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Sophia C. Scott
Harvard Women’s Hockey Program Investigation Marks Eighth Athletics Review Since 2016
In past scandals within Harvard Athletics programs, coach behavior and team culture have been reviewed by University bodies — such as the Office of General Counsel or the Title IX office — or independent investigators. Still, Harvard Athletics has faced other major scandals in recent years, three of which involved an external conduct investigation.
Ivy League Faces Federal Class Action Lawsuit Over Athletic Scholarships Policy
Two Brown University student athletes have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of all present and former Ivy League athletes recruited since March 2019, claiming the eight Ivy League colleges unlawfully colluded to reduce financial aid and compensation for student-athletes.
Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey to Undergo External Investigation Amid Allegations Against Coach
Harvard Athletic Director Erin McDermott announced in a March 14 email that Harvard Athletics will conduct an independent, external review of the women’s ice hockey program following allegations of abuse leveled against the program and head coach Katey Stone.
The legacy of apartheid is still apparent in South Africa. Part of that legacy traces all the way to Cambridge, Massachusetts — to Samuel Huntington.
Silent on Allegations Against Harvard Hockey Coach, Athletic Director Shares Inclusion and Feedback Plans
Harvard Athletic Director Erin McDermott declined to comment on recent allegations of emotional abuse levied by women’s ice hockey athletes against head coach Katey Stone but affirmed the importance of the department’s ongoing diversity and inclusion initiatives in an interview Friday.
Vigil for Victims of Turkey, Syria Earthquake
Dozens gather on the steps of Memorial Church in last Thursday night vigil for the victims of last week's 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
Ex-HBS Professor Sues Harvard for Allegedly Mishandling Tenure Review After Chinese Restaurant Email Spat
Former Harvard Business School professor Benjamin G. “Ben” Edelman ’02 has filed a lawsuit against Harvard for allegedly mishandling his tenure consideration process.
Bob Odenkirk Roast
Bob Odenkirk getting roasted by The Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Farkas Hall.
Sports Reporter and Former Harvard Crimson Editor Gwen Knapp ’83 Dies at 61
Mary “Gwen” Knapp ’83 — a sports journalist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times — died on Jan. 20 at age 61 after a year-long battle with lymphoma.