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New Hampshire Watch Party
IOP

New Hampshire Watch Party

Students react to the results of the New Hampshire primary at a watch party at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday night. The primary plays an essential role in the presidential election process.

New Hampshire Primary
IOP

New Hampshire Primary

Students gather at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday night to await the results of the New Hampshire primary. The primary is one of the most important events of the presidential election process.

New Hampshire Primary
College

Students and Faculty Gather at IOP to Watch N.H. Primary

Both elections were called at 8 o’clock, as soon as all of the polls had officially closed. The only tension that remained at the IOP was who would come in second and third place in the Republican race and the final margins of victory in both the Democratic and Republican races.

Politics

Ahead of New Hampshire Primaries, Professors Predict Wins for Trump and Sanders

Professors stand firmly by polls' predictions for Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary election in New Hampshire, a make-or-break moment for many presidential candidates.

Harvard Students for Bernie
Student Groups

Harvard Democrats Canvass in New Hampshire Ahead of Primary

More than 50 Harvard College Democrats braved the snow to join the fray—and occasional ornery residents—to canvass for their chosen candidate across the mom-and-pop shop lined streets of New Hampshire’s second-largest city.

Debating Political Correctness
Politics

Debating Political Correctness

In a debate hosted by the Harvard Political Union, Simone Abegunrin ’18 stands to give a qualification in support of political correctness. “Political correctness is a new concept, and with new concepts come growing pains and mistakes along the way.”

Iowa Caucus Watch Party
Politics

Harvard Affiliates React to Iowa Caucus Results

Conservative and Democratic Harvard affiliates had mixed feelings following Monday night’s Iowa caucuses and the role they will play as the 2016 Presidential race unfurls.

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.

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.

Berning Questions
College

Berning Questions

From left: Justin G. Curtis ‘19, Sarah A. Welsh ‘19, and Graham W. Bishai ‘19 phone voters to garner support for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday evening. With Iowa caucuses set for the following day, students participated in the phone bank throughout the weekend.

Make America Great Again
Politics

Donald Trump: The Face of Maturity

​There are many ways to describe Donald Trump...we won’t go into the details, or else we would go on longer than the Harvard Leads email chain. But whatever your preferred adjectives to describe “The Donald,” his decision to dip out of this week’s GOP debate may cause many to liken Trump’s behavior to that of a small child. Albeit, a very rich, very gullible, child with...interesting hair.

Larry Lessig
Politics

Back at the Law School, Lessig Reflects on Failed Campaign

Back on campus, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig said the campaign was a learning experience in the challenges affecting democracy in America. He said he sees businessman Donald J. Trump as the candidate with the best chance of enacting the campaign finance reforms he ran on.

Hey Professor: Laurence Tribe
Politics

Law Prof. Laurence Tribe Comments on Ted Cruz's Candidacy

The focus on Tribe stemmed from a widely-cited op-ed he penned in The Boston Globe earlier this month titled “Under Ted Cruz’s own logic, he’s ineligible for the White House.” In the article, Tribe calls into question Cruz’s consistency in interpreting the Constitution.

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.

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