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Montgomery Sheriffs and Protesters 1965
Features

‘Busy Making History’

Marshall L. Ganz '64 was one of many Harvard students who found ways to engage in activism while at school in Cambridge, in a community that many described as increasingly supportive of the civil rights movement.

Acceptance Letters
College

Groups File Federal Complaint Alleging Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Process

Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.

Divest Protests University Appointment
Student Groups

Divest Harvard Blockades Mass Hall Again

The group blocked entrances to the administrative building for the second time this semester in protest of the appointment of new University Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister, who is a former oil executive.

Dunster
College

In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

Lowell House Flyby Image
College

Harvard Will Renovate Lowell House in 2017-2018

Pending funding approval, planners will begin full construction on Lowell House in the summer of 2017, and administrators hope to finish the project the next summer, in 2018.

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

Law Students for Justice
On Campus

Law Students Organize Vigil Commemorating Freddie Gray

The vigil consisted of two speakers and spanned from 9:45 to 10 p.m. in order to coincide with Baltimore's 10 p.m. curfew announced by the city's mayor.

Shinzo Abe, with Joseph S. Nye
College

Address by Japanese Prime Minister Met With Student Protest

A visit from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who spoke about his reform agenda and the importance of stable U.S.-Japan relations at the Institute of Politics, was met with student protest on Monday morning.

Jessie J
College

In a Harvard T-Shirt, Jessie J Takes the Yardfest Stage

British pop artist Jessie J took the stage in pink hair and a Harvard T-shirt for the College’s annual Yardfest concert in Tercentenary Theater on Friday night.

Unnamed photo
College

Natalie Portman Will Speak at College Class Day

The academy-award winning actress, known for her roles in psychological thriller “Black Swan” and the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy, will address the Class of 2015 on May 27.

Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard
Student Life

Theater Concentration Begins Hiring Faculty

The new Theater, Dance, and Media concentration has started the process of hiring faculty members, said Martin Puchner, the English professor who spearheaded the effort to create the concentration, during a panel event Wednesday.

Harvard Teaching Campaign Petition
College

Teaching Campaign Delivers Section Cap Petition to Mass. Hall

At the time of delivery, the petition had garnered 2,273 signatures, with 1,103 undergraduates, 685 graduate students, 113 faculty members, and 81 alumni as signatories.

Orange Waves
Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

University Hall Blockade
College

On 'Heat Week' Day 3, Divest Protesters Target University Hall

The group decided to blockade University Hall after administrators did not respond directly to their blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Monday, according to Divest Harvard co-coordinator Talia K. Rothstein ’17.

Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Calling for Divestment, Protesters Blockade Mass. Hall

The blockade, which is part of a planned weeklong protest the group has dubbed “Heat Week,” came after the group trained protesters in civil disobedience tactics and held a rally at the First Parish in Cambridge earlier in the evening.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize