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Five unsettling FBI surveillance tips from the '40s

Five unsettling FBI surveillance tips from the ‘40s

We’ve written before about the FBI’s 1947 guide to investigatory techniques and their heavy reliance on period-authentic casual racism. Today, we’ll be looking at the section on surveillance under false pretenses, which manages the perfect blend between adorably dated and downright creepy.

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Cambridge Police release full list of professors arrested at Harvard’s DACA protest yesterday

Cambridge Police release full list of professors arrested at Harvard’s DACA protest yesterday

In a protest against the removal of protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), over two dozen professors and affiliates of Harvard - as well as Babson College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, UMass Boston, and Boston College - were arrested in Harvard Square yesterday after creating a human chain across Massachusetts Avenue that blocked traffic through the busy Cambridge junction.

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The CIA college tour: The Ivy League

The CIA college tour: The Ivy League

As part of back-to-school week, we combed through the CIA archives to find connections between colleges and the Agency. Today, we’re looking at the Ivy League.

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The CIA college tour: Boston

The CIA college tour: Boston

As part of back-to-school week, we combed through the Central Intelligence Agency archives to find connections between colleges and the Agency, starting with our home turf: Boston.

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Cambridge wants $3,648 for emails between Harvard University Police and the CPD

Cambridge wants $3,648 for emails between Harvard University Police and the CPD

Harvard University transparency exemptions have caused a great deal of controversy over the years, especially concerning the Harvard Police Department, which refuses to release its crime logs. Harvard’s student paper, The Crimson, even brought the matter to the Massachusetts Supreme Court, demanding greater access to records, but the court ultimately maintained they were private documents.

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