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Education

A Harvard Student Said Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Threatened Him

Stormy Daniels and a staffer at the Harvard Lampoon allegedly have something in common: a threat from President Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen. After pulling off […]

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Education

Harvard Admission Rate Drops below 5 Percent

Harvard’s staggeringly low admission rate managed to get even lower this year. Just 1,962 of the 42,749 hopefuls who applied to be part of Harvard College’s […]

David Hogg, a student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. addresses a community rally for common sense gun legislation at Temple B'nai Abraham Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Livingston, N.J. Speakers include student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., including Hogg, Ryan Deitsch and Matthew Deitsch.
Education

Parkland Students Call for Civic Engagement, Accountability at Harvard Panel

On Tuesday morning, a male student shot a 16-year-old girl at a Maryland high school, hurting two people and sustaining a fatal injury following a […]

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Education

Five Women Say Director James Toback Sexually Harassed, Assaulted Them at Harvard Club

Five women have accused the movie director James Toback of sexually harassing and assaulting them at the Harvard Club of New York between 1980 and […]

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Education

Harvard Business School Graduates Have the Third-Highest Starting Salary Nationwide

Newly-minted Harvard Business School graduates might be the best educated crop of MBA holders nationwide, but they’re not the best paid. According to rankings released […]

David Hogg, a student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. addresses a community rally for common sense gun legislation at Temple B'nai Abraham Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Livingston, N.J. Speakers include student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., including Hogg, Ryan Deitsch and Matthew Deitsch.
Education

Parkland Students to Speak at Harvard Kennedy School

Six student-activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will participate in a moderated conversation at the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School of Government on […]

Education

Is Harvard Broken?

The soul of the university is up for grabs as it faces questions about student life, PC culture, and how to manage its gazillion-dollar endowment.

News

Harvard Professor Placed on Leave after Sexual Harassment Allegations

After years of allegations against a prominent government professor emerged in news reports, Harvard announced Sunday that Jorge Domínguez has been placed on administrative leave while an investigation is underway. […]

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Education

Harvard Receives Record Number of Applications

Jamaica Plain’s population and Harvard’s applicant pool are almost identical in size. The Ivy League college announced it received an astronomical 42,742 applications for the […]

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Harvard’s Free Architecture Course Is Back This Year

Remember last year when the Harvard Graduate School of Design debuted a free online architecture course for anyone to take? It’s being offered again this year—which is […]

Actress Mia Kunis is kissed by actors dressed in drag during a parade for Kunis in Cambridge, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Kunis was honored as "Woman of the Year" by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Harvard University.
Arts & Entertainment

Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals Will Allow Women Next Year

For more than 220 years, Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals cast has been an all boys’ club. That’s about to change. On Thursday, the group’s president, […]

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Education

Harvard Accepts 14.5 Percent of Early Applicants

The college admission process is a stressful, drawn out, overwrought beast. It’s a series of orchestrated steps and checklist items (become club president, join the […]

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Education

Massachusetts Higher Education Leaders Condemn Republican Tax Bill

As the proposed federal tax overhaul makes its way through the Senate, many Massachusetts higher education leaders are united in their view that the Republican […]

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Education

Department of Justice Investigates Harvard’s Admissions Policies

The line between illicit discrimination and affirmative action is grey and fuzzy and confusing. And the Department of Justice just isn’t quite sure what side […]

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Education

Seven Massachusetts Academics Win Rhodes Scholarship

Massachusetts is filled with people who are as smart as they think they are, the Rhodes Trust confirms. The prestigious Rhodes Scholarship—earned in the past […]