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Acceptance Letters
Race

Suit Alleges Race-Based Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Practices

The suit comes more than six months after Edward Blum, the director of POFR, launched a site seeking students who claim they were not admitted to Harvard because of their race to participate in a potential lawsuit.

Ali Jaber - Arab Weekend
Events

Arab Weekend Explores Opportunities for Region

The weekend featured a range of panels and workshops on topics such as energy, education, arts, and entertainment.

Museums

Sugar Skulls, Mexican Cuisine Mark Day of the Dead

The celebration featured traditional Mexican music and cuisine served by local restaurants.

Jim Kim at Harvard
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Asian Alumni Reflect and Reconnect at Summit

The summit, which featured prominent speakers and panelists of Asian descent affiliated with the University, was organized by the Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance.

Melissa Harris-Perry
Politics

MSNBC Host Advocates Political Inclusivity

Nearly 400 attendees crowded into the Radcliffe Institute’s Knafel Center to hear Harris-Perry’s talk, given as this year’s Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture.

College

Dinner Event Focuses on Asian American Identity, Email Threat

The group discussed Asian American identity and the racially charged death threat emailed to some Harvard affiliates last weekend, among other topics.

Every Event's High Point
Food and Drink

Every Event's High Point

At the fifth annual Nigerian Independence Day Gala held in Wasserstein Hall in Harvard Law School on Oct. 5, 2014, attendees were treated to a variety of traditional foods, including the ever-popular Jollof rice.

Digging up Harvard Yard
Crime

Today in Photos (10/06/2014)

Shake it
Student Life

Shake it

At the fifth annual Nigerian Independence Day Gala, held Saturday in Wasserstein Hall in Harvard Law School, the African Dance Collective entertained the audience with traditional rhythm and flair.

Officer Jabaree
Crime

Account Linked to Death Threats Was Emailing Harvard Students for Months

A person who self-identified as Huy Dinh has repeatedly emailed College students as early as April from the same Google Mail address that sent a violent death threat to several hundred people Friday.

Protest for Palestine
Religion

Students Host 'Dead-In' To Commemorate Gaza Victims

The Palestine Solidarity Committee staged a "dead-in" on Monday to raise awareness of the 2,100 people who were killed in Gaza this summer.

Exploring Identity: The Asian American Experience at Harvard
Books

This Week in FM (9/25/14)

Ferguson Demonstration
Student Groups

Race and 'Respectability'

The organizers of Harvard's Ferguson solidarity event speak about respectability politics, the narrative of success, and why being a Harvard student shouldn’t matter.

Ferguson Demonstration
Race

Black Students Raise Hands in Solidarity with Slain Mo. Teen

Nearly 200 black Harvard affiliates posed for a group photograph on the steps of Widener Library Sunday evening in solidarity with Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager killed three weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri.

Holy Hour
Religion

Holy Hour

Hundreds gathered in St. Paul Catholic Church for a holy hour Monday night in response to a planned reenactment of a Satanic black mass.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads