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Deval Patrick
Central Administration

Patrick Urges Graduates to Feel ‘Uneasy’ About Society’s Issues

During Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises, former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 told graduates that he wanted them to feel “uneasy” about problems facing society, such as income inequality and climate change.

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Central Administration

The Politics of Drew Faust

In a year of campus challenges to her leadership, Drew Faust’s tactical side was on full display. The strategy of public non-engagement favored by Harvard’s eighth-year president has supporters fawning but some campus constituencies feeling disrespected.

Inaugural Year of New Title IX Policy
College

Caught Between Criticisms

As fervor and debate on Title IX increase, Harvard cannot please all critics.

'Pink Triangles Show Solidarity'
House Life

'Pink Triangles Show Solidarity'

In solidarity with the BGLT students, many students hung pink triangles outside of their windows following the Mather incident.

"Mob at Mem Church," 1965
Protests

The Whispers of a Movement

Protesters in the ’64-’65 academic year laid the foundation for the anti-Vietnam War student movement that came into fruition during the latter half of the decade.

Divest Harvard
Commencement

Divest Harvard

Protesters hang a banner from the upper floors of Massachusetts Hall on the second day of their weeklong April blockade of the administrative building, which houses University President Drew G. Faust’s office.

Montgomery Police 1965
Race

Archive: Civil Rights March

Protesters 1965
Race

Protesters 1965

Above, James Bevel (left, in skullcap) and James Forman (center) attempted to calm people sitting in a street in Montgomery, AL. Motorcycle policemen listen in background. At left, sheriff’s possemen use horses to interfere in a picket of the Capitol building.

Protesters 1965
Race

Protesters 1965

The Crimson printed this image on March 24, 1965.

BGLSA 'Eat-In"
Student Groups

BGLSA 'Eat-In"

The Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Students Association holds an “eat in” at the Kirkland dining hall where several days before, slurs were allegedly hurled at two students tabling for Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Awareness Days.

Year in Photos: Divest Harvard
Commencement

Year in Photos: Divest Harvard

Canyon S. Woodward '15 of student activist group Divest Harvard hangs a banner during a protest in Massachusetts Hall on Feb. 12. A group of students rushed into the building during one of multiple protests demanding that the University divest from fossil fuels.

Anti-Vietnam Post Office March, 1965
Cambridge

Anti-Vietnam Post Office March, 1965

Anti-war pickets struggle to stuff postcards into the Central Square post-office box in February, 1965.

Underage Protester, 1965
Reunions

Underage Protester, 1965

A "youthful demonstrator" appeared in a February 10, 1965 issue of The Crimson.

"Mob at Mem Church," 1965
Memorial Church

"Mob at Mem Church," 1965

A photograph of Albert Maher '63-2 entreating a mob at Memorial Church appeared in The Crimson on February 13, 1965.

Selma 1965
Race

Selma 1965

The Crimson printed this photograph by Glen J. Pearcy in a March 24, 1965 issue of the paper.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
Highlight

Le Quatorze Juillet