The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations held its annual Cultural Rhythms Show honoring Janet Mock, an acclaimed writer, producer, director, and transgender rights advocate, in Sanders Theater Saturday.
The trial over Harvard's affirmative action admissions policy ended last month, and students gathered on Friday afternoon to discuss the term "Asian American" and its relevance for students' identities.
Activists and artists installed a public art project aimed at drawing attention to social justice issues in the Science Center Plaza Tuesday.
Popular on-campus fashion shows Eleganza and Identities co-hosted a town hall event on Thursday to discuss ways to make their events more diverse and inclusive.
UC representatives and Harvard Foundation interns discussed a potential Q guide for comps at the first meeting of an "identity coalition" between the groups.
Astronomy Professor John A. Johnson tells his students almost every lecture that there is no such thing as a natural astrophysicist.
Delegates from Harvard discussed the College’s mental health resources at the second-ever Ivy League Mental Health Conference.
On Feb. 8, the Harvard Arab Students Association hosted a "teach-in" with legal analysts in response to President Trump's travel ban.
Some Harvard students who participated in the Boston’s Women’s March say that the protest could have represented a wider variety of perspectives.
Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted and a sociology professor at Harvard, speaks about his work at the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement convocation. HILR is a community of retirees who attend and teach classes, and is a part of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education.
Harry Potter may not be divinely inspired, but for a group of Harvard students and Cambridge residents, that has not stopped them from treating it like the bible.
Aeyal M. Gross, a Harvard Law School alumnus and current Associate Professor at Tel Aviv University, discusses LGBT rights in Israel. The event, “When LGBT Rights Are used to Justify Occupation: How We Can Advocate Without Pinkwashing Oppression,” was organized by Harvard Law School Lambda, a community of students who identity as LGBTQ+.
While Harvard Law School affiliates agree that a committee’s recommendation to change the school’s controversial seal was the expected result of a fair process, they remain divided over the recommendation itself.
Last week, the College outfitted a number of dining halls with laminated placemats described as "[guides] for holiday discussions on race and justice with loved ones." Aaron I. Henricks ’16 said he found the publication of the placemats by an official Harvard office “beyond inappropriate and arrogant,” criticizing their one-sided presentation of “highly debateable subjects.” The placemats offer a single response to each proposed question.
As college students across the country stage protests in response to race-related incidents on their campuses, some cultural student groups at Harvard are planning to form a coalition “to present demands to the administration.”
When high school seniors open their acceptance letters to Harvard, they are invited to attend one of the world’s most exclusive institutions. But when students who decide to matriculate arrive on campus as freshmen, they find a whole new set of exclusive institutions with their own barriers to entry. Getting into Harvard doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll feel at home here.