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Politics

How Harvard Law School Professor Laurence H. Tribe and His Former Students Shaped Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial

Harvard Law School professor Laurence H. Tribe ’62 and two of his former students — U.S. Rep. Jamin Ben “Jamie” Raskin ’83 (D-Md.) and Joshua A. Matz — reflected on their experiences coming together for a historic second impeachment trial and on its legacy in an increasingly polarized country.

Harvard Law School Recruitment
Politics

Harvard Law Students Call on School to Refuse to Hire Former Trump Officials

A petition calling on Harvard Law School to bar former Trump administration officials and politicians who were “complicit” in the former administration’s “immoral” actions from joining the school’s ranks garnered more than 200 signatures from HLS affiliates as of Tuesday.

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IOP

Panelists Unpack Capitol Insurrection, Trump Impeachment, and Biden Inauguration at JFK Jr. Forum

Political reporters and experts convened over Zoom to discuss the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building, former President Donald Trump’s impeachment, and the inauguration of President Joe Biden at a JFK Jr. Forum panel Thursday.

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College

Conservatives on Campus Attempt to Find Their Footing As Trump Presidency Ends

As the sun sets on Donald Trump’s term, Republicans at Harvard hope to revive their party’s traditional emphasis on conservatism. At the same time, they believe the past four years have created a specter that will loom over them as they engage in campus discourse.

Harvard Law School Admissions
Politics

‘The Rule of Law Is at Stake’: Harvard Law School Faculty Weigh In On Impeachment

As House Democrats prepare to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time as early as Wednesday, several Harvard Law School faculty said the second impeachment is more likely to be successful than the first.

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College

Three Harvard Political Groups Release Bipartisan Statement Condemning Washington, D.C. Riot

Three Harvard political organizations condemned the riots at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. and called on national political leaders to do the same in a joint statement Wednesday evening.

Bacow Letter to Washington
College

‘So Deeply Wrong’: Undergraduates in D.C. React To Capitol Hill Riot

Undergraduates living in Washington, D.C. said they felt shock, frustration, and worry as a mob waving Trump flags violently stormed the Capitol building during the Electoral College vote certification process on Wednesday.

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College

'A Real Dark Pandora’s Box’: Harvard Faculty React to Storming of U.S. Capitol

Harvard faculty reacted with shock and frustration — but often little surprise — to the storming of the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob Wednesday that disrupted the counting of electoral votes.

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Ten Stories That Shaped 2020

The past twelve months were a year like no other for Harvard and the world. Under the backdrop of a once-in-a-century pandemic, students took classes from all over the globe, while pushing for social change at the University and on the political stage. Here, The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined 2020 at Harvard.

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Central Administration

Trump and Harvard Spar Over Immigration, Relief Funding

Policies enacted by the Trump administration during the coronavirus pandemic brought tensions between the administration and Harvard to a head, culminating in a lawsuit Harvard filed against the federal government in July.

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Central Administration

Bacow Asks Biden to ‘Act Without Delay’ to Grant Visa Leniency to International Students

University President Lawrence S. Bacow penned a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on Monday asking him to instate new immigration policies that protect international students.

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Central Administration

The Trump Administration Worked to Limit the Entry of Foreign Students. How Did It Impact Higher Education?

Many Harvard affiliates and immigration advocates have expressed concern that the outgoing president has harmed American higher education.

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Politics

Open Letter Calls on Harvard to Develop ‘Accountability Guidelines’ on Hiring Former Trump Administration Officials

An open letter calling on Harvard to develop “accountability guidelines” for inviting former members of President Donald J. Trump’s administration to campus circulated online this week.

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Student Life

Undergraduates Confront Mail-In Voting Obstacles as 2020 Election Nears

Harvard students across the country have confronted mail delays — along with signature rejections, defective envelopes, and other obstacles to mail-in voting — amid a pandemic-spurred flood of absentee ballot requests that is overwhelming local elections officials around the U.S.

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Central Administration

HGSU-UAW Urges Harvard to Oppose Trump Visa Rule Change

Organizers for Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers are circulating a petition that calls on Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott and the Harvard International Office to act in opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed visa policy change for international students.

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