Political Groups

Debate Watch
College

Harvard Democrats and Republican Club Jointly Denounce Comey Firing

The College Democrats and Republican Club denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to fire James Comey, former director of the FBI, in an unusual joint statement.

George Church: Wild Biotech
Student Life

Harvard Affiliates Slated to Speak at Boston March for Science

Five Harvard affiliates are slated to speak at a “March for Science” in Boston Common on April 22.

Student Groups

Young Activists Rally in Boston Common

“As a generation, I know we have a long way to go. We can no longer sit quietly in the sidelines," Scott Kall ’20 said.

Islamophobia
Student Groups

Islamophobia

Anwar N. Omeish ‘19 discusses Islamophobia in the U.S. in response to the Trump administration’s ban on Muslim immigration.

John Kerry
Politics

John Kerry Will Deliver Kennedy School’s Graduation Address

Former Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the Kennedy School’s graduation address in May.

Harvard Law School Admissions
Politics

Law School Students Participate in Human Rights Hearing on Immigration

Two students from Harvard Law School’s Immigration and Refugee Clinic argued that the United States was no longer a “safe country” for refugees before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.

Cornel West
Student Groups

Harvard Professors Sign Statement Endorsing ‘Freedom of Expression’

The publication of the statement follows a recent highly-publicized confrontation between Middlebury College students and controversial social scientist Charles Murray.

Devereux's Concerns
City Politics

City Councillors Vote to Support Blocking Immigration Enforcement Training

​Cambridge City Councillors voted unanimously Monday night to support the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts’ calls for the state to withdraw from a federal customs enforcement training program.

Khizr Khan
IOP

Khizr Khan, Father of Fallen Soldier, Denounces Trump at IOP

“We are faced right now with an administration without moral compass,” Khan said.

Student Groups

After Election, Harvard Democrats See Surge in Membership

​Weeks after the inauguration of Donald Trump, an unprecedented number of undergraduates have flocked to the Harvard Democrats introductory meetings.

Radcliffe Union of Students
Political Groups

Marching Forward and Looking Back

The recent Women’s March seems to have sparked a greater interest in engaging with feminist issues at Harvard and beyond.

Politics

Grad Students Organize to Resist Trump

​Progressive Action Network, a graduate student activism group, held its first-ever meeting Wednesday evening to organize advocacy efforts to resist President Donald Trump.

Rally for a Sanctuary Campus
College

Activists and Undocumented Students Disappointed By Sanctuary Campus Decision

Some students said they are disappointed by University President Drew G. Faust’s decision not to label Harvard a "sanctuary campus" although they remain optimistic about many of her proposals to protect undocumented immigrants.

"You Can't Normalize White Supremacy"
IOP

Protesters Denounce Trump Advisers Outside IOP Event

​Protesters gathered in the pouring rain outside Harvard’s Institute of Politics Wednesday evening to denounce the University for inviting advisers of President-elect Donald Trump to a campus event this week and call for the dismissal of Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon.

Adjourning
Undergraduate Council

Adjourning

As one of their last Undergraduate Council obligations as President and Vice President, Shaiba Rather ’17 and Danny V. Banks ’17 (from left) lead Monday night’s general meeting at the SOCH. Also present was Anna T. Wechsler ’18 (right), the current Undergraduate Council secretary.