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  1. Men's Hockey To Face Nebraska-Omaha in NCAA Tournament OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    Junior co-captain Kyle Criscuolo, shown celebrating the Crimson's ECAC tournament win over Yale, will lead Harvard this weekend in its NCAA tournament matchup against Nebraska-Omaha. For three weeks, the No.

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  2. Amid Snow, Square Tour Companies Weather the WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    The slow climb in temperatures marks the end of the off-season for tour companies in Harvard Square. Although this past winter buried many tour group businesses in weeks of slow or no sales-especially those that depend on last-minute bookings-the damage was lessened by the industry's anticipation of such seasonal cycles, according to tourism company employees.

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  3. Graduate Students Await Columbia Unionization RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    As the New York regional office of the National Labor Relations Board will hold a hearing on March 31 on whether graduate students at Columbia have the right to form a union, graduate students at Harvard say a ruling in favor of unionization rights might prompt interest in a similar movement in Cambridge. If the NLRB ultimately rules in support of the graduate students, it would reverse an earlier 2004 ruling under the Bush administration that allowed universities to ban unions among graduate students, arguing that they are primarily students and any work they do is part of their degree program.

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  4. School of Public Health Will Launch Blended Master's DegreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Harvard Crimson

    The Harvard School of Public Health will launch in June a new master's degree program that for the first time will be offered largely online, with a small residential component. Students enrolled in the trial program for a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology will complete around 10 hours per week in online coursework over the next two years, as well as come to campus for three weeks of residency in June 2015 and June 2016, according to Katie L. Vale, the School of Public Health's director of digital learning.

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  5. Following Controversy, Steinberg Will Lecture at Law SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Harvard Crimson

    Following controversy surrounding her role in an online video, Robin Steinberg, a New York public defender whose invitation to a Harvard Law School event was rescinded earlier this year, will deliver the inaugural "Trailblazer" lecture there in April. The "Trailblazer" lecture is hosted by the Criminal Justice Institute, directed by Law School professor Ronald S. Sullivan.

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  6. Cambridge Residents to Vote on $500,000 Participatory Budget for City ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Harvard Crimson

    From Mar. 22 to 28, Cambridge residents 12 and up will be able to vote on projects proposed by residents for city improvements. For its first participatory budget, the city will set aside $500,000 to fund one-time capital projects chosen from a pool of 20, which was whittled down from an original list of 380.

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  7. Health Benefits Plan Will 'Likely' Change in Future, Committee Members SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Harvard Crimson

    Members of the committee that recommended controversial changes to Harvard's non-union health benefits plan said it will likely change in the future, though they have yet to determine the nature of such revisions. Discussions and debate surrounding the health benefits plan, which was first unveiled last September and rolled out this January, have been ongoing.

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  8. Law School Dean of Students To Depart This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Harvard Crimson

    Associate Dean and Dean of Students at Harvard Law School Ellen M. Cosgrove, who also serves as one of the school's deputy Title IX coordinators, will leave her post in Cambridge for Yale Law School at the end of this academic year. After 11 years at the Law School, Cosgrove will become associate dean of Yale Law School, where she will oversee the Offices of Student Affairs and Career Development.

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  9. Jimmy Vesey Named ECAC Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Harvard Crimson

    In Jimmy Vesey's freshman season, he saw the Crimson rank last in goals in the ECAC. The next year, Harvard jumped only one spot.

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  10. Harvard Alumni Fans Convene for the NCAA TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Harvard Crimson

    As the Harvard men's basketball team begins its fourth consecutive NCAA trip, its following is at an all-time high. Back in Cambridge, fans are gathering at Kennedy's on the Square to watch, while in Jacksonville, Fla.-the site of the team's first round-game against the University of North Carolina Tar Heels-alumni have gathered for what has become a semi-annual reunion for the closest fans.

