Protest
Cambridge Police

Arrest Protest

William F. Lee
Admissions

Corporation Senior Fellow Bill Lee Serving as Lead Trial Lawyer in Affirmative Action Lawsuit

Lee has been a member of the 13-person Harvard Corporation since 2010. He is also a partner at WilmerHale, the law firm representing the University in the lawsuit.

Fanfare at the Activities Fair
Admissions

Sunny Skies and Plentiful Programming Greet Eager Prefrosh

With red lanyards around their necks, nearly 1,400 prospective members of Harvard’s Class of 2022 explored campus during the 2018 iteration of Visitas.

Walk Out for Gun Control
College

Harvard Students Sit In for Gun Control

Roughly 100 College affiliates, visiting high schoolers, and Cambridge residents sat on the steps of Widener Library for three hours Friday as part of a nationwide demonstration against gun violence.

BSOC Protest One
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BSOC Protest One

Over 200 students gathered Saturday to protest the April 13 forcible arrest of a black College student that has sparked allegations of police brutality.

BSOC Protest Two
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BSOC Protest Two

The protest Saturday was planned by Black Students Organizing for Change, a group formed by College students in the wake of the arrest.

BSOC Protest One
Race

'Treat Me, Don't Beat Me'

More than 200 Harvard students and affiliates, many with red duct tape over their mouths, protested in Harvard Yard Saturday to demand reform to University policies they say led to the forcible arrest of a black College student April 13.

BSOC Protest Three
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BSOC Protest Three

Members of Black Students Organizing for Change call for reform to Harvard policies at a protest following the arrest of a black undergraduate.

Timeline of DOJ Events
College

Experts Say DOJ Brief in Admissions Suit Will Have Little Impact

Several advocacy groups filed briefings urging Harvard to make its admissions data public over the weekend. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions directly sparred over the issue in clashing briefs both parties filed Friday.

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