Student Groups

Hillary Arrows
Student Groups

Hillary Arrows

"Freedom of Speech is Not Neutral"
On Campus

"Freedom of Speech is Not Neutral"

A wall in the Caspersen Student Center of Harvard Law School bears messages from members of activist group Reclaim Harvard Law as well as other students who claim the group has had a chilling effect on campus freedom of speech.

College Dean Rakesh Khurana
College

A Social Dean

As Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana cracks down on final clubs and tries to bolster House life, he is trying to cast his administration as one focused on academics.

College

Ninety-five Seniors Join Phi Beta Kappa

​Rejoicing with smiles, shouts, and hurried text messages to parents, 95 members of the Class of 2016 found out they had been elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society in an email on Wednesday.

Student Groups

As Social Life Changes, Harvard Alumni Are Outspoken

Though many elected graduate leaders of clubs have publicly and strongly challenged Harvard’s approach to the clubs for months, last week’s announcement has precipitated broader alumni engagement with the the future of these organizations on campus.

A Recurring Fight
Student Groups

Hundreds of Women Protest Harvard Sanctions

Continuing to mount pressure on administrators, over 200 women rallied in front of Massachusetts Hall Monday against a new Harvard policy that will bar members of unrecognized single-gender social organizations from holding leadership positions in official clubs and receiving top fellowships.

Fly Club

A Tumultuous Year for Final Clubs

With its announcement Friday of sanctions for unrecognized single-gender social organizations, Harvard has capped off a year of tense relations with these groups. Here are the past year's most significant stories about Harvard's relationship with final clubs and other unrecognized groups.

Currier Conversations with President Drew Faust
Student Groups

With End of Year Approaching, Faust Sharpens Final Club Critiques

​With the future of Harvard’s final clubs uncertain, University President Drew G. Faust again criticized the organizations on Wednesday, calling the “fundamental issue” one of “exclusion and discrimination.”

SMHL Presents: Your Mental Health Matters
Student Groups

SMHL Presents: Your Mental Health Matters

Stephanie Ferrarie ’18 and Melanie M. Slone ’17 staff “SMHL Presents: Your Mental Health Matters” on Tuesday afternoon in the Science Center Plaza.

Indian Classical Showcase
On Campus

Indian Classical Showcase

Gopal K. Vashishtha ’19 plays the flute at Maya, an Indian classical showcase put on by Harvard College Deepam.

Administrators on the Stage
College

Harvard Affiliates Tell Stories of Rejection in BSC Project

If one were to be asked what the Harvard's College Dean, the interim Dean of Student Life, and the Director of University Health Services had in common, few would answer that all of them were rejects.​

Shaiba and Danny
College

UC Leaders Reflect on First Semester Goal to ‘Open Harvard’

Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and UC Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17, who campaigned on a platform to "Open Harvard," said they hoped to institutionalize several of the Council's initiatives in the fall.

Crimson Dance Team at Arts First
College

Crimson Dance Team at Arts First

The Harvard Crimson Dance Team performs at the weekend-long Harvard Arts First Festival in the Science Center Plaza. This year marked the 24th year of the annual festival.

Satire V and On Harvard Time protest the Undergraduate Council
College

UC Begins Debate Over Student Organization Comp Processes

The Undergraduate Council considered legislation Sunday to gather data from the Office of Student Life about the requirements students must complete in order to join organizations.

Harvard Wears Denim Campaign
Student Groups

Harvard Wears Denim Campaign

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.