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Visiting Scholar Calls for 'Intentional' Support for Campus Inclusivity

Shaun R. Harper, the Office of Student Life’s inaugural “Scholar-in-Residence,” advocated for “intentional” institutional support as a means of increasing inclusivity on college campuses.

Performing Latinidad
Race

Around the Yard, Spanish Class Uses Performance Art To Discuss Identity

Students in Spanish 126: “Performing Latinidad” processed around Harvard Yard on Tuesday morning, hanging signs and quotations on trees and reciting poetry and prose.

College

PAFs and Proctors Advise Freshmen Before Blocking Deadline

Freshmen blocking group submissions were due at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, ending what was—for some—a time of drama and frenzy, despite efforts by freshmen proctors and Peer Advising Fellows to clear up misconceptions and offer advice throughout the process.

Gates at Lowell
College

Gates at Lowell

With stricter regulations during River Run, Harvard students sometimes resort to hopping the fences of upperclassmen houses, such as those behind Lowell.

Student Life

Scene and Heard: The Freshman Spelling Bee

Did I mention that I got a really shiny blue ribbon for coming in fourth in the elementary school contest?

W. Powell Eddins
College

Recruiting Efforts Seek To Expose BGLTQ Students to Business

Increased efforts to expose BGLTQ-identified students at Harvard to business and corporate careers this year from student organizations and the Office of Career Services have been embraced by students and companies alike.

House Renewal
College

House Renewal To Phase Out DeWolfe

As the College’s more than one billion dollar House renewal plan continues, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said that an ultimate goal of the program is phasing out the overflow housing units on DeWolfe Street.

Extracurriculars and Academics Town Hall
College

Khurana, Students Debate Influence of Extracurriculars

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana fielded responses from students and replied to arguments concerning the state of extracurriculars at the College at a town hall event Wednesday.

The Other Field of Study
College

Walking On, Trading Off: Athletes Reconsider Varsity Life

The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.

College

Administrators Respond to Currier Email Incident

The email included explicit language and sexual references addressed to another student in the House whose account had recently sent a short message over the list referencing Currier’s Ten-Man suite.

Martha Coakley and Hugo Van Vuuren
College

UC Launches 'Side by Side' Gender Equality Campaign

The Undergraduate Council launched its gender equality campaign on Monday evening with a panel discussion featuring former Miss America pageant winner Nina Davuluri, former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, and several Harvard affiliates.

UC Discusses Side-by-Side
College

UC To Debut HUID-CharlieCard Pilot Program

At their general meeting Sunday, the Undergraduate Council detailed plans for a pilot program that will integrate the functions of Harvard IDs and MBTA CharlieCards.

College

As Winter Dampens Students’ Moods, Harvard Experts Offer Advice

As short, cold days drive students indoors, experts advise socializing to combat seasonal loneliness and sluggishness.

College

Despite Snow, Junior Parents Weekend Will Proceed as Planned

Students and the University alike have prepared for the arrival of the parents of the Class of 2016 for the annual Junior Parents Weekend.

College

Undergrads Form DKE Fraternity Colony

Last October, the Delta Kappa Epsilon's headquarters approved the creation of a colony at Harvard. Shortly thereafter, the colony initiated nine Harvard students at the fraternity's MIT chapter.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall