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Ferguson Demonstration
Race

Students Take to Streets To Protest Ferguson Decision in City-Wide Rally

Dozens of Harvard students participated in the rally, both individually and in small groups, while others gathered on campus and in Memorial Church in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo.

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
College

Student Life Office To Host Discussions on Bias Reporting

The discussions—which will likely include focus groups, town hall meetings, a working group, and an online forum—come as a response to the emailed death threat sent to Harvard affiliates last month.

Acceptance Letters
Race

Suit Alleges Race-Based Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Practices

The suit comes more than six months after Edward Blum, the director of POFR, launched a site seeking students who claim they were not admitted to Harvard because of their race to participate in a potential lawsuit.

Race

Panel Explores Mental Health, Asian American Culture

Asian and Asian American students face unique mental health challenges as a byproduct of both ethnic stereotypes and cultural attitudes, panelists said Wednesday.

Blackballed
Books

Author, Prof. Draw Attention to Voter Suppression

Author Darryl Pinckney and Kennedy School professor Alex Keyssar pointed out that voter suppression still takes place during a discussion at the Ash Center Monday.

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.”

Barbara Walters at the IOP
Books

Today in Photos (10/08/14)

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
On Campus

Community Conversation: Racist Emails

Concerned students gathered for a community conversation in Holden Chapel on Oct. 8 evening in regard to the recent string of emails targeting predominantly Asian-American women on campus.

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.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads