Events

Valarie Long and Unions
Race

Union Leader Calls for Racial Justice at Law School Event

"You really can’t get economic justice if you don’t have racial justice,” she said.

Sally Q. Yates
IOP

Former Deputy Attorney General Yates Criticizes Trump At IOP Event

“Our standard for our president shouldn’t be, ‘Anything short of a felony is okay,'" she said.

Understanding Trump’s America
IOP

Allott Brothers Encourage Engagement with Diverse Perspectives at IOP

Brothers Daniel and Jordan Allott, who are currently working on a documentary to understand how Trump won the 2016 election, spoke at the IOP Wednesday.

Affirmative Action Discussion
Events

Students Examine Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

Dozens of students gathered Wednesday to discuss a lawsuit challenging Harvard’s affirmative action admissions policy and explore equity in education more broadly.

Events

China Experts Analyze 19th Party Congress

Chinese President Xi Jingping may continue to centralize his power even as the country’s ideological balance remains constant, experts predicted at the event.

The Lure of Prosperity Gospel in the Age of Trump
Religion

Experts Discuss Role of ‘Prosperity Gospel’ in Trump’s Success

Popular among some American Protestants, the prosperity gospel is a concept which holds that material wealth and physical health are signs that an individual is favored by God.

Film

Documentary on Harvard-Cuba Teacher Exchange Premieres

A documentary detailing Harvard's role in unprecedented cultural exchange between Cuba and the United States made its premiere at the Tsai Auditorium Monday evening.

On Campus

Harvard Kicks Off First-Ever Black Playwrights Festival

Harvard’s first-ever Black Playwrights Festival kicked off Thursday with a reading of an original student play and a conversation on intimacy and authenticity in black theater.

A Calmes Conversation
Politics

LA Times Editor Warns of Conservative Media ‘Closed Loop’

The “closed loop” of conservative media has pushed the Republican Party farther to the right, argued Jackie K. Calmes, the White House editor for the Los Angeles Times.

Lisa Borders
IOP

WNBA President Urges Students to Rebound from Failures

Borders, who has led the WNBA since 2016,​ shared anecdotes during a conversation at the Kennedy School Tuesday about her life and career in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors.

Protesting DeVos
IOP

At Harvard, Free Speech Likely Costs Thousands

As controversial speakers draw vigorous on-campus protest, Harvard has shelled out upwards of $10,000 per event in security fees.

Oktoberfest
Music

Harvard Square Businesses and Performers Celebrate Oktoberfest

One group performing at Oktoberfest sported signs and instruments emblazoned with slogans like “Black Lives Matter” and “End White Supremacy.”

Annenberg Hall
College

CEB Withdraws Funding for Campus-Wide Halloween Party

The College Events Board discontinued its sponsorship of a campus-wide “Haunted Hall” Halloween party this year, returning the tradition to its status as a freshman-only social gathering.

IOP

World Bank CEO Talks Global Poverty Reduction at IOP

Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank Kristalina I. Georgieva outlined the causes of rising poverty in some areas of the world.

Events

Panelists Share Perspectives on Social Media’s Impact

As social media becomes increasingly integral to everyday life, four Harvard professors discussed its impact on individuals’ identities and relationships at a panel on Monday.