Harvard Student Says Cutting Down 100-Year-Old Oak Tree Akin to Murder

By Bradford Betz


A century-old tree is at the center of a bitter fight between administrators of Harvard’s Divinity School and some students --including one who says cutting down the tree is comparable to murder, The Harvard Crimson reported.


Removing the red oak is necessary to comply with a planned renovation of the Divinity School’s Andover Hall, administrators said. But not all students are on board.


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