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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.
“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.”
Disputing the fundamental ethics of federal funding for abortion, student group representatives squared off in what most spectators described as a notably civil debate hosted by the Harvard Political Union on Monday.
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”.
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.
Jan Devereux, a first-time candidate for City Council, will be the only newcomer to the body, replacing current vice mayor Dennis A. Benzan.
As of Thursday, two tickets of juniors have declared their intentions to run for UC president and vice president: Shaiba Rather ’17 and Daniel V. Banks ’17, as well as William A. Greenlaw ’17 and William F. Morris IV ’17.
Harvard students watch the Republican presidential nominee debate at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday evening.
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.
John Sanzone, a Cambridge City Council candidate, has decided to end his campaign following revelations this week that he previously posted racist and homophobic comments on a white supremacy website.
When they take to the polls for the upcoming Cambridge City Council elections on Nov. 3, voters across Cambridge will use their ballots to take sides on a number of issues. The Crimson breaks down the issues and the 23 candidates vying for spots on the Council.
Yahoo Politics’s editor-in-chief discussed the challenges that women in politics and media still face.
Jennicet Gutiérrez, the transgender activist who interrupted President Barack Obama in June, shared her experience immigrating to the U.S. at Harvard on Monday.
In response to widespread confusion and disapproval surrounding his unconventional bid for the United States presidency, Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig has fundamentally altered his campaign strategy, pledging to remain in the position instead of vacating it as he had previously promised.