Harvard students, faculty, and staff huddled together before the steps of Memorial Church Friday evening, standing vigil for the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque attacks that left 49 dead.
Artists, poets, and musicians joined Harvard affiliates at Memorial Church Monday for a series of events intended to support DACA recipients.
In the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Jonathan L. Walton demanded Congressional action and stricter gun control in his address at Morning Prayers on Tuesday.
“My graduation wish for you is that we will have succeeded in making you noticers,” Faust told soon-to-be graduates on Tuesday.
As live organ music filtered through Holden Chapel on Wednesday morning, about 50 attendees greeted the usher, accepted a program and hymnbook, and sat in silent contemplation, waiting for Morning Prayers to begin.
Memorial Church’s programming has continued largely unhindered as Church staff gets creative with where they host events.
Jonathan L. Walton voiced support for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has drawn criticism for sitting down during the national anthem to protest police brutality.
University President Drew G. Faust explored the importance of “confronting difficult truths” at Wednesday’s Morning Prayers.