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Students criticize meal plan offerings

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Students criticize meal plan offerings

December 4, 2019 0 comments

A majority of University students surveyed in The Herald’s fall poll said they are dissatisfied with current meal plan offerings.

Graduate student protesters marched into University Hall chanting “contract” as they delivered letters to Paxson’s office.

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Grad students rally for improved benefits

November 20, 2019 0 comments

Graduate students rallied on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Tuesday to reiterate demands for a union contract that would improve benefits for graduate student workers before delivering a book of letters from community members to the office of President Christina Paxson P’19.

Students react to public gift acceptance policy

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Students react to public gift acceptance policy

November 13, 2019 0 comments

Over the past year, students have increasingly called for the University to be transparent about its ethical standards for accepting gifts.

Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke in Salomon Hall about her time serving under President Clinton and President Obama.

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Licht ’38 Lecture features Susan Rice

November 7, 2019 0 comments

When Susan Rice set out to write a memoir about lessons she learned from a career in public service, “Tough Love” was not the first title that came to mind.

NACAC removed three provisions from its Code of Ethics and Professional Practices in response to mounting pressure from the Department of Justice. The University is reviewing its early decision policies but does not expect to alter its current recruitment practices.

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NACAC loosens college recruitment policies

October 29, 2019 0 comments

The National Association for College Admission Counseling recently loosened restrictions on how colleges can recruit prospective students in response to mounting pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice.

ACT to allow retakes of individual sections

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ACT to allow retakes of individual sections

October 22, 2019 1 comment

Starting September 2020, college applicants will be able to retake individual sections of the ACT exam. The organization will also calculate an official “superscore” — the average of the highest section scores across multiple test dates — that students can send to colleges.

At ACCRIP’s first meeting of the academic year, members of the committee and students discussed whether Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories constitutes social harm. ACCRIP Chair Chi-Ming Hai facilitated a conversation between student groups for and against divestment.

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University cancels free drug testing service

October 10, 2019 1 comment

Students will no longer have access to free drug testing on campus after the University canceled a service formerly offered by Students for Sensible Drug Policy.

University yield rate hits record high

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University yield rate hits record high

October 10, 2019 9 comments

The yield rate for the class of 2023 — the percentage of accepted students who enrolled at the University — reached a record-high 62.3 percent, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Initiated members of Sigma Chi cannot join other fraternities on campus following the group’s suspension Sept. 6.

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University suspends Sigma Chi fraternity

October 3, 2019 0 comments

The University suspended Sigma Chi for five years Sept. 6 after an investigation found the fraternity guilty of hazing and alcohol violations that endangered students.

The University supported Harvard’s admission policy following the 2018 amicus brief. Now, the University plans to review the written ruling by judge Allison D. Burroughs.

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Federal court upholds Harvard’s race-conscious admissions

October 2, 2019 0 comments

A federal judge ruled in favor of Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy yesterday, temporarily ending a court challenge to the practice. Harvard was accused of discriminating against Asian-American applicants in a lawsuit brought by Students for Fair Admissions…