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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.

Cambridge Ponders Electric Scooter Program After Unexpected Summer 'Flock’ of LimeBikes and Birds

A sudden inundation of electric ride-sharing scooters so startled the City of Cambridge this summer that officials took legal action to halt their spread. Now, the city is pondering piloting an electric scooter program.

What Harvard's Social Group Recognition Form Reveals About the Sanctions

Social groups that wish to earn recognition and freedom from Harvard's penalties must fill out a form and deliver it to College officials. Here's what that application reveals about the state of the sanctions.

Gonzalez Proposes Endowment Tax that Would Cost Harvard Half a Billion Per Year

Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for Mass. governor, wants to levy a 1.6 percent tax on private, non-profit colleges and universities in the state whose endowments total over $1 billion — a category that includes Harvard.

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Incumbent Congressman Michael Capuano

Running unopposed in November, Pressley, 44, will become the first African-American to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Harvard Police Investigating Two Break-Ins in Freshman Dorms, Again

Several Wigglesworth Hall residents reported that someone climbed through their first floor window while they were sleeping and stole “several laptops, wallets, and an iPhone,” Catalano wrote.

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.

Student Life

Hurricane Florence Hits Close to Home for Harvard Students

Since Florence made landfall, there have been at least 43 confirmed deaths, flooding as high as 30 inches, and possible contamination of rivers due to flood damage to a dam in North Carolina.

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.

IOP

Activists Talk Youth Voter Engagement at Harvard IOP

David Hogg, co-founder of March for Our Lives, was among those who spoke about young voter engagement at the IOP Monday night.

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Demonstrators Demand Gun Control, Gun Research Funding

The event was organized by “Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic,” a national organization of healthcare professionals which advocates for “evidence-based policy” to reduce gun injuries.

College

‘Cultural’ Fraternities and Sororities Offer Harvard Students Chance at Sanctions-Free Greek Life

Cultural Greek groups are not subject to the College’s sanctions because their membership spans multiple schools, according to Harvard spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman.

College

Fourteen Seniors Selected as Class Marshals

GSAS

Harvard Grad Union Unveils 'Ambitious' List of Bargaining Goals

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Refuses to Say Whether Kavanaugh Will Return to Teach in January

Harvard Business School

$5 Million Donation to Harvard Business School Will Fund Case Studies in Artificial Intelligence

College

Harvard Democrats Join Forces With Campus Activists to Oppose Kavanaugh

College

Adams House Committee Discusses Future of Drag Night

The annual event has its roots in a gesture of solidarity with a gay member of Adams House who was harassed by another student at the College.

Harvard in the City

Harvard Highlights Allston Outreach at Task Force Meeting

In light of the fall 2020 opening of the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences complex in Allston, Harvard has been ramping up its involvement in the local area.

Harvard Law School

Some Harvard Law Professors Call for Investigation into Kavanaugh Allegations

Several Harvard Law School professors said the sexual assault allegations levelled against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh are concerning and warrant investigation.

Labor

No Agreement Likely Before Contract Expires, Clerical Union Says

After months of “intense” negotiations with Harvard, leaders of Harvard’s largest labor union say it is unlikely that they will reach an agreement before members’ current contract expires. The contract is set to expire Sept. 30.

Fundraising

Bacow Names Former Tufts Colleague as New VP of Alumni Affairs and Development

Caltech's Brian K. Lee will oversee Harvard's fundraising efforts as the next Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development.

UHS

Barreira Delays Releasing Results of Harvard College-Wide Health Survey

Admissions

Yale Joins Harvard as Target of Federal Probe Into Alleged Discrimination Against Asian-Americans

Politics

‘Harvard Needs a Civics Lesson’: Former Dean Lewis Condemns Sanctions in Letter to Congress

Central Administration

As Admissions Trial Nears, Bacow Insists 'We Don't Discriminate Against Anybody'

Student Groups

Activists Urge Harvard Law School to 'Better Prepare' Students to Support Incarcerated People

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