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The End of Race-Based Admissions
Race

Experts Debate Race-Based College Admissions

Two experts in educational inequality exchanged diverging opinions on race-based affirmative action in the college admissions process at a forum at GSE.

Race

With or Without Discrimination, Subverting Stereotypes through Dating

One couple met through a mutual friend at the end of freshman year. Another met in Annenberg. A third met in the Quincy dining hall. So began the relationships of three couples at Harvard, all of which are interracial.

Student Life

Fellows Assist College on Diversity Initiatives

Two administrative fellows and one graduate assistant are spending the academic year in the Office of Student Life to implement College diversity initiatives.

AAPI Poster
Race

AAPI Poster

Harvard's Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community gathers in front of Widener Library to express solidarity with the recipients of a racially charged email that was send out two weeks ago, primarily to Asian Americans.

Revolutionary Women
Race

Scholar Relates Slavery, Feminism in Du Bois Lecture

Vanderbilt English professor Hortense Spillers connected the stories of 18th century female slaves to the modern feminist movement in the first installment of her W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series.

BSA Photo campaign
Race

BSA Photo campaign

Black students posted new Facebook profile pictures with an overlay captioned, “I stand in solidarity with the Asian and Asian-American Women at Harvard.”

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
On Campus

Community Conversation: Racist Emails

Concerned students gathered for a community conversation in Holden Chapel on Tuesday evening in regard to the recent string of emails targeting predominantly Asian-American women on campus.

Barbara Walters at the IOP
Books

Today in Photos (10/08/14)

Crime

Investigation Unresolved, Yet Another Email Hits Inboxes

Law enforcement offered no updates on their investigation into death threats emailed to Harvard affiliates even as more evidence continued to arrive in students’ inboxes Monday.

Officer Jabaree
Crime

Death Threat Investigation Continues as New Email Evidence Surfaces

Early in the day Saturday, Harvard Police issued a community advisory message that said the email likely originated from outside the country, and late that afternoon, another piece of evidence arrived in some Harvard students’ email inboxes that appeared to corroborate that.

Student Life

Committee Moves Forward with Race, Diversity Discussion

Members of a student-faculty working group convened to address issues of race and inclusion at the College have started meeting and plan to draft a set of recommendations by the academic year's end.

Exploring Identity: The Asian American Experience at Harvard
Scrutiny

Exploring Identity: The Asian American Experience at Harvard

While last year’s “I, Too, Am Harvard” focused on identity and belongingness on a multiracial campus, Harvard’s AAPI students will also examine these concepts within the context of their own community.

Exploring Identity: The Asian American Experience at Harvard
Scrutiny

Exploring Identity: The Asian American Experience at Harvard

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Race

Race and the Runway

Victoria Lin discusses the troubling "race-blind" approach that casting directors for major fashion designers take.

Reflections on Ferguson
Race

Public Figures Reflect on Policing, Media during Ferguson Unrest

The event featured panelists who included a former police chief, a current mayor, a reverend, and a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist.

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?