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Members of the “Church of Stop Shopping in NYC” led a protest against the project Robobees, which aimed to design robotic bees. Protestors felt the project was a “non-response” to the current decline in bee populations.
Members of the activist group known as the Church of Stop Shopping protested a research project focused on creating and studying insect-like robots on Tuesday.
The protest comes after much debate over the plantations, including allegations of mismanagement and the announcement of recertification of the plantations last week.
Protesters gather on the steps of Widener Library for a rally against Harvard's timber plantations in Argentina. The group listened to speeches by Sandra Korn (one of the student leaders for the Responsible Investment at Harvard Coalition) and UC President Gus Mayopoulos before heading over to Massachusetts Hall to protest.
Sandra Korn '14, a leader for the Responsible Investment at Harvard Coalition, speaks to protesters gathered on the steps of Widener Library on Friday afternoon. The rally protested Harvard's management of its timber plantations in northern Argentina and ended in a protest in front of Massachusetts Hall.
Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students joined workers and local community members in protesting the Doubletree Hotel in Allston on Thursday, March 27.
Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students help posters to protest against the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston.
Alex L. Chen ’16 leads a chant across the John W. Weeks Bridge for protesters on Thursday March 27. Students from Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School called for a boycott for the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston.
Alex L. Chen '16 chants in front of the John Harvard Statue on Thursday March 27. Chen was part of an organized protest against the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston.
President Barack Obama attended a roundtable discussion with Democratic Party supporters Wednesday afternoon at the Charles Hotel, where he was met by demonstrators from the Harvard Ukrainian Students Association and the Harvard Global Health and AIDS Coalition.
Shori Hijikata '16 and Mark M. Natividad '16 hold toilet paper thrown by Undergraduate Council president Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 and UC Vice President Sietse K. Goffard '15 after a rally held in front of Massachusetts Hall on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Ten South Asian student groups at Harvard signed a joint statement last week condemning the “recriminalization of same-sex sexual activity” in India, a development that on Sunday compelled Cambridge residents, as well as Harvard and MIT students, to stage a protest.
More than 150 students from Harvard and other Boston-area colleges rallied Sunday afternoon at the Weeks Footbridge to continue pressuring their administrations to divest their endowments from fossil fuel companies.