Paul Phillips

Associate News Editor

December 11, 2014

Beacom ’15, Diehl ’15 named Sachs Scholars

William Beacom ’15 and Brett Diehl ’15 have been named Sachs Scholars, the University announced Thursday. The Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship is an award given to seniors who are considering careers in public service. Recipients study at Worcester College at the University of Oxford to pursue … Read More

December 10, 2014

News & Notes: Harvard law students request postponement of exams, following Columbia action

Students at Harvard Law School have written a letter requesting that final exams be postponed for those who protested the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York City, the Boston Globe reported. Grand juries had decided to acquit Daniel Pantaleo and Darren Wilson, both Caucasian police officers, of … Read More

November 5, 2014

News and Notes: Yale graduate criticizes colleges’ sexual misconduct policies

Patrick Witt, a 2012 graduate of Yale, published an article in the Boston Globe Monday in which he criticized Harvard’s sexual misconduct policies based on his own experiences at Yale, the Yale Daily News reported. Witt, formerly a football quarterback and Rhodes Scholar finalist, was the subject of a … Read More

October 8, 2014

Simmons gives lecture on human trafficking

Laws relating to the prosecution or enforcement of human trafficking are developing and spreading much more than laws relating to the prevention or the protection of victims, Harvard professor Beth Simmons argued at a lecture on Wednesday. Simmons is a professor of international affairs and director of the Weatherhead Center … Read More

September 24, 2014

News & Notes: Booker visits Tigerlabs

U.S. Senator Cory Booker visited Tigerlabs, a venture capital firm on Nassau Street, on Wednesday afternoon, according to Planet Princeton. Booker was in Princeton to judge a startup pitch competition. The other three judges were Aaron Price, founder of the New Jersey Tech Meetup and co-founder and CEO of … Read More

September 23, 2014

President of European Council advocates for coordination, solidarity in EU

Europe faces the dual challenge of remaining credible while ensuring its own stability, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy said at a panel discussion Tuesday. The panel, in addition to Van Rompuy, consisted of Renée Haferkamp, former director general of the European Commission; Peter Hall, a professor of … Read More