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UC Treasurer Meghamsh Kanuparthy '16, left, President Gus A. Mayopoulos'15, center, and Vice-President Sietse K. Goffard'15, right, facilitate a discussion on the Council's progress in pursuing additional funding avenues.
Dorothy Villarreal discusses the purpose of the "Latinx Townhall Meeting," on Thurs. March 7. Students gathered in Ticknor Lounge to raise concerns pressing the Latino community.
Leslie J. Montes '15 takes notes at the "Latinx Townhall Meeting," which took place on Thursday March 7. Concilio Latino organized the forum so that students could raise issues pressing the Latino community.
At a forum sponsored by Concilio Latino Thursday night, students expressed frustration with a perceived lack of support and discussed distributing a survey to Latinos on campus.
6:23 p.m. I arrive at the Agassiz Theater and make my way to the main foyer, knowing that the show won’t start for another 40 minutes. A couple of parents stand eagerly at the front of a four-person “line” and point me towards the back. They tell an alum they’ve come from Southern California to watch their daughter, a senior, perform.
Director Sheldon K.X. Reid ‘96, GSE ‘98 accompanies students on the piano in Kuumba rehearsal to prepare for their upcoming concert.
Today, the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College is a choir of more than 100 members. Its mission “to express the creativity and spirituality of black people through song” has endured over the years, though the group has experienced many changes and faced various challenges since its founding in 1970. “No one person can understand Kuumba completely,” the choir’s vice president Matthew S. Williams ’14 says. “It’s still a mystery to me how this group has been able to last and maintain so much of what makes it itself for so long.”
About a month after an undergraduate died in a car crash while returning to campus from an out-of-state mock trial competition, College administrators will convene a working group to examine the challenges surrounding student group transportation.
Students sing at Kuumba rehearsal on Thursday night at the SOCH.
The Kuumba Singers launched a multimedia campaign to accompany the organization's upcoming play, which seeks to promote discussion of racial issues on campus. The project includes a collection of testimony from students.
Jane Tsang (center), an HCFA ministry fellow, engages with a student during the Women's Week talk, "Can Christians Be Feminists?" in Ticknor Lounge on March 3 which aimed to address the traditional roles of women. Tsang started off the discussion by asking attendees, "are men and women fundamentally different?".
As part of a new initiative to provide funding directly for BGLTQ-related events on campus, the Queer Advisory Council made public on Feb. 28 the list of 12 campus activities that will be receiving grants this spring cycle.
Students perform in the Harvard South Asian Association's dance and music festival, Ghungroo, in Agassiz Theater on Feb 28. This year marked the show's 25th anniversary.