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What's in a name?

Contentious debate about the history of slavery on college campuses erupted during the past year, provoking universities across the world to examine themselves and the people they honor. At Harvard, those debates have focused on symbols and titles associated, to some degree, with slavery.

After Controversy, Currier Removes Trump-Themed Video

Although businessman Donald J. Trump won three states in Tuesday’s primaries, his presence as the subject of Currier House’s Housing Day video was far less welcome.

Grappling with Campus Sexual Assault, Harvard Looks to Expand Prevention Efforts

​A semester after a survey revealed the alarming prevalence of sexual assault at Harvard, a task force has recommended that students receive annual sexual assault prevention training and that the University hire a new administrator to spearhead prevention efforts.

Students Call for Action On Report Recommendations

Undergraduates involved with sexual assault advocacy on campus, meanwhile, said they were pleased with the report’s proposals, but are now waiting for the College to take concrete steps.

Sexual Assault Report Lambasts Final Clubs

The final report, in no uncertain terms, castigates the male final clubs, and calls for a targeted plan from College administrators to manage the groups.

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In Most Extensive Comments in Centuries, Porcellian Club Criticizes Final Club Scrutiny

The Porcellian Club, Harvard’s oldest final club, broke its public silence Tuesday for the first time in recent memory to criticize College administrators for their recent efforts to make final clubs go co-ed and modify membership policies.

One Semester In, Doyle Outlines Vision for SEAS

Arriving at Harvard by way of the University of California at Santa Barbara, Doyle has taken the helm at a unique time in SEAS’s history.



A Journey Unfinished

The plaque placed on the Yard's Wadsworth House last Wednesday marks an opportunity to learn from our past while not erasing our history.


Berry Bonanza

Of all the potential luxuries this money could buy, fresh fruit—and some of nature’s healthiest, at that—is not a rotten proposal, especially if so many students are sweet on the idea.


The End of an Era


Moving Forward on Shuttles


The Wrong Strategy

Law School Activists to Continue Occupation

​Three weeks into their occupation of the lounge in the Law School’s Caspersen Student Center, student activists said they will remain in the hall, despite some concerns raised by other students and administrators.

Steven Spielberg Selected as 2016 Commencement Speaker

Graduates, ready the popcorn: renowned filmmaker Steven Spielberg will speak at Harvard’s 365th Commencement on May 26, the University announced Thursday.

Students in Gen Ed Transition Will Choose Between Programs

During the transition to the revamped Gen Ed program, students will choose to fulfill requirements under either the new or the old system, according to Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar Michael P. Burke.

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Q&A with Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff '75, who served as the second Secretary of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2009 under President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama, talks immigration, Ebola, and cyber security.


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Boston College Bounces Harvard Men's Hockey From NCAA Tournament

For the second year in a row, Harvard’s NCAA tournament run came to an abrupt halt by way of a 4-1 defeat in the opening round—this time at the hands of local foe Boston College.


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On Campus

Lights, Camera, Archive

Tucked beneath the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Harvard Film Archive is easy to miss. Yet as one of the most prominent university-based film collections in the U.S., the archive is a cinephile’s gem—one that cultivates a dynamic space for the film-watching community.