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Students in Smith Campus Center

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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Central Administration

Bacow Says Harvard Has Incurred ‘Significant’ COVID Costs, Including Tens of Millions for Tests

University President Lawrence S. Bacow said Harvard’s expenditures related to the pandemic have been “significant” — including “tens of millions of dollars” in COVID-19 testing alone — in an interview with The Crimson Friday.

Food and Drink

Harvard Square Businesses Reckon with Fewer Customers on Campus

Weeks into the fall semester at Harvard, businesses in Harvard Square are grappling with a significantly smaller customer base.

Medical School

Harvard Medical School Researchers, Global Collaborators Map Single-Cell Atlas of the Human Heart

An international team of scientists have developed the first large-scale, single-cell map of the healthy human heart, a major milestone to understanding how the organ performs its vital functions and how cardiovascular diseases manifest in the heart.


SEAS Researchers Draw on Marine Sponges for Inspiration in Designing Sturdier Buildings

Harvard SEAS researchers have found inspiration in the architecture of deep-sea marine sponges’ skeletal systems for building sturdier load-bearing structures.

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Wyss Researchers Develop Malaria Diagnostic Procedure Capable of Differentiating Malaria Species

Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute developed a new diagnostic test that detects and distinguishes between species of malaria parasites.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Students Reiterate Calls for Need-Based Financial Aid System

At the pandemic's start, Kennedy School students advocated for need-based financial aid. Months later, they say the school’s response is still not enough.

Harvard Glee Club Lite

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.

Bee & Delphic

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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Harvard Law School

‘She Changed the World’: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Landmark Jurist, Dies at 87

As a Harvard Law School student in 1956, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was allegedly asked by the then-Law School dean to justify taking the place of a man in the Class of 1959. She would spend the next sixty-four years breaking gender barriers and making history in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Harvard Forward

Harvard Forward 'Alarmed’ by Change to Board of Overseers Election Policy

Three weeks ago, leaders of the alumni group Harvard Forward were “thrilled.” After months of petitioning and campaigning, they had elected three candidates to Harvard’s Board of Overseers, its second-highest governing body.

Students walking in Harvard Yard

‘A Pandemic Economy’: Student Groups Face Financial Turmoil

As budgets shrink and student activities go remote, campus extracurricular groups are scrambling to remain financially viable amid the uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic.

Smith Campus Center

Philanthropist Richard A. Smith, Who Was ‘Deeply Devoted to Harvard,’ Dies at 95

To most at Harvard, Richard A. Smith ’46 is perhaps best known for what former University President Drew G. Faust called his “last gift” to the University: the donation that enabled the redesign and renovation of what is now the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center. But his generosity to Harvard extended well beyond just the edifice that sits as a primary hub for student gatherings.

Joy at Camp

'Want to Bring Your LGBTQ+ Friends to Jesus?'

In a series of messages headlined “Want to bring your LGBTQ+ friends to Jesus?”, a ministry fellow for Harvard College Faith and Action invited his organization’s hundreds of members to the Revoice Conference. To some, the conference provides a sanctuary where conservative, “same-sex attracted” Christians can come as they are. For others, it represents a softened form of conversion therapy. So, what, exactly, do they “revoice”?

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Harvard Kennedy School

Saeb Erekat, Chief Palestinian Negotiatior, To Join Harvard Kennedy School as Fellow

Saeb Erekat, the Chief Palestinian Negotiator and Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization, will join the Harvard Kennedy School’s Future of Diplomacy Project as a Fisher Family Fellow for the 2020-2021 academic year.