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Iowa Caucus Watch Party
College

Iowa Caucus Watch Party

Students gather at John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch the results come in for the Iowa caucuses, the first election of the presidential election year. Admission was only given to Harvard student ID holders.

Debating Political Correctness
College

Students Debate Merits, Pitfalls of Political Correctness

​In light of a contentious year on college campuses across the nation, a small crowd of a hundred students gathered Tuesday evening to watch four of their peers debate the merits and pitfalls of political correctness and “PC culture.”

Racial Justice and Political Correctness
College

Photos of the Day (02/01/16)

Iowa Caucus Watch Party
On Campus

Iowa Caucus Watch Party

Students gather at John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch the results come in for the Iowa caucuses, the first election of the presidential election year. Admission was only given to Harvard student ID holders.

Racial Justice and Political Correctness
Race

Law Prof. Kennedy Addresses Race and Activism at IOP

Harvard Law School professor Randall L. Kennedy confronted questions about the intersection of race and politics at the Institute of Politics Monday evening, urging attendees to fight racism but not institutions like Harvard.

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.

IOP

IOP Names Spring Fellows

​Six new resident fellows, including Christopher W. Smart, former special assistant to the President for international economics, and Annise D. Parker, former mayor of Houston, Tex., will join The Institute of Politics and host weekly study groups this spring.

IOP

IOP Releases Results of Millennials Survey

The 28th edition of the poll surveyed just over 2,000 Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 about their views on the Islamic State, the American dream, and the upcoming presidential election.

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter
IOP

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter

United States Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter briefly gestures to the audience during his conversation with Graham Allison, director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, about military recruitment and ISIS.

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter
IOP

Photos of the Day (12/01/2015)

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter
IOP

Secretary of Defense Talks Military Recruitment and ISIS

Despite calling the U.S. military the “finest fighting force in the world,” Carter pointed out what he described as the trend of technological innovation shifting away from the U.S. government toward the private sector.

Ta-Nehisi Coates Speaks at the IOP
Race

Ta-Nehisi Coates at the IOP

His solemnity was, perhaps, to be expected, given the recent surge in student-led protests at universities like Yale and the University of Missouri regarding issues of institutional racism and what protesters contend are hostile academic environments.

Rather and Banks
College

Rather and Banks

Undergraduate Council vice presidential candidate Daniel V. Banks ’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Banks, and his running mate Shaiba Rather ’17 are campaigning on a platform of making Harvard more inclusive and accessible to the entire student body.

Gajdzik and Ott
College

Gajdzik and Ott

Undergraduate Council presidential candidate Nick E. Gajdzik ’16-’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Gajdzik and his running mate Jeffrey M. Ott ’16-’17 are outsider candidates who have never served on the UC and compete on the varsity wrestling team.

Greenlaw and Morris
College

Greenlaw and Morris

Undergraduate Council presidential candidate William A. Greenlaw ’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Greenlaw and his running mate William F. Morris IV ’17 are campaigning on a platform emphasizing access to student mental health resources.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes