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Former NYT Editor Jill Abramson Accused of Plagiarism, Admits Citation Errors

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Allegations of plagiarism embroiled former New York Times Executive Editor and Harvard lecturer Jill E. Abramson ’76, whose latest book, “Merchants of Truth,” came under scrutiny from journalists Wednesday.

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Harvard Argues Suits Challenging Social Group Sanctions Should Be Dismissed

Lawyers for Harvard argued that state and federal judges should dismiss a pair of ongoing lawsuits alleging the College’s social group sanctions are discriminatory Friday evening.

New Assessment Recommends Removing Century-Old Tree at Harvard Divinity School

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Arborists have said that a century-old oak tree at Harvard Divinity School should be removed, the University announced Thursday evening.

Bacow Maintains Long-Standing Lobbying Priorities During Return to D.C.

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University President Lawrence S. Bacow returned to Washington, D.C., for the second time during his presidency to lobby federal lawmakers and a White House staffer to increase research funding, bolster immigration protections, and avoid another government shutdown on Thursday.

Bacow Defends Harvard Against Claims of Elitism in D.C. Panel

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University President Lawrence S. Bacow discussed the challenges higher education institutions face and defended Harvard’s leading role among colleges and universities at an American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution panel Thursday.

Following 2017 Controversy Over Origins of the Universe, New Paper Offers Test for Cosmic Inflation

Astronomy Department

Harvard astronomers have identified a cosmic signature that might help scientists understand what happened before the Big Bang. The paper provides a possible test to determine what happened before the Big Bang, a question that has long puzzled physicists and astronomers alike.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Linda Greenhouse Lectures on Supreme Court at Law School

Linda J. Greenhouse '68

Pulitzer Prize winner and Harvard Law School lecturer Linda J. Greenhouse ’68 spoke to a packed room of University affiliates about the role of the Supreme Court in threatening civil society Wednesday evening.

Harvard Argues Suits Challenging Social Group Sanctions Should Be Dismissed

Lawyers for Harvard argued that state and federal judges should dismiss a pair of ongoing lawsuits alleging the College’s social group sanctions are discriminatory Friday evening.

Bacow Defends Harvard Against Claims of Elitism in D.C. Panel

Bacow

University President Lawrence S. Bacow discussed the challenges higher education institutions face and defended Harvard’s leading role among colleges and universities at an American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution panel Thursday.

Following 2017 Controversy Over Origins of the Universe, New Paper Offers Test for Cosmic Inflation

Astronomy Department

Harvard astronomers have identified a cosmic signature that might help scientists understand what happened before the Big Bang. The paper provides a possible test to determine what happened before the Big Bang, a question that has long puzzled physicists and astronomers alike.

Harvard Finishes Eight-Month Renovation of Robinson Hall

The University has finished an eight-month renovation of Robinson Hall, one of the last buildings in Harvard Yard that was not wheelchair accessible. The construction project added an elevator, modernized offices and classrooms in the building, and relocated the bathrooms.

Bye-Bye to Petsi Pies: Beloved Putnam Avenue Bakery Closes

Petsi Pies, a bakery beloved by College students and Cantabrigians alike, closed this week after 13 years at its 31 Putnam Ave. location. Darwin’s — a chain sandwich shop based in Cambridge — moved into Petsi’s old building Saturday.

OPINION

Columns

How Past Generations Thought Differently about the Economy

Are we missing something important about the quality and dignity of labor in the American economy, as so many Democrats — particularly from the party’s progressive wing — would have us believe?

Editorials

Harvard’s Lobbying Efforts Stay the Course

Harvard has a responsibility to fight to ensure the status of its students, faculty, and staff, and we hope that the University takes up the task at hand with moral conviction and seriousness of purpose.

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The Loop Lab Asks Why

Malikowski is the program manager at the Loop Lab, the 11-month-old nonprofit focused on providing professional audio-video training for underrepresented young people in The Port, a neighborhood of Cambridge. Its ultimate goal is to provide them with the tools they need to enter into the digital and creative economy.

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ARTS

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Vampire Weekend is Back — And Exactly Like You Remember

Rather than challenge its listeners, Vampire Weekend gave them something nice to sing along to from their new album, "Father of the Bride."

Girlpool

Girlpool Come Into Their Own on ‘What Chaos is Imaginary’

Singing about their experiences growing up is nothing new for Girlpool. Their latest release, “What Chaos is Imaginary,” is both a deepening of and departure from their previous sound.

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Anjimile’s ‘Maker Mixtape’ is Brief and Beautiful

Like much of Anjimile’s best work, "Maker Mixtape" is a diverse yet connected listen.

SPORTS

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Suffers "Selfish" Loss to Cornell in Second Half Collapse

After charging to a 15-point lead heading into the last three minutes of the first frame, Harvard (11-8, 4-2 Ivy) collapsed in the second half — being outscored 46-27.

Columns

How A Harvard Basketball Father Created Tom Brady

Mo Lewis, father of Harvard basketball standout Chris Lewis, delivered a fateful hit on September 23, 2001, that changed the course of the NFL forever.

Men's Basketball

COLUMN: A Harvard Basketball Game that Headlined SportsCenter

To encapsulate a game so heart-throbbing, so unimaginable, so exhilarating in a few words? That is simply impossible. You have to have been at Lavietes Pavilion in the flesh on Friday, February 8th to understand truly how incredible a game that was.

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