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  11. Two Skiers Place at NCAA ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Harvard Crimson

    After a season filled with top-ten finishes as a squad, the Harvard skiing team sent two of its own to the NCAA Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y. Senior Akeo Maifeld-Carucci and sophomore Rachel Hampton traveled just shy of the Canadian border to compete against the best in the nation this past weekend, returning to Cambridge with solid performances and experience under their belts. "With Rachela a lot of what we tried to accomplish in that first trip to NCAA's is just getting used to the next level of competition," Nordic coach Christopher City said.

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  12. College To Host Freshman Formal On CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Harvard Crimson

    Anticipating Boston hotels' concerns about potential liability risks associated with hosting the College's annual freshman formal, organizers have opted to hold the event on campus, outside on the Science Center Plaza, in late April this year. The move will mark the first time that Harvard has hosted freshman formal on campus since at least 2007, according to Katherine W. Steele, the College's director for freshman programming who oversees the event alongside the First-Year Social Committee.

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  13. Officials Determine No Health Threat from Sewage Leak into Drinking Water SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Harvard Crimson

    A clogged manhole in Waltham released approximately 900 gallons per hour of raw sewage Tuesday, some of which flowed into the Hobbs Brook Reservoir, a source of drinking water for the Cambridge community. City and state officials, however, emphasized that the leak does not pose a threat to public health.

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  14. An Intellectual Renewal: Academics in the HousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Harvard Crimson

    This is Part II in a three-part series on the College's residential House system. Part I ran on Tuesday and Part III will run on Thursday.

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  15. City Council Votes To Cut Ties with TransCanada, Explore SustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Harvard Crimson

    A unanimous Cambridge City Council vote requesting not to renew the city's energy contract with the TransCanada Corporation after this year might make Cambridge one of just a handful of cities across the United States to pursue total independence from non-renewable energy sources. The Council's policy order, approved Feb. 23, cited TransCanada's proposal to build the KeyStone XL Pipeline as a primary motivation for severing the city's relationship with the company.

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  16. Around the Ivies: Battle Over Championship Ensues in Final WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Harvard Crimson

    When Yale visits Harvard this Friday at Lavietes, it brings more than SportsCenter and sweater vests in tow. The game between the league's two co-leaders is not only the de facto Ivy League championship game, but a chance for Yale to end Harvard's hegemony atop the Ancient Eight.

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  17. Acclaimed Organist Holds Master Class on Mobile OrganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Harvard Crimson

    Wearing gold sneakers and grey skinny jeans, internationally acclaimed organist T. Cameron Carpenter led a master class on his digital, custom made, International Touring Organ in Sanders Theater on Wednesday night. Three Cambridge organists participated in the master class, including one undergraduate student from Harvard.

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  18. Continuing Harvard Square Investment, Gerald Chan Purchases Former Movie TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Harvard Crimson

    Hong Kong billionaire investor Gerald L. Chan has purchased the former Harvard Square Theater, adding to the more than $100 million real estate portfolio he now owns in the Square. Chan's purchase of the Church Street building follows a year in which his investments have reshaped the landscape of the Harvard community-having pledged the largest single donation in Harvard's history of $350 million to the Harvard School of Public Health in September of last year and systematically buying up several other properties around the Square.

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  19. Winter Conditions Affect Annual Homeless Census in CambridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Harvard Crimson

    The annual overnight count of Cambridge's homeless population took place last Thursday morning from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m., postponed nearly a month after the scheduled date for similar censuses across the nation due to extreme winter weather conditions, according to social service worker Mary Shannon Thomas. Called "Point-in-Time," the census counts both homeless individuals residing in shelters and those unsheltered.

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  20. Fourth Quarter Run Pushes Men's Lax Past QuinnipiacRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Harvard Crimson

    Sophomore Devin Dwyer, shown above in previous action, was key in the Crimson's victory over Quinnipiac on Tuesday afternoon. Harvard's leading scorer contributed a fourth-quarter score, plus five assists.

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