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Central Administration

‘A Wide Range of Experiences’: Harvard Clerical and Technical Workers Incorporate Remote Work

Harvard’s more than 5,000 unionized clerical and technical workers have faced different transitions back to working on campus. Juggling health guidelines as well as employees’ needs and preferences, many departments switched — temporarily or permanently — to hybrid arrangements.

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Labor

Custodians, Security Officers Rally To Demand Pay Increases As Contracts Near Expiration

More than 80 custodians, security guards, local officials, and union supporters marched in Harvard Yard Tuesday to demand higher wage increases from the University.

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University Finances

Lee Set to Leave Top Post on the Harvard Corporation in June

William F. Lee ’72, who holds the top post on the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — is set to leave the board in June after 12 years.

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Labor

Harvard Grad Student Union Ratifies 4-Year Contract With 70.6% Approval

Harvard’s graduate student union ratified a four-year contract with the University in a vote that ended Saturday, with 70.6 percent of voters in support.

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Harvard in the City

Matcha Devastation as Students Venti About HSQ Starbucks’ Unexpected Closing

Ten years after debuting in Harvard Square, the Starbucks located at 1380 Massachusetts Avenue closed on Sunday, with the Harvard Shop set to take its place in 2022.

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Football

Last-Minute Comeback Lifts Football to 34-31 Win Over Yale in 137th Playing of The Game

The 137th iteration of The Game emerged as an instant classic — even for one of the most storied rivalries in college athletics.

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Race

‘It’s a Limbo’: Grad Students, Frustrated by Harvard’s Response to Bullying Complaint, Petition for Reform

Emmeline and other graduate students familiar with her circumstances say her case is representative of many graduate students’ attempts to seek recourse for bullying, harassment, discrimination, and worse through the University’s internal channels.

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House Life

Harvard to Host Joint Commencement Ceremony for Classes of 2020, 2021 This Spring

Harvard will host a joint Commencement ceremony for its last two graduating classes this spring, allowing the Classes of 2020 and 2021 to celebrate graduation in person after their exercises were postponed due to the pandemic.

Covid Academics Followup
Central Administration

Harvard Likely to Loosen Campus Covid Restrictions in the Spring, Garber Says

As its first in-person semester in over a year winds down, Harvard is preparing to loosen its on-campus Covid-19 restrictions, which include mask requirements and limits on gatherings.

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City Politics

Michelle Wu ’07 Inaugurated as Boston’s 56th Mayor

Michelle Wu ’07 was sworn in as the first female and person of color elected mayor by the city of Boston during a brief ceremony in the Boston City Council chamber Tuesday.

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University

Harvard and Grad Student Union Reach Tentative Contract Agreement, Members Voting on Whether to Continue Strike

Hours before its second strike deadline this fall, Harvard and its graduate student union reached a tentative agreement for a four-year contract Monday.

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College

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.

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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.

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College

UC Presidential Ticket Disbanded, Then Reinstated Following Administrator Intervention

On the eve of voting, the Harvard Undergraduate Council’s Election Commission reinstated a UC presidential ticket it had disbanded just days before for early campaigning and violating the spirit of the election.

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Student Life

CAMHS Reports Influx of Students Seeking Mental Health Services

Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services has witnessed an influx of students seeking mental health resources since they returned to campus this fall.

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