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Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College Administration

Top DOJ Official Likely Involved in Harvard Admissions Probe

Justice Dept. emails obtained by a civil rights group show that a high-level department official helped oversee the department’s probe into Harvard’s admissions practices.

Faust at Baccalaureate
Race

Faust Speaks on Education Gap in D.C.

The event featured remarks from U.S. Representative John R. Lewis and took place at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Valarie Long and Unions
Race

Union Leader Calls for Racial Justice at Law School Event

"You really can’t get economic justice if you don’t have racial justice,” she said.

UC Crimson Crossfire
Undergraduate Council

Identity-Based Groups Launch UC Voter Guide

The three tickets differed only on their stances on sanctions against Harvard's unrecognized social organizations and whether or not Harvard should drop its appeal to the NLRB.

Professor Danielle Allen
College

Petition for Race and Ethnicity Research Center Draws Support

A petition for a University-wide research center for race and ethnicity has garnered over 500 votes on an online forum for Harvard affiliates over the last week.

Race

'Okay to be White' Stickers Crop Up at Harvard, Around Country

​More than a dozen handmade stickers reading “It’s okay to be white” surfaced around Harvard Square Wednesday, prompting a Harvard Law School Dean to denounce them.

Dean Khurana
College

Khurana Praises, Defends Diversity Task Force Report

Khurana defended the report against critics who charge that the task force’s work did not specifically address some student and faculty concerns.

Player's Coach
Race

Athletics Department Faces Challenges in Recruiting Diverse Staff

As the Athletics Department takes new steps to build a more diverse staff, it faces a series of challenges that coaches, players, and administrators alike said slows progress.

Grays Construction
Student Groups

BGLTQ Office Renovations Scheduled to Complete in November

​Come November, the fences behind Grays Hall will be taken down to reveal two newly renovated spaces for College diversity offices.

Professor Danielle Allen
Race

Ethnic Studies Advocates Criticize Diversity Task Force Proposals

Some ethnic studies advocates have raised concerns that specific mentions of race and ethnicity were left out of a University-wide report on diversity.

Memorial Hall
Scrutiny

Our Own Little War

Harvard doesn’t have a Robert E. Lee, or a John C. Calhoun. Even so, questions of Civil War remembrance and Southern heritage crop up in Cambridge every so often.

On Campus

Harvard Kicks Off First-Ever Black Playwrights Festival

Harvard’s first-ever Black Playwrights Festival kicked off Thursday with a reading of an original student play and a conversation on intimacy and authenticity in black theater.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Race

Medical School Unveils Diversity Statement

“Our unique perspectives, talents, experiences and contributions as HMS students, trainees, faculty, staff and administrators are the foundation and drivers of our excellence,” the statement reads.

Discussing White Nationalism
Student Life

Discussing White Nationalism

Elle Reeve moderates a conversation between R. Derek Black and Khalil G. Muhammad regarding the current state of white nationalist movements on Wednesday evening at the IOP.

Discussing White Nationalism
Race

Ex-White Nationalist Explains Supremacist Organizing

Black attempted to highlight common misconceptions about the white nationalist movement, especially the misconception that most white nationalists are poor southerners.

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