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Isabella B. Cho

Crimson staff writer Isabella B. Cho can be reached at isabella.cho@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @izbcho.

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Scrutiny

The Last Harvard Giant

As the University's 25th president, Derek C. Bok shaped the ideal of Harvard in ways that echo to this day. It, in turn, would shape him.

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Endowment

Harvard Says the Endowment Tax Is a Blow to Higher Education. Is It?

Harvard has decried a bill passed under the Trump administration that includes a tax on wealthy university endowments. But is the impact of the provision as significant as the University claims it to be?

University

Harvard President Search Committee Names Student Advisory Group

Harvard on Thursday unveiled an 18-member student advisory group that will counsel the search committee tasked with selecting the University’s 30th president.

Peabody
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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Harvard in the World

Harvard Alumni Association Moves Ahead with Search for New Executive Director

The hunt is on for a new executive director of the expansive Harvard Alumni Association.

Mass. Hall New Angle
Central Administration

How Harvard Picks Its Presidents

As Harvard gears up to select its 30th president, here’s what you need to know about the search process, timing, and criteria.

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Protests

Harvard Grad Student Union Protests Comaroff’s Return to Teaching After Sexual Harassment Findings

Returning from two years of administrative leave for allegations of sexual and professional misconduct, Harvard professor John L. Comaroff stood up to begin his first class back on campus Tuesday afternoon.

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College

‘Generally in a Good Spot’: Health Experts Weigh In on Relaxed Harvard Covid-19 Policies

With campus back in full swing, public health experts said Harvard’s Covid-19 policies are reasonable for the moment, but called on University officials to remain prepared for the possibility of another surge.

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Film

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Review: After 36 Years, a Cathartic Return

Beyond its stunning aerial sequences, punchy dialogue, and balanced sentimentality, the most interesting aspect of the film is its implicit meditations on change.

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Politics

The Forward Party Promises an Alternative to Bipartisan Dysfunction. Some Harvard Students Remain Ambivalent.

It remains to be seen how the newly-formed Forward Party will court a key voting bloc: young people. While some Harvard students cited concerns with Forward’s dearth of specific stances on key policy issues, others said they were grateful to see politicians try something new in a stagnating climate.

Loeb House
Front Middle Feature

Harvard Presidential Search Committee Names Faculty, Staff Advisory Panels

A month into the hunt for Harvard’s 30th leader, the school’s presidential search committee made its first public move on Thursday, unveiling the membership of faculty and staff advisory panels that will provide input during the selection process.

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University

Katherine O’Dair Named New University Marshal

Dean of Students Katherine O’Dair will serve as Harvard’s new University Marshal, the University announced Wednesday.

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LGBT

LGBTQ+ Harvard Affiliates Receive Homophobic Emails Threatening Violence

A targeted number of LGBTQ+ Harvard affiliates received violent threats via email from an anonymous sender, according to a statement released Tuesday by University President Lawrence S. Bacow.

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Harvard Law School

Former Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Will Return to Harvard Law School’s Faculty this Fall

Stephen G. Breyer, 83, will return to teach at Harvard Law School after retiring from the Supreme Court on June 30.

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University

Harvard Unveils Search Committee to Select 30th President

Twelve members of the Harvard Corporation and three members of the school’s Board of Overseers will make up the committee tasked with finding Harvard’s 30th president in a search process that publicly kicked off Thursday.

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