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News

A new leader for the library system

2.12.19

Illustration by Michael Parkin/Folio Art

The Undergraduate considers the composition of Harvard College.

January-February 2019

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Ethics and the dawn of decision-making machines

January-February 2019

Detail of the entryway of the A.D. Club 

Photograph by Daderot/Wikipedia

Two lawsuits allege the College’s sanctions policy constitutes sex-based discrimination. 

12.5.18

Photograph by River North Photography/iStock

“None of my friends are going to The Game, which is evidenced by the fact that we’re at IHOP deliberating whether our crêpes should come with lingonberry, and not on a shuttle into Boston.” 

11.21.18

Edward Blum, founder of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), speaks to reporters at a rally in Boston on October 14, one day ahead of the start of the trial. 

Photograph by Brian Snyder/Reuters

First day of trial for the case that could restrict affirmative action in college admissions

10.16.18

For Jill Vialet, photographed at Oakland’s Laurel Elementary School, play and work are nearly synonymous.

Photograph by Eric Kayne

Social entrepreneur Jill Vialet ’86 on “positive chaos” and fixing recess

November-December 2018

Happy campers: For their team photo, a day or two after The Game, the Crimson wore practice jerseys, giving them rather a raffish look.

Happy campers: For their team photo, a day or two after The Game, the Crimson wore practice jerseys, giving them rather a raffish look.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

How the Crimson squad from the immortal ’68 Game revealed a transforming Harvard

November-December 2018

Illustration by Maya Ish-Shalom

The Undergraduate considers study abroad.

November-December 2018