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Tyler J.H. Ory

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Harvard Footbal Head Coach Andrew Aurich and Harvard Athletics Director Erin McDermott

Andrew Aurich Introduced as 31st Head Coach of Harvard Football

Athletic Director Erin McDermott officially introduced Andrew Aurich as the next head coach for Harvard Football at a press conference on Thursday.

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Harvard Hasn’t Announced Its New Head Football Coach. The Hiring Is Already Under Fire.

Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, is expected to be announced as Harvard football head coach next week. But in interviews with The Crimson, 10 players and alumni said they were upset with the search process, with some privately lobbying Athletics Director Erin McDermott to make a last-minute reversal and not proceed with Aurich’s hiring.

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Andrew Aurich, Tight Ends Coach at Rutgers, to Serve as Next Harvard Football Head Coach

Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, will serve as Harvard football’s next head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

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College Life

Harvard Football Head Coach Search Down to 4 Finalists

Harvard Athletics has narrowed its search for a new head football coach down to four candidates, according to four people familiar with the situation.

Harvard Athletics

Diane Metcalf Appointed as Director of Development for Harvard Athletics

Diane Metcalf will lead Harvard Athletics’ future fundraising initiatives as the department’s next director of development, Athletics Director Erin McDermott announced on Monday.

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Harvard Athletics Begins National Search for New Football Head Coach

Harvard Athletics has begun a “national search” for the 31st head football coach in the team’s history following the retirement of Tim Murphy last week.

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Harvard Alumni Split Over Claudine Gay’s Resignation Amid Controversy

Harvard alumni were split over former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s resignation, with some expressing concerns about the influence of conservative activists and politicians while others embraced her decision to step down after a brief, controversy-ridden tenure.

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Undressed for Success: Primal Screamers Streak Through Yard on Rainy Eve of Finals Period

Enduring rain and muddy conditions, undergraduates screamed and stripped for a naked sprint around Harvard Yard to relieve the stress of finals period.

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Harvard College Class of 2027 Less Likely to Support Proposals to Dename Campus Buildings

Roughly a third of the Harvard College Class of 2027 said they support proposals to dename campus buildings because of their controversial namesakes, according to The Crimson’s fall survey of the freshman class.

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In Late 90s, Harvard Moved Toward ‘No Tolerance’ Smoking and Drinking Policies

Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 and Dean of Students Archie C. Epps III released a 16-clause statement outlining a strengthened alcohol policy on Oct. 22, 1997, leading to radical changes to Harvard’s alcohol and smoking rules in the late 1990s.

Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton
Central Administration

Outgoing Harvard Divinity School Dean Hempton to Remain Until August as Search for Successor Continues

Harvard Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton will continue his tenure through Aug. 31 as the search for his successor continues, University President-elect Claudine Gay announced in an email to affiliates Tuesday.

Ramadan Iftar Dinner at the SOCH

After Ramadan’s Conclusion, Harvard Muslim Students Criticize Religious Accommodations Policy

After Ramadan came to a close Friday, many of Harvard’s Muslim students criticized the College’s religious accommodations policy, citing challenges including a lack of adequate prayer facilities, poor accessibility, and insufficient dining options.

Ramadan Iftar Dinner at the SOCH
Student Groups

‘A Very Communal Time’: Muslim Harvard Students Gather for Ramadan Celebrations Across Campus

At Harvard, Muslim students, faculty, and other affiliates are coming together to break the fast at school-sponsored meals at the Student Organization Center at Hilles and student-planned events at undergraduate houses around campus.

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Student Groups

Harvard Hillel Executive Director Jonah Steinberg to Step Down After 12 Years

Rabbi Jonah C. Steinberg will step down as executive director of Harvard Hillel, the University’s Jewish center, at the end of this academic year after 12 years in the role.

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Harvard Named a Fulbright ‘Top Producing’ Institution for 2022-2023

Harvard was named a Fulbright top producing institution by the U.S. State Department for having among the highest number of accepted applications for the 2022-2023 U.S. student and scholar programs.