Protests


Harvard Students Occupy Admissions Office to Protest Tenure Decision, Demand Ethnic Studies Department

Roughly 50 Harvard students occupied Harvard’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid Thursday to demand the University create an ethnic studies department, arguing that Harvard must extend its commitment to diversity beyond race-conscious admissions.


Ethnic Studies Sit-In

Students in favor of an Ethnic Studies concentration occupy the Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid on Thursday afternoon.


Ethnic Studies Advocates Interrupt Faculty Meeting, Denounce Tenure Denial Decision

An individual protesting Harvard’s decision to deny tenure to Romance Languages and Literatures associate professor Lorgia García Peña stood silently inside the Faculty of Arts and Sciences meeting Tuesday while dozens of students demonstrated outside.


Faculty Meeting Bacow

University President Lawrence S. Bacow faced protestors in Emerson Hall on his way to a faculty meeting Tuesday. Protestors decried the university's denial of tenure to Professor Lorgia García Peña.


Harvard Defends Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Position As Strike Begins

As members of the graduate student union hit the picket lines Tuesday, University negotiators posted a position statement online arguing that the union’s proposed procedure for adjudicating sexual harassment and discrimination complaints may be in conflict with Title IX.


Divest Harvard Stages Mock Oil Spill at Demonstration

Organizers of Divest Harvard — a student group calling on the University to divest its endowment from fossil fuels — poured liquid meant to represent oil over their members' heads during a demonstration at the Smith Campus Center Friday.


Group Protests The Crimson’s Coverage of ‘Abolish ICE’ Rally

Roughly 50 students demonstrated outside of The Harvard Crimson’s building Friday to protest the publication’s coverage of a Sept. 12 rally calling for the abolition of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


Harvard Student Groups Condemn The Crimson’s Coverage of Abolish ICE Rally

Student-led immigration advocacy group Act on a Dream launched a petition earlier this month criticizing The Crimson's decision to request comment from a United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson for an article about an Abolish ICE protest.


Divest Harvard Holds Protest About University’s Brazilian Land Ownership

Divest Harvard — a student group demanding the University divest from fossil fuels — hosted a day of events Monday calling attention to Harvard’s ownership of Brazilian land and reigniting its calls for the school to sell those holdings in the name of environmentalism.


Music of the Movement

As the climate movement looks to the past in fighting for a more just and stable future, music provides a fundamentally human call to action.


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