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Janet Mock
College

Janet Mock Honored in Harvard's Annual Cultural Rhythms Show

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.

Women's Week Open Mic
College

Harvard Women’s Center, Campus Groups Host Women’s Week to ‘Power Through’

The Harvard College Women’s Center hosted its 13th annual Women’s Week, featuring 10 student-led events with the theme “Power Through” throughout last week. The programming covered topics ranging from “Empowering Women in STEM” to the “10th Annual Feminist Coming Out Day.”

Immigrant Day Crowd
Politics

Harvard Students Lobby for Immigrants at Mass. State House

Eight Harvard students traveled through snowy weather to the Massachusetts State House Monday to participate in the annual Immigrants’ Day lobbying event. Now in its 23rd year, Immigrants’ Day is the “biggest lobbying day of the year” for immigrants, refugees and allies.

Act On A Dream’s ISSA Open Mic Night
Student Groups

Students Gather for Open Mic Night Featuring Songs, Poems on Migration and Blackness

The event, titled “Issa Open Mic Night,” was organized in the wake of rapper 21 Savage’s U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement detainment, the impending revocation of Temporary Protected Status for Haitian immigrants, and the conclusion of Black History Month.

Datamatch Results
College

Thousands Seek Love, Free Food on Valentine’s Day with Datamatch

On Valentine’s Day morning, more than 25,000 students spanning 13 colleges found their email inboxes struck by the arrows of Harvard’s “Digital Cupids” — the 2019 Datamatch team — offering food, friendship, and a chance at true love.

MLK Streets Talk
University

At "Beloved Streets" Event, Panel Discusses Race and Transformative Justice

Harvard affiliates and community leaders gathered Thursday evening for an event called “Beloved Streets: Race & Justice in America,” which marked the culmination of a winter-term course at Harvard Graduate School of Education of the same name.

First Day of School
College

Students Battle Packed Classes and Malfunctioning ‘my.harvard’ with Start of Spring Semester

Throughout the day, students had to contend with overflowing classrooms and the sudden malfunctioning of “my.harvard.”

Jin Kyu Park '18
College

Harvard Rhodes Scholar and ‘Dreamer’ Risks Being Denied Reentry Into U.S.

Due to his immigration status, Jin K. Park ’18-19 — the first ever Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiary to win the Rhodes Scholarship — could be denied reentry into the United States if he leaves to pursue a master's at Oxford.

Matthews Hall
College

Four Harvard Seniors Selected for Marshall Scholarship

Four seniors at the College were named winners of the 2019 Marshall Scholarship on Monday.

Romain Recall Affects HUDS
Food and Drink

Harvard Removes Romaine Lettuce From Dining Halls Following E. Coli Outbreak

Harvard University Dining Services pulled romaine lettuce from all dining locations as a result of an ongoing national E. coli outbreak. HUDS is unsure when the recall will be resolved and the vegetable returned to dining halls.

Mitchell B. Polonsky '19
College

Mitchell B. Polonsky ’19 Selected as George J. Mitchell Scholar

Sponsored by the non-profit U.S.-Ireland Alliance, the Mitchell Scholarship gives twelve U.S. citizens the opportunity to complete one year of graduate study in Ireland.

Meredith Rosenthal
School of Public Health

School of Public Health Professor to Direct Advanced Leadership Initiative

Meredith B. Rosenthal, a professor of health economics and policy at the School of Public Health, will direct the Advanced Leadership Initiative starting January 2019.

Memorial Church
FAS

Philosophy Department Honors Late Professor Emeritus Stanley L. Cavell

Harvard’s Philosophy Department held a tribute at Memorial Church followed by an all-day conference on Friday and Saturday.

Red Sox Win
Boston

Fans Take to the Streets to Celebrate Red Sox World Series Win

Boston locals and Harvard students alike celebrated the Red Sox’s ninth World Series win.

Mayor of San Juan
PBHA

Mayor of San Juan Receives PBHA Award, Urges Increased Public Service

Cruz, who garnered national attention for her criticisms of the Trump administration's response in the wake of Hurricane Maria in 2017, is the first Latina woman to receive this public service honor.

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