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Miles J. Herszenhorn

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Harvard Business School

Emphasizing Harvard Credentials, Bulgarian Politicians Win Parliamentary Election

A new political party founded by a pair of Harvard graduates is set to take power in Bulgaria following its victory in the country’s Nov. 14 parliamentary election.

UC Meeting

UC Removes Constitutional Requirement to Register as Non-Profit, Approves Controversial Budget Amendment

The UC removed its constitutional requirement to register as a non-profit and reallocated previously-assigned funds in a contentious meeting Sunday.

UC Election Results

Cheng and de Kanter Ride ‘Defund the UC’ Platform to Victory in UC Presidential Election

After a contentious Undergraduate Council presidential election, Michael Y. Cheng ’22 and Emmett E. de Kanter ’24, who pledged to “Defund the UC” and rewrite the UC constitution, were elected president and vice president Saturday.

UC Election Debate
Undergraduate Council

5 Tickets Face Off in UC Presidential Debate

With the voting period underway for the Undergraduate Council election, five of the six presidential candidates gathered in Boylston Hall for a debate hosted by the UC Election Commission to advocate for their respective campaigns and field questions about their platforms from College students.

Freshman Family Weekend

Freshmen Parents Brave Strike, Storms for Family Weekend

Parents, siblings, and relatives of the Class of 2025 had to dodge strikers and escape storms this weekend as they visited Harvard for First-Year Family Weekend.


Undergraduates Celebrate First Covid-Era Halloween on Campus

Undeterred by the rainy weather, Harvard students donned their spookiest costumes and traversed campus this weekend to celebrate the first in-person Halloweekend for many since 2019.

Strikers outside Sanders
On Campus

Strike Day 3: Demonstrators Interrupt Bacow’s Parents’ Weekend Speech

More than three dozen students and supporters of the graduate student union interrupted a speech by University President Lawrence S. Bacow in Sanders Theatre Friday afternoon.

Marc C. McGovern
City Politics

Seeking a Fifth Term, Marc McGovern Focuses on His Housing Victories

Marc C. McGovern — who has served four terms on the City Council, including one as mayor — is one of eight incumbents seeking reelection to the nine-seat council.

After the Airlift Event

After the Airlift Event

Harvard Government professors participated in a panel discussion Thursday on America's foreign policy in the Middle East.

After the Airlift Event

Scholars, Journalists Discuss U.S.-China Relations, Afghanistan Withdrawal on Virtual Panel

The panelists primarily spoke about the consequences of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East following the withdrawal of U.S. troops in August 2021 and how the rise of China has undermined the long-time dominance of the United States in the region.

Loeb House
Central Administration

Harvard Board of Overseers President Helena Foulkes ’86 Announces Bid For Rhode Island Governor

Helena G. Buonanno Foulkes ’86, the president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers, is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Rhode Island.

Harvard Art Museums
On Campus

Affiliates Celebrate Reopening of Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums welcomed back students and Cambridge art lovers in early September, nearly 18 months after shutting their doors in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.