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Harvard Grad Students Claim School Hindered Unionization Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 8:30am 1/2/2017 at 8:30am
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Grad students at Harvard held a recent vote over whether or not to unionize. Now they’re claiming the school interfered in the voting process.

From Boston.com:

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Republican Harvard Student Describes Political Double Standard on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 10:30am 12/12/2016 at 10:30am
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If liberal college students think they have it tough on campus, they should try being Republicans for a day.

The Boston Herald reports:

Republican student gets a liberal dose at Harvard

It ain’t easy being a Republican at Harvard, and certainly not in the era of Donald Trump, according to Emily Hall, an unabashed...

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Harvard President Rejects ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:30am 12/7/2016 at 7:30am
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Harvard President Drew Faust has some news which might trigger certain members of the student body. The Ivy League school will not be adopting a ‘Sanctuary Campus’ policy.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Faust Says Harvard Will Not Be a ‘Sanctuary Campus’

University President Drew G. Faust said Harvard will not be designated as a...

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Hillary Team Once Again Blames Everyone For Her Loss

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/2/2016 at 2:30pm

Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government holds a forum with the presidential campaign teams every four years after the election. This year provided more entertainment than usual as Hillary Clinton’s team once again melted down and blamed everyone for her loss…everyone except her.

The prime suspects in Hillary’s team’s eyes? FBI Director...

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Left Wing Firebrand Cornel West Returning to Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 10:30am 11/28/2016 at 10:30am

People on the left sure seem to have an easy time finding work at America’s best schools.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Cornel West Will Return to Harvard

Cornel R. West ’74, who left the University nearly 14 years ago to work at Princeton University, is returning to Harvard.

West, a renowned scholar and political activist,...

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Female Harvard Student Starts Conservative Women’s Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 8:00am 11/25/2016 at 8:00am
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Is the tide finally turning? It will be fascinating to see how the Harvard community responds to this young woman’s endeavors.

The College Fix reports:

Student at Harvard fights liberal bias by launching conservative women’s group

What is it like being a conservative at Harvard?

“Difficult,” said government major Emily Hall.

Many of her professors have...

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Post-Election Harvard Crimson Editorial Addresses Lack of Ideological Diversity on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:30am 11/18/2016 at 7:30am
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This is the most rational response to the election in higher education I’ve seen so far. In fact, maybe the only one.

Kudos to The Crimson:

Elephant and Man at Harvard

As students and professors continue to take stock of the results of Tuesday’s election, the ideological uniformity of much of Harvard’s population will...

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Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season Because Players Were Rating Women’s Sex Appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/5/2016 at 12:30pm
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The actions of the players in this situation may have been vulgar but it’s absurd to think this doesn’t happen at other schools all the time.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard Cancels Men’s Soccer Season After Finding Sexually Explicit ‘Reports’ Continued Through 2016

Harvard has cancelled the men’s soccer team’s season after an Office...

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Strike Ends: Harvard Dining Services Workers to Get $35K Annually

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7:30am 10/31/2016 at 7:30am
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How long will it take for the $35K to be ratcheted up to an annual salary of $40K or $45K? These are college cafeteria jobs.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HUDS Contract Pays $35,000 per Ye...

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Harvard Reaches Tentative Deal With Striking Dining Services Workers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/26/2016 at 1:30pm
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It looks like the school is going to concede and give dining services workers an annual salary of $35,000. Knowing the way unions operate, in a decade or less, you’ll be able to make $50K a year working in the Harvard dining hall.

Harvard Magazine reports:

University and Dining Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

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Policies Embraced by Harvard Profs Led to Dining Services Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 24, 2016 at 12:30pm 10/24/2016 at 12:30pm
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It doesn’t seem to have occurred to anyone at Harvard that the very financial policies embraced and pushed by its faculty have brought the school to its present state.

Naomi Schaefer Riley writes at the New York Post:

Harvard’s minimum wage protests was caused by its own professors

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Harvard Hires Replacement Workers to Fill in for Striking Cafeteria Staffers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 10:30am 10/11/2016 at 10:30am
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The liberal news site “The Daily Beast” has a decidedly different view on this situation which amounts to something along the lines of make the rich pay.

From their report:

Starving Harvard Hires Scabs to Replace Striking Cafeteria Workers

Harvard is hiring. Applicants must be willing to work for free in the dining halls.

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Harvard University Dining Services Workers Go on Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/9/2016 at 2:30pm
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The plans for this strike were started right at the beginning of the school year and now it’s happening.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HUDS Strike Will Continue into the Weekend, More Dining Halls Close

Harvard dining services workers’ historic strike will continue into the weekend and additional dining halls will close for the time...

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Jeb! Bush to be Guest Lecturer at Harvard School of Government This Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 7:30am 9/29/2016 at 7:30am

We now know what Jeb Bush is going to do instead of being President of the United States, at least for the short term. He’s going to be a fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Jeb Bush to Join Kennedy School as Visiting Fellow this Fall

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush...

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Harvard Dining Services Workers May Go on Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 9:45am 9/17/2016 at 9:45am
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Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) workers have had numerous strikes over the years and they always enjoy the backing of the student body. Here we go again.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

HUDS Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

Harvard’s dining service employees voted 97 percent in favor of authorizing a strike should the University not...

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Women Protest Harvard’s New Single-Sex Club Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:00am 5/12/2016 at 10:00am

Harvard is instituting a new policy which will punish students who join single-sex clubs by prohibiting them from serving in leadership roles.

While many students are unhappy with the new rules, it was women at the school who recently staged a protest.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Hundreds of Women Protest Harvard Sanctions

Continuing to mount...

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Harvard to Blacklist Students Who Join Single Sex Organizations

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10:30am 5/7/2016 at 10:30am

Harvard clearly thinks single sex organizations are a bad thing and they’re taking extraordinary measures to discourage students from joining them.

Let’s dispel once and for all with this fiction that progressives believe in choice.

The FIRE blog reports:

Harvard Brings Back the Blacklist for Final Club, Fraternity, Sorority Students

BOSTON, May 6, 2016—In a...

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