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Union protesters march at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Graduate student union protesters, May 2019

Photograph by Michael Dwyer/Associated Press


After more than a year negotiating, the union sets a deadline of December 3. 


A judge presides over an urban landscape from atop a tall building

Illustration by Pete Ryan

In combatting climate change, will courts hold that the general welfare trumps local sovereignty?

November-December 2019

Photo of Michelle Walsh and Benjamin Roy

Michelle Walsh and Benjamin Roy

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association

Honoring those who enrich the quality of life in their Houses

November-December 2019

Honoring outstanding alumni interviewers for the College

November-December 2019

Photograph of President Donald Trump and Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

President and supporter: Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, pardoned by President Trump

Photograph by Scott Olson/Getty Images

…and don’t always forgive

November-December 2019

Photograph of Giang T. Nguyen

Giang T. Nguyen
Photograph courtesy of Harvard University Health Services

New HUHS director, public-service pair, social-club-sanctions lawsuit, and more

November-December 2019

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team takes the field.

A spirited moment for the women’s lacrosse players. Harvard athletics plays an important role in the lives of the nearly one-fifth of undergraduates participating in intercollegiate sports.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Tackling harassment, athletics, and barriers to international scholars and students

November-December 2019

A graph showing the performance of the Harvard endowment from fiscal year 2008 to fiscal year 2019

The endowment rises to $40.9 billion in a year of more modest investment returns.

November-December 2019

The College’s admissions office does not discriminate against Asian-Americans, a federal judge ruled on October 1.

November-December 2019