Students and faculty at Occidental College are protesting the school’s choice of Harvard Law School professor Randall L. Kennedy as their commencement speaker for his controversial statements on race-related activism and the film “The Hunting Ground.”
Students speak with Harvard Wears Denim campaign organizers at a station in the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday. The campaign, meant to raise awareness about sexual assault, asked supporters to wear denim that day in memorial of a 1998 Italian Supreme Court decision in which a rape conviction was overturned because the victim had been wearing jeans allegedly too tight to remove without her consent.
A triangular plexiglass column covered in cutouts of the University report on sexual assault stands in Ticknor Lounge on Tuesday. The column is one of 12 placed in common spaces around campus as part of an interactive art project produced by Devon M. Guinn ’17 and Delfina S. Martinez-Pandian ’17.
Fulfilling a longtime wish, a committee composed solely of undergraduates has begun meeting to provide “unfettered” input for administrators as the College seeks to implement sexual assault prevention measures.
Students have constructed an expansive art installation in all 12 of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses—along with Dudley House and Boylston Hall—in order to call further attention to ongoing discussions about sexual assault on campus.
Dozens gathered for a“hackathon” at the Harvard Innovation Lab on Sunday to propose and develop ideas to help combat campus sexual assault.
Lawyers opposing Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz in a pair of defamation suits admitted fault in accusing him of having sex with an underage woman, formally putting to rest allegations levied against the former professor since December 2014.
Megan E. Sims ‘18 reads a spoken word poem by the Widener Library steps at Hear Me Now - A Take Back the Night Event. The program, jointly hosted by OSAPR, Response Peer Counseling and CARE, featured performances by poets and musicians and concluded with a reading of anonymous submissions written on the subject of sexual assault.
The College's final clubs have come under scrutiny from a group less historically involved in undergraduate social life: the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body.
Recent interpretations of Title IX by the Office of Civil Rights that broadly define sexual harassment have created a “chilling” effect at America’s colleges and universities, threatening academic freedom, due process, and free speech, argues a recent report released by the American Association of University Professors.
More than two years after she wrote an anonymous op-ed in The Crimson criticizing Harvard’s response to sexual assault on campus, a recent Harvard graduate will publish an essay again calling on the University to better combat sexual assault on campus.