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Bangladesh Protest in Harvard Square
Politics

In Weekend of Demonstrations, Bangladeshi Locals Gather in Harvard Square to Protest Government Quotas

Hundreds of people participated in demonstrations in Harvard Square over the weekend to denounce the recent deadly crackdowns on student protesters in Bangladesh.

Athletics Complex
College

13 Harvard Students and Alumni Set to Compete for Team USA in the Paris Olympics

Thirteen Harvard students and alumni will represent the United States at the 2024 Paris Olympics beginning next week, the most athletes Harvard has sent to the Summer Olympics since 1992.

Person in Dance Circle Between People at Cambridge Dance Party
Cambridge

‘Another Great Time’: Cambridge Hosts 24th Annual City Dance Party

Hundreds of Cantabrigians braved the heat and turned out for the 24th annual City Dance Party in Central Square last Friday night.

Harvard Graduate Student Union
Labor

Harvard Violated Contract With HGSU in Excluding Some Grad Students, Arbitrator Rules

An arbitrator ruled Friday that Harvard violated its 2021 contract with the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers by excluding lab-based psychology Ph.D. students from the union.

Elbit Systems Protest
Cambridge

Protesters Rally Outside Home of Intercontinental Real Estate CEO Peter Palandjian ’87

Pro-Palestine protesters rallied outside the home of Intercontinental Real Estate CEO Peter Palandjian ’87 to denounce his company’s leasing agreement with Elbit Systems of America.

Protesters Pack Up Encampment
FAS Administration

Harvard Places 10 Graduate Students on Probation for Encampment Participation

The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences placed 10 graduate students on probation for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment earlier this year.

Fans Cheer from Top of Duck Boat
Boston

In Photos: A Trip to Title Town at the Boston Celtics Victory Parade

Thousands of fans swarmed the streets Friday to watch the Celtics celebrate their victory in the NBA Finals, where they swiftly defeated the Dallas Mavericks in a five-game series. The win marks the Celtics’ first since 2008.

Christopher Edley Jr.
Politics

‘Ask the Big, Hard Questions’: HLS Professor Christopher Edley Jr. Dies at 71

Christopher F. Edley Jr., a former Harvard Law School professor who advised U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton on affirmative action, died earlier last month. He was 71.

Cambridge Fire Department Under Renovation
City Politics

Cambridge City Council Examines Capital Spending as Cambridge Fire Department Renovations Top $77 Million

The Cambridge City Council asked City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 to provide an updated cost estimate for capital projects after the renovation of the Fire Station Headquarters reached a total cost of $77 million.

Fox Club Temporary Location
College

Fox Club Received Eviction Notice From Landlord Over Noise Complaints, Zoning Code Violations

The Fox Club moved out of a Cambridge residential neighborhood after the property owner served the club with an eviction notice following warnings from the city that their use of the space violated local ordinances.​​​​​​​

Peabody Museum
Museums

Harvard Peabody Museum Returns Five Ancient Mummies to Denmark

The Harvard Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology returned five Greenlandic Inuit mummies to Denmark last week, five years after their repatriation was first requested by Danish authorities.

Cambridge City Hall Participatory Budgeting
City Politics

City Council Approves Nearly $1 Billion City Budget, but Cautions Against Further Growth

The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed a nearly $1 billion operating budget and $74 million capital budget for the 2025 fiscal year without major modifications during a meeting Monday evening.

Garber Attacked With Gold Glitter
Central Administration

Animal Rights Protester Dumps Glitter on Harvard President Alan Garber Before Alumni Day Speech

An animal rights protester dumped a tube of gold glitter on interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 as he prepared to address attendees at Harvard Alumni Day.

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Harvard Reunions 2024

Superintendent Victoria Greer at Cambridge School Committee Meeting
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge School Committee Asks Superintendent Victoria Greer to Resign in 5-2 Vote

The Cambridge School Committee voted to give Cambridge Public Schools Superintendent Victoria L. Greer a 90-day notice to resign, following a closed-door executive session meeting on Wednesday.

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