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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.

Harvard, Univ. of Michigan Partner to Address Economic Opportunity, Opioid Crisis

Harvard and the University of Michigan will partner on initiatives and summits to address economic opportunity and the opioid epidemic.

What One Student’s Marked-Up Harvard Application Reveals About the Admissions Process

One student's reviewed application, made public as part of the admissions lawsuit, sheds light on how the College assesses candidates — and on just what it takes to be Harvard material.

Every Harvard Dorm and House Will Now Provide Free Menstrual Products

Heeding students' calls, the College installed menstrual product dispensers in each upperclassman House and freshman yard over the summer.

Kennedy School Ramps Up Voter Registration Efforts

HKS has introduced a University-wide voting challenge to encourage Harvard affiliates to register to vote before the Nov. 6 elections.

Harvard Affiliates Will Huddle With Bacow to Strategize About Trump, DACA

A group of faculty, students, and staff will meet with President Bacow to discuss the Trump administration’s controversial policies on immigration.

Obama Education Secretary Criticizes Trump Administration's Record on Education

The former secretary of education and Harvard Basketball alumnus shared his insights about the present state of American education at the IOP Tuesday night.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Sees Spike in Applications. Some Point to ‘Trump Bump’

The number of applicants to Harvard Law School spiked by more than 30 percent this past year, and experts say it’s a trend that’s likely to continue.

Harvard Management Co

Harvard’s Farmland Holdings Come Under Fire In New Report

Harvard Management Company has spent more than $1 billion to buy more than 800,000 hectares of farmland, a new report estimates.

Sciences Division

Harvard, MIT Win Major Victory in CRISPR Patent Dispute

A federal appeals court ruled that the Broad Institute holds patent rights to the gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.

Labor

Union Civil and Human Rights Committee Begins Discussing Priorities

Representatives of Harvard’s new graduate student union say they are committed to prioritizing issues of diversity and inclusion at the bargaining table.

Visual Arts

'Like Fire in the Middle' of Harvard Yard: Baldwin-Inspired Sculpture Draws Viewers

The installation was inspired by James Baldwin’s 1964 text “Nothing Personal," published at the height of the Civil Rights movement. The artist, Teresita Fernández, said the nation still struggles with issues Baldwin exposed.

GSAS

Grad Union Expects to Start Negotiating With Harvard 'Early' This Semester

City Politics

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Incumbent Congressman Michael Capuano

Politics

Harvard Activists Hold Rally on Campus to Advocate for TPS Recipients, Prison Reform

Crime

80-Year-Old Woman Pushing Walker Dies After Hit-and-Run in Cambridge Parking Lot

Harvard Law School

Harvard Black Law Students Association Clarifies It Is Neutral On Kavanaugh Nomination

Crime

Suspect in Hit-and-Run Death of 80-Year-Old Woman Pleads Not Guilty

The Pembroke, Mass. woman arrested last week on the suspicion that she was responsible for a hit-and-run that left an 80-year-old woman dead pled not guilty at her arraignment in Cambridge District Court on Friday morning.

MBTA

66-Year-Old Man Struck and Killed By Red Line Train

A 66-year-old man was struck and killed by a Red Line train at the Porter Square station Sunday morning around 7 a.m.

Undergraduate Council

Undergraduate Council Adopts New Voting Method for Elections

The new method, called the Borda count voting system, gives each candidate a number of points corresponding to the number of candidates ranked below them. It's meant to simplify the process.

Admissions

Stanford Will Stop Reporting Its Acceptance Rate. Harvard Won't. It May Not Matter

Stanford University, arguably the most selective institution of higher education in the United States, will no longer report its acceptance rate starting fall 2018. Experts say it probably won't make a difference.

FAS

Bacow Wastes No Time Making His Mark on Harvard

July and August can be sleepy and stifling in Cambridge — but the hot weather didn't deter University President Lawrence S. Bacow from a frenzied round of activity in his first two months as Harvard's 29th top leader.

College

Students Remember Harvard Senior Blair for Her Humor, Friendship at Memorial Service

College

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen Takes Harvard's Side in Admissions Lawsuit

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Does Not Plan to Go Tuition-Free Despite Example Set by NYU

FAS

Harvard Extension School Adds New Fields of Study, Joint Degree Program

Crime

Harvard Committee Reviewing Controversial Arrest of Black Student Misses Deadline to Finish Work

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