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Reed Shafer-Ray
Harvard College Democrats

Spurred by Friend's Suicide, Harvard Senior Pushes for Gun Control Legislation

After a childhood friend committed suicide, Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 began pushing for twin gun safety bills in the Massachusetts State House that he hopes will save lives.

SOCH
College

SOCH Reorganization Leads to Expulsion for Some Student Groups

​At least five student groups will lose their current office spaces in the Student Organization Center at Hilles as part of a College effort to reduce the number of SOCH office occupants.

Graduate Student Union Rally
GSAS

College Democrats Endorse Graduate Student Unionization Efforts

The Harvard College Democrats released a statement Wednesday morning in support of the ongoing graduate student worker unionization effort.

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.

Mass State House
Politics

College Democrats Lobby Mass. Government on Five Bills

The College Democrats gathered at the Massachusetts State House Tuesday to press for the passage of five bills advocating for a wide range of issues as part of their biannual Lobby Day.

Vote Here
Student Groups

Campus Democrats Celebrate Election Results

Harvard students reacted with a mixture of joy and disappointment to a string of Democratic victories in New Jersey and Virginia after elections on Tuesday.

Woody Harrelson at Brattle Theatre
Student Life

Woody Harrelson Speaks at Kirkland House

​Actor, screenwriter, and political activist Woody Harrelson spoke to a group of students at Kirkland House Wednesday evening about his personal inspirations, the current political climate, and his new upcoming film, “LBJ.”

Cambridge City Council
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council

The Harvard Democrats hosted the candidates running for the Cambridge City Council at Emerson Hall Tuesday evening.

Free Speech at Harvard
College

A War of Words?

As debates over free speech roil campuses nationwide, many say Harvard has been comparatively—if not entirely—quiet.

Debate Watch
College

Harvard Democrats and Republican Club Jointly Denounce Comey Firing

The College Democrats and Republican Club denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to fire James Comey, former director of the FBI, in an unusual joint statement.

Phonebank for Jon Ossoff
Politics

Phonebank for Jon Ossoff

William T. Gildea ‘19, vice president of the Harvard Dems, speaks to potential voters at a phonebank for Jon Ossoff, a Democratic congressional candidate for Georgia's sixth district.

A Conversation with Governor O'Malley
Harvard Law School

A Conversation with Governor O'Malley

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley gave a short lecture on the future of progressive politics at Austin Hall in Harvard Law School Tuesday night.

Hillary Clinton Visits Harvard
College Life

At Harvard, Hillary Clinton Hosts 'Fireside Chat' with Students

​Several dozen students listened to Hillary Clinton speak about her own college experience at Wellesley at a “Fireside Chat” in Kirkland House Friday.

Student Groups

After Election, Harvard Democrats See Surge in Membership

​Weeks after the inauguration of Donald Trump, an unprecedented number of undergraduates have flocked to the Harvard Democrats introductory meetings.

Copley Protest
College

Thousands Protest Immigration Order in Boston

Harvard affiliates flocked to Boston Logan International Airport and Copley Square this weekend to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order.

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