The day of action was sparked by the activism of Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz, who has vowed to carry her dorm mattress for as long as the alleged perpetrator attends Columbia.
Although a recent study found that colleges often fail to provide adequate concussion education programs for their athletes, students and administrators at Harvard say that the College has adhered to detailed guidelines for treating and identifying concussions.
Several streets in an around the Square were temporarily shut down Wednesday evening, as a caravan of vehicles and limousines carrying Vice President Joseph R. Biden to and from a nearby fundraiser passed through Cambridge.
History Professor Mary D. Lewis will make a motion at Tuesday’s meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences requesting that University President Drew G. Faust and the Harvard Corporation reverse a set of controversial changes to non-union employees’ health benefits plans announced earlier this year.
Local government officials criticized the University for failing to fulfill the whole request, referring to what can feel like a “one-sided” sense of appreciation.
Many students who have sought peer tutoring from the Bureau of Study Counsel this fall are still waiting to be assigned tutors as the semester draws on, due in large part to high demand and a shortage of tutors.