Crimson staff writer
Alexandra A. Chaidez
Staff writer Alexandra A. Chaidez can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @a_achaidez.
The Graduating Class of 2021 By the Numbers
Each year, The Crimson conducts a survey of Harvard College’s graduating class, collecting data about where they are headed next, how they spent their time at Harvard, and what they think of the College and the country.
The Lines We Will Not Cross
It was strange to experience this grief thousands of miles away from my mother or my uncles or my grandmother. There were no cousins to hug, no uncles who stood outside my door to guard me, no mothers to wipe my tears, no aunts to crack a joke to cheer me up. Truthfully, I didn’t really process much of that day. That’s another part of grief. Still, when I look back, I remember one thing clearly — my mother’s question to me before she hung up the phone. Did I have someone here?
Bacow Says He Has Never Reversed a Tenure Decision in Response to García Peña Backlash
Amid controversy over the tenure denial of associate professor Lorgia García Peña, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said he has never reversed a tenure decision during his time at Harvard, nor did he as president of Tufts.
Divest Activists and HGSU Rally in Harvard Yard for Fossil Fuel Divestment
Divest Harvard hosted a rally to push for fossil fuel divestment in coordination with picketers from Harvard’s graduate student union.
Bacow Says He ‘Respects’ Right to Protest, But Holds Firm on Divestment Position
Following a demonstration interrupting The Game, Bacow said in an interview last week that he “respects” the right to protest but opposes activists’ decision to disrupt the game.
Divestment Protesters to Appear in New Haven Courthouse on Dec. 6
Fifty people were arrested — including 11 Harvard students and alumni and at least 19 Yale students and alumni — after hundreds of people stormed the field during the 136th edition of The Game Saturday.
Bacow Announces Initiative to Study Harvard's Ties to Slavery
University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced the creation of a University-wide initiative to address and further research the school’s ties to slavery in an email sent to Harvard affiliates Thursday.
Bacow Says Harvard Conducting 'More Substantial Review' of Gift Policies
University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview last week that Harvard’s review of its gift policies is a “more substantial review” than has been previously conducted in light of a simultaneous inquiry into billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to the University.