Harvard

immigration

Palestinian Harvard Freshman Sent Back to Lebanon After Border Officials Searched His Computer and Phone

The incoming freshman was detained for eight hours at Boston's Logan Airport before being returned to Lebanon.
Gaby Del Valle
8.27.19
tech-science

Nobody Knows Why Hundreds of People Died at This Creepy Himalayan Lake

Hundreds of people mysteriously died over a millennium at "Skeleton Lake" in the Himalayas according to a new study, making the creepy location even more mysterious.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.19
parkland

Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv Was Going to Harvard. Then His Old Messages with Racial Slurs Surfaced.

He said Harvard rescinded his acceptance Monday.
Emma Ockerman
6.17.19
tax returns

Elizabeth Warren just released her tax returns. Don't expect to see Trump's.

Warren and her husband donated $50,128 to charitable causes, according to their tax return.
Rex Santus
4.10.19
College admissions scam

9 wild wiretapped conversations of parents trying to scam their kids into elite colleges

"I'm not worried about the moral issue here," one parent said.
Tess Owen
3.12.19
Fraud

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among 50 charged in college admissions scam for unworthy kids, prosecutors say

Prosecutors said they engaged in “large-scale, elaborate fraud” to create a “rigged system” at elite American universities like Yale, Stanford, USC, and UCLA.
Rex Santus
3.12.19
Munchies

Harvard Professor Who Apparently Hates Joy Says We Should Only Eat 6 Fries at a Time

This is a personal attack.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.4.18
sexual harassment

Women at top U.S. law schools renounce firms that don't let employees sue over sexual harassment

Not only are employees overwhelmingly unlikely to be awarded money in arbitration cases, they also tend to win less than in cases involving court trials.
Carter Sherman
12.4.18
Ig Nobels

The 2018 Ig Nobels Honor Discoveries About Cannibalism, Voodoo, and DIY Colonoscopies

The annual parody of the Nobel Prize also celebrated studies about human saliva as a cleaning agent, the effect of roller-coasters of kidney stones, and the use of postage stamps as erection detectors.
Becky Ferreira
9.14.18
brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
Lightsabers

Physicists Created a New Form of Light

Researchers at MIT and Harvard made groups of three photons interact.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.15.18
quantum computer

Physicists Made an Unprecedented 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator

These special quantum computers are able to model physical interactions that are too complex for conventional supercomputers.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.17
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