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  1. Faculty Weigh In FCC's Ruling To Classify Internet as TelecommunicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    Following the Federal Communication Commission's decision to classify the internet as a telecommunications service, thereby allowing the government to regulate it as a utility, Harvard professors praised the ruling considered a victory for net neutrality proponents. FCC Chairman Thomas "Tom" E. Wheeler announced last Thursday that the independent body voted 3-2 in favor of net neutrality, which would prohibit internet service providers from differentiating the speed and quality of the service according to their customers' ability to pay.

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  2. For 16th Year in a Row, Cambridge Receives AAA Credit RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    Cambridge has again received the highest rating, AAA, from all three major U.S. credit rating agencies. It is one of only 34 municipalities across the country to do so this year and has received AAA rating from the three agencies since 1999.

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  3. Men's Lacrosse Falls to Blue DevilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Harvard Crimson

    With snow piled high on the winter streets of Cambridge, the No. 10/13 Harvard men's lacrosse team traveled south to Durham, N.C., but did not find a warm reception waiting for them from No.

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  4. Undergrads Form DKE Fraternity ColonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Harvard Crimson

    Undergraduates are organizing to create a chapter of international fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon, marking a potential increase in the already growing number of Greek organizations at the College. Last October, the fraternity's headquarters approved the creation of a colony at Harvard, according to Eric S. Holland, a chapter consultant and adviser for DKE at Harvard.

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  5. Allegations Against Smithsonian Researcher Bring Attention to HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Harvard Crimson

    Although a researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics who has come under fire amid conflict of interest allegations has no formal affiliations with Harvard, the scientist's use of Harvard's name on research has brought attention to the University amid the public controversy. Wei-Hock Soon, the controversial researcher based in Cambridge who claims that variations in the sun's energy can largely explain climate change, has accepted more than $1.2 million from fossil fuel companies in the past decade, according to documents compiled by Greenpeace.

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  6. Severe Snowstorms in Cambridge Drive Crime to 'Historic Lows'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Harvard Crimson

    After a series of severe snow storms, crime in Cambridge for the month of February is headed for historically low levels, according to Jeremy Warnick, the director of communications and media relations for the Cambridge Police Department. "At the current rate, we are anticipating February to be at historic lows," Warnick said.

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  7. RadioShack Store Closing as Part of Retailer RestructuringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Harvard Crimson

    The RadioShack store located at 28 JFK St. is one of at least 1,784 RadioShack stores scheduled to close by March 31. These closures come in the wake of RadioShack's declaration of bankruptcy on February 5. According to court documents published by the electronics retailer, stores will be closed in three tranches, or waves. The first tranche contains 162 stores, which ceased operation on February 17. The second tranche consists of 986 stores that will close on February 28, and the final wave of 636 stores is set to shut down by March 31. Two other RadioShack locations in Cambridge will also soon be closing their doors.

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  8. Former President of Finland Discusses Sustainable Development at IOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Harvard Crimson

    Reflecting on her journey from working-class family to head of state, former President of Finland Tarja Halonen spoke at the Institute of Politics Tuesday about her career in public service and Finland's achievements in education, human rights, and sustainable development. Halonen served as president of Finland from 2000 to 2012, and recently co-chaired the United Nations High-level Panel on Global Sustainability.

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  9. Police Respond to 'Uptick' in Package TheftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Harvard Crimson

    The Harvard University Police Department is working to address an "uptick in package thefts" as it observes an increase in reports of missing items, particularly at graduate apartment-style housing, according to HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano. "We are constantly looking for any sort of trends or hotspots in criminal behavior, and it appears over the last several months, and probably going out almost a year, that there's been an uptick in package thefts," Catalano said in an interview earlier this month.

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  10. Men's Tennis Wins Two of Three at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Harvard Crimson

    With an ECAC Division I indoor title under its belt following last weekend's convincing victories over Yale, Princeton, and Dartmouth, the Harvard men's tennis team rode a three match win streak into contests against a trio of nonconference opponents this past weekend. The Crimson opened up weekend play on Saturday with a 5-2 victory over Minnesota before falling to No.

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  11. Khandekar Named Director of Art Museums' Straus CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Harvard Crimson

    Senior conservation scientist Narayan Khandekar has been named the new director of the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums. He replaces Henry Lie, who retired this past December.

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  12. Women's Tennis Splits Weekend Road MatchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Harvard Crimson

    This weekend, the Harvard women's tennis team took a trip to the nation's capital for two road matches. The team split the contests, with the No.

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  13. As Faculty Reaches Largest Size, Departments Face Space ConstraintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Harvard Crimson

    Many department chairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences say that as the school reaches its largest size in history- with 730 faculty members as of October -they continue to face constraints on physical space, often forced to house their personnel in separate facilities across Harvard Square. Occupying old buildings, adapted residential homes, and shared spaces, several departments in the social sciences and arts and humanities divisions must use every available inch of office space in order to accommodate instructors, classrooms, and events.

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  14. Men's Tennis Claims The ECAC Division I Indoor ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Harvard Crimson

    One test down, many more to come. The Harvard men's tennis team passed an important benchmark with flying colors this weekend in its buildup to its spring season, taking home the crown at the ECAC Division I Indoor Championship in Cambridge.

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  15. Women's Tennis Falls Twice in California SwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Harvard Crimson

    While another blizzard was roaring through Cambridge, the Harvard women's tennis team traveled to sunny Northern California to take on two of the nation's top teams this weekend. On Saturday, the No.

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  16. More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Harvard Crimson

    In the face of yet another winter storm that prompted state officials to suspend Sunday MBTA services, Harvard has altered its Saturday dining hall and library hours. All 13 undergraduate dining halls will serve dinner from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde wrote in an email to students Saturday, and more modifications may be made to services Sunday.

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  17. Around the Ivies: Big Weekend for Yale, Princeton in Ivy Title PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Harvard Crimson

    Senior wing Wesley Saunders appears to be rounding into form after Harvard swept Brown and Yale on the road this weekend. Before getting to the basketball, I want to begin this column with a moment of mourning for the three University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill students who were shot Wednesday-Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.

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  18. Men's Basketball Returns to Cambridge to Face Cornell and ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Harvard Crimson

    Fresh off of an undefeated four game road trip, the Crimson look to preserve their place at the top of the Ivy League standings as they return to Lavietes. Basketball coaches worry.

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  19. Future of Late-Night T to Open for Public DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Harvard Crimson

    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will host a series of public hearings in March to help decide the future of the pilot program that keeps the T open late on the weekends. One of the four potential options presented in the MBTA's Interim Review is to discontinue the program altogether.

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  20. Men's Squash Falls Short Against Top-Ranked Trinity, 6-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Harvard Crimson

    Co-captain Tyler Olson and the rest of the Harvard men's squash team could not quite get the job done against top-ranked Trinity, falling 6-3. Olson's five-game loss on Tuesday was his first of the season.

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