A Note to Readers
Today, as Harvard returns to in-person classes, The Crimson’s first print issue since spring 2020 can be found on news racks across campus.
The Veritas Lab podcast
Podcast: The Veritas Lab
Harvard professors are known for their cutting-edge research—and also for their effervescent and eccentric personalities. The Veritas Lab, hosted by Katelyn X. Li and Sanjana L. Narayanan, gives you a glimpse of both.
Secret Court scrut
Before Amit R. Paley ’04 published an investigation into the Secret Court in The Crimson in 2002, Harvard’s historic persecution of LGBTQ students was almost lost to history.
‘The Achilles Heel of Title IX’
Students pursuing complaints of sexual misconduct at institutions other than their own said they faced both logistical and psychological hurdles while seeking restitution through Title IX offices. Experts said such inter-institutional cases can fall through the cracks of Title IX legislation.
79% of Undergraduates Will Enroll in Spring Semester, Survey Projects
Seventy-nine percent of Harvard students plan to enroll for the remote spring semester, marking a small increase from the 77 percent who enrolled this fall, the Harvard College Open Data Project predicted in a report published Wednesday.
Students Lament Decline in Courses Soliciting Qualitative Q Guide Feedback
Some undergraduates expressed frustration that some professors did not give the option to make qualitative comments for future students to read on the Q Guide.
Harvard Students Meet Spring Residential Plans with Mix of Excitement, Disappointment
Harvard College’s Tuesday announcement that it would prioritize bringing upperclassmen back to campus this spring drew a broad range of reactions — excitement, shock, and disappointment among them — from students.
As Students Vacate Campus Before Thanksgiving, Quarantines Keep Some Behind
The majority of students living in residence this fall departed Harvard’s campus by the College’s fall move-out date on Sunday. Left behind, though, are a number of undergraduates who are quarantining and isolating on the empty campus into the holiday break.
As Virtual Semester Closes, College Appraises Remote Programming Performance
As the fall semester wanes, Harvard administrators and faculty took stock of the promise and pitfalls of Harvard College Everywhere, a project the College launched to spur student engagement during the remote semester.
As Fall Semester Winds Down, Khurana Says Harvard Is “Actively Planning” for Spring
As students living on campus prepare to disperse for the remainder of the fall semester, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Friday interview that Harvard is diligently preparing for the spring.
After Low-Turnout Election, Khurana Says Undergraduate Council Remains a Vital Partner for Administrators
As the Undergraduate Council’s leadership turns over, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Friday interview he views the group as a conduit between administrators and students.
Fourteen Senior Class Marshals Selected for Class of 2021
The marshals, who collectively comprise the Senior Class Committee, are tasked with organizing class-wide events up until Commencement in May. They also coordinate the Senior Gift fund and plan post-graduation reunion events.
Nearly One Third of Harvard Undergrads Favor Proposals to Abolish or Defund HUPD
Roughly a third of undergraduates report favoring proposals to abolish or defund the Harvard University Police Department, according to a survey by The Crimson.
Harvard Kennedy School Student Mateo Gomez Remembered as ‘Caring, Calm, and Selfless’
Tom Hanks Named Harvard 2023 Commencement Speaker
Yoshito Kishi, Organic Chemist Who Climbed ‘Mount Everest’ of Synthesis, Dies at 85
Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey to Undergo External Investigation Amid Allegations Against Coach
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions