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Demonstration against Kavanaugh
On Campus

‘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.

DOJ and Yale
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.

HGSU Bargaining Goals
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.

Walk Out for Christine Ford and Deborah Ramirez
Student Groups

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

Many law school students pinned small pink buttons declaring “I Believe Christine Blasey Ford” to their chests.

Capital Campaign Numbers
Endowment

Harvard’s Capital Campaign Shows Enduring Support for Higher Ed, Growing Financial Gap Between Schools

The University’s record-breaking $9.6 billion capital capital sends a strong signal of faith in Harvard and higher education — but it also highlights ongoing tensions in the industry, experts say.

Eyes on the Prize
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.

Popular Course Enrollment
FAS

Computer Science, Greek Mythology Classes Surpass Intro to Economics in Top Fall Course Enrollment

Computer Science 50 led course enrollment numbers with 724 undergraduates, according to data from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences registrar’s office Thursday.

HLS Students Pro-Blasey Ford
Harvard Law School

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Some Harvard Law Students Stand With His Accuser

Harvard Law School students are organizing to stand in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

The Fox Club Recognition Status
Final Clubs

The Fox Club Changed Its Mind About Going Gender-Neutral — Again

The historically all-male, 120-year-old social group — which earlier this month vowed to go co-ed and in return earned College recognition — is no longer planning to do so, according to administrators.

HCFA
Undergraduate Council

Almost Half of Harvard's Undergraduate Council Will Not Return to Govern

At least 23 representatives who served during the spring term — of 51 total members — are either declining to run for re-election or have resigned their positions in recent months.

Hasty Pudding 171
College

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Casts Six Women, Ending Nearly 200 Years of All-Male Performances

Hasty Pudding Theatricals has cast six women to perform in its 2019 show, completing a co-ed shift the group vowed last semester and ending an almost two-century period during which only men could act in Pudding productions.

20/20 Vision
Football

Shampklin Shines as Harvard Tramples San Diego, 36-14

Sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin scored four touchdowns en route to Harvard's home opening win on Saturday afternoon.

HLS Library
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Increasingly Favors Applicants With Real-World Work Experience

If you want to get into Harvard Law School, you should probably spend some time working in the real world before you apply to hit the books in Cambridge, according to the school's chief admissions officer.

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College

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.

The Broad Institute
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.

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