Candlelight Vigil for Indigenous Cultures
Students, friends, and family of the Native American and Latino communites hold candles outside Matthes Hall near the original site of Harvard's Indian College. The Columbus Day Vigil was held by NAHC, Native Americans at Harvard College, in order to celebrate indigenous cultures in the Americas before and after the arrival of Columbus.
Paul Rice tells the story of how he purchased a one-way ticket to Nicaragua to help stop hunger in a world of plenty. He went on to found Fair Trade USA, a non-profit focused not only on fair prices, but also on farmer support and consumer awareness.
Cassandra E. Weston '14 recites a poem at Words on the Mind. Speakers passionately expressed experiences of loss, suicide, sexuality, pain, and separation through the spoken word.
Beijing University Students Visit
Students from Beijing University mingled with Harvard students and faculty during their 10-day visit to Harvard, which featured events focusing on social entrepreneurship and education