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College

Students Prepare To Launch Advocacy Magazine

A group of Harvard students have joined to launch an arts and advocacy magazine to focus on issues of diversity and identity among students of color at Harvard, called Renegade, which will debut online on Friday.

George Lipsitz
On Campus

George Lipsitz

George Lipsitz, a sociology and black studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara, delivers a talk titled “Inured to Suffering: Ferguson as a Failure of the Humanities,” as part of a speakers series at Harvard’s Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History.

George Lipsitz
Race

Speaker Calls Ferguson ‘Failure of the Humanities'

George Lipsitz, a sociology and black studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara, called for the reorientation of the academic humanities toward promoting social justice in a discussion Friday afternoon.

Race

Retrospection: President Lowell's Quotas

A history of discriminatory quotas and policies.

Faust in China
Race

Photos of the Weekend (03/22/2015)

Acceptance Letters
College

Admissions Lawsuit Plaintiff Pens Letters Blasting Record Purges

Edward Blum—the president of nonprofit membership group Students for Fair Admissions, Inc.—sent a letter Thursday to every Ivy League university president except for Harvard’s to object to deletions of student admission records.

"The Sellout."
Books

"The Sellout."

Princess Nokia
Music

Princess Nokia

Princess Nokia answers questions Wednesday afternoon at a screening of her recently released music video "Young Girls" at the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute.

Princess Nokia
Music

Princess Nokia

Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, known as her stage name Princess Nokia, performs a song from her debut album, Metallic Butterfly, at the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute after she discussed her artistic activism and inspiration.

Princess Nokia
Music

Princess Nokia

Princess Nokia talks to fans after her new music video screening of "Young Girls" at the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute.

Acceptance Letters
College

In Legal Filing, Harvard Denies Allegations of Race-Based Discrimination

Harvard has not filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Project on Fair Representation alleging race-based discrimination in its admissions process.

50 Years After Selma
Race

50 Years After Selma

Students from the Harvard Black Men’s Forum, Black Students Association, and the Association of Black Harvard Women among other students discuss the state of race relations and race in the United States 50 years after the Selma to Montgomery marches.

50 Years After Selma
College

Students Discuss Legacy of Selma Marches

Students discussed current and past social justice movements, Ferguson, and racism at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery.

Princess Nokia
Music

Photos of the Day (03/10/2015)

..And Hope and History Run
Central Administration

Faust Travels to Selma for 50th Anniversary of March

“No victory is absolute; we have to keep our eyes on the prize to hold on—even to the Voting Rights Act [of 1965] itself, which is being threatened and eroded at the same time we are celebrating its passage,” Faust said Friday at Memorial Church.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction