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The Hunting Ground
College

Film ‘The Hunting Ground’ Misrepresents Harvard Sexual Assault Statistics

The film focuses heavily on the testimony of victims of sexual assault and what they say was a lackluster response from administrators at their respective schools, including Harvard.

Harvard Law School

Law School Student Group Signs Supreme Court Brief

Members of an LBGTQ student group at the Law School signed an amici curaie brief advocating for the recognition of same-sex marriage in states that currently do not.

College

BGLTQ Student Life Office Launches QuNNECT

The Office of BGLTQ Student Life opened registration last week for QuNNECT, a peer-to-peer program that aims to foster friendships among BGLTQ-identified students.

Feminist Coming Out Day
Gender and Sexuality

Feminist Coming Out Day

The 6th Annual Feminist Coming Out Day, part of Harvard University Women’s Week, took place Saturday night at Cabot Cafe.

Studying in Quincy JCR
Undergraduate Council

Photos of the Weekend (03/08/2015)

Spee Club
College

Spee Club Cancels Party After Controversy

On Thursday, the Spee apologized for circulating a controversial party invitation following pushback from some students who argued that its depiction of women was sexist.

Excellent Sheep
College

Khurana Sharply Condemns Controversial Party Invitation

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana told undergraduates that the controversial invitation's contents—which the Spee Club sent to advertise a Saturday party—were “offensive, crude, and sexist.”

W. Powell Eddins
Student Groups

W. Powell Eddins

W. Powell Eddins ’16 is the founder and co-president of the Harvard Undergraduate BGLTQ Business Society, an organization that works to increase recruiting and career opportunities for BGLTQ students in business.

W. Powell Eddins
College

Recruiting Efforts Seek To Expose BGLTQ Students to Business

Increased efforts to expose BGLTQ-identified students at Harvard to business and corporate careers this year from student organizations and the Office of Career Services have been embraced by students and companies alike.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
College

Photos of the Day (03-04-2015)

Nina Davuluri Shares a Story with the Audience
College

Nina Davuluri Shares a Story with the Audience

Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, describes her experiences with gender discrimination. Davuluri was a speaker at the launch of the Undergraduate Council's Side by Side program, a campus-wide gender solidarity movement.

Martha Coakley and Hugo Van Vuuren
College

Martha Coakley and Hugo Van Vuuren

Martha Coakley, former Attorney General of Massachusetts, describes ways to make gender equality a stronger presence in the professional world. On the left is Hugo Van Vuuren, Expert in Residence at SEAS and Co-Founder of Xfund, a Harvard-based venture capital fund.

Women's Week Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
On Campus

Women's Week Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, students participate in a Women’s History Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. The Edit-a-thon was the second event in a week planned by the Harvard College Women’s Center, with the first being Femme Fest on Sunday.

Central Administration

Federal Bill Would Regulate Colleges’ Handling of Sexual Assault

New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.

Martha Coakley and Hugo Van Vuuren
College

UC Launches 'Side by Side' Gender Equality Campaign

The Undergraduate Council launched its gender equality campaign on Monday evening with a panel discussion featuring former Miss America pageant winner Nina Davuluri, former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, and several Harvard affiliates.

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
Visual Arts

Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'