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Harvard students watch the Republican presidential nominee debate at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday evening.
While Donald Trump has fueled a media firestorm over the past several months, several Harvard students watching the debate Wednesday night said they were holding out for a more serious debate than the field has seen so far.
Perhaps the loudest and most unified response in the room was to Sanders’ declaration to Clinton that “the American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn email,” which elicited widespread laughter and applause from the crowd.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley received an award of appreciation for her calls to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state capitol.
It is not easy being a conservative at Harvard, surrounded by a sea of blue and the tradition of a school once called the "Kremlin on the Charles." Fear of judgment and misinterpretation cause many conservative students to remain quiet on their political beliefs, or crawl into a closet with regard to their beliefs.
Members of the Harvard Republican Club and other students watch the Republican primary debate on CNN. The event filled three rooms at the IOP.
Donald Trump's animated performance at the Republican presidential debate triggered laughter and dismay at watch parties.
Harvard students and recent graduates have flocked to the 2016 campaign trail this summer, knocking on doors around the country for the candidates of their choice.
The diversity of thought and the rigor Davis found in his academic work at Harvard challenged him to consider the viewpoints of others in ways that have influenced his subsequent political career.
Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.
Students involved in the Institute of Politics and political groups such as the Harvard College Democrats and the Harvard Republican Club said that they plan to connect their members to the election through internships and other programming.
College Democrats and Republicans said they believed their last-minute campaigning could have an important impact on election night outcomes.
The four members of the panel conversation, Reform Conservatism: The Future of the Republican Party?, held in the JFK Jr. Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. This conversation panel discussed the new concept of Reform Conservatism and the role it should play in the future of the GOP.