Judge rules in favor of Harvard in civil action alleging discrimination against Asian-American applicants
On Monday, Sept. 30, Judge Allison D. Burroughs of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled in favor of Harvard University in a civil-action lawsuit filed by Students for Fair Admissions, a group which alleged that Harvard discriminated against Asian-American students in its admission process.
The second of its kind, the 2019 plan reflects on the initial 2008 Sustainability Action Plan and plots a course to furthering the University’s commitment to environmentalism.
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, 743 students will become the first individuals admitted to the University’s Class of 2023. They were selected from a Single Choice Early Action (SCEA) pool of 5,335 applicants, making for a 13.9 percent acceptance rate in the early round — representing the most competitive SCEA application process in the history of the University.
The last major renovation to Nassau Hall occurred in 1960, when the roof was last replaced. The new roof is anticipated to last at least 75 years.
USG president Rachel Yee ’19 and former president Myesha Jemison ’18 sat down with the ‘Prince’ to talk about women’s leadership at the University and their roles as female presidents of color.
After a draft of proposed changes to meal plans circulated on Tuesday night, students have expressed frustration and outrage regarding the potential plans, which would require underclassmen to purchase an unlimited plan and all upperclass students who are not part of an eating club to purchase a “Community Plan.”
“Funding critical repairs and improving resiliency in our wastewater treatment and drinking water distribution systems remains a critical priority,” Lopez said in an EPA statement. “New Jersey knows all too well the costs of storm damaged water and wastewater systems.”
Overall, the University admitted 1,941 students out of an applicant pool of 35,370, representing a 5.5 percent acceptance rate.
The Center for Global India, which according to a University statement, “will bring together scholars and students from all disciplines to broadly explore contemporary India, including its economy, politics and culture,” has yet to announce a specific opening date or a scholar to lead it.
The University is preparing for Wednesday’s storm that is projected to drop five to eight inches of snow. If necessary, campus dining workers will sleep in Dillon Gymnasium over night on Wednesday.