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Following Walkout, Hundreds Email Harvard to Fire Harvard Professor Comaroff Over Harassment Allegations

More than 240 people have emailed top Harvard administrators to demand that the University fire John L. Comaroff — the embattled Harvard professor who returned to teaching this academic year after the school placed him on leave for violating its sexual harassment and professional conduct policies.

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Princess Kate of Wales Visits Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child

Princess Catherine of Wales visited the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University on Friday as part of her tour of Boston alongside her husband, Prince William of Wales.

Maura T. Healey '92 Declares Victory

Maura Healey ’92 Becomes First Woman Elected Governor of Massachusetts

Democrat Maura T. Healey ’92 coasted to victory in the Massachusetts gubernatorial election Tuesday, easily downing a Trump-backed opponent to become the first woman ever elected to the state’s top post.

Maura T. Healey '92 Declares Victory

Election Night Live Updates: Healey Makes History

Massachusetts voters will weigh in today in the 2022 midterm elections. Follow our live updates.

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Massachusetts Voters to Weigh in on Law to Grant Undocumented Immigrants Driver’s Licenses

Massachusetts voters will decide the fate of a recently passed measure to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses during Tuesday’s election.

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Massachusetts Voters Will Head to the Polls Tuesday. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Here’s what you need to know going into the Massachusetts midterms.

City Politics

Healey Rakes in Cambridge Cash in Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race

Maura T. Healey ’92 has raised more money in the race for Massachusetts governor from the ZIP code encompassing Harvard Square than almost any other, raking in more than $89,000 from the area since the start of the year.

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Harvard in the World

U.S. Special Envoy to Iran Confronted by Protestors at Student Group Event

Harvard affiliates called on the U.S. government to further reprimand the Iranian regime at a Thursday discussion with U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley.

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City Politics

For 11th Year in a Row, Harvard Falls Short of Boston’s PILOT Request

For the 11th consecutive year, Harvard did not pay the full amount requested by the City of Boston as part of a program in which nonprofits voluntarily give money to the city in lieu of taxes.

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At Harvard IOP Forum, Gov. Larry Hogan Lays Out a Moderate’s Path to the Presidency

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan outlined a potential path to the White House for a moderate Republican candidate in 2024 at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday — but offered little insight into his own future political ambitions.

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Allston Residents Express Opposition to Western Avenue Corridor Rezoning Plans

Allston residents expressed opposition to the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s rezoning plans for the Western Avenue Corridor at a public meeting on Thursday.

Maura T. Healey ’92 & Geoffrey G. Diehl

Trump-Backed Diehl to Face Healey in Race for Mass. Governor; Campbell Clinches Dem AG Nomination

Andrea J. Campbell became the first Black woman to clinch a Democratic nomination for a Massachusetts statewide office on Tuesday, beating labor attorney Shannon E. Liss-Riordan ’90 in the party’s primary for attorney general.

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Candidates Make Final Push Ahead of Massachusetts Primaries — Including at Harvard

On the final weekend ahead of the Massachusetts state primaries on Tuesday, State Senator Eric P. Lesser ’07 returned to his old stomping grounds.


Democratic Attorney General Race Takes Center Stage as Mass. Primary Nears

With Massachusetts voters set to head to the polls Tuesday for a statewide primary election, the Democratic race for attorney general has emerged as one of the most competitive contests in the state, with a pair of high-profile progressives seeking to replace Maura T. Healey ’92, who is running for governor.