University | 5:49 pm | February 3, 2013 | By Jane Darby Menton

Students asked to withdraw as Harvard cheating scandal ends

Harvard Yard

On Friday, Harvard University announced that over half of the 125 students implicated in the largest Ivy League cheating scandal in recent memory were asked to temporarily withdraw from the university in light of their infractions. The announcement marks the end to a monthslong investigation that began at the start of the school year after »

WEEKEND | 12:32 pm | December 6, 2012 | By Colleen Flynn

Harvard on ‘Fringe’ looks familiar…

When it comes to looks, Harvard once again just doesn’t make the cut. The popular TV series “Fringe” has continued a centuries-long tradition of wishing Harvard looked more like Yale, using shots from Yale’s Old Campus to depict scenes that are supposed to take place at Harvard in the show. According to the Yale Alumni »

University | 4:34 pm | December 5, 2012 | By Marek Ramilo

Harvard students seek help talking about Harvard

Harvard Yard

What should Harvard to do help its students overcome the national sense that Harvard is a cesspool of elitism and pretentiousness? How do Harvard students talk about their “little school in Cambridge” when they arrive home for winter break? For Cantabs battling this existential crisis, a group of Harvard students will hold a workshop today helping »

University | 10:25 am | December 4, 2012 | By Leah Motzkin

Scrutiny descends on new BDSM group at Harvard

John Harvard rests on Harvard's campus

Harvard students just got a little less sexually repressed. Harvard’s Committee on Student Life recently approved its first BDSM group — the Harvard College Munch — on campus. After meeting informally for about a year, the club has grown from a handful of people to roughly 30 members making up its quirky and kinky community. As »

University | 2:46 pm | December 3, 2012 | By Margaret Neil

Inflammatory final club invitation sparks outcry at Harvard


Inflammatory invitations for an allegedly new final club at Harvard, “The Pigeon,” were slipped under students’ doors last week and have elicited heated response from Harvard’s administrators and students alike. The controversial flyers illustrated the alleged final club’s three principles, each with its own asterisk. The first principle, “Inclusion,” was followed by the footnote, “Jews need »