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Sally E. Edwards

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Interim President Garber Sits on Stage During Baccalaureate
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Harvard President Garber Visits Club of Madrid, Faces More Animal Rights Activists

A group of roughly 10 animal rights activists protested interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber outside a Harvard Club of Spain event in Madrid.

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Second Individual Charged in Connection to Donnelly Field Shooting

The Cambridge Police Department have arrested a second individual in connection with a shooting at Donnelly Field that occurred last month, the department announced in a press release Thursday.

Garber Attacked With Gold Glitter

Animal Rights Protester Charged with Three Felonies After Glitter Attack on Garber

The animal rights activist who dumped glitter on interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 during Alumni Day, pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony criminal charges on Monday.

Merrick Garland ’74

‘Generational Intellect’: Meet Attorney General Merrick Garland ’74

In interviews with 11 of his friends, former classmates, and professors, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland ’74 was repeatedly characterized as a man who struck others for his deep intellect — but also for his honesty and dependability, and for seeming to get along with everyone.

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Suspect Charged in Connection With Donnelly Field Shooting

A suspect was charged in connection with last week’s non-fatal double shooting at Donnelly Field and was taken into custody by the Cambridge Police Department.

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CPD Investigating Thursday Shooting at Donnelly Field Which Left Two Injured

The Cambridge Police Department is currently investigating a shooting at Donnelly Field, where two individuals were non-fatally shot on Thursday evening.

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Harvard Grad Students Charged Following Confrontation at October Pro-Palestine Protest

Two Harvard graduate students are facing criminal charges and up to 200 days in jail following their involvement in a confrontation with an Israeli student at a Pro-Palestine protest at the Harvard Business School in October.

CPD at Johnston Gate Palestine Sit-in

Police Say Harvard Affiliates Likely Cut Johnston Gate Lock During Saturday Protest

Harvard affiliates used bolt cutters to cut a lock securing Johnston Gate in an attempt to allow roughly 150 protesters access to Harvard Yard for a Saturday afternoon protest, the Harvard University Police Department said Sunday.

HUPD Chief Victor Clay

HUPD ‘Far More Vigilant’ on Campus Amid Increased Threats Against Students Following Oct. 7

Harvard University Police Chief Victor A. Clay said in a Friday interview with The Crimson that the department has considerably increased their presence on campus following an increase in threats aimed at students.

Primal Scream

Harvard Students Streak Around Encampment in Cheeky Primal Scream Display

The students staging a pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard did not quite get the disclosure they wanted as more than 100 Harvard undergraduates bared it all Thursday at midnight for this semester’s iteration of Primal Scream.


Amid Encampment, Cambridge City Council Discusses Resolution Supporting Student Right to Protest

The Cambridge City Council discussed a resolution urging University administration and city leadership to respect students’ rights to peacefully protest.

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City Politics

Cambridge City Council Calls to Keep Democracy Center Open

The Cambridge City Council passed a policy order calling on the Foundation for Civic Leadership to reconsider their decision to indefinitely close the Democracy Center — a meeting house for activists and organizers in Harvard Square – at a meeting Tuesday morning.

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CPD Facing Increased Overtime Shifts Amid Hiring Shortages

Amid staffing shortages, the Cambridge Police Department is increasingly “forcing” officers to work back-to-back shifts to cover open positions.

Harvard University Police Outside Widener Gate to Harvard Yard

Despite Increase in Arrests, HUPD Sees Decline in Use of Force in 2023

The number of arrests made by the Harvard Police Department increased by nearly 20 percent in 2023, according to a recent update to the HUPD dashboard.

Cambridge Police Officer Blocks Intersection at Protest

Man Who Placed Fake Bomb At Harvard Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

William A. Giordani, a New Hampshire man arrested for placing a fake bomb in the Science Center Plaza on Harvard’s campus, will face three years of probation for failing to report a felony.