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SEAS Protest
SEAS

SEAS Protest

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.

SEAS Protest
Research

Protesters Sing Honeybeelujahs Against Robobees

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.

University Finances

Students Rally Against Harvard's Management of Timber Plantations in Argentina

The protest comes after much debate over the plantations, including allegations of mismanagement and the announcement of recertification of the plantations last week.

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT RALLY
On Campus

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT RALLY

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.

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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.

March
Student Groups

March

Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students joined workers and local community members in protesting the Doubletree Hotel in Allston on Thursday, March 27.

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Student Groups

Today in Photos (03/28/14)

DoubleTree Hotel Protest
Student Groups

DoubleTree Hotel Protest

Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students help posters to protest against the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston.

DoubleTree Protest
College

DoubleTree Protest

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.

Calling for Support
College

Calling for Support

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.

Protesting Obama
Politics

Demonstrators Flood Square for Obama’s Visit

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.

250k Toilet Paper
College

Today in Photos (02/21/2014)

250k Toilet Paper
Undergraduate Council

250k Toilet Paper

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.

Sec 377 rally
Harvard Square

In Statement and Rally, South Asian Students Protest Indian Ruling on Same Sex Rights

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.

Protests

Boston-Area Students Rally for Fossil Fuel Divestment

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.

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Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance