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.
The interview marked the second installment of “Life Matters,” a discussion series hosted by Abdur-Rashid that offers students the opportunity to learn from the insights and life experiences of members of Harvard’s academic community.
Harvard placed the College’s largest campus Christian group on a year-long, unprecedented “administrative probation” in February, after The Crimson reported that the group asked a woman to step down from a leadership position upon hearing that she was dating another female student.
2018 was a momentous year for Harvard. As the University welcomed its 29th president Lawrence S. Bacow, it struggled with numerous challenges including lawsuits alleging discrimination, accusations of sexual harassment levied at prominent affiliates, and an "unprecedented" endowment tax. As the year comes to an end, The Crimson examines the ten stories that most defined 2018.
Diana L. Eck and Dorothy A. Austin have served as the faculty deans of Lowell House for twenty years. This spring they will step down.
Dozens of Harvard affiliates and Cantabrigians gathered in Cambridge Common Thursday night to light candles on a large silver menorah four days after an unidentified man deliberately knocked it down.
Divinity School enrollee Jesse Bercowetz, who said he identifies as a pagan, said he believes the tree is like an elder family member. Cutting it down is an act of murder. “I question an architectural team and administration who cannot figure out another solution,” he said.
The event convened thinkers from a variety of backgrounds, who spoke about everything from indigenous communities, to religion, to mental health, each in relation to nature and humans’ complex relation to it.
The symbol was formed of thumb tacks and posted on a bulletin board marketing epidemiology job postings on the fifth floor of the school’s Kresge Building.
Harvard is “reviewing” reports that University employee Eric Clopper made anti-Semitic comments and stripped to the nude during a public performance in Sanders Theatre.