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'Our Andromeda'
College

Today in Photos (9/30/2014)

Labor

Students Make Beds in Support of DoubleTree Workers

Several employees of the Boston-Cambridge DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel and members of the Student Labor Action Movement set up a bed-making demonstration in the Science Center Plaza Monday afternoon, continuing their year-and-a-half long efforts to support worker unionization.

Protest for Palestine
Religion

Students Host 'Dead-In' To Commemorate Gaza Victims

The Palestine Solidarity Committee staged a "dead-in" on Monday to raise awareness of the 2,100 people who were killed in Gaza this summer.

SLAM TFA Protest
University

SLAM TFA Protest

Chanting "education not privatization," Gabriel H. Bayard '15 and Hannah L. McShea '18 protest Teach For America on Friday, Sept. 26 outside Massachusetts Hall.

SLAM TFA Protest
Student Groups

Student Activist Group Calls on Faust To Sever Ties with TFA

The effort is part of a larger national movement started by United Students Against Sweatshops that criticizes Teach For America for undermining the quality of public education.

Ed School Protest
On Campus

Ed School Protest

Members of Citizens for Public Schools, the Massachusetts Teachers Association, and other organizations stand outside the Graduate School of Education to protest against U.S. Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan's policies on high-stakes testing.

Climate March
Hillel

Harvard Affiliates Join Thousands of Activists for Climate March

Dozens of Harvard students took their climate change efforts beyond the blockades of Massachusetts Hall this weekend, joining hundreds of thousands of activists in Manhattan.

Pussy Riot + IOP
IOP

Pussy Riot Members Speak of Protest, Imprisonment at IOP

Two founding members of the Russian punk rock protest group Pussy Riot spoke out strongly against Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday night at a forum at the Institute of Politics, raising awareness of what they consider to be oppression propagated by Putin in their country.

Equality Protests
Race

John W. Perdew ‘64 and The Rise of Civil Rights Involvement

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.

Year in Review - Divestment: Massachusetts Hall Protest
Year in Review

Year in Review - Divestment: Massachusetts Hall Protest

Advocates for fossil fuel divestment protest outside of Massachusetts Hall, home of the University's central administration, earlier in the spring.

College

In Support of Student Activism, Seniors To Don Red Tape On Graduation Caps

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.

Doubletree Protest
Labor

Doubletree Protest

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.

Protests

Ed School Students, Alumni Protest Convocation Speaker

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.”

Music

Man Protesting Violinist Arrested During Sanders Concert Sunday

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.

The Pew
Religion

The Pew

People stand during a service in St. Paul Church held in response to a planned Black Mass on May 12, 2014.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board