Harvard in the City
The Cambridge Department of Public Works anticipates that a stand-alone public toilet in Harvard Square will be complete in the next few weeks.
Harvard and railroad company CSX Transportation completed a deal that gave the University full rights to more than 19 acres of Allston land, one of several recent Allston land deals between Harvard, CSX, and the Massachusetts state government.
Shoppers at the 30th annual Harvard Square Holiday Fair browse the many vendors around square this weekend. Local and global vendors sold a wide range of crafts, including jewelry and artwork.
A group of students, Harvard Club workers, and Unite Here Local 26 union representatives presented University Provost Alan M. Garber '76 with a petition Thursday to revoke the Harvard Club of Boston’s right to use Harvard’s name.
Presumptive Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein ’73 poses for a photo with students at Northeastern’s Million Student March in October.
Presumptive Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein ’73 speaks at Northeastern’s Million Student March in October.
Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem A. Mazen is spearheading an effort to raise Cambridge’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, though it remains unclear whether such a policy shift would affect Harvard.
Students from Harvard and Tufts listen to student leaders from both schools after marching to Porter Square. The event was part of a larger National Student Call to Action, encouraging colleges across the country to organize their own events to bring attention to the continuing problem of racial inequality on college campuses.
A protester raises his fist in solidarity during the march to Porter Square. Students and affiliates from Harvard and Tufts gathered there to show their support for black students across the country in light of recent racially-motivated incidents at the University of Missouri and Yale.
Kimiko M. Matsuda-Lawrence ’16 and Jenny A. Gathright ’16 embrace after performing a spoken-word poetry piece during a rally for National Call to Action Day. Members of the Harvard community gathered to march in solidarity with those who have been affected by recent incidents of racism and discrimination on college campuses.
Harvard students and affiliates march to Porter Square to join Tufts in a demonstration against racial inequality on college campuses nationwide.