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Claudine Gay, Elon Musk, NBA Power Rankings and more

Claudine Gay, Elon Musk, NBA Power Rankings and more
Claudine Gay Credit: Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Education

Harvard president Claudine Gay resigns amid plagiarism claims, backlash from antisemitism testimony

Harvard University President Claudine Gay resigned Tuesday amid plagiarism accusations and criticism over testimony at a congressional hearing where she was unable to say unequivocally that calls on campus for the genocide of Jews would violate the school’s conduct policy.

Harvard president Claudine Gay resigns amid plagiarism claims, backlash from antisemitism testimony
Harvard University President Claudine Gay resigned Tuesday amid plagiarism accusations and criticism over testimony at a congressional hearing where she was unable to say unequivocally that calls on campus for the genocide of Jews would violate the school’s conduct policy.

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Harvard’s Governance Dilemma
The resignation of Claudine Gay as Harvard’s president reopens the debate over who should run America’s elite universities.

Technology

Ronan Farrow on the “Shadow Rule” of Elon Musk

Ronan Farrow on the “Shadow Rule” of Elon Musk
How the tech billionaire built a one-man monopoly over American infrastructure and became too powerful for the U.S. government to rein in.

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Elon Musk is not understood

Elon Musk is not understood
Elon Musk is a divisive character. My intent here, as always, is to add some nuance and signal to a noisy, complex and/or obscure subject. Whatever your views on Elon, I feel that it is a worthy go…

Sports Headlines

NBA Power Rankings: The rising Thunder just took down two heavyweights

NBA Power Rankings: The rising Thunder just took down two heavyweights
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander took over in Oklahoma City as the Thunder continued their dominating performance in the West. But a new year means new opportunity as all teams reset for 2024. Let’s check out this week’s Power Rankings.

Bucks vs. Pacers: How this season's feud has turned matchup into one of NBA's best budding rivalries

Bucks vs. Pacers: How this season’s feud has turned matchup into one of NBA’s best budding rivalries
The two teams will play for the fifth time in two months on Wednesday

NBA MVP Rankings: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads OKC to another marquee win, Joel Embiid returns with a bang

NBA MVP Rankings: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads OKC to another marquee win, Joel Embiid returns with a bang
Embiid went for 31, 15 and 10 in his first game since Dec. 22

Sneakers

Nike Dunk Low GS “Year of the Dragon” FZ5528-101 | Nice Kicks
Where to buy Where To Buy The Nike Dunk Low GS “Year of the Dragon” shoes. Nice Kicks has release dates, prices, and where to find Where To Buy The Nike Dunk Low GS “Year of the Dragon” for sale.
Air Jordan 1 High OG WMNS “Satin Shadow” Holiday 2024 | Nice Kicks
Jordan Brand has another women’s-exclusive AJ1 for 2024. Learn more about the Air Jordan 1 High OG WMNS “Satin Shadow” on Nice Kicks.
At Last, Nike’s Alphafly 3 Is Here
Nike’s Alpafly 3 super shoe is finally upon us after months of speculation & rumors. Here’s everything you need to know including the price & where to buy.

2024 Sneaker Releases

May
24
Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

The Jordan Brand has unveiled new "Dongdan"-themed colorways for the Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90, set to
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May
22
Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
3 min read
May
21
Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
2 min read
May
21
Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Key Takeaways * Tyshawn Jones has launched his second signature sneaker with Adidas, the Tyshawn Low. * The sneaker is designed to
2 min read
May
20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
2 min read
Apr
08
adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

Lionel Messi's collaboration with Adidas Sambas, inspired by his time with Inter Miami, presents a captivating blend of style, performance,
2 min read
Apr
08
Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

The latest collaboration between Bode and Nike centered around the re-release of the Astro Grabber, a shoe with a rich
2 min read
Feb
08
Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

The Bodega x Saucony Jaunt Woven is a testament to the fusion of aesthetic appeal and functional design. It's a
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Jan
29
Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

The Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail" colorways are slated for release in the Spring and
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Jan
25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by zSneakerHeadz (@zsneakerheadz) Sneaker culture is excited as the iconic Air Jordan
1 min read
Jan
22
Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

The Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail," set to release in April 2024, is a highly anticipated addition to the Jordan Brand's Special Edition (SE) range.
2 min read
Apr
25
Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

2024 will feature the release of the Air Jordan 5 "Olive" in of Army Olive, Solar Orange, and Black. Air
1 min read