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With the threat of the death penalty looming over him, John W. Perdew ’64 found himself sitting in a jail cell in Americus, Georgia the summer after his junior year at the College.
Advocates for fossil fuel divestment protest outside of Massachusetts Hall, home of the University's central administration, earlier in the spring.
Although the demonstration will focus on signaling support for Our Harvard Can Do Better, it will also back the work of a number of other student activist groups on campus.
Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students joined workers and local community members in protesting the Doubletree Hotel in Allston in this file photo on Thursday, March 27.
According to the statement of protest, Johnston ”embraces a vision of education reform that relies heavily on test-based accountability while weakening the due process protections of teachers.”
A man was arrested for disorderly conduct on Sunday evening after jumping on stage during a concert featuring violinist Vladimir T. Spivakov to protest the musician’s support for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine.
People stand during a service in St. Paul Church held in response to a planned Black Mass on May 12, 2014.
Across campus, members of the Harvard and greater Boston community gathered to protest the planned reenactment of the Satanic black mass.
Protesters of violinist Vladimir T. Spivakov stand outside Memorial Hall on Sunday evening, where the Russian violinist was performing.
A crowd of about 40 people held banners protested violinist Vladimir T. Spivakov, who performed there that evening, for his support of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine.
At Friday’s rally, members of Divest Harvard continued to clamor for an open meeting with University leadership, but much of the event focused on the University’s response to protesters the previous day.
The maneuver kicked off the activist group Divest Harvard’s Day of Action, the latest effort in a two-year-old campaign calling for the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
Roche had been guarding the door throughout the night as part of Divest Harvard’s Day of Action to demand an open meeting with the Harvard Corporation on the issue of divestment.