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Issuing Second Apology, Porcellian Graduate President Resigns

Charlie M. Storey ’82, president of Harpoon Brewery, announced his resignation as graduate president of the Porcellian Club and further apologized for comments he made last week about sexual assault and all-male final clubs at Harvard.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall
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April 15 Final Club Deadline Passes With Little Activity

Several final club leaders submitted largely non-committal responses to administrators Friday on whether they plan to adopt gender-neutral membership policies, citing a lack of clear answers to questions they had posed.

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Porcellian Graduate President Apologizes for Comments

​Porcellian Club graduate board President Charles M. Storey ’82, who also serves as president of Harpoon Brewery, issued an apology on Harpoon’s website Wednesday for a rare public statement he had sent to The Crimson criticizing the College administration's actions towards final clubs.

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In Tense Meeting, Khurana Floats Possible Sanction for Final Clubs

In a tense meeting with administrators that lasted almost three hours, undergraduate and graduate leaders of Harvard’s final clubs sought specifics on the College’s plan for the clubs. Although many final club attendees left largely frustrated, administrators outlined at least one uncharacteristically specific option for penalizing involvement in all-male final clubs.

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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.

SEAS Increases Career Advising
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SEAS Students Praise In-House Career Advising, Call For Expansion

Engineering students seeking non-tech internships have praised the relatively new in-house career advising services at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, though many expressed hope for further expansion.

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German Department Prematurely Publicizes Potential Joint Concentration

​Though the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has yet to approve a proposed special joint concentration with Germanic Languages and Literatures, the German department has been aggressively publicizing the initiative, often “jumping the gun” and referring to the proposal as a done deal, according to German Department Chair John T. Hamilton.

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Harvard Hits Roadblock in CS50 Trademark Applications

​Harvard’s attempt to trademark the name of CS50, the College’s introductory computer science course, hit a snag in early March when the United States Patent and Trademark Office refused portions of the University’s application.

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A.D. Club to Host ‘Open’ Punch Process, Mandate Sexual Assault Training

After a University-wide report condemned final clubs, the all-male A.D. Club will host an “open Punching process” next year, institute a members-only policy, and mandate University-advised “sexual assault prevention training program” for its undergraduate members.

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In Confidential Meeting, Khurana Issues Deadline to Final Clubs

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana has issued an April 15 deadline for final clubs to inform administrators whether or not they will go co-ed, according to three club leaders present at a Tuesday meeting with undergraduate leadership of female and male clubs.

Computer Science

Professors Ask Computers to Catch Cheating

Professors are more widely employing algorithms, from decades-old codes to ones created by instructors, as an automated means to detect plagiarism in student assignments.

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Music

Alchemy on Tour: Pink Martini Hits Boston

It’s like “‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ meets the United Nations from 1962."

Electrical Engineering
Harvard in the City

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.