Citing a change of plans, Trump chief strategist and Darth Vader impersonator Steve Bannon will no longer be attending Harvard’s Institute of Politics event for presidential campaign managers on Thursday, Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs reports. News of Bannon’s attendance at the conference (as a “confirmed participant,”…
In late October, the Harvard Crimson exposed a tradition amongst the Harvard men’s soccer team that involved rating the women’s soccer team’s perceived hotness in a shared document. After further investigation suggested the tradition had continued since, Harvard suspended the men’s team for the season. Now the Harvard…
The Harvard men’s soccer team season was cancelled Thursday following last week’s news of a “scouting report” that rated and assessed the attractiveness of freshman recruits to the women’s soccer team.
Last Tuesday, The Harvard Crimson exposed a document created by the 2012 Harvard men’s soccer team called a “scouting report,” which assessed and scored the incoming recruits for the women’s soccer team based on their perceived attractiveness. The women who are still playing for the team from that year decided to…
The latest round of negotiations between Harvard University and the school’s 750 striking dining services workers has ended in a “tentative agreement,” university officials said on Tuesday. The workers were demanding an annual income of at least $35,000 and resisting changes to their health benefits.
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On Monday, hundreds of Harvard University students walked out of class for the second time in seven days, demanding that the school settle with the 750 dining hall workers who went on strike earlier this month after negotiations failed over health care and annual income. The strike is now entering its third week.
Things are probably pretty confusing right now for Jeb! Bush. His ineffective, occasionally hilarious performance as a Republican primary candidate helped boost the fortunes of one Donald Trump, who may yet become the United States’ first emperor-CEO; later, Trump received the endorsement of Jeb!’s very own son George…
In an op-ed for the Harvard Crimson, an anonymous rape survivor writes of her alleged attack on the university’s campus and its subsequent aftermath. “Harvard could have helped me afterwards,” she writes, “and they didn’t.”
Last week, Harvard University President Drew G. Faust announced that members of the school’s single-gender clubs, including final clubs and fraternities and sororities, won’t be allowed to hold leadership positions on campus or be nominated for undergraduate scholarships. The decision, geared at eliminating…
In a move that will prompt a lot of anguished howling among people for whom college was the most important time of their lives, Harvard has announced it will place new restrictions on members of the school’s “final clubs.” Those are chummy, very old single-sex organizations where money sloshes merrily in every…
Harvard has installed a plaque honoring four slaves who worked in the households of two university presidents in the 1700s and, more broadly, recognizing the school’s history with slavery.
Nothing pumps up a crowd like a good marching band interlude, and nothing pumps up a marching band like a surreptitious and possibly accidental statement of virility.
After more than a century, one of Harvard’s exclusive, all-male social clubs will begin accepting women as members. Club members have been debating this issue for years, finally coming to a decision this fall.
A three-man debate team at Eastern Correctional Facility, a New York State maximum-security prison formerly known as the “State Institution for Male Defective Delinquents,” beat Harvard University in a competition in September—and is receiving another, well-deserved wave of recognition for this feat.
Shawn Bunn, a computer lab manager at Harvard University and verified adult baby, has been accused of using his University-issued credit card to pay for $80,000 worth of Lego sets and electronics.
Harvard University’s historic all-male drag and burlesque troupe Hasty Pudding Theatricals may begin to accept women after two college seniors decided it was unacceptable for a college theater society to bar females from performing.
Schuyler Bailar, a 19-year-old swimmer recruited by Harvard’s women’s swim team won’t be swimming with the rest of the squad come this fall. Instead, Bailar will compete with the men’s team, becoming the first transgender individual on a collegiate swim team in the history of the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg accepted the Radcliffe Medal from Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday, and in her speech, the always-inspiring 82-year-old badass advised her young female listeners to lead by example.
Coined by the late writer Harris Wittels, the word “humblebrag” is used to describe an instance of “false modesty.” People humblebrag when they don’t want to annoy people with an overt brag, but a team of researchers from Harvard have just discovered that those attempts at humility actually do more harm than good.