Harvard Yard

Students of Color in the 2016 Elections
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Students of Color in the 2016 Elections

Students in Spanish 126: Performing Latinidad process through the yard on Monday as a part of a performance piece exploring experiences of Latinos in the United States. The procession made stops around Harvard Yard for a poetry reading, a coordinated spoken word piece, and other acted performances commenting on anti-Latino discourse in the 2016 presidential election.

Latinidad in the Election
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Latinidad in the Election

Students in Spanish 126: Performing Latinidad process through the yard costumed as a taco truck as a part of a performance piece exploring latinx experiences in the United States. The procession made stops around Harvard Yard for a poetry reading, a coordinated spoken word piece, and other acted performances commenting on anti-latinx discourse in the 2016 presidential election.

House Life

Dudley Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Graduate Student Center

This weekend Dudley House is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a center for graduate students at Harvard.

College

Students, Businesses Gear Up for Freshman Family Weekend

Freshmen may have a little more motivation than usual to clean their dorms this weekend as parents descend on Cambridge for Freshman Family Weekend from Nov. 4 to 5.

Birds of a Feather
Labor

Janitors and Security Guards Rally with Negotiations Underway

Harvard’s janitorial staff and security guards rallied Monday afternoon to draw attention to their contract negotiations with the University, marching a week after Harvard's dining services workers ended a historic strike.

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Despite Expired Permits, Harvard’s Elevators Are In Compliance

University spokesperson David J. Cameron said “Harvard University is 100 percent compliant in submitting applications for elevator inspections to the State of Massachusetts within sixty to ninety days before inspection is due.”

Breakfast with Divest
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Breakfast with Divest

Members of Divest Harvard pass out cider and donuts and discuss fossil fuel divestment with students on the steps of Memorial Church Wednesday morning.

The Protest Lecturer
HUDS

Discussions of Dining Strike Enter the Classroom

Professors are purchasing pizza to feed students and weaving discussions of the historic strike into course lectures.

HUDS Protestors Block Traffic
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Photos of the Weekend 10.16.16

HUDS Rally
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HUDS Strike Day 10

Damon Clark at Indigenous Peoples' Day
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Students Gather in Yard to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Harvard affiliates celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a ceremony that included cultural dances, chants, music, and spoken word to honor Native Americans culture.

HUDS Support
Student Life

HUDS Support

Harvard affiliates and HUDS workers circled Harvard Yard Friday afternoon, marching in support of the decision for HUDS workers to strike next Wednesday if the University does not comply with their requests.

Sun in the Stacks
Libraries

Sun in the Stacks

English Department graduate student David A. B. Nee reads by the September sun in the Widener Library stacks.

Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation
Freshmen

Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation

Freshmen in Weld cheer at the Freshman Convocation on Tuesday as their dorm was called and officially welcomed to Harvard. This year’s Convocation, a recent tradition that was instituted first for the Class of 2013, featured speakers such as Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana, who encouraged students to be “skeptical idealists rather than cynics” throughout their time at the College.

Tercentenary Theater Commencement 2016
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Tercentenary Theater Commencement 2016