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Student Groups

Solange Named Harvard Foundation’s 2018 Artist of the Year

The acclaimed R&B singer-songwriter will come to Cambridge to receive the award on March 3.

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House Life

Mather House Committee Faces Backlash Over Shirt Design

A Housing Day t-shirt design parodying Kendrick Lamar’s 2017 album, “Damn,” has angered some Mather House residents, who say the design was racist.

Sarah E. Lewis Instagram Takeover
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Harvard Prof. Sarah Lewis Takes Over New Yorker Photo Instagram

For each day of her four-day long takeover, Lewis posted pictures meant to be compelling and thought-provoking for a digital audience.

Faust Inauguration
Race

Harvard TPS Workers Petition Faust for Support

Harvard workers with Temporary Protected Status are calling on University President Drew G. Faust to issue a formal statement of support for the program.

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College

Experts Connect DOJ Probe to Harvard Admissions Lawsuit

​The Department of Justice investigation into Harvard’s race-based admissions policies was likely prompted by ongoing civil litigation over allegations of discrimination against Asian-American applicants, according to several legal experts.

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Race

Harvard Offers Gullah for Second Semester

​Gullah, a largely oral, African-American creole first taught at Harvard in the fall, is now being offered for a second semester.

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College

UC and Student Groups Begin Multicultural Center Talks

UC President Catherine L. Zhang ’19 said she has already begun working with administrators on laying the groundwork for a future multicultural center.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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