Anwar Omeish ‘19, the Director of External Relations of the Harvard Islamic Society, speaks to the crowd rallying in support of Harvard being a sanctuary campus in the Science Center Plaza. This motion was advanced by History professor Walter Johnson, who also spoke at the rally.
Cheering and linking arms, about 200 people congregated on the steps of Widener Library Monday and called on Harvard to protect undocumented students after Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election.
Roughly three dozen Harvard custodial and security workers staged a demonstration for increased health benefits and higher wages outside the Smith Campus Center Monday afternoon. Citing the dining services workers’ strike as inspiration, the workers and 32BJ Service Employees International Union hope to negotiate an acceptable contract by mid-November.