The Faculty Council voted Wednesday to move one step closer to eliminating “shopping week,” a Harvard tradition popular among undergraduates.
As the sounds of Kanye West and Childish Gambino streamed onto Holyoke Street, sweaty, blazer-clad sophomores mingled at the all-male Owl Club’s first openly publicized punch event Wednesday night.
Eleanor C. "Nell" Shea '20 and Priya P. Kukreja '21 from the Harvard College Reproductive Action and Dialogue speak about the implication of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's possible confirmation during a meeting with the Harvard College Democrats and Our Harvard Can Do Better Tuesday night.
Members of ReproJustice Action and Dialogue Collective and Our Harvard Can Do Better teamed up with the Democrats for a panel discussion and phonebank opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
Cultural Greek groups are not subject to the College’s sanctions because their membership spans multiple schools, according to Harvard spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman.
The annual event has its roots in a gesture of solidarity with a gay member of Adams House who was harassed by another student at the College.
One organizer said the event was inspired by last year’s inaugural Black Convocation ceremony, which she said signaled a move toward embracing diversity.