University | 11:51 am | April 11, 2013 | By Josh Mandell

Business Insider: Harvard edges out Yale

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The results are in: Harvard is “REALLY better” than Yale, according to an article published Tuesday by Business Insider. In its analysis, Business Insider compared Harvard and Yale across six different categories: cost, academics, job prospects, campus, student body and student life. While the authors found that Harvard and Yale came out equal in academic »

University | 2:39 pm | April 1, 2013 | By Raymond Noonan

Students protest Tyga for Harvard Yardfest

Harvard students are protesting Tyga's scheduled appearance at the school's Yardfest, accusing the rapper of misogyny.

More than 1,400 people have signed an online petition calling on the Harvard Office of Student Life to cancel Tyga’s scheduled appearance at the school’s annual spring concert Yardfest. The petition, which was launched last night, called the artist misogynistic and said Harvard should not give a stage to “music that promotes sexism and rape »

University | 8:51 pm | March 29, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Ivies, Stanford, MIT post record-low admit rates

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It’s that time of year again β€” several colleges released their admissions decisions this week, sending hundreds of thousands of anxious high school students into either incredible elation or crushing disappointment. Seven out of the eight Ivy League schools posted all-time low acceptance rates for the class of 2017 yesterday, making for the most competitive »

University | 10:31 pm | March 5, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Oprah Winfrey to speak at Harvard commencement

You get a degree! And you get a degree!

Every Harvard student’s dreams came true on Monday when Harvard University announced that Oprah Winfrey will speak at the university’s Commencement this year. Winfrey, who became famous for hosting “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for 25 years before she ended its run in 2011, will deliver the address during the Harvard Afternoon Exercise, which will take »

University | 7:10 pm | February 26, 2013 | By Payal Marathe

Harvard students rally for mental health reform

More than 150 Harvard students rallied for mental health reform last Friday afternoon, chanting “Harvard, we are mad” and urging administrators to take a closer look at the university’s mental health services. The protesters gathered just one day after The Harvard Crimson β€” the campus newspaper β€” published an anonymous op-ed by a student with »