Despite the privacy settings sites offer, the difficulty of keeping information private remains. Queer students, especially, have found that ‘the closet’ on the Internet does not provide a very good lock.
“I was always thinking, ‘Is there something inexpensive and not too crazy that we can do to make the Yard friendlier for a public school kid from Ohio?’” says Michael R. Van Valkenburgh, Graduate School of Design professor. The consensus answer was to purchase a number of bright Luxembourg chairs and place them throughout the Yard.
The Harvard-Yale Game, which dates back to 1875, is one of the oldest and most notable rivalries in the history of college sports. It is also one of the most highly anticipated events of the college year for students from both schools. Regardless of whether or not you’re a sports fan, the weekend of The Game is a weekend for memories. These memories will not be created in a cubicle of Lamont or in the silence of Widener—you will likely be alone and crying in these places if you choose to stay behind. Throw on your Crimson gear, get yourself down to New Haven, and keep these do’s and don’t’s in mind as you prepare and proceed for a legendary weekend.
Analyzing imagery and rhetoric from Kanye West’s “Gold Digger” to President Barack Obama’s quotations of Jay Z, Duke University professor Mark Anthony Neal emphasized the relationship between social media and social justice at an event hosted by Harvard’s Hiphop Archive & Research Institute yesterday.
With the voting period for the Undergraduate Council elections underway, the three pairs of candidates vying to become the Council’s next president and vice president faced off in a debate at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum on Monday night.
The approved organizations include a group for first-generation college students, the group that puts on the spring fashion show “Eleganza,” and two groups supporting students in the bisexual, gay, lesbian, trangender, and queer community.
On timely campus issues, the two serious tickets have much in common, and the third ticket much to joke about.
The committee will review its findings with House Masters in coming weeks, after which Pfister said the report may be made available to the public.
At a discussion Wednesday evening, students explored the dangers of allowing others to project unauthentic characteristics of their identity.
Now that the referendum proposed by the Environmental Action Committee to eradicate single-use plastic water bottles on campus is slated to appear on the UC ballot in late November, the EAC is focusing on garnering student support for the referendum as well as for the installation of water fountains and refill stations in all residential and academic buildings.
Recently, national news outlets have declared a crisis of the humanities. But at Harvard, the plot gets more complicated. The challenges facing Harvard's humanities necessitate changes to course offerings far more than the core of the humanistic enterprise.
In what will likely be the first of many votes in an Undergraduate Council effort to revise UC rules, representatives voted in favor of a revision to a portion of the UC Bylaws governing the structure of Council committees at a general meeting on Sunday.
Though activists say the referendum process remains a valuable tool to demonstrate student interest in certain issues and raise awareness on campus about these topics, they say the events of the past year have shown that the process is no panacea.
After a weekend of Halloween festivities and with more trick-or-treating on the horizon, students gathered on Tuesday night not to discuss their party plans, but rather what they described as a problematic narrative behind insensitive Halloween costumes.