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DEI Scrut Cover

The Fight Over DEI Arrives at Harvard

Diversity, equity, and inclusion at Harvard has come under fire from conservative activists, and now many within the University are calling on Harvard to reform. Will the administration stand by its current DEI efforts, or will it change course?

Institutional Neutrality
Central Administration

‘This Has to Stop’: Harvard Set to Consider Institutional Neutrality

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 is expected to announce a working group that will consider a policy of institutional neutrality, a move that comes just months after the University became embroiled in controversy over its response to Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute

‘This is the Future of Europe’: WSJ Journalist Discusses War in Ukraine at Harvard Event

Yaroslav Trofimov, chief foreign affairs correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, said the war in Ukraine will decide “the future of Europe” during an event at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Thursday afternoon.

Dean Stubbs

Harvard Science Dean Christopher Stubbs Reflects on Tenure, Gives Advice to Successor

Harvard Dean of Science Christopher W. Stubbs discussed his decision to step down and urged his successor to beware of slow institutional change in a Thursday interview with The Crimson.

Student Life

HUHS Saw Fewer Virtual Appointments, Mental Health Visits in FY 2023

Harvard University Health Services reported a decrease in the number of virtual patient visits in the 2023 fiscal year compared to 2022, according to the healthcare provider’s annual report published Wednesday.

Kirkland House Gate

Harvard Freshmen Will Have Swipe Access to Upperclassman Houses During ‘River Run,’ DSO Says

Freshman will have swipe access to upperclassman Houses this year during “River Run,” the Dean of Students Office wrote in a statement to The Crimson on Wednesday.

Eliot House Gate

Despite Rumors, Freshmen Swipe Access to Remain Restricted for River Run

Swipe access will remain unchanged for freshmen during “River Run” even as the First Year Experience and First Year Social Committee Offices will provide food trucks, a snack bar, and games at the Malkin Athletic Center to mark the informal college tradition.

HUWU Rally

After Unionization, Harvard Undergrads are Preparing to Bargain

Following a successful vote to unionize last October, Harvard’s Undergraduate Workers Union-UAW has begun preparing for negotiations.

Radcliffe Institute

‘The Wave is Waving’: Harvard Astronomers Discover Radcliffe Wave’s Oscillation

An international group of astronomers led by a Harvard PhD student reported their discovery that the Radcliffe Wave — a nine-thousand-light-year-long gaseous structure in the Milky Way — moves in an oscillating pattern in a paper published in Nature Tuesday morning.

Dean Hopi Hoekstra Interview

Hoekstra Likely to Pick Arts and Humanities, Science Deans In ‘Next Few Months’

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra hopes to select two new divisional deans — in Science and in Arts and Humanities — within “the next few months,” she said in a Wednesday interview.

Harvard Red Line Station Charlie Card Machines
Student Life

‘Please Add Them’: Students Report Issues With Using HUIDs as CharlieCards

Harvard University undergraduate IDs are supposed to work as CharlieCards for the MBTA. But some Harvard students have reported issues with the system.

Jewish Students Scrut Front Cover Graphic

‘And Then The Politics Came Into It’: Evolving Jewish Community Spaces at Harvard

While political tensions are pervasive to many, and dictate the actions of some, many Jewish students have remained united by the recognition of a common identity with some of those they disagree with, and an aspiration for mutual understanding.

Harvard Subpoena Graphic
Central Administration

House Committee Subpoenas Harvard Leadership

House Republicans subpoenaed three top Harvard officials on Friday, demanding internal documents and communications for an investigation into the University’s handling of antisemitism on campus.

Harvard Footbal Head Coach Andrew Aurich and Harvard Athletics Director Erin McDermott

Andrew Aurich Introduced as 31st Head Coach of Harvard Football

Athletic Director Erin McDermott officially introduced Andrew Aurich as the next head coach for Harvard Football at a press conference on Thursday.

HKS John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Student Groups

IOP Posts Record Applicant Numbers Ahead of 2024 Elections

The Institute of Politics saw a spring term record 905 applications as attention begins to shift to the upcoming 2024 U.S. presidential elections.