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Rakesh Khurana
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Asked About Sanctions Suits, Khurana Prefers Statements Over Direct Answers

Asked about the sanctions lawsuits in an interview Friday, Khurana at least five times repeated almost verbatim parts of a previous statement issued by Harvard spokesperson Rachael Dane.

Harvard Band Plays at Primal Scream 2018
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It Was A Normal Tuesday Night. Then Scores of Harvard Students Dropped Their Underwear.

A biannual tradition, Primal Scream takes place at the end of reading period and just before the start of final exams in both the fall and spring semesters.

UC Shopping Week Town Hall
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Shopping Week Committee to Propose Changes in January

A faculty committee tasked with reviewing potential changes to undergraduate course enrollment expects to deliver its recommendation to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in January, according to the committee’s chair.

Fall in Harvard Yard
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Ten Harvard Affiliates Win Schwarzman Scholarships

For several of Harvard’s newly minted scholars, the opportunity to combine their academic interests with an international experience made the Schwarzman Scholars fellowship particularly appealing.

Dunster Dining Hall
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Scores Assemble for 47th Annual Dunster Messiah Sing

The floors of the Dunster House dining hall trembled Wednesday evening as more than 140 musicians from within and beyond Harvard participated in the 47th annual Dunster House Messiah Sing.

Angela Merkel
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Angela Merkel Named 2019 Harvard Commencement Speaker

Chancellor of Germany Angela D. Merkel will cross the Atlantic next May to speak at Harvard’s 368th commencement ceremony, the University announced Friday.

University Health Services
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Students Push for Narcan Availability on Harvard's Campus to Combat Overdoses

The students, Eana X. Meng ’19 and Kailash Sundaram ’19, said they hope to raise awareness on campus of the problems of overdosing and push the University to make Narcan more readily available.

University Hall
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Forty-Eight Seniors Chosen for 2019 PBK Class

About 44 percent of the class of 2019’s newest inductees concentrate in the division of Science, a change from last year, when Social Sciences made up the largest portion with 42 percent.

Matthews Hall
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Four Harvard Seniors Selected for Marshall Scholarship

Four seniors at the College were named winners of the 2019 Marshall Scholarship on Monday.

Langdell Hall
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UC Berkeley Sociologist Talks History of Harvard Admissions

Jerome B. Karabel ’72 has written widely about the history of race-conscious admissions at elite universities.

Secretary of Education DeVos
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Student Groups Spring into Action Against 'Harmful' Proposed Changes to Title IX

Some students groups are drafting open letters and comments to respond to the Department of Education's proposed new Title IX regulations.

Mitchell B. Polonsky '19
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Mitchell B. Polonsky ’19 Selected as George J. Mitchell Scholar

Sponsored by the non-profit U.S.-Ireland Alliance, the Mitchell Scholarship gives twelve U.S. citizens the opportunity to complete one year of graduate study in Ireland.

Rhodes Winners 2019
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Harvard Senior Becomes First DACA Recipient to Win Rhodes Scholarship

Two Harvard seniors — Brittany N. Ellis '19 and Jin K. Park '18-'19 — have won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Park is the first-ever beneficiary of DACA to become a Rhodes scholar.

Sruthi and Julia
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Palaniappan and Huesa Win UC Presidential Election

Sruthi Palaniappan ’20 and Julia M. Huesa ’20 will lead the student body as Undergraduate Council President and Vice President in 2019, the UC Election Commission announced Thursday evening.

Fenway Park
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University Police, Health Services Chiefs Caution Students to Stay Safe Ahead of Harvard-Yale Game

Boston Police will have primary jurisdiction in the areas surrounding Fenway Park, while Harvard Police will be stationed on the University’s campuses during the Game.

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