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President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, on Thursday, February 9. 

Photograph by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images


What happens when science and the presidential administration are at odds just three weeks in? 


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.


New Crimson placekicker Kenny Smart ’18 converted on six of seven point-after-touchdown tries and added some booming second-half kickoffs.
Photograph by Kit Wu

The Crimson dispatched the gritty but overmatched Rams in its season opener.


Photo of David Malan taking off his Harvard sweatshirt to reveal a Yale one

David Malan, revealing his Yale sweatshirt
Photograph by Ken Yanagisawa

Notes from New Haven, where the most popular course this semester hails from Harvard.


Peter Jackson. London Stereoscopic Company, 2 December 1889.
Courtesy of © Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Black Chronicles II, an exhibit at Harvard’s Cooper Gallery, calls for a more representative history.


Harvard unveils details of the employee insurance plan for next year.