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J. Sellers Hill

J. Sellers Hill is the President of the 151st Guard of The Harvard Crimson. He can be reached at Follow him on X @SellersHill.

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Penny S. Pritzker ’81 at Gay's Presidential Announcement

Penny S. Pritzker ’81 at Gay's Presidential Announcement

Penny S. Pritzker ’81, the senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation, speaks at an event announcing the selection of Claudine Gay as Harvard’s president in December 2022.

Police Inside Harvard Art Museums at Chabad Screening

Harvard Chabad Hosts Screening of Graphic Footage from Hamas’ Oct. 7 Attack on Israel

More than 100 people — including Harvard affiliates, top administrators, and Israeli officials — gathered in the Harvard Art Museums’ Menschel Hall Monday evening for a screening of graphic video footage from Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.

BDS AFRO Pro Palestine Week of Action Wednesday Science Center

Harvard’s Pro-Palestine Protests are Now Led by Unrecognized Student Groups. Will Harvard Sanction Them?

In the month following Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel, the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee was one of the main drivers of pro-Palestine student protests on campus, but the group has taken a back seat in recent weeks. Now, the organizations spearheading Harvard’s pro-Palestine protests do not have recognition to lose.

Monday Mass Hall Protest Crowd

Eight Students Face Harvard College Ad Board Hearings After 24-Hour University Hall Occupation

Eight undergraduates are facing disciplinary hearings before the Harvard College Administrative Board over their participation in last week’s 24-hour occupation of University Hall, several of the students confirmed during a protest at Massachusetts Hall Monday afternoon.

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SAT Scores of Recruited Athletes Trail Other Students by 160 Points, Per Class of 2027 Survey

The SAT scores of recruited athletes in the Class of 2027 trailed those of non-athletes by more than 160 points, according to The Crimson’s survey of the freshmen class.

University Hall

Harvard College Extends Task Force for Doxxed Students to End of November

Harvard College’s Dean of Students Office will extend its task force for doxxed students to Nov. 30, according to a Nov. 3 email obtained by The Crimson.

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Harvard Proctor Indefinitely Relieved of Duties Following Confrontation at Pro-Palestine Protest

A Harvard College proctor has been indefinitely relieved of his duties following his involvement in a confrontation at a pro-Palestine protest, according to a petition that began circulating Friday evening and a student with direct knowledge of the situation.

Rabbi Hirschy Zarchi Speaks at Harvard Yard Shabbat Table Installation

Harvard Chabad President Rabbi Zarchi Calls on University to De-Recognize Palestine Solidarity Committee

Harvard Chabad President Rabbi Hirschy Zarchi called on the University to de-recognize the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee Wednesday afternoon after the group criticized him in a Tuesday night post on the social media platform X.

First Day of Classes: Students Entering the Science Center

‘Really Annoying’ or ‘Administratively Necessary’? Harvard Students Give Mixed Reviews of Previous-Term Course Registration

Harvard undergraduate course registration opened for the spring semester last week— more than two months earlier than in years past — and drew mixed reviews from students.

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Harvard College Dean Khurana Stresses Value of Intellectual Vitality, Condemns Doxxings Amid Campus Turmoil

Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana condemned student doxxings and stressed the importance of free idea exchange amid a period of campus turmoil around the ongoing violence in Israel and Gaza in a Friday interview with The Crimson.

Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana Interview in October 2023

Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana Discusses New ‘Restorative Justice’ Disciplinary Practices

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview earlier this month that the school has taken steps to integrate “restorative justice” into its disciplinary practices, a move that coincides with a downward trend in Administrative Board cases.

Truck In Harvard Square

As Students Face Retaliation for Israel Statement, a ‘Doxxing Truck’ Displaying Students’ Faces Comes to Harvard’s Campus

A billboard truck drove through the streets surrounding Harvard’s campus Wednesday and Thursday, digitally displaying the names and faces of students allegedly affiliated with student groups that signed onto a controversial statement on Hamas’ attack on Israel.

Harvard Yard Widener Library

Harvard Students Doxxed, Groups Withdraw Signatures Amid Continued Backlash to Israel Statement

Amid continued national backlash, multiple Harvard student groups have withdrawn their signatures from a controversial statement calling Israel “entirely responsible” for the ongoing violence, and group members have faced doxxing attacks.

"Harvard Supports Israeli Apartheid" Poster at Convocation

Harvard Student Groups Face Intense Backlash for Statement Calling Israel ‘Entirely Responsible’ for Hamas Attack

Harvard student groups drew intense campus and national backlash over the weekend for signing onto a statement that they “hold the Israeli regime entirely responsible for all unfolding violence” in the wake of a deadly invasion of Israel by the Islamist militant group Hamas.

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At Harvard College, New Mental Health Resources Face Familiar Challenges

Even as Harvard’s mental health offerings have become increasingly robust, barriers to student trust and understanding of these resources persist.