Politics

Khalil Abdur-Rashid
Religion

A Conversation with Harvard’s First Muslim Chaplain

From the Fifteen Minute Magazine: Khalil Abdur-Rashid is four months into his role as the first full-time Muslim chaplain at Harvard University.

Yaz and Cam
College

UC Hosts Phone Bank Against GOP Bill's Proposed Endowment Tax

UC representatives urged fellow students to call and advocate against a provision in the Congressional tax bill that would cost the University millions.

Valarie Long and Unions
Race

Union Leader Calls for Racial Justice at Law School Event

"You really can’t get economic justice if you don’t have racial justice,” she said.

Baker Library
Politics

Business School Study Finds Handgun Waiting Periods Reduce Gun Violence

Laws instituting a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a gun reduce gun-related homicides by 17 percent, a Business School study says.

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Student Groups

Campus Democrats Celebrate Election Results

Harvard students reacted with a mixture of joy and disappointment to a string of Democratic victories in New Jersey and Virginia after elections on Tuesday.

Sally Q. Yates
IOP

Former Deputy Attorney General Yates Criticizes Trump At IOP Event

“Our standard for our president shouldn’t be, ‘Anything short of a felony is okay,'" she said.

Marty Walsh
Politics

Walsh Elected for Second Mayoral Term

Boston residents have re-elected Martin J. Walsh for a second term as mayor on Tuesday in a victory over opponent Tito Jackson.

Politics

Experts Warn of Risk of Nuclear War During Panel

“The risk of inadvertent nuclear war has risen to a level that is simply unacceptable,” United States Senator Edward J. Markey said.

Faust at the Economic Club
Politics

Faust Calls Republican Tax Plan ‘Blow at the Strength of American Higher Education’

“It seems to us a blow at the strength of American higher education, the excellence of American higher education, and the competitiveness of American higher education."

Understanding Trump’s America
IOP

Allott Brothers Encourage Engagement with Diverse Perspectives at IOP

Brothers Daniel and Jordan Allott, who are currently working on a documentary to understand how Trump won the 2016 election, spoke at the IOP Wednesday.

Politics

AEI Scholar Talks Health Care, Tax Reform

Stan A. Veuger, an economic analyst from the American Enterprise Institute, spoke about congressional deadlock and the Trump administration’s legislative agenda at the CGIS Knafel building Friday.

Harvard Business School
Politics

Business School Administrator Announces Candidacy for State Senate

Business school administrator Margaret W. Busse has announced her candidacy for Mass. state Senate as a Republican.

Bernie Sanders in Boston
Politics

Bernie Sanders Endorses City Council Candidates

Sanders endorsed five candidates for Cambridge City Council and candidates for a number of Somerville positions.

The Lure of Prosperity Gospel in the Age of Trump
Religion

The Lure of Prosperity Gospel in the Age of Trump

Professors and religion scholars discuss the Christian belief of connected financial prosperity and the will of God in the age of Trump at the IOP Monday night.

Institute of Politics
Politics

At Harvard, Sean Spicer Meets Students and Sits In on Class

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer spent three low-profile days on campus last week as part of his visiting fellowship at the Institute of Politics.