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Dekyi T. Tsotsong

Crimson staff writer Dekyi T. Tsotsong can be reached at dekyi.tsotsong@thecrimson.com.

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Fly Away, Borguet
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Harvard Students Travel to Providence for Football Game Against Brown

Harvard’s football team faced off against Brown last week, bringing home a win 35-28. Droves of Harvard students traveled by train to party at tailgates, watch the football game, and visit friends in Providence, R.I.

Cronkhite Housing
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Students Living in Cronkhite Overflow Housing Sign Petition for a Dining Hall

More than 30 undergraduates living in Cronkhite Center, a former graduate student dormitory currently serving as overflow housing, have signed onto a petition urging administrators to serve hot food within the building’s dining hall.

University Hall
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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.

FGLI Welcoming Ceremony
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FGLI Welcoming Ceremony

The inaugural FGLI welcoming ceremony was held Saturday at Memorial Church.

FGLI Welcoming Ceremony
College

Students Gather for Inaugural First-Generation, Low-Income Welcome

Roughly 100 Harvard students convened at Memorial Church Saturday to celebrate first-generation, low-income members of the Class of 2026 in the inaugural FGLI welcoming ceremony.

Eliot Exterior 2021
College

Some Students in Summer, Bridge Housing Report Poor Communication from Harvard

Harvard students who lived on campus over the summer reported poor communication and a lack of support regarding housing logistics from administrators.

Chronkhite Center
House Life

Overflow Housing Draws Mixed Reviews from Upperclassmen

Students across 11 of Harvard's 12 upperclassman houses had mixed reactions to spending the year in overflow housing as a result of larger sophomore and senior classes following gap years during the pandemic.

Thomas Hollister
University Finances

Harvard CFO Says the University’s Revenues Have ‘Rebounded’ to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister said the University’s revenues have “rebounded” to pre-pandemic levels, placing Harvard in a “healthy” financial condition, in an interview last Thursday.

Massachusetts Hall
University Finances

Harvard Issues First-Ever Green Bonds to Finance Campus Construction Projects

Harvard issued its first-ever green bond — debt instruments that align with international sustainability standards — earlier this month.

Massachusetts Hall
Student Groups

Activists Protest Harvard’s Land Investments, Allston Expansion at Science Center Plaza

Stop Harvard Land Grabs and the Housing Opportunities Program held a rally in Harvard’s Science Center Plaza Friday to protest the University’s previous farmland investments in Brazil and ongoing expansion into Allston.

Harvard Funding From Foreign Sources
Fundraising

Harvard Received Almost $385 Million from 46 Countries Since August 2019

Harvard has received almost $385 million from sources in 46 countries since August 2019, according to United States Department of Education data.

Number of Direct Public Securities Held, 2013-2021
Central Administration

After Initial Sell-Off, Harvard Endowment Has Slowly Increased Number of Public Holdings Under Narvekar

The number of stocks in the Harvard endowment has slowly crept back up in recent years after the Harvard Management Company sold off the vast majority of its public holdings when N.P. “Narv” Narvekar took over as its CEO.

Financial Ties to Russia
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Says it is Not Directly Invested in Russian Companies, but Previous Donations Draw Scrutiny

Harvard does not hold direct investments in Russian companies, University spokesperson Jason A. Newton wrote in a statement to The Crimson Wednesday.

Harvard Management Company
College

‘A Black Hole of Information’: Experts Evaluate Harvard’s Net-Zero Emissions Pledge

As the Harvard Managment Company works toward achieving its pledge, climate and financial experts weighed in on the challenges the company faces, including difficulties obtaining data on and measuring the emissions of its partners.

Harvard Management Company
College Finance

Endowment Scraps Apple, Slashes Facebook Holdings in Fourth Quarter

HMC’s acquisitions and liquidations were reported in its latest filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which requires investment managers who oversee more than $100 million in assets to disclose their public securities portfolio each quarter.

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