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Want to Bash Harvard? Fine, Then Don't Enroll

'Crimson' is tired of high-profile alums turning traitor

(Newser) - The Harvard Crimson has had it up to here with alums who go on to publicly disparage the school. It ticks off examples including Sen. Ted Cruz recalling the "Marxist" law school; Bill O'Reilly recalling "pinheaded" professors; and Mitt Romney bashing President Obama for spending "too... More »

Post-Harvard Bummer: You Have to Clean Your Own Toilet

Oh, yeah, and actually show up for work

(Newser) - Get ready for the real world, Harvard seniors: You're actually going to have to show up for work, and you're—whoah!—going to have to clean your own bathroom. Who knew the world could be so harsh? But that's the straight dope from one of Harvard'... More »

Harvard Crimson Runs Holocaust-Denier Ad

Ad run in error due to 'miscommunication," says newspaper prez

(Newser) - First, Yale censors Muhammad cartoons in a new book, then the Harvard Crimson runs an ad from a Holocaust denier, notes Gawker. "Can you provide, with proof, the name of one person killed in a gas chamber at Auschwitz?" asks the ad from the "Committee for Open Debate... More »

Classic Harvard-Yale Tie Gets Documentary Gloss

Crimson comeback was behind headline 'Harvard Beats Yale 29-29'

(Newser) - The 40th anniversary of a classic game in the football rivalry between Harvard and Yale has inspired a documentary, Mark Feeney writes in the Boston Globe. The contest is as notable for “its time-capsule aspect” and rising-star participants (future Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones) as for the underdog Crimson's... More »

JK Rowling to Speak at Harvard Commencement

Hogwarts creator will get honorary degree

(Newser) - Harvard students will get a Hogwarts send-off at their spring commencement this year, reports the Crimson, with Harry Potter author JK Rowling as the keynote speaker.  "Perhaps no one in our time has done more than JK Rowling to inspire young people to experience the excitement and the... More »

No Upsets in BBall Openers

UCLA, A&M, Arkansas, Washington State, Stanford all handily take opponents down

(Newser) - The second-ranked UCLA men's basketball team made quick work of the Portland State Vikings last night, winning 69-48. The much-anticipated debut of Kevin Love helped the Bruins surge to a 36-17 halftime lead; Love ended up with 22 points and 13 rebounds, reports the AP. In other Top-25 openers: More »

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