Education Department Guidelines on Reporting Foreign Funds Are Opaque, Experts Say

A week after the Department of Education launched investigations into foreign funding at Harvard and Yale, experts say federal authorities have long declined to provide clear guidelines for how universities should report such gifts.

One in Four Class of 2020 Athletes Quit Varsity Teams During Their Time at Harvard

Though hundreds of members of the Class of 2020 have suited up for Harvard’s 42 varsity athletic teams during their time at the College, more than one in four athletes ended up quitting their teams, according to online roster data.


College Approves Kirkland House Shield Change

The College granted Kirkland House preliminary approval to change its shield, capping a years-long effort by students and House affiliates to redesign the emblem due to its resemblance to the Confederate flag.

Harvard Medical School Genetics Department Founder Philip Leder '56 Dies at 85

Hailed as an outstanding researcher, mentor, and friend by peers and students, Harvard Genetics professor Philip Leder ’56 died on Feb. 2 after suffering complications from Parkinson’s disease, according to his daughter Micki Leder.

Opinion

A Love Letter to My Pasefika Sisters

My Pasefika sisters, all I can say is thank you, fa’afetai tele lava. Thank you for creating a vision of beauty and true love that includes all of us.

Embrace the Winter

It is normally understood that animals, such as geese, migrate south for the winter. But interestingly, the Canadian variety seems to emerge during the wintertime.

From Harvard to Sundance and Back Again With Shirley Chen '22

She remembers often feeling underrepresented when auditioning for lead roles when she was younger — she was often one of two Asian-Americans waiting backstage. Now, Chen no longer feels as if she can only audition for the token “type-A student or best friend.”

Arts

Sports

No. 20 Men's Hockey Takes Down No. 5/6 Clarkson on Road

The Golden Knights represent the highest-caliber opponent Harvard has defeated in 2019-2020 and the program’s first takedown of a top-five team since its Beanpot crown on Feb. 13, 2017.

Uplifted by Mason Forbes, Men's Basketball Knocks Off Princeton 61-60

“I just want you to know that we don't win this game tonight at all without Mason Forbes,” coach Tommy Amaker said.

Ivy League Weekend Preview: What's at Stake for Men's Basketball

Five teams in the Ivy League are 5-3 or better. All five have reasonable hopes of challenging not only for a spot in the tournament but for at least a share of an Ancient Eight championship. Drama should abound these last three weeks, starting in Cambridge this weekend, where Harvard will welcome Penn and Princeton.