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Findings suggest a lack of faith in Harvard’s administration


With backup quarterback Jimmy Meyer holding, placekicker Kenny Smart was perfectly busy on the night, nailing his only field-goal attempt and going six-for-six on points after touchdowns.

Photograph by Matthew W. Deshaw/The Harvard Crimson

With a seventeenth-straight victory, coach Tim Murphy announces, “The preseason is over.”


The long-anticipated Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences complex in Allston will be a 586,000-square-foot six-story building expected to be completed in 2020.

Rendering by Behnisch Architekten

A 586,000-square-foot building will house labs, teaching and retail spaces—and a large atrium. 


Having picked off a Bears pass, Asante Gibson headed goalward during the Crimson's second-quarter onslaught. The senior defensive back was around the ball all night, also making three solo tackles and forcing a fumble.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Commuincations

The Crimson’s first Ivy contest proved “one of those days when we got on a roll.”


A new nominal high value, in a year of modest returns—and new directions for the future


Findings suggest a lack of faith in Harvard’s administration


Percent of female Harvard College seniors reporting nonconsensual sexual contact involving physical force or incapacitation since entering college. (click image to see additional charts)
Source: Letter from Steven E. Hyman to President Drew Faust, September 21, 2015

President Drew Faust calls results “deeply troubling” for Harvard and higher education.