Harvard Republican Club

Student Groups

Harvard Republican Club Receives Spike in Interest After Disavowing Trump

​Interest in the Harvard Republican Club this fall is—in the language of the GOP standard bearer they declined to endorse—“yuge.”

Republican Presidential Debate at the IOP
Politics

Harvard Republican Club Will Not Support Party Nominee Donald Trump

In the scathing statement, the largest conservative group at Harvard cited “both policy and temperamental concerns” about Trump and condemned his divisive campaign rhetoric they say “is poisoning our country and our children.”

Student Groups

Disappointed Harvard Republicans Stall Campaigning

​Following the departure of Florida Senator Marco Rubio from the Presidential election, disillusioned Harvard Republicans are deliberating where to direct their efforts for the remainder of the election.

Politics

Harvard Republicans ‘Mourning’ Bush As Trump Surges

Harvard Republicans report “mourning” Jeb Bush’s candidacy as businessman Donald J. Trump continues to dominate the Republican field after successive wins.

Berning Questions
Student Groups

Student Groups Hone Focus As Primaries Progress

Harvard student groups are continuing to focus their efforts in Massachusetts for their respective candidates prior to Saturday’s caucuses in Nevada and upcoming primary elections in South Carolina.

New Hampshire Primary
College

Students and Faculty Gather at IOP to Watch N.H. Primary

Both elections were called at 8 o’clock, as soon as all of the polls had officially closed. The only tension that remained at the IOP was who would come in second and third place in the Republican race and the final margins of victory in both the Democratic and Republican races.

General McDew
College

Four-Star General McDew Emphasizes Importance of ROTC

Four-star Air Force General Darren W. McDew discussed Reserve Officer Training Corps ​at Harvard and the task of attracting millennials to the military before an audience of students and professors at Quincy House Wednesday.

Iowa Caucus Watch Party
College

Students Gather at IOP to Watch Iowa Caucus Results

Political activists and enthusiasts from both ends of the political spectrum flooded into the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch as the Iowa caucuses unfolded, marking the end of the year-long buildup to the 2016 presidential election.

"Define American"
On Campus

"Define American"

Jose A. Vargas, Founder of the Define American foundation, speaks to the Harvard Republican Club on Tuesday evening. The Pulitzer Prize recipient visited Harvard to encourage conversation about undocumented immigrants.

"Define American"
College

Activist Vargas Argues for Immigration Reform

“I’m not trying to be politically correct here. I am here illegally. If the cops wanted to show up and detain me, they can,” journalist Jose Antonio Vargas said. “But I as a person am not illegal. For me, the culture has to shift first, and unfortunately we’re not there yet.”

Harvard College Dems Talk Immigration
IOP

Harvard College Dems Talk Immigration

Matthew Moore ’19 delivers an argument for the Harvard College Democrats in the immigration debate hosted between the College Democrat and Republican student groups Wednesday night. Responding to a question about a lack of action on immigration reform by President Barack Obama during the first two years of the term, Moore said that “President Obama was reacting to a system that was completely broken”.

Niall Ferguson Speaks on Kissinger
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Photos of the Day (11/4/2015)

Republicans Gear Up for Debate
IOP

Republicans Gear Up for Debate

Harvard Republican Club members Cameron K. Khansarinia ’18 and former Crimson business associate Gwendolyn R. Thomas ’17 prepare for an immigration debate between the college Republican and Democrat student groups on Wednesday night. Debaters responded to a resolution on an expedited path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

Republican Presidential Debate at the IOP
College

Harvard Students, Cheering and Jeering, Gather for GOP Debate

While Donald Trump has fueled a media firestorm over the past several months, several Harvard students watching the debate Wednesday night said they were holding out for a more serious debate than the field has seen so far.

Democratic Watch Party
Student Groups

JFK Forum Draws Large Crowd for Democratic Debate

Perhaps the loudest and most unified response in the room was to Sanders’ declaration to Clinton that “the American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn email,” which elicited widespread laughter and applause from the crowd.