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Solange Knowles
Student Groups

Harvard Foundation Honors Solange as Artist of the Year

​The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations awarded Solange Knowles their artist of the year award in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday evening.

Casper Student Center

Annual BGLTQ Conference Centers on Resilience, Intersectionality

The conference—titled “Resilience Through Love and Resistance”—drew students from across the College and Harvard’s graduate schools.

Radcliffe Institute

Women’s Week Panel Talks Harvard’s Past with Sexual Violence

Panelists explored sexual violence at Harvard at an event Tuesday afternoon co-hosted by Our Harvard Can Do Better and the Radcliffe Union of Students.

Holding Up the Flag

'Ex-Gay' Speaker Invited by HCFA Draws Protest

Some students criticized religious group Harvard College Faith and Action for inviting Hill-Perry to campus, calling her homophobic and arguing she condones conversion therapy.

Drew Faust
Drew Faust

Deans’ Council Meets To Discuss #MeToo In Academia

More broadly, Faust said the council will seek to prioritize addressing sexual assault at the University going forward.

UC Gender Imbalances

Within UC, Representatives Grapple with Gender Parity

Twenty-one years after the first woman assumed the UC presidency, many current representatives say the UC continues to grapple with issues of gender equality.


South Asian Student Groups Discuss #MeToo and Aziz Ansari

Undergraduate South Asian student organizations gathered to discuss the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment, and entertainment on Thursday evening.

Gray's Basement

Diversity Offices Move into Newly Renovated Grays Hall

Construction began in the spring of 2017 and the project was officially completed at the end of the fall, though both offices are still unpacking boxes.

#MeToo Action Meeting
Student Life

Professors, Legal Experts Call for Nuance in #MeToo Debate

Students, professors, and legal experts discussed the direction the nation should take following the national spotlight on the #MeToo movement at a Tuesday evening panel.

Clothesline Project

OSAPR Restructures Position Amid Understaffing, Continues Search for Director

OSAPR will restructure its staffing in the coming weeks as the office continues to face leadership vacancies nine months after its director left Harvard.

Hasty Pudding Man and Woman of the Year Tickets
Student Groups

HPT Man of Year Tickets Cost More Than Twice Woman of Year Price

Tickets to see Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year Paul Rudd are priced at $200, while Woman of the Year Mila Kunis tickets cost $80.


Black Health Matters Conference Draws Students and Researchers

The first Black Health Matters conference kicked off in Cambridge this weekend with panels and workshops focused on health disparities in the black community.

Sex Toys at Sex Week
Student Life

Sex Week Prepares to Stimulate Campus Dialogue

This week from Monday to Sunday, as part of the seventh annual Sex Week, students will attend discussions and panels about condoms, consent, and healthy romantic relationships.

Daenerys Targaryen at Harvard
On Campus

With Free Food and Costumes, Students Celebrate Halloween

Like any other weekday afternoon, students flooded the Center for Government and International Studies building and walked past freshman dorms in the yard, but on Tuesday these students included a voodoo doll, several clowns, and a human-sized banana.

Grad School of Education

At Ed School, Researcher Talks New York City School Choice

Dozens of educators, researchers, and students gathered at the Graduate School of Education to discuss research on school choice in New York City public schools.