Harvard University

By - 2/3/17 - 11:37 am

In a friend-of-the-court brief filed in the first Logan immigration case, eight universities in the Boston area and Worcester say they have 535 students and 217 professors and researchers from the seven countries affected by the government's ban on travel from predominantly Muslim countries. Read more.

By - 1/19/17 - 12:29 pm

J.L. Bell recounts John Adams's worries about how his son, John Quincy Adams, would do at Harvard.

By - 12/19/16 - 8:21 am

The Crimson reports hackers apparently connected to the Russian government put some malware in a hacked up copy of a Kennedy School paper on the problems with American elections, then sent it out to addresses at American think tanks and non-profit groups, in the hopes people would open up the alleged document and infect their computers.

By - 12/5/16 - 10:28 am

The Crimson reports the U last month gave CSX a payment of $147.3 million for the easement the railroad still had on part of the 47-acre Allston site, which Harvard plans to transform one of these decades.

In more exciting Harvard news, the Crimson also shows us what happens when Harvard men quarrel: They write really angry e-mails.

By - 11/29/16 - 8:07 pm

The Crimson reports. Don't worry, the protest is still on.

By - 11/12/16 - 9:56 pm

Erik P. Kraft reports the copter hovering over Harvard Square today was hired by the university to take infrared images of 46 of its buildings. Why would they do that? To find roof leaks, he says.

By - 11/6/16 - 10:21 am

The Crimson reports the Harvard men's cross-country team keeps a spreadsheet about women athletes, but that it no longer includes notes on specific physical attributes or which women seem to be getting which kind of dick.

"We have really changed the team culture since then, and now the spreadsheet is clean and we try to refrain from making comments like that," [the current team captain] said.

By - 11/3/16 - 8:20 pm

The Crimson reports administrators made the decision after discovering the lewd rating of women athletes that started in 2012 continued right through this year.

By - 10/24/16 - 5:40 pm
Harvard students occupy Harvard builidng in support of striking workers

Carlos Aramayo shows us the scene inside 124 Mt. Auburn St. in Cambridge, home to Harvard's HR department. The Crimson has more.

By - 10/21/16 - 9:23 am

The Crimson interviews some of the small number of Harvard food-services workers who have gone back to work.

By - 10/19/16 - 1:25 pm

The city council today urged Harvard University to give its food-services workers the $35,000 minimum salary that is one of the issues in the workers' current strike. Read more.

By - 10/14/16 - 9:20 am

Wonder if the researchers will look at the impact of paying workers a living wage on reducing poverty rates.

By - 10/6/16 - 3:16 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today tossed a lawsuit by Harvard students who wanted a judge to make Harvard sell off its endowment's holding in fossil-fuel companies. Read more.

By - 10/5/16 - 8:30 am

Crimson reporter Hannah Natanson is posting updates from the front lines.

By - 9/30/16 - 9:38 pm

A union representing 13,000 Boston-area janitors and the organization representing local building owners reached a four-year contract deal tonight that will stave off a planned strike.

In a statement, the union, 32BJ SEIU, said: Read more.

By - 9/30/16 - 9:20 am

The Crimson reports on a blackout late last night and early this morning in the greater Harvard Square area.

By - 9/16/16 - 5:18 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the workers voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job in two weeks if their union and the university can't come to a contract agreement. Workers are seeking annual salaries of at least $35,000 and more affordable health insurance.

By - 9/13/16 - 8:23 am

The Crimson reports 12 Harvard women tried out for Hasty Pudding Theatricals's cast for its annual celebrity roasts but that none received callbacks. The Crimson notes Hasty Pudding prefers men to play women because it "challenges traditional perceptions of masculinity."

Separately, the Crimson reports one of those male-only "finals" clubs has hired Harvey Silverglate in its bid to remain the preserve of he-men.