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Divest Harvard Culminates Protests
College

Divest Harvard Culminates Protests

College

Divest Harvard Ends 'Heat Week' Protests

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.

Orange Waves
On Campus

Orange Waves

While other protesters lined up along the perimeter of University Hall, a student hangs up messages supporting the Divest movement written on orange sheets of paper. In the background, pictures of oil company logos are taped on the statue of John Harvard.

Continued Dialogue
Student Groups

Continued Dialogue

Students activists from different schools gather near the John Harvard statue during an open forum. The event took place Wednesday afternoon as part of Divest Harvard's "Harvard Heat Week."

Working Hard
College

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Divest at University Hall
On Campus

Divest at University Hall

Divest protestors line up around University Hall on Thursday afternoon as part of Harvard Heat Week.

Statue
On Campus

Statue

After covering the John Harvard statue with emblems of fossil fuel companies, Divest protesters line up around University Hall to urge Harvard to divest.

Divest Harvard Continues Protests on Thursday
College

Divest Harvard Continues Protests on Thursday

Orange Waves
Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
Divestment

Divest Harvard: Faith Day

Protesters attend a "Faith Day" rally in front of Massachusetts Hall. The event took place Wednesday morning as part of Divest Harvard's "Harvard Heat Week."

Anchoring the Banner
Student Groups

Anchoring the Banner

A bathroom sink in Massachusetts Hall serves as an anchor for a Divest Harvard banner outside of the building.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
Central Administration

Divest Harvard: Faith Day

Protesters attend a "Faith Day" rally in front of Massachusetts Hall. The event was held on Wednesday morning as part of "Harvard Heat Week."

The View from Inside Mass Hall
Student Groups

The View from Inside Mass Hall

Claudia Huang '18, a resident of Massachusetts Hall, watches a Divest Harvard rally from an upper floor of the building. Protesters held a "Faith Day" rally Wednesday morning as part of "Harvard Heat Week."

Freshman Resident Dean Ranen
College Administration

Freshman Resident Dean Ranen

“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.”

Divest Harvard Sign
Environment

Divest Harvard Sign

Divest Harvard protesters posted a sign at the entrance to an Emerson lecture hall where University President Drew G. Faust introduced a lecture event.

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