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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Incumbent Congressman Michael Capuano

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

Diversity Dean Davis to Step Down for ‘Personal Reasons’ After One Year in Job

Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Roland S. Davis will step down from his role at the end of September for “personal reasons,” after one year in the job.

‘We Deserve Better’: Harvard Students Take In Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing, Protest the Law School and the Nominee

Students sitting in Harvard Law classrooms “applauded” and “burst out in cheers” when Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lamented the fact that he might never return to teach at the school during an extraordinary Senate hearing Thursday.

On Campus

Typhoon Mangkhut Hits International Students' Homes

As Typhoon Mangkhut — so far labeled the most powerful storm of the year — struck Southeast Asia, Harvard students checked in with loved ones back home.

UHS

Barreira Delays Releasing Results of Harvard College-Wide Health Survey

Director of Harvard University Health Services Paul J. Barreira has no immediate plans to publish the results of a health survey sent to all undergraduates last spring.

Admissions

Yale Joins Harvard as Target of Federal Probe Into Alleged Discrimination Against Asian-Americans

Yale University — like Harvard — is now the subject of a Department of Justice probe into whether the school discriminates against Asian-American applicants in its admissions process.

Politics

‘Harvard Needs a Civics Lesson’: Former Dean Lewis Condemns Sanctions in Letter to Congress

Former Dean of the College and vocal sanctions opponent Harry R. Lewis ’68 sharply condemned Harvard’s penalties on members of single-gender social groups in a letter he sent to a House committee Wednesday.

Central Administration

As Admissions Trial Nears, Bacow Insists 'We Don't Discriminate Against Anybody'

The brand-new president said he is “confident” Harvard will prevail in court when the suit goes to trial on Oct. 15, though he is unsure what the Supreme Court may do should the case come before the nation's highest judges.

Student Groups

Hundreds of Harvard Law Students Walk Out of Class to Support Kavanaugh Accusers

IOP

Activists Talk Youth Voter Engagement at Harvard IOP

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Demonstrators Demand Gun Control, Gun Research Funding

College

‘Cultural’ Fraternities and Sororities Offer Harvard Students Chance at Sanctions-Free Greek Life

College

Adams House Committee Discusses Future of Drag Night

Student Groups

Activists Urge Harvard Law School to 'Better Prepare' Students to Support Incarcerated People

The Harvard Black Law Students Association released a statement Wednesday calling on Harvard to steer clear of investing in prisons and asking the Law School to place greater emphasis on criminal justice, among other demands.

Politics

'Hell Nah': Harvard International Socialists Holds Rally Against Kavanaugh in Yard

Toting rainbow flags and hand-drawn signs proclaiming “We Believe Survivors,” members of the Harvard International Socialists rallied in Harvard Yard Wednesday night to protest the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh.

College

Owl Club Hosts First Openly Publicized Punch Event

As the sounds of Kanye West and Childish Gambino streamed onto Holyoke Street, sweaty, blazer-clad sophomores mingled at the all-male Owl Club’s first openly publicized punch event Wednesday night.

Student Groups

Advocates for Undocumented Harvard Affiliates Meet with Bacow to Discuss Goals

A coalition of faculty, staff, and students aiming to protect Harvard’s undocumented population met with University President Lawrence S. Bacow Wednesday to discuss their goals with the new president.

FAS

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Hires New Title IX Coordinator

Danielle E. Farrell will serve as the new Title IX coordinator for the roughly 4,000 Ph.D. and masters students enrolled in GSAS.

Harvard in the City

Harvard Highlights Allston Outreach at Task Force Meeting

Harvard Law School

Some Harvard Law Professors Call for Investigation into Kavanaugh Allegations

Labor

No Agreement Likely Before Contract Expires, Clerical Union Says

Fundraising

Bacow Names Former Tufts Colleague as New VP of Alumni Affairs and Development

College

Fourteen Seniors Selected as Class Marshals

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