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Football

Harvard Football Falls in Tight Battle to Holy Cross, 30-21, Drops to 2-1 on Season

Throughout Saturday's 30-21 loss to No. 11/10 Holy Cross (5-0, 1-0), Harvard (2-1, 1-0) appeared to have no answer for Crusaders’ junior wide receiver Jalen Coker, who took his 10 catches for 166 yards and a score. It was a bizarre game featuring multiple replay reviews, two deflected punts, and a botched handoff early in the fourth quarter that proved the difference.

Herter Park
Allston

State Outlines Plans to Improve Herter Park in Allston

Massachusetts state officials outlined plans on Wednesday to revitalize Herter Park in Allston by improving access to the Charles River and narrowing Soldier’s Field Road to create space for “green transportation.”

Harvard Office of Labor and Employee Relations
FAS

Psychology Graduate Students Dispute Ineligibility for Union Benefits

Amid calls for coverage under union benefits, graduate students in Harvard’s psychology department have found themselves at odds with their departmental leadership.

Zelensky IOP Forum
IOP

Ukrainian President Zelensky Accuses Russia of Trying to Draft Ukrainians into Military at Harvard IOP Forum

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused the Russian government of staging a set of referendums in an effort to draft thousands of Ukrainians into the Russian military while speaking at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.

IOP Forum: How the Internet Changed Politics
On Campus

‘The Perfect Archetype of a Meme Leader’: Harvard Scholars Say Internet Culture Boosted Trump to the Presidency

Harvard professors and researchers discussed the role memes played in former President Donald Trump’s success in 2016 during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday.

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College

Dean of Students Office Reaffirms Independence of Harvard Undergraduate Association

Representatives from the DSO reaffirmed the independence of the Harvard Undergraduate Association amid controversies surrounding the student government’s early months.

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Football

Harvard Football Beats Back Frantic Brown Rally to Win Ivy Opener, 35-28

After leading 35-7 with 15 minutes to go in its Ivy League opener, Harvard football had to face down a potential game-tying drive from the Bears with under two minutes remaining and score standing at 35-28. Still, Harvard (2-0, 1-0 Ivy) hung tight and got the stop, coming away with a gritty win on the road over Brown (1-1, 0-1 Ivy).

LyLena D. Estabine ’24
College

Harvard Undergraduate Association’s First Referendum Voided Following Misunderstanding with Dean of Students Office

After soliciting votes for their first-ever referendum earlier this week, the Harvard Undergraduate Association announced Thursday that the results would be declared void, citing a constitutional misunderstanding with the Dean of Students Office.

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Student Life

‘Not What I Expected from Harvard’: Summer Research Interns Say Record Heat and Poor Communication Tarnished Experience

Faced with record-breaking heat and no air conditioning, some students on Harvard’s campus for the summer reported adverse living conditions and minimal support from program administrators.

Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Professors Call on Biden to Issue Posthumous Pardon for Reparations Advocate Callie House

Harvard professors and representatives from Black women’s rights organizations unveiled a petition for a posthumous presidential pardon for Callie G. House, who was described as “the foremother” of the slavery reparations movement during a press conference Wednesday.

IOP Forum Sept. 20
IOP

Harvard IOP Forum Honors Rodrigo Ventocilla, Discusses Global Trans Rights Movement

A month after Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a transgender Harvard Kennedy School student, died in police custody in Indonesia, the Institute of Politics hosted a forum on the backlash to the global transgender rights movement.

Harvard Yard
Green

Report Calls on Harvard to Expand Climate Change Education

A University report issued last week called on Harvard to expand its climate change offerings by hiring new faculty and staff in the field and establishing a standing committee to direct the school’s efforts.

Politics

Healey Holds Commanding Lead Over Diehl in Massachusetts Governor’s Race

Two weeks after the Massachusetts state primary, Maura T. Healey ’92 appears to be the governor-in-waiting.

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Football

Harvard Football Stages Comeback to Defeat Merrimack in OT for 21st Straight Home Opener Win

The Harvard football team staged a comeback on Friday to defeat Merrimack, 28-21 in overtime, for its 21st straight win in a home opener.

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Museums

Harvard Pledges to Return Human Remains of Enslaved People to Descendents

Harvard University agreed on Thursday to return the human remains of 19 individuals who were likely enslaved to their descendants, accepting recommendations from a committee tasked with examining how the school should treat human remains in its museum collections.

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