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College

Legal Group Prepares To Intervene in Affirmative Action Suit

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice is preparing to intervene against a pending lawsuit that alleges that Harvard uses “racially and ethnically discriminatory policies” in its admissions process.

"God Help the Child."
Books

"God Help the Child."

Books

'God Help the Child' a Mature Morrison Child

The novel does not seem like a bid at another Nobel Prize-winning masterpiece. Short, plot-driven, and more colloquial than complexly poetic, the book is precisely the incisive fable it attempts to be.

Justice for All
College

Justice for All

Chrislene DeJean, creative organizer at Intelligent Mischief, spoke about African American women’s divergent experiences with violence and socioeconomic hardship as part of a panel on “Social Justice for Women of Color.” The panel was organized by the Action Committee of the Association of Black Harvard Women and took place in Harvard Hall on Thursday afternoon, while Divest Harvard protests took place outside.

Grubbing While Listening
Student Life

Grubbing While Listening

Students listen to a panel on "Social Justice for Women of Color" in Harvard Hall on Thursday evening while also enjoying food provided at the event. The panel, which spoke about African American women’s divergent experiences with violence and socioeconomic hardship, was organized by the Action Committee of the Association of Black Harvard Women.

Working Hard
College

Photos of the Day (04/16/2015)

College

Student Group Created in Response to Pfoho Poster Incident

A group of students responded to the controversial posters parodying Renegade magazine by forming a "collective" to discuss free speech.

College

Ivy League Native American Students Convene at Conference

From Friday to Sunday, the conference consisted of socials, panel events, and keynote addresses all focusing around the conference’s theme of “Economic Vibrancy in 21st Century Native Communities.”

Weekly UC Meeting
College

Three ‘Harvard Project’ Submissions Selected as Finalists

The Undergraduate Council’s Student Initiatives Committee named three finalists from the original 15 proposals submitted to its ‘Harvard Project’ grant initiative at its general meeting Sunday.

Race

Documentarian Discusses Civil Rights Films With Faust

Stanley E. Nelson Jr. shared his motivations for becoming a filmmaker and discussed themes recurring throughout his movies at the 2015 Noble Lecture held at Memorial Church.

Crime

Steinberg Addresses Video Controversy at Law School

Robin Steinberg, a New York public defender who was initially disinvited in February as an honoree of a separate Law School event, addressed her connection to a controversial online video.

Piper Kerman Receives Humanist Award
Crime

Scene and Heard: Piper Kerman

I have never seen the show. I have never read the book. And, in case anyone was wondering, I have never been to a women’s prison. So why did I choose to go hear Piper Kerman, author of the book “Orange is the New Black,” speak on the busy Monday night of March 30? To be completely honest, I just wanted to get my newly purchased copy of the book signed. Luckily, I got much more out of it than just a signed book.

Race

Harvard Reaches Gender Parity in Junior Faculty Hires

Harvard’s total number of junior faculty hires has reached gender parity across the University for the first time ever.

College

Posters Parodying Advocacy Magazine Prompt Controversy

Students and administrators criticize posters that appeared in Pforzheimer House parodying the new campus arts and advocacy magazine Renegade.

Crime

Emailed Death Threat Investigation Remains Open

Over six months after hundreds of Harvard affiliates received emailed death threats, many undergraduates await an official end to the police investigation into the source of the emails.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard