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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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Harvard University Asian-American Discrimination Case Begins in Federal Court

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/16/2018 at 12:00pm

Harvard is fighting this and claiming they never discriminated. It’ll be fascinating to see where this goes.

FOX News reports:

Harvard University’s high-stakes affirmative action case heads to federal court

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Harvard President Issues Statement About Upcoming Asian Discrimination Case

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 1:30pm 10/14/2018 at 1:30pm

Harvard’s new president Lawrence S. Bacow has sent a letter addressing the case and of course, denying the charges.

From the Harvard website:

Dear Alumni and Friends,

As I am sure many of you are aware, the University is being challenged in a lawsuit that alleges discrimination in Harvard College’s admissions policy. The case...

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Harvard’s Kennedy School to Begin ‘Unconscious Bias and Micro-Messaging’ Training

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 8, 2018 at 10:00am 10/8/2018 at 10:00am

The Kennedy School is the university’s school of government. Does everyone see where this is going?

The College Fix reports:

Harvard Kennedy School to undertake ‘unconscious bias and micro-messaging’ training

The Harvard Kennedy School will begin training its senior administrators in “unconscious bias” and “micro-messaging” due to it being accused of lacking sufficient diversity.

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Harvard Socialists Demand School Sever Ties With Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/1/2018 at 12:00pm

The fact that Harvard has a socialist group just proves they’ve lowered their admissions standards.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard socialists rally against Brett Kavanaugh: ‘Hell Nah’

Socialists at Harvard University recently held a protest against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over sexual assault allegations leveled against him, demanding that the university sever ties...

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Harvard University Awarding Colin Kaepernick With a Medal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/21/2018 at 12:00pm

Become famous for kneeling during the national anthem, get a medal from Harvard. Makes sense, right?

CBS News in Boston reports:

Colin Kaepernick To Be Awarded Medal From Harvard University

Colin Kaepernick is among eight people set to be honored at Harvard University next month.

The former NFL star-turned activist will receive the W.E.B. Du...

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Harvard Would Pay Massive Endowment Tax Under Dem Nominee’s Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 21, 2018 at 8:00am 9/21/2018 at 8:00am

This is funny because when Republicans added a more moderate tax on endowments like Harvard’s last year, Massachusetts Democrats opposed it.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard would pay $500 million annual endowment tax under Democratic nominee’s plan

Bipartisanship is making a comeback!

Congressional Republicans forced through a tax on big private university endowments in last...

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Harvard Club Which Defied Single Sex Ban Relents and Goes Co-Ed

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10:00am 9/10/2018 at 10:00am

I’ll never understand the thinking behind this policy, it seems like punishment.

The College Fix reports:

All-male club succumbs to Harvard threats, pledges to go coed

Two years after it voted to admit several women to its all-male club in response to Harvard University threats, the Fox Club kicked out its “provisional” female members,...

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Harvard Prof Claims Merit Based Admissions Policies ‘Reproduce Inequality’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 11:30am 9/9/2018 at 11:30am

If rewarding merit is bad, why do we even bother with things like grades and tests?

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard Prof: Merit-based admissions ‘reproduce inequality’

A Harvard University professor claims in a new academic study that merit-based admission processes at elite universities “reproduce inequality.”

Harvard education professor Natasha Warikoo draws on interviews with 98 white,...

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Department of Justice Supports Lawsuit Claiming Harvard Discriminates Against Asian Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 10:30am 9/1/2018 at 10:30am

It will be fascinating to see what happens in this case once the dust has settled. It could have massive ramifications for Affirmative Action.

Campus Reform reports:

DOJ not buying Harvard’s defense in affirmative action case

The Department of Justice has officially weighed in against Harvard University in a lawsuit accusing the school of...

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Harvard Prof Says Universities Shouldn’t Respect Trump Administration Officials

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/16/2018 at 12:00pm
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Saying something like this about the Obama administration would have cost this professor his job.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard prof: Universities should not ‘respect’ Trump officials

A Harvard University professor says universities should not give “respect or deference” to Trump administration officials.

Harvard professor Dani Rodrik, in an op-ed for The Boston Globe, calls Trump’s...

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Harvard Denies Discriminating Against Asian-American Applicants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 9:30am 7/28/2018 at 9:30am

A lawsuit against the school is scheduled to go to court in October. The school denies the allegations.

The Boston Globe reports:

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Harvard Sorority Bends to New Single-Sex Club Ban by Going Gender-Neutral

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/27/2018 at 5:00pm
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Last year, Harvard announced that in an effort to promote inclusivity, they would ban single-sex clubs. The penalties for non-compliance are harsh, including students who defy the policy are not allowed to serve in leadership positions on campus.

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Harvard Mandates Title IX Training for All Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/17/2018 at 12:00pm

It sounds as though this decision may have been driven by some students, which would be no surprise.

The College Fix reports:

Title IX training now mandatory for all Harvard College students

Before Harvard College students are able to register for classes this fall, they’ll have to complete an online Title IX Training module....

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