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Harvard Getting $9 Million in Coronavirus Aid, While Sitting on $40 Billion Endowment

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 9:30am 4/19/2020 at 9:30am
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Why is Harvard getting a single penny of this relief aid?

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard Nets Nearly $9 Million in Coronavirus Aid from Federal CARES Act

Harvard University will receive nearly $9 million in aid from the federal government through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, the Department of Education announced...

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Harvard Announces Hiring Freeze and Salary Cuts Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 8:00am 4/14/2020 at 8:00am
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This seems drastic for Harvard. They could continue to operate for years without taking in a single penny.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard Announces Salary and Hiring Freezes, Discretionary Spending Reductions, Potential Deferral of Capital Projects,...

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Al Sharpton Asks Harvard to Disclose the Diversity of its Asset Managers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 9:30am 4/11/2020 at 9:30am
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He obviously doesn’t care if they’re effective at their jobs, just what they look like.

The College Fix reports:

Reverend Al Sharpton demands Harvard disclose the diversity of school’s...

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Harvard Backtracks and Agrees to Pay Dining Hall Workers During Shutdown

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 10:00am 4/1/2020 at 10:00am
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The Washington Free Beacon claims their widely circulated report helped change this situation.

Alana Goodman reports:

Harvard Agrees to Pay Dining Hall Workers After Free Beacon Report

Facing pressure and protests from employment rights advocates on and off campus, Harvard University on Friday agreed to pay its contract dining hall employees and other workers...

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Harvard Adopting Universal Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory Grading System for Spring 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 10:00am 3/29/2020 at 10:00am

Now that Harvard is doing this, expect many other schools to follow suit.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard College Adopts Universal Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory Grading for Spring 2020 Due to Coronavirus​​​​​​​

Harvard College will adopt a universal satisfactory-unsatisfactory grading system this semester as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and...

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Student Government at Harvard Votes to Give Everyone Perfect Grades this Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 11:30am 3/28/2020 at 11:30am

The administration still has the ultimate say in all of this.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard student government votes to give everyone perfect grades this semester

Out with the “Double A” system and in with the A-plus system!

Harvard University’s Undergraduate Council dumped its position in favor of giving every student either an A or...

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Petition Calls on Harvard to Use Empty Dorms to House the Homeless

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 10:00am 3/26/2020 at 10:00am

Let’s find out just how committed Harvard really is to social justice.

Campus Reform reports:

Will Harvard turn empty dorms into homeless shelters?

When Harvard told students to leave its dorms for the rest of the spring term earlier in March, most would have expected that they would be empty until the fall. But...

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Harvard President Larry Bacow Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 10:00am 3/25/2020 at 10:00am

This is surprising, considering Harvard closed its campus so early.

NBC News in Boston reports:

Harvard’s President Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Harvard University President Larry Bacow has tested positive for coronavirus.

Bacow published a statement on Tuesday saying that he and his wife Adele tested positive on Monday after experiencing symptoms on Sunday.

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Harvard Class of 2020 Will Have ‘Virtual’ Online Graduation

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/22/2020 at 12:00pm

Thank goodness for the internet. This is going to be the way of things for a while.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard 2020 class will graduate ‘online’

Harvard University will replace its scheduled commencement ceremony with a “virtual” graduation in light of coronavirus concerns.

University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Friday that the traditional ceremony scheduled...

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Students at Harvard and Yale Push for ‘Universal Passing’ for Online Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10:00am 3/21/2020 at 10:00am

Everyone passes, no matter what? No, that’s not how these things work.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard, Yale students demand ‘universal passing’ for online courses because of ‘equity’

Students at Harvard and Yale are demanding a “universal pass” grading system for their online courses in the wake of coronavirus-induced campus evacuations.

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Harvard Tells Students to Move Out of Dorms by Sunday Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8:00am 3/12/2020 at 8:00am
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Many students are probably stunned by this development, especially given the short notice.

CBS News in Boston reports:

Harvard Tells Students To Move Out By Sunday Due To Coronavirus, Classes Moving Online

Harvard University is telling students to move out of their dorms by Sunday at 5 p.m. due to the spread of coronavirus....

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Survey Finds One Percent of Faculty Members at Harvard Identify as Conservative

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 8:00am 3/5/2020 at 8:00am

These numbers seem to indicate a lack of intellectual diversity.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Harvard newspaper survey finds 1% of faculty members identify as conservative

A recent survey by the Harvard Crimson found that conservatives make up just over 1% of the school’s faculty.

Harvard University’s student newspaper published the survey results on Tuesday of...

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Trump administration sides with Asian American students in discrimination suit against Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:50pm 2/27/2020 at 8:50pm
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Harvard University discriminates against students of Asian ethnicity in admissions. That much is beyond doubt.

Harvard is far from alone. Study after study have shown that Asian students need to outperform other students, particularly other non-white minorities, on standardized tests and grades in order to obtain admission.

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Protesters From Multiple Groups Interrupt Family Weekend Event at Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:30am 2/26/2020 at 10:30am

Activists think disrupting events like this gives them more visibility, but it also turns a lot of people against them.

The College Fix reports:

‘A little bit overkill’: Protesting groups interrupt Harvard president’s speech during family weekend

A broad variety of student protesters on Friday interrupted a speech by Harvard President Lawrence Bacow during...

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Harvard Students Suing School Officials Over Endowment’s Investment Ties to Prisons

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 11:30am 2/23/2020 at 11:30am

When did college students start believing they had a right to dictate how schools invest their money?

CNN reports:

Harvard students sue university officials over school’s investment ties to prisons

Five Harvard students are suing university officials over Harvard’s investments in what they call the “prison-industrial complex.”

The students are accusing the university’s president, a...

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Environmental Group at Harvard Promises ‘Escalation’ if Their Demands Aren’t Met

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:00am 2/21/2020 at 10:00am

This sounds a bit like a threat, doesn’t it? Will the Harvard administration respond?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard environmental group promises ‘escalation’ if demands not met

An environmental group at Harvard University has promised an “escalation”...

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Harvard Prof Cornel West Calls Trump a ‘Neo-Fascist Gangster’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 11:30am 2/16/2020 at 11:30am

Sounds like someone might have a case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard prof calls Trump a ‘neo-fascist gangster’

Harvard philosophy professor Cornel West referred to President Donald Trump as a “neo-fascist gangster” at a campaign rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday night in New Hampshire.

The professor who has publicly endorsed Sanders...

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