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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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Pro-Palestine Organizers Slam Harvard’s ‘Repression’ of Student Protest in Sunday Rally

Harvard pro-Palestine organizers slammed the University’s “repression” of student activism during a rally in Cambridge Common demanding U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) vote against U.S. military aid to Israel.

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‘That’s Fine’: Students Unsure of FAS Proposal Weighing Changes to Registration, Pass-Fail Deadline

Undergraduate students gave mixed reactions — ranging from support to frustration — to a Faculty of Arts and Sciences proposal that would make changes to course enrollment and grading timelines at the beginning of each semester.

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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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Reisha Williams Appointed Harvard College Title IX Officer

Reisha Williams will serve as the next Harvard College Title IX Program Officer, Associate Dean of Students Lauren E. Brandt ’01 announced on Friday.

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12 Harvard Affiliates Named Schwarzman Scholars, Marking the University’s Highest Number of Awardees Ever

Twelve Harvard students and alumni were selected as Schwarzman scholars on Wednesday, representing Harvard’s largest cohort since the scholarship’s founding in 2015.

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Hill to Lead The Crimson’s 151st Guard

J. Sellers Hill ’25 will lead The Harvard Crimson’s 151st Guard, the newspaper’s president announced Sunday, kicking off the next 150 years of America’s oldest continuously published daily collegiate newspaper.

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Harvard Undergraduate Association Talks Operation Turkey, Fall Budget at Weekly Meeting

The Harvard Undergraduate Association announced plans to move forward with an unofficial turkey mascot at the body’s weekly meeting Sunday evening at Smith Campus Center.

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Harvard Sophomores Flock to Concentration Declaration Day for Pizza, Advising, and Photo Ops

Concentration Declaration Day is an initiative led by the HUA’s Academic Team to celebrate sophomores declaring their concentrations. Hundreds of students swamped Harvard Yard for this year’s festivities, which featured a string of banners listing individual concentrations, free food, photo opportunities, and chats with concentration advisers.

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Harvard College Suspends ‘Senior Gift’ Campaign Amid Falling Buy-in from Students

Beginning this year, graduating seniors will not be asked to contribute to the Senior Gift fund, marking the end of a decades-long philanthropic campus tradition amid low student participation.


Harvard College Required 51 Students to Withdraw Last Year for Academic Underperformance

The Harvard College Administrative Board placed nearly 150 students on probation and required 51 to withdraw for academic underperformance during the 2021-22 school year — a five-year high — according to a report released by the school at the beginning of the fall semester.

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At Harvard Class Day 2023, Comedian Larry Wilmore Calls on Graduating Seniors to Pursue Their Passions

Emmy Award-winning television writer and comedian Larry Wilmore addressed the Harvard College Class of 2023 Wednesday, encouraging students to view success as a journey rather than a destination.

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After HUFPI Financial Mismanagement Claims, Harvard DSO to Audit Student Org System

Months after allegations of financial mismanagement in a Harvard student organization, the Dean of Students Office is set to conduct an audit of Harvard independent student organizations in conjunction with Harvard’s risk management office.

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Undergraduates Ramp Up Harvard AI Safety Team Amid Concerns Over Increasingly Powerful AI Models

Undergraduates in the Harvard AI Safety Team have ramped up activity amid heightened public concern over artificial intelligence’s rapid development and lack of regulation.

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Current and Shah Pledge to Return to Legislative Structure, Emphasize Mental Health

Bobby F. Current ’24 and Rohan C. Shah ’24 see themselves as a big tent ticket with the ambition to bring lasting structural change to the young Harvard Undergraduate Association.