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Pro-SFFA Rally Six

Hundreds Gather for Dueling Rallies Ahead of Trial Challenging Harvard Admissions: Live Updates

The day before a lawsuit challenging Harvard's admissions practices goes to trial, demonstrators took to the streets in Cambridge and Boston to hold two dueling rallies — one pro-Harvard and one pro-SFFA, the group suing the University.

Bacow Inauguration

Why President Bacow Is Already Prepping for the Next Recession

Amid fiscal hurdles, Bacow — an economist by training — is examining the University’s financials at the macro level. He’s already looking ahead to when the next recession hits.

"We Can See Your Greedy Side"

‘A Thing I’ll Never Forget’: The HUDS Strike, Two Years Later

Almost exactly two years ago, hundreds of dining workers traded in their punch cards for picket signs, walked out of the dining halls and cafes on Harvard’s campus, and launched an historic 22-day strike.

No Princeton, No Problem
Men's Swimming

Harvard's Head Diving Coach Resigns Following Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

The head coach of Harvard’s diving program Chris Heaton has resigned days after administrators placed him on leave following allegations that he solicited nude pictures from and sent photos of his penis to young female athletes years ago.

Bacow Inauguration
Central Administration

100 Days of President Bacow

Throughout American history, “100 days” has marked a critical benchmark for any new leader. The Crimson looks back on University President Lawrence S. Bacow's first months in Harvard's — and arguably, higher education's — top job.

Fly Like Mike

For Second Straight Year, Cornell Steals Game from Football

In a game that was reminiscent of its trip to Cornell in 2017, Harvard claimed a solid lead in the second half before succumbing to a resurgent Big Red team, 28-24.

Kavanaugh Rally

As Kavanaugh Vote Approaches, Students Protest Nominee in Harvard Yard With Signs and Chants

Around 100 people crowded around University Hall to listen as students and Boston-area locals gave speeches and led chants. Some onlookers shook noisemakers and banged a tambourine.


Queer in Print

From Fifteen Minutes Magazine: For queer students attending Harvard in the early 1980s through the late 1990s, publishing magazines offered a way to own their sexuality in print — a means to carve out space for their own narratives.

No Princeton, No Problem
Men's Swimming

Harvard Places Head Diving Coach on Leave After Suit Alleges He Solicited Nude Pictures from Female Athletes

Harvard has placed the head coach of its diving program Chris Heaton on leave after a suit filed in an Indiana court alleged he solicited nude pictures from and sent photos of his penis to young female swimmers years ago.

SEAS Climate Survey
Student Life

SEAS Survey Reveals 'Breakdown in Confidence' in School's Ability to Address Bad Behavior

Dean of SEAS Francis J. Doyle III called the survey results, which indicated that more than a quarter of respondents have experienced harassment or discrimination, “eye-opening.”

Kavanaugh Letters

Kavanaugh Will Not Return to Teach at Harvard Law School

Embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh will not return to teach at Harvard Law School in January, according to an email administrators sent to Law students Monday evening.

UC Meeting

Undergraduate Council Demands Harvard Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations

Harvard's Undergraduate Council voted Sunday night to demand the University investigate allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted several women before allowing the judge to return to lecture at the Law School this winter.

Demonstration against Kavanaugh
On Campus

‘We Deserve Better’: Harvard Students Take In Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing, Protest the Law School and the Nominee

Students sitting in Harvard Law classrooms “applauded” and “burst out in cheers” when Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lamented the fact that he might never return to teach at the school during an extraordinary Senate hearing Thursday.

DOJ and Yale

Yale Joins Harvard as Target of Federal Probe Into Alleged Discrimination Against Asian-Americans

Yale University — like Harvard — is now the subject of a Department of Justice probe into whether the school discriminates against Asian-American applicants in its admissions process.

Union Table Graphic

Harvard Grad Union Unveils 'Ambitious' List of Bargaining Goals

Harvard’s brand-new graduate student union inched towards the bargaining table earlier this semester when it published a list of goals for its inaugural round of negotiations with administrators. There are 80 goals in total.