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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.

Harvard Law School

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.

Labor

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.

Fundraising

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

Caltech's Brian K. Lee will oversee Harvard's fundraising efforts as the next Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development.

College

Fourteen Seniors Selected as Class Marshals

Catherine L. Zhang ’19 and Anant T. Pai ’19 were named First and Second Marshals, respectively.

Admissions

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

Politics

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

Central Administration

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

Student Groups

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

Politics

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

GSAS

Harvard Grad Union Unveils 'Ambitious' List of Bargaining Goals

Harvard’s brand-new graduate student union inched towards the bargaining table this week when it published a list of goals for its inaugural round of negotiations with administrators. There are 80 goals in total.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Refuses to Say Whether Kavanaugh Will Return to Teach in January

The school’s silence comes as students are calling for decisive action to address allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted two women. Some have urged that the nominee be barred from teaching at Harvard.

Harvard Business School

$5 Million Donation to Harvard Business School Will Fund Case Studies in Artificial Intelligence

Stephen A. Schwarzman donated $5 million to support business school faculty members producing case studies on the effects of artificial intelligence.

College

Harvard Democrats Join Forces With Campus Activists to Oppose Kavanaugh

Members of ReproJustice Action and Dialogue Collective and Our Harvard Can Do Better teamed up with the Democrats for a panel discussion and phonebank opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

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.

College

Owl Club Hosts First Openly Publicized Punch Event

Student Groups

Advocates for Undocumented Harvard Affiliates Meet with Bacow to Discuss Goals

FAS

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

Student Groups

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

IOP

Activists Talk Youth Voter Engagement at Harvard IOP

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