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Fox, Delphic-Bee Clubs Among 15 Social Groups to Promise Co-Ed Status, Escaping Sanctions

The historically all-male Fox Club and the Delphic-Bee Club are the only unexpected names on a list of recognized social groups that administrators posted Friday.

Middle East Nightclub Co-Owner Steps Down Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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A co-owner of Central Square's Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub has resigned following a series of sexual misconduct allegations that the venue's owners say are false.

Cambridge Ponders Electric Scooter Program After Unexpected Summer 'Flock’ of LimeBikes and Birds

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A sudden inundation of electric ride-sharing scooters so startled the City of Cambridge this summer that officials took legal action to halt their spread. Now, the city is pondering piloting an electric scooter program.

Gonzalez Proposes Endowment Tax that Would Cost Harvard Half a Billion Per Year

Jay Gonzalez

Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for Mass. governor, wants to levy a 1.6 percent tax on private, non-profit colleges and universities in the state whose endowments total over $1 billion — a category that includes Harvard.

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Incumbent Congressman Michael Capuano

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Running unopposed in November, Pressley, 44, will become the first African-American to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives.

What Harvard's Social Group Recognition Form Reveals About the Sanctions

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Social groups that wish to earn recognition and freedom from Harvard's penalties must fill out a form and deliver it to College officials. Here's what that application reveals about the state of the sanctions.

Fox, Delphic-Bee Clubs Among 15 Social Groups to Promise Co-Ed Status, Escaping Sanctions

The historically all-male Fox Club and the Delphic-Bee Club are the only unexpected names on a list of recognized social groups that administrators posted Friday.

Gonzalez Proposes Endowment Tax that Would Cost Harvard Half a Billion Per Year

Jay Gonzalez

Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for Mass. governor, wants to levy a 1.6 percent tax on private, non-profit colleges and universities in the state whose endowments total over $1 billion — a category that includes Harvard.

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Incumbent Congressman Michael Capuano

United States Capitol

Running unopposed in November, Pressley, 44, will become the first African-American to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Some Harvard Law Professors Call for Investigation into Kavanaugh Allegations

Several Harvard Law School professors said the sexual assault allegations levelled against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh are concerning and warrant investigation.

No Agreement Likely Before Contract Expires, Clerical Union Says

After months of “intense” negotiations with Harvard, leaders of Harvard’s largest labor union say it is unlikely that they will reach an agreement before members’ current contract expires. The contract is set to expire Sept. 30.

OPINION

Art for Non-Artists
Columns

Facing Off Against Artificial Artists

We fail to do justice to human creativity when we neglect art’s ability to enrich our daily lives.

Editorials

Lessons from JFK St.

The Fox Club's decision to remain all-male speaks volumes about the perception of the sanctions.

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Karate Kids

The Karate Girl

I had begun karate in pursuit of knowledge and Danger, but by age twelve, I simply enjoyed the sport.

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ARTS

Hamnet

Dead Centre’s ‘Hamnet’ Takes On Parent-Child Relationships

Stripped of complex language and any inkling of plot, “Hamnet” reduces the Shakespearean canon to a moving meditation on parent-child relationships. The result is a wonderfully accessible performance that is nonetheless quite nuanced.

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‘The Dragon Prince’ Embraces Nostalgia, Inclusivity

“The Dragon Prince” is no mere clone, but it shares much of its DNA with Ehasz’s previous work.

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In Season Five, Time’s Up for Bojack Horseman

Thankfully, if “Bojack Horseman” knows how to do anything, it is balance its incongruities.

SPORTS

Field Hockey

No. 12 Field Hockey Rides Best Start in Program History into Penn, Bryant Duels

Harvard is coming off a four-game win streak, including last weekend’s 6-0 shutout against Yale. This marks the best start in the history of the Crimson’s field hockey program, the team having lost only one of eight games this season.

Football

Harvard Lights Up Brown in First Ivy League Contest

In the 118th matchup between Harvard and Brown, the Crimson bested its opponent, 31-17, to kick off its Ivy League schedule.

Columns

Time for Ivy League to Consider Playoff Football?

The conference’s reluctance to add its own playoff or to allow its teams to compete for an FCS championship seems to stem mostly from tradition. However, that tradition has not been part and parcel of the league for its entire existence.

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