Protests

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.

College

Act on a Dream Builds Pro-Immigration Wall in Protest of Trump

Members of Harvard College Act on a Dream protested President Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented individuals.

Divest
Harvard Kennedy School

Divest

Divest Harvard protesters picketed outside the Harvard Kennedy School Thursday evening.

Divest
Harvard Kennedy School

Divest Harvard Activists Protest Kennedy School Film Screening

​Several members of environmental activist group Divest Harvard quietly carried signs outside a Kennedy School film series screening sponsored by Shell Oil Company.

Shkreli Protesters
On Campus

Shkreli Protesters

Students protest Martin Shkreli outside the Science Center. Shkreli’s appearance on campus sparked controversy, with protester Darshali Vyas citing Shkreli’s 5000 percent price hike of Daraprim, a drug used to treat patients with compromised immune systems, as a reason for her outrage.

Martin Shkreli
On Campus

Martin Shkreli

Martin Shkreli speaks in the Science Center on Wednesday night at an event organized by the Harvard Financial Analysts Club. Protesters disrupted the event, standing up, walking out, and encouraging others to move to a “teach-in” panel on AIDS treatment and unethical pharmaceutical practices.

The Protest Lecturer
Student Life

From the Lectern to the Loudspeaker

Recent events—most notably, President Donald Trump's election—have stirred an activist's sensibility in some Harvard professors.

Harvard Yard During the Strike
College

HUDS Workers Offer Advice on Protesting Trump

“We thought the strike was over, but it’s back on,” said Edward B. Childs, a dining services worker in Adams House.

hspn-sign-painting
Student Groups

Painting for the Resistance: Harvard Student Power Network

“Let’s move past the mourning phase and be ready to fight and act.”

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.

Defenders of the Undocumented
College

Undocumented Students Criticize President Trump’s Executive Orders

As Harvard administrators spoke out against President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration executive orders, the University’s undocumented students say they are pleased with Harvard’s actions—like creating a website and appointing an immigration attorney—that aim to support them.

Radcliffe Union of Students
Student Groups

Radcliffe Union of Students

In 2006, members of the Radcliffe Union of Students joined local pro-choice activists in a walk to the Massachusetts State House to rally against Congress' slash of funding for women's health initiatives.

Copley Protest
Protests

Copley Protest

Demonstrators hold signs opposing President Donald Trump’s immigration ban during a large rally in Boston’s Copley Square Sunday afternoon.

Elizabeth Warren
Protests

Elizabeth Warren

Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren urges demonstrators to continue opposing President Donald Trump’s immigration ban during a rally in Boston’s Copley Square Sunday afternoon.

Marty Walsh
Protests

Marty Walsh

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh rallies demonstrators in opposition to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban during a rally in Boston’s Copley Square Sunday afternoon.