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Environmental activist group Divest Harvard ended its six-day blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Friday after protesters delivered a petition demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels to Loeb House, an administrative building.
Chrislene DeJean, creative organizer at Intelligent Mischief, spoke about African American women’s divergent experiences with violence and socioeconomic hardship as part of a panel on “Social Justice for Women of Color.” The panel was organized by the Action Committee of the Association of Black Harvard Women and took place in Harvard Hall on Thursday afternoon, while Divest Harvard protests took place outside.
Administrators say they will not use information gathered from students’ meetings with Bureau of Study Counsel counselors for disciplinary purposes.
Harvard has not yet fully staffed the centralized office that is in charge of investigating reports of sexual harassment, more than nine months after administrators announced its creation.
The professor who spearheaded the initiative to create the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration is turning his efforts to attracting both current students and admitted members of the Class of 2019.
For many of Harvard's athletes of faith, religion is a strong component of their identity both on and off the field. However, balancing that identity with the demands of a varsity sport is anything but easy.
“The organizers from Divest were fantastic,” said Freshman resident dean for Ivy Yard Michael C. Ranen in an interview. “They reached out to every single one of the students and the proctor assuring them that they would be able to go in and out and offered to meet with them individually before it started.”
As Divest Harvard blocks administrators from accessing offices inside of Mass. Hall, the 14 freshmen who live in the campus’s oldest standing building have tried out a new routine.
A group of students responded to the controversial posters parodying Renegade magazine by forming a "collective" to discuss free speech.
Divest Harvard members say their occupation of Massachusetts Hall has added to their academic experience, and some professors have incorporated discussion of the protest into their curricula.
From Friday to Sunday, the conference consisted of socials, panel events, and keynote addresses all focusing around the conference’s theme of “Economic Vibrancy in 21st Century Native Communities.”
The new student information system, which will be rolled out in FAS and the Divinity School in the fall, will allow students to file study cards and add/drop forms electronically.
The Undergraduate Council’s Student Initiatives Committee named three finalists from the original 15 proposals submitted to its ‘Harvard Project’ grant initiative at its general meeting Sunday.