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President of Harvard Apologizes for Comparing School’s Rich Donors to Freed Slaves

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 30, 2019 at 10:00am 9/30/2019 at 10:00am

How awkward. What could Lawrence Bacow have been thinking to make such a comparison?

Newsweek reports:

Harvard President Apologizes for Comparing Rich Donors to Freed Slaves in Alumni Meeting

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow is being criticized as “tone deaf” for his Tuesday comparison between slavery and the school’s fundraising efforts among alumni.

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New Policy at Harvard Could Require Moderators for ‘Controversial’ Speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/20/2019 at 12:00pm

There’s absolutely no way this policy will be used for political purposes, right?

The College Fix reports:

New Harvard policy may require ‘moderators’ for ‘controversial’ speakers

Harvard University this year has instituted a new policy regarding campus speakers, stating that certain speaking events may require a moderator to be present if the orator is...

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Climate Activists at Harvard Protest in Front of President’s Home and Office

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2019 at 8:00am 9/9/2019 at 8:00am

This story includes quotes from the activists which make it clear that they don’t believe being a student is their first priority. So why are they at Harvard?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard climate activists protest ‘destruction of planet’ in front of president’s house

Several members of the group Divest Harvard “pass[ed] around a...

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Harvard Students Debunk Study Claiming Hate Crimes Rise Following Trump Rallies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/8/2019 at 2:00pm

Does everyone remember the hatred directed at Trump supporters following rallies in 2016? That’s the only hate I can recall after such events.

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Harvard Now Has a Tree That Live-Tweets About Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 10:00am 9/4/2019 at 10:00am

They told us there would be flying cars in the future. Instead, we got a tree that tweets about climate change.

The Harvard Gazette reports:

A red oak live tweets climate change

Would it plead for rain in a drought? Fawn over a neighbor’s foliage? Crack jokes about how fast another tree loses its...

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Harvard’s 2018 Endowment Makes It Wealthier Than 109 Countries in the World

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 30, 2019 at 8:00am 8/30/2019 at 8:00am
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Stacker released a list of the richest schools in America with Harvard coming out on top. This is not a shock, but it did shock me that its 2018 endowment of $38.3 billion made it wealthier than 109 countries in the world.

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Harvard Prof Accuses Trump of Terrorism After Shootings, Calls for Impeachment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/6/2019 at 12:00pm

If you know anything about Laurence Tribe, you know that he was for impeachment long before this past weekend. He’s using the shootings for purely political purposes.

FOX News reports:

Harvard Law prof accuses Trump of ‘terrorism,’ calls for impeachment after shootings

Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe has a history of passionate opposition to...

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Harvard Criticized for Keeping $6.5 Million Gift From Alleged Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 9:30am 7/14/2019 at 9:30am
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Professor Ron Sullivan was stripped of a residential deanship by Harvard for agreeing to represent Harvey Weinstein, but they’re keeping Epstein’s money.

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Former MI Gov Backs Out of Harvard Fellowship After SJW Backlash Over Flint Water Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/6/2019 at 1:30pm

This is all about the fact that Rick Snyder is a Republican. Do you think the Democrat mayor of Flint would have gotten the same treatment?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Ex-Michigan Governor Out at Harvard

Rick Snyder, the Republican former governor of Michigan, told Harvard University he won’t be heading there for a fellowship...

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Harvard Prof Slams School for “Social Agenda of Reprogramming Students”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:00am 7/5/2019 at 11:00am

The thrust of this professor’s critique is the school’s ban on single-gender clubs.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard prof: School is ‘reprogramming students’ into ‘right-thinking’ grads it ‘wants them to be’

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Harvard’s Hypocrisy on Rescinding Admission for Kyle Kashuv

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/1/2019 at 12:00pm
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We covered this story in a full post. Here are some additional thoughts from Kevin Petersen.

He writes at the Washington Examiner:

Before Kyle Kashuv, Harvard wasn’t so picky about applicants’ personal character

Kyle Kashuv, the well-known Parkland school shooting survivor, came under fire last month for racist and anti-Semitic comments he made online...

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Professor Ron Sullivan and Stephanie Robinson Speak Out Over Their Removal as Harvard Deans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 9:00am 6/19/2019 at 9:00am
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Harvard Law School professor Ron Sullivan Jr. and his wife Stephanie Robinson, who also teaches at the school, were removed from their positions as residential deans for Harvard’s Winthrop House this spring.

They were targeted by social justice warriors on campus who claimed...

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Harvard rescinds acceptance of conservative Kyle Kashuv over comments when he was 16-years-old

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:00am 6/17/2019 at 10:00am
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Kyle Kashuv survived the Parkland school shooting massacre. He was later admitted to Harvard.

Monday morning, Kashuv tweeted that his acceptance had been rescinded over text messages he made when he was 16-years-old. Kashuv explained the comments were private and meant to be extreme.
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Al Gore Calls Trump a ‘Would-be-Autocrat’ During Speech at Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 10:00am 6/11/2019 at 10:00am

You just knew that Gore wouldn’t be able to get through this event without bashing Trump.

Campus Reform reports:

Al Gore calls Trump ‘would-be-autocrat’ in Harvard speech

Al Gore used his 2019 Harvard Class Day speech to indirectly criticize President Donald Trump...

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Activists Demanding Divestment From Prisons and Fossil Fuels Shut Down Forum With Harvard President

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00am 6/4/2019 at 7:00am
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In April, Harvard President Lawrence Bacow should have spoken during a forum at Harvard’s Kennedy School. Before he could begin, student activists caused the event to end when they demanded that the school move its endowment away from prisons and fossil fuels.

The story has become big news now because the school...

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Angela Merkel Takes Thinly Veiled Shot at Trump in Speech at Harvard

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 3, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/3/2019 at 2:00pm
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Lefties at Harvard must have just eaten this up.

The Associated Press reports, via Boston.com:

Here’s what Angela Merkel told Harvard graduates

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told graduates of Harvard University they must “tear down walls of ignorance” and reject isolationism as they tackle global problems such as climate change and terrorism.

Merkel made the...

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Former Vice President Al Gore to Address Students at Harvard’s Class Day

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 10:00am 5/28/2019 at 10:00am

This is supposedly a pre-commencement event. Do you think he’ll mention climate change?

The Associated Press reports via the San Francisco Chronicle:

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