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Joshua Blecher-Cohen '16, a Classics and Philosophy joint concentrator, studies in the Adams House Library.
Professor James Simpson, Chair of the English Department, sits in front of a full wall of books in his office in the Barker Center.
Douglas Maggs '17, who concentrates in Classics and History, listens to a translation in his Latin class on Wednesday morning.
An undergraduate recently received a Facebook message from an account bearing a name associated with racially charged death threats that more than 100 Harvard students received via email last year.
The College lifestyle is not designed for young children, but at Harvard, proctor and tutor children are exposed to a wide diversity of people and experiences, and in turn, influence the daily lives of residential undergraduates.
The graduate board of the Fox Club, one of Harvard’s historically male final clubs, shut down the organization’s house just weeks after undergraduate leaders added women to their membership and a day after a party there prompted controversy among alumni.
Some students feel underprepared to study certain fields—especially those in the humanities—because they were not exposed to them in high school or lacked the resources to explore them on their own.
Looking to bolster standards of sexual conduct at the College, the Undergraduate Council discussed a change to its Finance Committee’s rules for funding student groups—a policy which representatives hope will help to prevent sexual assault.
Most Harvard seniors edit, toil over, and finally turn in their theses in a communal flurry in the weeks leading up to spring break and Housing Day each spring. But for the College’s off-cycle seniors, the affair is less standardized and a bit more lonely, they say.
Five Harvard undergraduates are winners of the 2016 Rhodes Scholarship, up three from last year when two Harvard students won the award.
Tori Anderson, a third-year Law School student, shows her support by adding a sticky note to the portrait of a black Law School professor on Thursday afternoon after black tape was found covering the photos in the morning. Anderson said, "This [the post-its] shows the outpouring of support for the faculty. I wish we had a greater and more robust response from the administration and a greater focus on creating, not only community inclusion, but institutional inclusion."
Dina Dwyer-Owens, Co-Chair of Dwyer Group, spoke about her business experience and the importance of embedding values in a well-functioning organization during a speaker series for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on Thursday evening. Other speakers discussed the role of women in economic development and innovation.
Photos of black Law School professors were covered by pieces of black tape on Thursday morning at Wasserstein Hall.
Suzy M. Hall, a student at the School of Education, reads supportive sticky note messages surrounding the pictures of black Law School professors on Thursday afternoon after black tape was found covering the photos in the morning. Hall said, “I'm just really proud to see my fellow students offer a counter exhibit to an unfortunate event that occurred before this."