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Gov 50 Students React to Allegations Against Instructor with Anger, Surprise

Dozens of students condemn allegations that Government instructor David D. Kane authored racist blog posts endorsing bigotry and white supremacy.

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Language Courses Adapt to Connect Students Across Screens and Across Cultures

As Harvard students and faculty settle into virtual classrooms this fall, language instructors across several FAS departments have been developing new methods of engaging students virtually.

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More than Half of Athletic Teams Pledge to Reach 100 Percent Voter Turnout

More than half of Harvard’s athletics teams have pledged to attain perfect voter turnout in the November elections. Twenty-four teams partnered with Harvard Votes Challenge, a student-led group run through the Institute of Politics that aims to secure 100 percent voter turnout across the University.

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SEAS Accelerates Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Priorities

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has begun several new initiatives this semester which aim to fulfill its Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging priorities for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Preceptor David Kane to Temporarily Stop Lecturing in Gov 50

David D. Kane — Government preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor — and the class’s course staff jointly announced to students in a Sunday email that Kane will temporarily stop teaching lectures effective Tuesday.

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Undergraduate Council Budget Will Halve After Undergraduates Waived Activities Fee in Droves

An internal email sent to the Undergraduate Council Finance Committee Thursday alerted members of an anticipated budget cut in comparison to previous years.

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Harvard Undergraduate Council Endorses Removal of Gov 50 Instructor

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation in a Sunday meeting supporting the removal of Government preceptor David D. Kane from his teaching position and position as head advisor for the Data Science track within the Government department.

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Citing ‘Recent Cases Among Student Athletes,’ University Asks Some Off-Campus Undergrads to Submit to COVID-19 Testing

Citing “recent cases among student athletes,” Harvard University Health Services emailed a group of students living off campus Thursday to ask them to report for University-run testing tomorrow.

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Charles Murray to Speak in Gov 50 Lecture Series

Charles A. Murray ’65 will speak virtually on Oct. 16 to students in the course Government 50: “Data” as part of the course’s optional speaker series entitled “Data Scientists, Data Professionals, Data Dissidents.”

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Khurana Defends Principles Behind Defunct Social Group Sanctions

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana defended the principle behind Harvard’s sanctions targeting single gender social organizations in a Friday interview.

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Under Social Distancing Compact, Students Confront Dual Roles — Peer and Potential Informant

As the COVID-19 pandemic transforms on campus living, Harvard students are confronting a novel ethical dilemma: whether and how to inform on peers who violate public health guidelines.

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Faculty-Led Music Ensembles Adapt to Virtual Rehearsals and Performances

Several faculty-led music ensembles have transitioned this fall to online auditions, rehearsals, and performances in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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UC Welcomes New Members After All-Virtual Campaign Cycle

The Undergraduate Council Election Commission announced the results of this year’s general election on Friday, after a virtual campaign period different from any in the body’s history.

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Delphic and Bee Clubs’ Three-Year Marriage Ends

The co-ed Delphic-Bee Club will split into the all-male Delphic Club and the all-female Bee Club three years after merging, according to club affiliates.

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Students Stargaze, Adopt Cats, Cook Gourmet Meals in Off-Campus Housing

In a normal semester, Jaxson T. Hill ’23 studies stars in his astrophysics classes. This year, he gets to see them firsthand from the Utah home he and his friends rented for the semester.

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