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Jesse Jackson Criticizes Lack Of Diversity in People Managing Harvard’s Money

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30am 2/24/2017 at 7:30am

During a recent Harvard forum connected to Black History Month, Jesse Jackson criticized the school’s lack of diversity specifically referring to the people managing Harvard’s endowment.

The Boston Globe reported:

At Harvard, Jesse Jackson criticizes lack...

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Harvard Endowment Raises $1.2 Billion in Donations, Loses $2 Billion in Investments

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/8/2017 at 1:30pm
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The donors giveth and the market taketh away. I wouldn’t be too worried about Harvard. They have more money than God.

Bloomberg reports:

Harvard’s $1.2 Billion Haul Erased by Investing Loss, Payout

Harvard University raised $1.2 billion from donations, a record for the world’s richest college. The haul was erased by $2 billion in...

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The Harvard Crimson Doesn’t Understand Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:30am 2/7/2017 at 7:30am
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A new editorial from the Harvard Crimson addressed the Berkeley riots last week. They make it quite clear that they don’t understand how free speech works.

Here’s an excerpt:

Free Speech, Not Hate Speech

After violent protests raised concerns of student safety, administrators at UC Berkeley canceled a planned event featuring controversial far-right speaker...

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Student Activists Demand Harvard President Resist Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/27/2017 at 1:30pm
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This stuff is becoming so predictable. Do these students really think their school is going to defy the White House?

From the Harvard Crimson:

After Inauguration, Activists Present Demands to Faust

Three days after...

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Harvard Crimson Column: Masculinity Kills

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30am 1/25/2017 at 7:30am
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The author of this column is a male who has been well trained to despise his gender.

Here’s an excerpt:

Masculinity Kills

You’re 11-years-old when you sit at the computer—the keys too large for your slim, clumsy fingers—and type “am i gay?” into the search engine. You know you have a crush on that...

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Effort to Unionize Grad Students at Harvard Loses in Shock Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 8:00am 1/22/2017 at 8:00am
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A similar measure sailed through approval at Columbia University so the same outcome was expected at Harvard but not this time.

The College Fix reports:

First Brexit, then President Trump, now Harvard students say no to unionizing

2016 didn’t just surprise the political pundits on both sides of the Atlantic, but also leftist activists...

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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.

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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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