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Jo B. Lemann

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‘Definitely Unethical’: Datamatch Leak First Exposed by UCLA Students in Private Discord

One week before Harvard student Sungjoo Yoon ’27 revealed Datamatch data vulnerabilities via an anonymous website, a group of UCLA students first discovered that they could access and scrape the site’s user data — information they exposed in a private Discord server.

Harvard Footbal Head Coach Andrew Aurich and Harvard Athletics Director Erin McDermott
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New Harvard Football Coach Andrew Aurich to Retain Team’s Coaching Staff

Andrew Aurich, Harvard’s new head football coach, informed players on Monday that all current coaches would stay with the team and all defensive coaches would stay in their positions, according to a player at the meeting.

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Harvard Athlete Numbers Drop, Gender Pay Inequity Persists for Coaching Staff

The number of Harvard undergraduates participating in a varsity sport decreased by more than 90 last year, and pay discrepancies between coaching staff for men’s and women’s teams has persisted, according to a report filed by Harvard in October.

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Harvard Undergrad Publishes Anonymized Student Data, Alleges Datamatch Security Flaw

A website created on Sunday by Harvard undergraduate Sungjoo Yoon ’27 exposed user data of Harvard College freshmen who had registered for Datamatch, a student-run online matchmaking service.

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‘This is the Future of Europe’: WSJ Journalist Discusses War in Ukraine at Harvard Event

Yaroslav Trofimov, chief foreign affairs correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, said the war in Ukraine will decide “the future of Europe” during an event at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Thursday afternoon.

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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College Life

Harvard Announces Andrew Aurich as Next Football Head Coach

Harvard Athletics Director Erin McDermott confirmed Monday morning that Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, will serve as Harvard football’s next head coach.

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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.

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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 Law Review Faces Internal Turmoil After Vote to Block Piece by Palestinian Scholar

Editors of the Harvard Law Review, the world’s most cited legal journal, have been embroiled in internal strife following public backlash over their decision to block an article by a Palestinian legal scholar.

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Charles Fried Retires From Harvard Law Following More Than 60 Years on Faculty

Last week, Harvard Law School professor Charles Fried — a former U.S. solicitor general and associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court — announced he would retire on July 1, 2024, following a sabbatical leave in the spring semester.

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Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Presides Over Ames Moot Court Final at Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School students convened before United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Nov. 15 to argue a mock appellate case on administrative law for the finals of the school’s annual Ames Moot Court Competition.