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Student Groups

Solange Named Harvard Foundation’s 2018 Artist of the Year

The acclaimed R&B singer-songwriter will come to Cambridge to receive the award on March 3.

Fall in Harvard Yard
Undergraduate Council

The Half-Century Fight for a Multicultural Center

For almost half a century, students have been calling for the University to build and fund a multicultural center. For nearly half a century, Harvard has said no.

Native Peoples, Native Politics
FAS

FAS Hires First Professor of Native American History

​Harvard’s first-ever tenured professor in Native American studies—History professor Philip J. Deloria—began teaching this January.

Lion Dance
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Lion Dance

Two lion dancers perform at Boston Public Library Chinatown.

Durbin and DACA
Student Groups

Durbin Speech Met With Protest at Kennedy School

Around 100 students from across the University spent Thursday evening marching up and down in front of the Kennedy School to protest Senator Durbin's visit.

Multicultural Center Town Hall Meeting
College

Students Push for Multicultural Center at Town Hall

​Over 70 students gathered in Fong Auditorium to discuss their vision for a multicultural center on campus at a Friday town hall.

Memorial Church: A Retrospection
College

BSA Hosts First-Ever Black Convocation

“I know that my presence on this campus and your presence on this campus is not a mistake. It is a victory," one student speaker said.

Barker Center
FAS

History and Literature Increases Ethnic Studies Offerings

​This semester, students concentrating in History and Literature can take a course on fashion and slavery—and receive credit toward the concentration’s newly-created Ethnic Studies track.

U.C. Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Establishes Black Caucus

The Undergraduate Council established a Black Caucus on Sunday, marking the body’s second formalized caucus after its Latinx Caucus formed this spring.

Ethnic Studies Proposals

Barker Center
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

The Four-Decade Road to Ethnic Studies

At Harvard, real pressures—both financial and ideological—loom along the road to a comprehensive ethnic studies program.

Barker Center
FAS

Hist & Lit to Offer Ethnic Studies

Undergraduates concentrating in History and Literature will now be able to specialize in an ethnic studies field.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Leaders Announce Plan to Fund Opening Days Programming

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council have announced plans to fund additional programming for freshmen during Opening Days.

UC General Meeting
College

New UC Identity Coalition Discusses Q Guide for Comps

UC representatives and Harvard Foundation interns discussed a potential Q guide for comps at the first meeting of an "identity coalition" between the groups.

College

Professors on Committee Examining Slavery Plan Conference

“We need to engage this, not just to be better historians,” Beckert said of Harvard's ties to slavery. “We need to acknowledge this history as a way to be able to move forward.”

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