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Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion

Dean for Diversity to Depart Harvard in October

Emelyn A. dela Peña, the College’s assistant dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion, will leave her position this October, adding to recent administrative shakeup within the Office of Student Life.

Harvard in the City

Harvard Facilities Will Host Boston Calling in 2017

Boston Calling will be held at Harvard’s athletic complex in Allston in May 2017, marking a venue and scheduling change for the popular music festival.

Adams All Gender Restroom

College Focuses on Gender-Neutral Restrooms During House Renewal

Going forward, each of the renovated Houses will aim to have a gender-neutral bathroom and shower on each floor.

Harvard's Social Experiment illustration
College Administration

Harvard’s Social Experiment

Harvard has aimed to bolster undergraduate social life, but some people said the University has gone too far

College Dean Rakesh Khurana

A Social Dean

As Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana cracks down on final clubs and tries to bolster House life, he is trying to cast his administration as one focused on academics.

Annenberg's New Portrait

First Black Harvard College Graduate Honored With Portrait

​Amid songs, speeches, and roaring applause, Harvard administrators unveiled a portrait of Richard T. Greener, Class of 1870, the College’s first African American graduate, in Annenberg Hall.


Yale Decides to Keep Calhoun Name Despite Activism

A wave of student protest failed to persuade Yale University to remove the name of former U.S. Vice President and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun from a residential college named after him.

Construction Continues
Student Life

Law School's Pound Hall Will Host Urgent Care Center

Given ongoing construction to the Smith Campus Center that will include work in the evenings and on weekends, Harvard University Health Services will temporarily relocate its after hours urgent care services to the Law School’s Pound Hall.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall

Khurana Criticizes Final Club Media Spotlight

Last week, Khurana, who has for the most part remained silent about the national media attention, broadly criticized popular media outlets’​ coverage of final clubs.

“House Master” Title Change

Mather House Examines Namesake's Past

Mather House residents have begun a process to investigate the controversial past of their House’s namesake.

In Preparation

Search for New Dean of Student Life Underway

After the unexpected resignation of former Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde only days before the beginning of the spring semester, a committee is now actively searching for his replacement.


Global Media Jumps on Porcellian Club Controversy

​When a leader from Harvard’s most reclusive final club spoke out publicly for the first time in decades, reporters across the globe jumped on the story.


Student-Only Group Will Provide ‘Unfettered’ Input on College Sexual Assault Prevention

Fulfilling a longtime wish, a committee composed solely of undergraduates has begun meeting to provide “unfettered” input for administrators as the College seeks to implement sexual assault prevention measures.

Updates on the Honor Council

Quieting Previous Publicity Campaign, Honor Council Selects 11

Eleven new students have been selected to serve on the College’s Honor Council next year, at a time when the adjudicating body has deliberately decreased its public presence.

Hear Me Now
Student Groups

Students Reflect on Sexual Assault at ‘Hear Me Now’ Vigil

Shrouded by candlelight on the steps of Memorial Church, students spoke out against sexual assault and shared personal stories Wednesday night as administrators and other spectators looked on.