In the scathing statement, the largest conservative group at Harvard cited “both policy and temperamental concerns” about Trump and condemned his divisive campaign rhetoric they say “is poisoning our country and our children.”
More than 50 Harvard College Democrats braved the snow to join the fray—and occasional ornery residents—to canvass for their chosen candidate across the mom-and-pop shop lined streets of New Hampshire’s second-largest city.
Political activists and enthusiasts from both ends of the political spectrum flooded into the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch as the Iowa caucuses unfolded, marking the end of the year-long buildup to the 2016 presidential election.
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.
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.