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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.
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.
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."
Divest protestors line up around University Hall on Thursday afternoon as part of Harvard Heat Week.
After covering the John Harvard statue with emblems of fossil fuel companies, Divest protesters line up around University Hall to urge Harvard to divest.
Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.
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."
A bathroom sink in Massachusetts Hall serves as an anchor for a Divest Harvard banner outside of the building.
Protesters attend a "Faith Day" rally in front of Massachusetts Hall. The event was held on Wednesday morning as part of "Harvard Heat Week."
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."
“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.”