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Delano R. Franklin

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Harvard Early Admissions Rates
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Harvard Admits 13.4 Percent of Early Applicants to Class of 2023

Harvard College invited 935 of 6,958 early applicants to join its Class of 2023 Thursday, marking a 13.4 percent acceptance rate and making the 2018 early cycle likely the most competitive in school history.

Lawsuit Press Conference 1
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Greek Groups Are Suing Harvard Over Its Sanctions. Here’s What Happens Next.

Experts and lawyers say a pair of lawsuits challenging Harvard’s sanctions could prompt a protracted — and pricey — legal battle in the months or years ahead.

Harvard Band Plays at Primal Scream 2018
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Harvard Band Plays at Primal Scream 2018

Continuing a long-held Primal Scream tradition, members of the Harvard University Band — scantily clad themselves — played tunes as naked students ran a lap around Harvard Yard on the eve of finals week.

Harvard Band Takes on John Harvard
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Harvard Band Takes on John Harvard

One member of the Harvard Band mounted the John Harvard statue to direct his peers during the fall 2018 iteration of Primal Scream.

Climate Action Protest
IOP

Climate Action Protest

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins a rally to call on the IOP to include environmental justice programming during Harvard's Bipartisan Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress.

Climate Action
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Climate Action

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins a rally during Harvard's Bipartisan Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress to call attention to climate change and environmental justice.

Lawsuit Press Conference 1
College

'Plowing New Ground’: Experts Say Harvard Sanctions Suits Employ Unusual Legal Arguments

The pair of lawsuits challenging Harvard’s sanctions rely on unusual and in some cases far-fetched legal arguments — but it is too early to know whether the complaints will be successful, experts say.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
College

Harvard Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over 2015 Student Suicide

The complaint accuses each of the defendants of “negligence and carelessness” that resulted in the student's death and argues the defendants are responsible for damages of at least $20 million.

The Ivy
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The Ivy

"The Ivy" is a young adult series about the life of a Harvard freshman. The first book was written by Lauren E. Kunze '08 when she was a senior at the College.

Admissions Lawyers at Lowell House
Student Life

Harvard Lawyers Discuss Admissions Trial With Students Behind Closed Doors

Two top lawyers who defended Harvard in the recently concluded admissions trial discussed the case with students in an off-the-record meeting Wednesday. Members of the press were not allowed to attend.

John Kerry at the IOP
On Campus

John Kerry at the IOP

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the Institute of Politics' JFK Jr. forum.

John Kerry Mingles
On Campus

John Kerry Mingles

Former Secretary of State John Kerry chats and poses for photographs with students after a talk at the Institute of Politics.

Admissions Office
Student Life

Harvard Extends Application Deadlines for Students Affected by California Wildfires

As California faces the deadliest wildfires the state has ever seen, the Harvard admissions office announced Wednesday it will offer extensions on application deadlines for high schoolers, teachers, and counselors affected by the disasters.

Harvard Press Conference
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Harvard Admissions Trial Will Stretch Into 2019 with New Hearing, Filings

The high-stakes and high-profile Harvard admissions trial may stretch well into 2019, per new details announced in a Wednesday court order. The University and opponent SFFA are slated to hold another hearing and submit new filings.

Devah Pager
FAS

Devah Pager, Harvard Sociology Professor and Pioneer, Dies at 46

Harvard Sociology Professor Devah I. Pager, a groundbreaking researcher, advisor, teacher, and mother beloved by her students and family, died on Nov. 2. She was 46 years old.

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