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Sophia C. Scott

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RIP Jefe's
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RIP Jefe's

Jefe’s was every student’s home away from home away from home.

Harvard Office of Labor and Employee Relations
FAS

Psychology Graduate Students Dispute Ineligibility for Union Benefits

Amid calls for coverage under union benefits, graduate students in Harvard’s psychology department have found themselves at odds with their departmental leadership.

Harvard Office of Labor and Employee Relations
Unionization

‘A Nice End of an Era’: Harvard Unions to Merge After Years-Long Push

After three failed attempts over more than six years, the Harvard University Security, Parking and Museum Guards Union has successfully voted to merge with the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers.

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Scrutiny

‘The Hardest Summer You’ll Ever Love’: Inside PBHA’s Summer Urban Program

In recruitment materials, PBHA describes a summer spent staffing its Summer Urban Program as “the hardest summer you’ll ever love.” But some counselors felt unprepared for just how hard it would be, and left the program disillusioned with public service at PBHA, wondering if doing social good must necessarily come at the cost of their own well-being.

Mallory Rogers
Scrutiny

Mallory Rogers

Mallory E. Rogers '25, who worked as a director for PBHA's Summer Urban Program, said her summer was "truly an invaluable experience."

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Anthropology

Harvard Graduate Student Union Alleges Comaroff’s Return to Teaching Violates Contract

Harvard’s graduate student union filed a grievance against the University last month, alleging contract violations due to Professor John L. Comaroff’s return to teaching at the University.

Harvard Transformed During Covid-19
College

Harvard Transformed During Covid-19

Many affiliates have remarked on the profound effects the remote year has had on Harvard’s academics, social scene, and more.

Child Care Centers
Faculty

‘A Systemic Breakdown’: Pandemic Child Care Closures Leave Faculty, Grad Students, and Postdocs with Few Options

Student, postdoc, and faculty parents risk financial strain and career setbacks to participate in Harvard’s child care offerings, they say.

Harvard Covid-19
College

Harvard Covid-19

Harvard’s campus has undergone a series of radical transformations over the course of the pandemic.

Darwin's Ltd
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Darwin's Ltd

The employee union at Darwin’s Ltd., a Cambridge coffee chain, has recently entered contract negotiations with ownership.

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Conversations

Condition that Bod 1

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Conversations

Condition that Bod 2

Matine Khalighi '25 teaches seven to nine fitness classes per week at Harvard's Recreation facilities.

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Conversations

Condition that Bod 3

Khalighi has been a certified fitness instructor since the age of 14.

Widener Security Station
Central Administration

NLRB Rejects Petition Seeking to Decertify Harvard Security Guards’ Union, Prompting Appeal

The National Labor Relations Board denied a petition seeking to decertify the union representing around 300 contracted security workers at the University, 32BJ Service Employees International Union.

Israel Trek Boycott
The Scoop

For Some Palestinian Organizers, the Israel Trek is a Microcosm of a Broader ‘Power Imbalance’

Over spring break, about 100 Harvard students went on Israel Trek and participated in discussions with high-ranking Israeli and Palestinian officials, including the president of Israel. However, Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine — a student organization led by the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee — disputes the Trek’s claim that it provides a balanced perspective on the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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