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Women's Ice Hockey Coach Katey Stone
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Longtime Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey Coach Faces Allegations of Abusive Behavior

Harvard has not publicly responded to allegations of abusive behavior by Harvard women’s ice hockey head coach Katey Stone reported in a Boston Globe investigation published Friday.

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Harvard Dining to Offer Expanded Meal Options in Spring Semester in Response to Survey

Harvard University Dining Services announced on Tuesday that it will roll out an array of updates to meal offerings for the spring semester, including new lunch options and international-themed brunches and dinners.

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With Longtime Harvard Pfoho Faculty Deans Set to Step Down, Residents Share Hopes for Successors

With Harvard’s Pforzheimer House faculty deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant set to step down after 10 years, residents reflected on their tenure and expressed hopes for successors who uphold a supportive house culture.

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‘Not Here as a Receipt Police’: HUA Grant Usage Not Typically Monitored, Officers Say at Weekly Meeting

Harvard Undergraduate Association officers said at their weekly meeting Saturday that the body does not review most receipts for spending from grants and stipends — instead, officers “selectively audit” purchase records.

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‘Spiritually Stimulating’: Harvard Students Embark on First Umrah Trip in Four Years

Thirty-two Muslim Harvard undergraduates embarked on the University’s second Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, over winter break — one of two religious pilgrimages within the Muslim faith.

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In Photos: Students Walk Out of Harvard Professor John Comaroff’s First Class of Semester

Following sexual harassment and professional conduct violations, professor John L. Comaroff once again returned to the classroom this semester. In response, students organized a walkout from his class on Tuesday, calling on Harvard to fire the professor.

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Federal Judge Unseals Select Sidebars from 2018 Harvard Admissions Trial

As Harvard’s admissions lawsuit unfolds at the Supreme Court, Massachusetts District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs unsealed parts of 2018 Harvard admissions courtroom transcripts of private conversations between the judge and the lawyers — known as sidebars — last month.

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Harvard Remembers Beloved Tai Chi Instructor and Adams House Affiliate Yon Lee

Yon G. Lee coached martial arts at Harvard for more than three decades, eventually becoming the University’s chief instructor of kung fu and tai chi. A beloved affiliate of Adams House, Lee died on Jan. 6 at the age of 74.

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HUA Constitutional Review Meeting Votes to Approve DEI Team, Alter Voting Timeline

The Harvard Undergraduate Association approved a two month delay of their elections timeline and the creation of a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board during a constitutional review meeting in preparation for the spring term on Friday.

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Judge Dismisses Claims Against Harvard in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over 2015 Student Suicide

A Middlesex County Superior Court judge last month dismissed claims against Harvard and two residential deans in a wrongful death lawsuit which alleges the defendants were negligent in the care of Luke Z. Tang ’18, an undergraduate who died by suicide in 2015.

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Princeton Administrator Dunne Will Be Next Harvard College Dean of Students

Princeton Deputy Dean of Students Thomas Dunne will serve as Harvard’s next Dean of Students, the College announced Thursday.

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In Age of Advanced AI, Harvard College Dean Khurana Calls on Students to Avoid ‘Shortcuts’

With the use of sophisticated artificial intelligence bots potentially enabling academic integrity violations, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana called on undergraduates to hold onto the value of learning in an interview last month.

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Ten Stories That Shaped 2022

In 2022, Harvard saw a multitude of transitions. The school finally lifted most of its last Covid-19 mandates and held in-person Commencement ceremonies for not one, not two, but three Harvard College classes. Across the top ranks of Harvard’s leadership, familiar faces exited the stage, including University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who will be succeeded by Claudine Gay, the first person of color and second woman to be named to Harvard’s top post. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2022 at Harvard.

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Roe-v-Wade Student Protest

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Harvard Admissions Dean Touts ‘Transparency’ as Peer Institutions Hide Acceptance Rates

Harvard College Dean of Admissions William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 said in an interview last Thursday that the College is committed to “transparency” in releasing admissions statistics.

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