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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.
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.
As fervor and debate on Title IX increase, Harvard cannot please all critics.
In solidarity with the BGLT students, many students hung pink triangles outside of their windows following the Mather incident.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-war pickets struggle to stuff postcards into the Central Square post-office box in February, 1965.
A "youthful demonstrator" appeared in a February 10, 1965 issue of The Crimson.
A photograph of Albert Maher '63-2 entreating a mob at Memorial Church appeared in The Crimson on February 13, 1965.