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Harvard Moving to Dismiss Legal Challenges to Single-Sex Club Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 8:00am 2/13/2019 at 8:00am

This policy is just baffling. Why won’t the school let students associate freely?

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard Moves to Dismiss Legal Challenges to Single-Gender Social Group Restrictions

Harvard University announced Friday that it would move to dismiss complaints about a rule that punishes students in single-gender clubs from holding leadership positions on sports...

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Student Files Complaint Against Harvard, Charging ‘Hostile Environment’ for Men

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 1:30pm 2/3/2019 at 1:30pm

The student cites the school’s embrace of the new anti-male guidelines from the American Psychological Association, among other things.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard creates a ‘hostile environment...

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Transgender Activists Prepare to Rewrite Curriculum for Harvard Medical School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 8:00am 1/16/2019 at 8:00am

The left is methodically embedding their ideology throughout the academy. Nothing will be exempt, not even medical science.

The College Fix reports:

Transgender activists gearing up to rewrite Harvard Medical School’s curriculum

Harvard Medical School recently unveiled a project called the Sexual and Gender Minorities Health Equity Initiative styled as “a three-year plan to...

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Women Unhappy that Harvard’s Single-Sex Club Ban Applies to Them Too

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10:00am 1/14/2019 at 10:00am

The ban on single-sex clubs was meant to provide more equality and inclusion, but some women don’t like it because they see a need for women-only groups.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Harvard Cracks Down on All-Male Clubs. But It’s Women’s Groups That Have Vanished.

To some observers, the demise of exclusionary social...

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Support Grows for Asian-American Students in Discrimination Lawsuit Against Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:00am 1/10/2019 at 10:00am

Harvard seems to be losing this case, at least in optics. A growing portion of the public, particularly Asian-Americans, believe the students have a legitimate complaint.

WGBH reports:

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Harvard Joins Over 60 Schools Supporting College’s Lawsuit Against New DHS Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 10:00am 1/3/2019 at 10:00am
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A new policy from Kirstjen Nielsen and the DHS may affect how long international students can stay in the country and a lot of people in higher ed are freaking out about it.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard decries ‘destructive’ new Trump admin policy

Harvard University signed a statement in late December denouncing U.S. Secretary...

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Harvard Seeks to Hire ‘BGLTQ Fellow’ for Outreach to LGBT Community

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 24, 2018 at 11:00am 12/24/2018 at 11:00am

Anyone want to bet the term ‘fellow’ eventually gets protested here?

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard hires to ‘address needs of the LGBTQ+ community’

Harvard University will hire a paid fellow to assist with outreach to the LGBT community in the spring 2019 semester.

The decision comes after years of requests by student groups to allocate...

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Social Justice Warrior Privilege? David Hogg accepted to Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 10:00am 12/23/2018 at 10:00am
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In April of this year, Parkland student-turned-activist David Hogg complained after not being accepted to some colleges in California. Now he has been accepted to Harvard. What a difference the TV spotlight can make.

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Harvard Study Confirms the Gender Wage Gap is Just a Myth

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 11:00am 12/11/2018 at 11:00am

Not that it matters to the left, but a study from Harvard University titled Why Do Women Earn Less Than Men? proves the gender wage gap is indeed a myth because of the obvious reasons: work choices between men and women.

Why do men make more than women? Their choice of jobs and...

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Green Activists’ Petition to Divest Harvard from Fossil Fuels Signed by Less Than 1% of Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/10/2018 at 12:00pm

Different groups have been trying to get Harvard to do this for years. This is just the latest fail.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Green activists fail to get even 1 percent of Harvard students to sign anti-fossil fuels petition

Despite efforts by a small number of students and activists, Harvard’s multi-billion dollar endowment will...

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Lawsuit Alleges Harvard Dean Tried to Blackmail All-Male Clubs With Sexual Assault Claims

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:00am 12/5/2018 at 10:00am

This is amazing. Students are saying the dean met with them under false pretenses, explicitly threatened them with sexual assault claims, and that it would “help” if they went co-ed.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard dean threatened to blackmail all-male clubs with sexual assault claims: lawsuit

If Harvard is looking to throw an administrator...

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MA Landlord Trying to Evict Harvard Grad Student Over Legally Owned Guns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9:30am 12/1/2018 at 9:30am

This is unreal. Her roommates searched her room when they noticed she owned a MAGA hat.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Landlord Tells Harvard Student to Move Out Over Legally Owned Guns

A Massachusetts landlord told a Harvard University graduate student that he wanted her to move out of her apartment because her legally...

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Scientists at Harvard and Yale Suggest ‘Dimming the Sun’ to Fight Global Warming

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/24/2018 at 1:30pm

Remember that episode of the Simpsons where Mr. Burns did this? That show has predicted pretty much everything.

CNN reports:

Dimming the sun: The answer to global warming?

Scientists are proposing an ingenious but as-yet-unproven way to tackle climate change: spraying sun-dimming chemicals into the Earth’s atmosphere.

The research by scientists at Harvard and Yale...

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‘Deeply Disturbing’ Images Discovered on White Board in Harvard Dorm

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/22/2018 at 12:00pm

Will this turn out to be another hoax, like so many others we’ve seen in recent years?

The College Fix reports:

Ready the hoax snoopers: ‘Racialized’ scribblings appear on Harvard dorm whiteboard

Get ready: The Harvard Crimson reports that “deeply disturbing and offensive images” were discovered on a whiteboard in the McKinlock residence hall.

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Student Protesters at Harvard Say Cutting Down Old Campus Tree is ‘Murder’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/6/2018 at 12:30pm

A tree specialist has said the tree won’t survive much longer. Plus, it’s blocking a planned renovation.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard students protest plan to ‘murder’ campus tree

If you thought tree huggers had been left out of...

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Former Harvard President Testifies as Discrimination Trial Comes to Close

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 1:30pm 11/3/2018 at 1:30pm

It’ll be fascinating to see how this shakes out. Some people are saying it will go as far as the Supreme Court.

Reuters reports:

As Harvard admissions trial nears end, former president defends school

Former Harvard University President Drew Faust on Thursday rejected claims...

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Harvard Discrimination Trial Exposes Some Secrets of Admissions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/21/2018 at 3:00pm

Do you want to go to Harvard or know someone who does? The discrimination trial is showing some of the easiest ways to get in.

CNN reports:

The Harvard admission trial puts the school’s dirty secrets on display

As a trial over alleged discrimination against Asian-Americans in Harvard admissions finishes its first week, one...

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